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A day in the life of a Research Assistant in the United Kingdom
Audience research at the BBC
What I do
Work in audience research teams looking at viewing data and questionnaires for TV and radio broadcasts to help inform decisions for the future of these broadcasts
Skills I use and how I developed them
Analysis skills - being able to pull relevant findings and themes from data,
Research skills - creating questionnaires to answer specific research questions
Both developed through my degree as well as work experience
My career goals when I graduated
To work in research
What has helped my career to progress
Deciding on what type of research I was interested in (e.g academic research or market research)
Courses taken since graduation
MSc Research methods in Psychology
How my studies have helped my career
My studies helped further develop my research skills
My advice to students considering work
If you're not sure, apply anyway! You will get an impression of whether or not it's for you during any interviews or assessment days
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