The American Statistical Association and Novartis Oncology summer internship partnership is a win-win relationship. William Mietlowski, a biometrical fellow who has coordinated the internship program for Novartis Oncology, discusses the selection process, as well as internship projects and activities.
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This is an excerpt from the original article “A Conversation with Monroe Sirken,” published in Statistical Science in 2007. The interviews conducted by Barry Graubard, Paul Levy, and Gordon Willis took place in three sessions at the National Center for Health Statistics during the spring of 2006.
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Anyone can be a mentor, however it takes hard work to train our future problemsolvers. A mentor is an excellent listener. He or she listens with the intent to understand and share experiences that the person being mentored can use. Here, Sastry Pantula, head of the Division of Mathematical Sciences at the National Science Foundation offers advice and shares ways to become a great mentor.
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