Celebrating Statisticians This Thanksgiving
November 21, 2018
What are we thankful for? The incredible opportunities available to today and tomorrow’s statisticians!
The demand for statisticians is soaring. The Bureau of Labor Statistics designated the field as one of the fastest growing careers, and it’s projected to grow 33 percent by 2026. Additionally, statistics is becoming relevant to an ever growing range of careers.
We’re also grateful that statistics allows us to make a positive difference in the world. With a degree in statistics, you can apply your skills to any passion, such as the environment, healthcare, human rights, sports, technology and more. From combatting social justice issues to aiding human health, statisticians can be found at the center of world-changing research and initiatives.
Are you thankful for a specific statistician? Nominate them to be highlighted on our social media feeds for our #StatsinAction series.
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