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[1 Nov 2021 | One Comment | ]
2020 Master’s Graduates Land on Feet Despite COVID-19

The class of 2020 graduated into uncertain times and a job market deeply affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Nevertheless, the statistics and biostatistics master’s graduates in the job market who responded to the ASA follow-up survey seem to have landed on their feet.

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[1 May 2020 | Comments Off on NISS Offers Virtual Career Advice | ]

The National Institute of Statistical Sciences has been hosting a series of virtual career fairs with experienced senior statisticians who represent a variety of research, business, health care, government, and other sectors as speakers.

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[1 May 2020 | Comments Off on ASA Launches Free Virtual Undergraduate Career Fair | ]
ASA Launches Free Virtual Undergraduate Career Fair

The ASA Virtual Career Fair will help undergraduates prepare to transition from college graduate to early-career professional. Tips, dos, and don’ts for developing a résumé and cover letter, as well as putting your best foot forward during interviews, are a few features of the program.

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[1 Jul 2018 | Comments Off on Strategic Approach Recommended for Optimum JSM Experience | ]

As new members of the ASA’s Committee on Applied Statisticians, Devi Chelluri and Emiliana Patlan offer some tips and tricks to navigate JSM.

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[1 Apr 2018 | Comments Off on Data Is My Job: Four ASA Members Share Career Insights | ]
Data Is My Job: Four ASA Members Share Career Insights

To celebrate Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month (#mathaware), we highlight four ASA members who have used their statistics skills and imaginations to snag sweet jobs.

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[1 Apr 2018 | Comments Off on Q&A with Industry Leaders | ]

Leaders in industry answer questions to help students and statistics departments better prepare for jobs in the technology sector.

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[1 Feb 2017 | Comments Off on Q&A with ASA President Barry D. Nussbaum: What Does a Statistician Do? | ]

A high-school student, working on a research project about careers in statistics, emailed ASA President Barry D. Nussbaum a few questions. Nussbaum answers them here.

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[1 Nov 2016 | Comments Off on ASA’s Public Education Campaign Showcases the Significance of Statistics to Students | ]

From sports to elections, diversity, career guidance videos, and workforce surveys, the ASA’s public education campaign, ThisIsStatistics, has engaged students and teachers in dynamic new ways, all to showcase the value of statistics to society.

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[1 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on ASA Mentoring Award | ]

The ASA Mentoring Award honors those people recognized by their colleagues for their sustained efforts over a long period supporting the work and developing the careers of statisticians.

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[1 Jan 2016 | Comments Off on Remembering 2015, Anticipating 2016 | ]
Remembering 2015, Anticipating 2016

As Jessica Utts begins her year as ASA president, she reflects on the year that has passed and talks about the exciting opportunities for the coming year.