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Department of Statistics Alumni Panel

January 18, 2022

We are hosting a virtual Alumni Panel on Tuesday, January 25 at 6:00 pm EST. To RSVP and receive the Zoom link, please click "RSVP Now" on this event page.

The panel is:

  • Mackenzie Wicklund (‘15, ‘17): Client Manager, Retail Regional at NielsenIQ on the Meijer account
  • Joe McCartney (‘17, ‘19): Consumer IoT Analytics Specialist at BISSELL Homecare, Inc.
  • Alaine Banninga (‘20): Data Analyst @ Steelcase | Operations Analytics
  • Eric Howard (‘12. ‘14): Sr. Statistical Programmer I at Rho
  • Daniel Hodges (‘13): Production Engineer, Facebook
  • Andrew Holly: Actuarial Pricing Manager at Ally

And some topics include:

  • What do you enjoy most about your work?
  • How much you do in your job you learned in school vs. learned on the job
  • Thinking back on your first year of work, what are some things you wish you knew going into your job?
  • Percentage of time different jobs spent on actual statistical work
  • Issues of Communication of Statistics to those with different backgrounds
  • What advice would you give future job seekers on their job search, resume prep, and interview process?

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