The universal language of numbers isn’t reserved for those interested in becoming an accountant. Today, statistics is the fastest-growing STEM degree. While gender imbalances still very much exist in STEM fields, the number of women in statistics is growing (statistically speaking)
Over 40 percent of degrees in statistics are obtained by women and efforts by the American Statistical Association, like the annual Women in Statistics and Data Science Conference provide space for more women in this trending industry to connect and advance. Ahead, see 10 jobs for numbers-loving statistics heads like you.
Localization Intern, Amazon Studios
If you are still pursuing a degree and feel confident you can handle a 12-week internship on top of full-time study, check out this internship with Amazon studios.
The post-production operations team needs a bright mind to assist with data analysis. If you have an interest in entertainment and an academic background in statistics or supply-chain this Santa Monica-based role is a great resume builder.
Infrastructure Data Scientist Intern, Facebook
Over 2 billion people around the world are using Facebook and they’re looking to get bigger. As an intern on the Infrastructure Strategy team you’ll provide strategic analysis to help Facebook grow to their next billion users.
If you’re pursuing a math-related degree and have a basic understanding of statistics consider this internship at your choice of the Menlo Park, Seattle, or Boston offices.
Digital Metrics Assistant, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
This entry-level role for the federal agency that focuses on public health is looking for an assistant to help with digital communication. If you have experience with Adobe Analytics and an analytical background this Atlanta-based position could be for you.
Financial Statistics Temp, Downtown Music
This is a temp position but there’s opportunity to gain more experience, make some connections and apply statistics to the music industry. If you want to learn more about the music business this job analyzing datasets and discovering trends is a great way to start.
Perks of this New York City-based office also include invitations to attend shows. Win!
Digital Analytics Specialist, Mutesix
If you’re a whiz with digital advertising analytics, consider joining this team as a SuperMetrics specialist. You’ll work with all departments and clients to deliver reporting and apply strategy to key decisions.
The best part about this role is it’s not all about the numbers. If you’re a people person who happens to be good with numbers and visual data, check out this Los Angeles-based role.
Data Analyst, Elite Flower
Here you can use your passion for big data and analytics for a wide range of things, including flowers. You’ll be working for a rose breeder that is also committed to maintaining legit agricultural practices and social awareness in the South American countries in which it operates.
If you have a degree in a statistics related field and are bilingual in English and Spanish, look into this role based in Miami, FL.
Data Scientist, HBO
Here you’ll work closely with HBO’s engineering teams to develop data science that will help more audiences discover the network’s film and TV shows. A bachelor’s degree and a minimum of four years of experience in analytic programming make you qualified for this New York City-based role.
Strategy & Insights Analyst, Thumbtack
Think of Thumbtack like the modern-day phone book. This service links local professionals with people needing services ranging from hiring a plumber to taking voice lessons.
The analytics team is looking for someone with a statistics background to measure, track, and define metrics to help them grow. Two years of experience is required for this San Francisco-based role.
Data Scientist, PayPal
Whether you’ve used this service to pay your friends or your hairdresser, you’ve heard of PayPal. The company is hiring an experienced data scientist to help serve its customers around the world.
This position is actually located in Tel Aviv. If you have at least two years of experience in analytics and know a little something about coding consider joining this financial service team.
Associate Professor of Mathematics, Lincoln University
A PhD is required for this professor role at one of the first historically black colleges. Here’s a chance to teach undergraduate and graduate students mathematics at the university level.
You’ll also work with research, analysis, and mathematical modeling, so if you have a PhD and a passion for math and teaching, consider this role based in Jefferson City, MO.