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CAREERS DAY IN STATISTICS
Saturday, March 1, 2008
Southern California Chapter of the American Statistical Association (SCASA),
University of California at Riverside: The Statistical Consulting Collaboratory
Salford Systems and the City of Hope
Come learn about the many opportunities for those with a background in statistics!
This career fair provides students of any major a unique opportunity to learn about career options in statistics. You will have the opportunity to chat with statisticians from local universities, government, health care, marketing, and pharmaceutical companies from throughout Southern California. Following the lunchtime speaker, there will be small breakout sessions in which professionals from different industries will tell you how they spend their work days, the academic preparation and work experience needed, and the current and future opportunities in their fields. A tour of the City of Hope will also be available at 1:30.
10:00 am – 11:45 am Career Fair
11:45 am – 1:30 pm Lunch and Speaker: Mary Ellen Bock, President of ASA, of the American Statistical Association will speak. Awards ceremony for high school poster competition (for details visit: postercomp.sc-asa.org).
1:30 pm – 3:30 pm Breakout sessions: What it’s like to do statistical work in
Tour of the City of Hope
Cost for Event: Nothing! You may purchase a lunch (lasagna, salad, bread, dessert, and beverage) for $6.00, if your reservation is postmarked by February 21st.
NOTE: SCASA is offering free 1 year ASA and SCASA memberships to first-time student attendees.
City of Hope National Medical Center, Platt Conference Center
1500 East Duarte Road, Duarte, Calif. 91010
Directions: Take the 210 freeway to Buena Vista, one exit west of the 605 freeway. Go south to Duarte Road and turn left. The main entrance and Platt Conference Center are on the right. There is free parking along the south side of Duarte Road or in the lot east of the main gate.
For more information: email firstname.lastname@example.org or (310) 393-0411 x6338 or www.sc-asa.org