Exponent is a leading engineering and scientific consulting firm. Our multidisciplinary team of scientists, engineers, physicians, and regulatory consultants brings together more than 90 different disciplines to solve complicated problems facing corporations, insurers, government entities, associations and individuals. Our approximately 1000 staff members work in 26 offices across the United States and abroad. Exponent has over 800 consultants, including more than 500 that have earned a doctorate in their chosen field of specialization. Exponent's Buildings and Structures Practice is searching for a Research Assistant in our Menlo Park, CA office. Qualifications for this position include: * Bachelors' degree (a Master's degree and/or a degree in a engineering discipline Civil Engineering preferred) * Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills * Ability to apply research and problem solving skills * Must be hands-on, able to work well independently and adapt to various projects * Must be detail-oriented, highly organized, have excellent communications skills and possess a demonstrated dedication to quality and accuracy * Proficiency in Windows, Word, PowerPoint and Excel * Must be versatile, team-oriented, and willing to work overtime * Must be able to handle fast-paced deadlines We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity, Veterans and Disabled Employer.