Careers in Statistics: Survey Research Methods
July 10, 2018
If you’d like to be in-the-know about social trends, work on a team with diverse perspectives and tackle exciting challenges that impact people’s lives, a career in survey research might be for you! From the U.S. Census to advertising to housing discrimination and much more, survey research improve people’s lives in countless ways.
Survey research is the scientific gathering of information from people – and the career opportunities are booming.
In this video, you’ll learn how statisticians use survey research methods in meaningful ways and across many different industries. Featured statisticians include:
- Frauke Kreuter, Professor and Director, University of Maryland
- Lynn Langton, Chief of Victimization Statistics, Bureau of Justice Statistics
- Kyley McGeeney, Senior Director, Penn Schoen Berland
- Robert Santos, Chief Methodologist Director, Urban Institute
Watch the video:
Statisticians and data scientists truly have the power to change the world for the better. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, statisticians, like Dr. Kathy Ensor, conducted crucial data analysis to inform real-world public health decisions. And that’s just the beginning! In addition to her work teaching the next generation of statisticians at George R. Brown School…
In this year’s Fall Data Challenge, After the Bell, 72 teams and 262 students submitted their data analyses on how to enhance familial involvement in the K-12 educational experience using data from the National Household Education Surveys Program (NHES)’s 2019 Parents and Family Involvement (PFI) Survey. “Our annual Fall Data Challenge continues to be an opportunity…