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[2 Jan 2019 | Comments Off on From Graduate Student to Assistant Professor | ]

Transitioning into your first faculty job as an assistant professor may seem daunting, but the process can be easier with proper preparation. Jaime Lynn Speiser recently went through the process and shares what she learned here.

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[1 Aug 2018 | Comments Off on Stats4Good: STATtr@k and Data for Good: A Perfect Combo | ]

One of the most important resources for students and people just getting started in a career in statistics is STATtr@k: a website produced by the American Statistical Association for individuals who are in a statistics program, recently graduated from a statistics program, or who recently entered the job world. Visit STATtr@k to find your place in moving statistical science forward as a powerful means for doing good in our society, communities, and world.

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[1 Dec 2015 | Comments Off on 2016 Internship Opportunities | ]

More than 30 companies are looking for interns for 2016. We have the complete list on STATtr@k.

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[1 Aug 2015 | 5 Comments | ]

Carl Letamendi says he has one foot in data science and one in statistics, but belongs to neither. In this month’s column, Letamendi shares where he thinks we stand in the ‘data science tug-of-war’ between computer science and statistical science.

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[1 Feb 2011 | 6 Comments | ]
Tips for Statisticians Starting a Career in Business

Eduardas Valaitis shares a few tips that will help both job seekers and those who have just started their career as industry statisticians.

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[1 Jan 2011 | 4 Comments | ]
Advice for Statistics Folks Who Recently Entered the Job World

Gary Brager, supervisor of research at Baltimore County Public Schools, offers tips and anecdotes for those entering the job world.

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[1 Dec 2010 | One Comment | ]
Advice, Professional Development Tips for Graduate Students

This column has focused on tips for beginning graduate students over the past two months and highlighted suggestions for advanced students transitioning from working predominantly on coursework to concentrating on research. In this column, David Vock and Haley Hedlin give advice about expanding beyond statistics courses and dissertation work that is applicable to the entire graduate school experience.

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[1 Nov 2010 | One Comment | ]
Making the Transition from Coursework to Research

Finishing your coursework and moving to the research portion of your degree can be exhilarating and nerve-racking. Here, PhD students Stacey Winham and Danny Modlin offer some helpful tips on making the transition.

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[1 Oct 2010 | Comments Off on Some Advice for Beginning Graduate Students in Statistics | ]
Some Advice for Beginning Graduate Students in Statistics

STATtr@k is a new Amstat News column geared toward people who are in a statistics program, recently graduated from a statistics program, or recently entered the job world. Featured this month is advice from two previous statistics majors who hope to alleviate some of the pressure and anxiety graduate school can cause.

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[1 Sep 2010 | Comments Off on Never Say ‘No’ | ]
Never Say ‘No’

STATtr@k is a new Amstat News column geared toward people who are in a statistics program, recently graduated from a statistics program, or recently entered the job world. Featured in the first column are two personal accounts written by recent statistics graduates.