Thursday, May 13, 2021

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Assoc. Health Policy Data Analyst - Vanderbilt Univ. Medical Center

Vanderbilt University Medical Center who works closely with the Department of Health Policy has an opportunity for an Associate Health Policy Data Analyst in Nashville, TN. Looking for an individual with a strong proficiency in SAS.

Visit the Vanderbilt website for more information.

Monday, May 3, 2021


The Mustang News is hiring data analysts for a team specifically focused on data-driven and investigative reporting. They are looking for a range of expertise: everything from looking for interesting datasets and analyzing them to scraping websites for data and visualizing it using R or other languages. The position supports and sometimes leads the coverage on important subjects.

For reference, here are a few smart and well-done stories the team published this year:
Applicants can expect to spend 10 hours a week on work related to this position at most, although it's usually around five hours most weeks. Applications are due on Friday, May 14 and those interested can apply here:

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

FREE Student Events

The Southern California Chapter of the American Statistical Association  (SCASA) is sponsoring several great (free for students) opportunities. See the email below and attached PDF for registration details

Thursday, April 8, 2021


Slo’Cal Tutors is a Cal Poly club that recruits Cal Poly students that helps and tutors K-12 students in the San Luis Obispo area. We currently have a few tutors helping students at a few schools in the SLO school district, and we would like to attract more tutors by reaching out to the everyone in the Statistics Department. Since our mission is to promote STEM-based learning, we believe this would be an amazing opportunity for Cal Poly STEM majors to gain volunteer hours and leadership experience in their "slocal" community. Especially considering that most of what we tutor is math, we think that this would be an amazing Learn-By-Doing experience for any Statistics major.


Email for more information.

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

USC Engineering Open House for Poly Students!

The University of Southern California will kick off its first annual Cal Poly Engineering Open House! Open to all students currently attending California Polytechnic University in Pomona or San Luis Obispo, with a special focus on students majoring in the natural sciences, engineering, computer science, mathematics, and statistics. This program is designed to provide a quick preview into our engineering graduate programs and research opportunities.

The program will take place on Thursday April 8th. Attendees will learn about Doctoral and Master’s programs in engineering and computer science, by interacting with USC staff, faculty, alumni and students. 


RSVP Here!

Monday, March 15, 2021

Summer Internships 2021 - RStudio

Over the course of working the internship with RStudio, you will work with experienced data scientists, software developers, and educators to create and share new tools and ideas.

The goal of  the internship program is to enable RStudio employees to collaborate with current students to do impactful work that not only helps both RStudio users and the broader community, but ensures that the community of R developers is just as diverse as its community of users. 

To qualify, you must currently be a student (broadly construed - if you think you’re a student, you probably qualify) and have some experience writing code in R and using Git and GitHub. 

10-12 week program starting May 24th. Pays hourly up to $12,000 USD. 

Apply now at

Friday, February 26, 2021

International Conference on Establishment Statistics (ICES)

Virtual Conference June 14-17, 2021

 ICES VI will explore new areas of establishment statistics, as well as reflect state-of-the-art methodology.

Student Contest

  • Are you interested in analyzing complex data sets?
  • Do you use visualization to answer questions about those data sets?
  • Would you like to shed light on US small business owners and what they do to support their small business?
  • Did you know the ICES Student Context is offering CASH PRIZES for data analysis and visualization?

Contest Submission Deadline: March 31, 2021

Visit ICES website for conference information and contest details.