Careers in Statistics
The are diverse career opportunities in the field of statistics.
Jobs and Internships
- Wellesley Career Education
- Handshake portal for Wellesley Students (internship, jobs and events postings)
- American Statistical Association Career Resources
- World of Statistics (including Biostatistics)
- Summer Institute in Biostatistics
Facts and figures on careers in statistics:
- The U.S. News & World Report’s ranks “statistician” as the "best job in STEM"; it also ranks number one in business and is the fourth best job across all occupations.
- Employment data provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on the occupation of a "statistician", as one of the many possible many positions related to statistics.
- Guide to graduate programs in statistics by Michael Lopez (Assistant Professor of Mathematics at Skidmore College)
- Datascience.la three-part blog series on the experience at graduate school
- Simply Statistics guide to PhD applications
- Advice on the graduate school application process from Amelia McNamara (Statistical and Data Sciences Professor at Smith College)
- The American Statistician
- Contributions and articles from Statistician Xiao-Li Meng
- This is statistics by ASA
- Significance by ASA
- Why Data Science must Inherently be Interdisciplinary from Statistician Xiao-Li Meng
- What's Driving the Demand for Data Scientists?