Careers and Statistical Resources

Excellent comprehensive guides to careers in statistics and jobs involving statistics in Australia and New Zealand are maintained by Yunshun (Andy) Chen.

For a more comprehensive overview of things statistical see the Statistical Science Web also maintained by Gordon Smyth. This guide will lead you to information on careers, societies, conferences, statistics departments, mailing lists, courses, data sets, statistical computing, research funding, and a whole lot more.

If you have any information on employment prospects for statisticians that could be added to this page, please email [email protected]

 

Articles about careers and job prospects for statisticians:

More students earning statistics degrees, but not enough to meet surging demand for statisticians (http://www.statsoc.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/2015-StatsDegreeGrowth.pdf), USA 2016

Statistician projected as top 10 fastest-growing job (http://www.statsoc.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/Statisticians-2016-01-18.pdf), USA 2016

Careers in Statistics Evolve and Expand (http://www.statsoc.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/Careers-in-Statistics-Evolve-and-Expand.docx), USA 2014

Career in Statistics- A World of Opportunity Power Point Presentation, ASA, 2016

Hal Varian explains why statistician will be the sexiest job in the next decade, You Tube, 2009

Jobs for Statisticians

 

What is statistics all about?

Why you need to study statistics? You Tube, 2015

The Joy of Stats, Hans Rosling

Misuse of Statistics

Statistics – A job for professionals      Statistical Successes and Disasters, SSA 2002

Recources for Journalists

Tips for journalists working with math, statistics: A list of key resources

 

Statistical Science

See the document What is statistics? from the Statistical Consulting Centre at the University of Melbourne for examples of case studies, the issues requiring statistical insight and the types of things statisticians do.
For a more comprehensive overview of things statistical see the Statistical Science Web maintained by Gordon Smyth. This guide will lead you to information on careers, employers of statisticians, societies, conferences, statistics departments, mailing lists, courses, data sets, statistical computing, research funding, and a whole lot more.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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