Statistics Career Guide

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Past Internship Sites:

  • 2019 Summer Institute in Survey Research Techniques Diversity Fellowship
  • Civil Rights in Education
  • The Summer Institute in Biostatistics (SIBS)
  • Meijer
  • Ally
  • Technomic

Where Alumni Have Landed

  • Experience Insights Senior Analyst - Disney Parks and Resorts
  • Clinical Data Analyst – WIRB-Copernicus Group
  • Director of Analytics – Integrated Health Analytics
  • Biostatistician – Neurocore
  • Electronics Engineer – University of Michigan
  • R&D Statistician – The Hershey Company
  • Project Coordinator/Analyst – ARIVE
  • Assistant Actuary – Hastings Mutual Insurance Company
  • Integration Analyst Intern – Great Lakes Health Connect
  • Financial Analyst – Hemisphere Design Works

Student Organizations to Consider

  • Mathematics and Statistics Club
  • Women in STEM Fields

Study Abroad Programs

Studying abroad as a Statistics major gives students different skills to grow as a professional. Studying abroad will improve a students critical thinking skills, advance cross-cultural and problem-solving skills, and help to prepare for a career in a global economy. Students will have the opportunity to take academic credit in countries like Australia, Ghana, Turkey, as well as, many others.

Develop some of these technical and professional competencies to be successful:

  • Use mathematics and statistics to help develop solutions to practical problems
  • Follow complex mathematical and statistical arguments and to develop brief arguments of your own
  • Work with mathematical and statistical computer software packages: MS Excel, MS Access, SPSS, and SAS
  • Communicate mathematical and statistical information effectively
  • Manage your time and employ good organizational skills
  • Work with patience and persistence
  • Find, extract, and analyze data from many sources

Graduate & Professional Programs

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Page last modified December 12, 2022