What are you going to do with your Ph.D. in Statistics ... ?
April 4th, 2008, 1-5pm
Columbia University in the City of New York
The Department of Statistics and its Ph.D. student body are co-sponsoring a conference about career paths for people with a doctoral degree in statistics. The objective of this conference is to enable Ph.D. students to learn about what kind of careers they can pursue after obtaining their degrees. The organizers have invited speakers from the academic world, business, and public sector, who will talk about their interesting careers and how their doctoral degree helped them.
This conference is primarily for PhD students in statistics, from any university.
The conference will consist of two successive panel discussions, followed by a reception. In the first panel, the speakers will talk about statistical careers in academia, while the second panel will focus on careers in nonacademic settings. Details about the conference schedule can be found here.
Speakers will include:
The conference will be held on the Morningside Campus of Columbia University. Details and directions to the campus.
Admission is free, however we ask that you register in advance. Participants will be reimbursed for their travel expenses up to $40. Click here to register.
This conference is co-sponsored by the Applied Statistics Center and the NYC Metro Area Chapter of the American Statistical Association.