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Is the construction "to try and [verb]" now considered standard, as in "to try and explain......"?

This usage is an idiomatic use of "and" in pseudo-coordination in relation with certain verbs;it is not particular to "try", although "try" is the prototypical verb in ...
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Preposition after 'student assistant' in CV

In my experience, on is a common preposition when describing roles of members of a project. Student assistant on the XYZ Project at the University of ABC Also acceptable would be "in the XYZ ...
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