Thursday, June 2, 2022

Job Opportunity - Caltrans, Sacramento

Accounting Student Assistant


The Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) is seeking a student assistant to provide accounting support by performing various types of accounting related tasks such as: processing payments, inputting data, uploading file packages, verifying payment information and processing payment receipts, etc.

Application deadline: 6/20/22

Visit SAC State website or contact Sheridan Nansen for more information.

Friday, May 13, 2022

DATA ANALYST -- Mustang News

Cal Poly's Mustang News is hiring data analysts for a team specifically focused on data-driven and investigative reporting, called The Hill. Over the past two years, Mustang News has hired multiple data analysts with 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. Bottom line: they all support and even actively lead coverage on some pretty important subjects.

For reference, here are a few really smart and well-done stories our team has published this year:

  1. Armstrong Says ‘21,000+ Students’ Got Tested. Cal Poly’s COVID-19 Dashboard Doesn’t Agree
  2. Cal Poly Isn’t Doing Enough To Address Sexual Assault, Students Say In Survey
  3. Cal Poly Spends More Than $100,000 Isolating COVID-Positive Students

This is a paid position and we are looking to fill at least four spots on our team. 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 at 11:59 pm on Sunday, May 22 and those interested can apply here: The app consists of a resume, cover letter and work sample if available. 

Wednesday, March 9, 2022

Intership Position - Behavioral Health Department, County of San Luis Obispo

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Cultural Competence Data Analysis & Reporting Intern

This is an intern, hourly paid position under the Behavioral Health Quality Support Team
Division. The DEI - CC Data Analysis and Reporting Intern is responsible for the following:

  • Collect behavioral health data for the Cultural Competence Plan and support its development;
  • Coordinate analysis and report DEI Cultural Competence training data for the Behavioral Health Department and its contracted partners on a yearly basis and maintain a log;
  • Coordinate and provide support to the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee’s goals and objectives;
  • Provide support to the work and strategies built within the DEI Committee’ workgroups;
  • Provide administrative support in completing organizational level revision of policies and procedures, training activities, and internal strategies;
  • Strategize time management and appropriate task completion; including creating templates and formulas to produce reporting as required;
  • Other responsibilities will include attending staff meetings, designing and completing administrative projects individually.
Skills and Competencies
  • Background in Ethnic Studies, Political Science, Public Policy, Business Administration,  and/or Statistics
  • Personal and professional passion for justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion as a driven force for social change
  • In-depth working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and popular online platforms
  • Proficiency in data collection, analysis, and report
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent qualitative analysis and reporting

For more information, please contact Nestor Veloz-Passalacqua, MPP, at  

Florida Summer Institute in Biostatistics and Data Science

Have you ever wondered how data are used to make your life better?  Any thought as to why COVID-19 affects certain populations more than others? What are clinical trials, why are they important, and how are conclusions drawn from participants’ good and bad responses?

If you are an undergraduate or early graduate student with a curious mind, sense of justice, and some math, technology, biology and/or health science coursework, you are eligible for Florida’s Summer Institute in Biostatistics and Data Science Program (SIBDS). SIBDS will take place at Florida Atlantic University (FAU), Boca Raton campus just north of Fort Lauderdale, from May 23rd through July 1st, 2022, with faculty from FAU, University of Miami (UM), and Florida International University (FIU). Students enrolled in SIBDS will be housed on campus unless they live close by and will receive one college credit hour plus stipend.

Your participation in SIBDS will provide great experience in resume building, networking and tools that are so in demand today. Please join us and you’ll see why the U.S. News & World Report’s job rankings underscore that data scientists and statisticians are top career choices, offering competitive salaries, limitless opportunities, and a healthy work-life balance.


Women, Minorities and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.

To apply, please email Drs. Freeman or Chang by April 4 to schedule an informal meeting (Please put “SIBDS APP” in the Subject Line):

Tuesday, February 15, 2022

INTERNSHIP: Data Science, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

The Prostate Cancer Clinical Trials Consortium (PCCTC) team at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) is seeking interns:

  • Full time, paid, remote
  • Dates are flexible; approximate dates are: June – August 2022.
  • Hiring TWO interns: one for Clinical Operations, and one for Data Science. For the Data Science intern, we would ideally like to have someone with previous R experience, and a nice-to-have is GitHub experience as well.  Introductory statistics background is helpful; advanced statistics knowledge is not necessary. 

 Visit  Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center website for details.

Career Opportunity: Mathematical Statistician, National Security Agency

 The National Security Agency (NSA) is hiring an entry to mid-level mathematical statistician in their Fort Meade, Maryland offices. Salary range starts at $86,389. Degree in Computer Science preferred. For more information visit

Friday, January 14, 2022

JOB FAIR hosted by the American Statististical Association, Southern CA chapter

The Southern California chapter of the American Statistical Association (est 1925) brings together statisticians, bio-statisticians and data scientists/analysts/engineers. As of 2021, we have over 200 members and growing.

The Virtual Job Fair will connect local (and remote) employers with our members who are interested in new opportunities. This event will also be free to graduating students.

Friday, February 25th

Event registration open now!