Friday, September 24, 2021

Looking for a few good statisticians!

Looking for some paid extra work? Have a keen eye for stats and data science? Want to you use your powers to help improve STEM education? I'm looking for 1-2 dedicated students for paid positions to help with data analysis for some NSF funded research projects! Responsibilities include processing and sanitizing survey data, running multivariable regression models, and identifying statistically significant differences between data sets taken at different times. The underlying projects are designed to help tease out the effects of mental wellness on retention in engineering and computer undergrads, and the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on student mental health; so passion for mental wellness is a plus. Desired qualifications include: experience with R and popular R packages (including ggplot2), logistic regressions, good written and verbal communication skills, able to show proof of work eligibility to Cal Poly Corporation. Undergrads and Grad students are eligible. To apply, please send a letter outlining your qualifications and your resume (including relevant coursework) to adanowit@calpoly.edu!

Get involved with Mathematics or Statistics Research Now!

MATH 290: Introduction to Research
Cuesta College

In this fun, low stress course you will work with a team of other students led by your instructor in actual open mathematical or statistical problems. These problems might come from a variety of sources, including prestigious journals by the Mathematical Association of America (MAA). Although collaboration and problem solving are the emphasis of the class, you will also get a chance to learn LaTeX, the standard typesetting program for research journals worldwide. If the team is successful, you will have a chance to publish your results or see your name published in a prestigious international journal such as The College Mathematics Journal by the MAA.

Meets Wednesdays 5-6:15pm, 9/27/21-12/17/21.


Please email Math instructor Guillermo Alvarez Pardo with questions at guillermo_alvarezpar@cuesta.edu.

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Beach Volleyball STATS Opportunity!

Do you have an interest in doing data analysis and app development in sports at Cal Poly? The Technical Coordinator for the Cal Poly Women’s Volleyball Team is doing data analysis and coding, and is looking for three people to fill a similar position for the Beach Volleyball Team. This opportunity is a great way to get involved on campus and be surrounded by a great group of players and coaches. All it takes is to fill out one form to potentially get involved. No background in volleyball needed. If you’re interested, you'll be taught everything you need to know and more. Fill out the this Google Form today!

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Software Application Tester (part-time)

Tapestry Solutions, a Boeing Company, is seeking a Software Application Tester to work part time in our San Luis Obispo, CA location. This is a great opportunity to learn and grow with a dynamic team of technical professionals. This role is ideal for a STEAM higher education student seeking a part-time job with a flexible schedule.

As a part time Software Application Tester you will perform independent verification & validation of requirements by creating, running, and evaluating manual and automated tests. You will document defects and confirm their resolution.

 
For more information, visit the Boeing website.

Thursday, May 27, 2021

Job Opportunity: Actuarial Analyst, Milliman San Francisco Health

The San Francisco Health practice of Milliman provides actuarial and consulting services to a broad range of clients including insurance companies, healthcare providers, and government agencies.  Our services include product design and pricing, valuation, benchmarking analyses, provider reimbursement analyses, and model development.  We are seeking an analyst to assist with actuarial modeling and analyses. Flexible start date in Summer 2021.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Analyze healthcare cost and utilization data
  • Develop actuarial models to analyze and summarize data
  • Draft reports and client correspondence
  • Assist with research projects
  • Pursue actuarial credentials

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 0 - 3 years of work experience
  • Completion of one or more Society of Actuaries exams
  • GPA of 3.0 or better
  • Technical proficiency in Microsoft Excel and SAS
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively

Visit the Milliman website for more information and to apply.

Friday, May 21, 2021

Job Opportunity: Software Application Tester - Boeing, San Luis Obispo

 Job Description

Tapestry Solutions, a Boeing Company, is seeking a Software Application Tester to work part time in our San Luis Obispo, CA location. This is a great opportunity to learn and grow with a dynamic team of technical professionals. This role is ideal for a STEAM higher ed student seeking a part-time job with a flexible schedule.

As a Software Application Tester you will perform independent verification & validation of requirements by creating, running, and evaluating manual and automated tests. You will document defects and confirm their resolution.

Essential Functions:

  • Supports the development of software components and hardware-software integration by assisting in the creation and execution of test cases to verify software performance and function and identify and document defects.
  • Collects, inputs, and analyzes data for software metrics of limited scope and complexity using established procedures.
  • Uses software tools to troubleshoot problems.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Education or work experience in software testing

Typical Education and/or Experience Qualifications:

  • Enrolled in higher education or 1 year of equivalent experience.

 

For more details, visit the Boeing website.

 

Thursday, May 20, 2021

Campus Job Opportunity

Dr. Andrew Fricker (Social Sciences Department) and Dr. Jeremy James (Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences) have funding for two student positions to assist on analysis of spatial data and mapping of drought impacts on California grasslands and oak woodlands. The project team will utilize spatial data from the Basin Characterization Model and net primary productivity data in Google Earth Engine to analyze spatial variation in drought impacts on California plant communities. The first position requires programming experience with either Python or Java Script and ability to work with Google Earth Engine. Experience with statistical approaches to handling and analyzing spatial data is a plus.   The second position requires advanced GIS experience and ability to access, manage, and filter multiple types and sources of spatial data.
 
The positions will start June 2021 and will continue through the academic year.  Applicants should be able to commit to this time period and completing a finished product. Applicants also should show a working knowledge or strong interest in learning about climate effects on California ecosystems. These are paid hourly position with hourly rate based on experience and qualifications. 
 
To apply please send a cover letter and resume to jjames20@calpoly.edu detailing your interest and qualifications for the position. We will begin reviewing applications on June 14th. Please feel free to reach out to jjames20@calpoly.edu if you have any questions.