Careers in Statistics

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Looking for an entry level job or internship in statistics? Here's an overview of how to approach the search and a list of companies that might have entry level and internship opportunities that will interest you.

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Statistics Careers

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It’s easy to mislead people with bad use of statistics. While statistics is a complex field of mathematics, it’s also a field that happens to be lucrative and in demand.

Some of the things you may do in a typical day include:

You need a bachelor’s degree in math, statistics, or a related field in order to get a job in statistics; if you want to work in academia or research, you’ll need an advanced degree.

Top employers for statisticians include state and federal government (often under the title Mathematical Statistician at the federal level), higher education institutions, as well as scientific research, pharmaceutical, and insurance companies.


Companies with Entry Level Jobs and Internships in Statistics

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GameChanger Media - GameChanger Media is a New York, NY based company that is bringing high end scorekeeping and stat keeping technology to amateur sports.

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Job TitleLocation
Product ManagerNew York, NY
VP of MarketingNew York, NY
Lead Full Stack EngineerNew York, NY
Senior Platform EngineerNew York, NY
See all 4 job postings


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HelloWallet - HelloWallet is a Washington, DC. based company that offers a “financial wellness” tool designed with the help of behavioral economists.

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Job TitleLocation
Community Manager Fall InternWashington, DC
Product ManagerWashington, DC
Quality Control EngineerWashington, DC
Software EngineerWashington, DC
Senior Software EngineerWashington, DC
See all 9 job postings


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Krossover - Krossover is a New York, NY based company that is aiming to “disrupt the current sports content, analytics and technology landscape.”

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NORC at the University of Chicago

NORC at the University of Chicago - NORC at the University of Chicago is a non-profit organization that aims to “to conduct high-quality social science research in the public interest.”

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Dropbox - If you love what Dropbox is doing on the cloud storage front, then you should check out their Jobs page for their latest opportunities.

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Job TitleLocation
Internship with Designer SupportSan Francisco Bay Area, CA
Digital/Production SpecialistBradenton, FL
Web EngineerSan Francisco, CA
Estimating AssistantWhitmore Lake, MI
Administrative / Marketing AssistantPacific Palisades, CA
See all 771 job postings



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The Urban Institute - What I really like about The Urban Institute is that they are tirelessly focused on finding the facts, not promoting political opinions. It's about the research

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U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics - The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics is "the principal fact-finding agency for the Federal Government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics."

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Ceteris - For most new grads, grasping exactly what Ceteris does is pretty hard. The best way to get a feel for them is to take a look at examples of their work.

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No current job openings.

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Educational Testing Service - A career with the Princeton, NJ based Educational Testing Service would take you right back to Junior year in high school with all the standardized tests.

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SeatGeek - Want to get in early? Check out jobs at SeatGeek. Current postings include Lead Web Developer, Frontend Web Developer, Director of Statistics, and more.

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Job TitleLocation
Android EngineerNew York, NY
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U.S. Department of Labor Logo

U.S. Department of Labor - If you're fascinated by employment and labor issues, then maybe you’ll want to check out jobs with the U.S. Department of Labor.

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STATS, Inc. - If you’re a sports stats geek like me, you’re probably already dying for a job with STATS... and you're in luck. They're hiring grads for a number of jobs.

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CPWR - If safety research sounds like something that you could dig into, you’re in luck. CPWR has a job/internship for you.

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No current job openings.


MDRC Logo

MDRC - MDRC is a non-profit located in New York City and Oakland, CA, and they are at the forefront of the science of doing good.

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Rubicon Project - If you take a job with Rubicon Project, you will be past the point of no return towards a successful career in the advertising industry.

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Williams-Sonoma - Williams-Sonoma popped into my head while I was thinking about cooking, so I checked to see if they have jobs for new grads. They do!

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Job TitleLocation
Design InternshipEdina, MN
CopywriterBrooklyn, NY
Design InternEdina, MN
Williams-Sonoma Inc. - Summer InternSan Francisco, CA
HR Assistant (Seasonal)Dallas-Fort Worth, TX
See all 462 job postings

Crowd Science Logo

Crowd Science - As for jobs at Crowd Science in Mountain View, CA, there are 3 positions currently open - Software Engineer, Systems Administrator, and Marketing Coordinator.

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Gapminder - If someone could figure out a way to bring statistics to life they’d be a millionaire. Or they’d start a non-profit organization called Gapminder.

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No current job openings.

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