- Job Opportunities at Nielsen
Nielsen has quite a few job openings. You can send a resume to Ginal Borrowman at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Analyst is responsible for using quantitative methods to assess the impact of marketing vehicles (pricing, promotion, TV & print advertising,
coupons, etc.) via Marketing Mix Modeling. Analysts will work closely with managers on all aspects of project work including preparation of data
(internal and syndicated sources), model development (including multivariate, time-series regression using SPSS), interpretation of model results,
and building client presentations.
Create and transform variables for input into models
Prepare non-standard data sources
Specify Multivariate Models including OLS Regression using SPSS
Interpret findings and draw conclusions from model results
Compute Return on Investment and other key metrics
Build client presentations
Simulate what-if scenarios and volume forecasts
Client service responsibilities as industry knowledge is developed
Develop a solid understanding of the consumer packaged goods industry
There is also a website that they can go to for information.
- Possess understanding of statistics, especially in areas of multiple-linear regression.
- Understand conceptual & practical marketing and business operations.
- Enthusiasm for learning the practical application of statistical analysis to address business issues.
- Detail oriented with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Strong communication skills.
- Must be able to effectively manage time and a variety of responsibilities.
- MS Office proficiency required. SPSS / SAS skills preferred.
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience, preferably in Marketing, Economics, Statistics, Industrial Engineering /Operations Research,
Quantitative Psychology or Sociology. Advanced degree in related field preferred.
- 0-2 years of marketing research experience (preferably on suppliers' side).
Specialized Analytics help deliver world-class insights and consulting on new products, brands and consumers. Specialized Analytics combines consumer
survey research, client marketing intelligence and cutting-edge proprietary techniques for:
- Brand innovation and new product forecasting
- Understanding and consulting on consumer
- Consumer attitudinal segmentation and targeting
- Assessing and advising on brand health, pricing and packaging
- SAS Programmers at Harvard Clinical Research Institute
Are you looking for a change? Do you want to work for a company who values the quality of life for its employees? Then consider working for
Harvard Clinical Research Institute, Inc. (HCRI). HCRI is an applied clinical science center that provides integrative resources to support
clinical trials and other clinical research.
Working within the unique world-class patient care and research environment of the Harvard Medical School and affiliated institutions, we
uphold the highest academic and ethical principles for patient-based research. HCRI facilitates interaction of existing scientific resources
within its academic community and broadens interaction among clinical researchers and sponsors of research around the world.
HCRI is continuing to expand its presence as a leading clinical research support center and is currently looking for a Statistical Programmer I.
The Statistical Programmer I will assist project's lead statistical programmer on generating tables, figures, listings as outlined by the project's
- Program statistical analyses (i.e., tables, listings, figures, and inferential statistical output) using SAS®.
- Act as an integral member of project team. Attend project team meetings, work with biostatisticians, data managers, and project managers.
- Perform SAS® programming using such techniques as SAS® macro language, advanced data manipulation techniques, and statistical procedures
(e.g., PROC GLM, PROC FREQ, PROC REPORT).
- Perform quality review of SAS® programs generated by other statistical programmers and biostatisticians.
- Review and provide feedback regarding Data Management Plans.
- Interact with technical and clinical staff in house and with sponsors.
- Following good programming practices and adequately documenting programs. This includes definitions that are used, individuals who provided
them, and the date.
- Be familiar with FDA regulations that affect the reporting of clinical trial data. This includes good clinical practice.
- Keep current with SAS® issues related to clinical trials.
- Attend SAS® training/conferences.
Required: BA/BS or equivalent
Yrs. of related experience:
Required: 1 year experience working with SAS®
Working Relationships: Must be able to work well on teams
HCRI is committed to excellence and competence and affords an environment of professional development and education that enhances the personal
growth of its employees. HCRI also offers a full range benefits including health, dental and vision insurance, 3 weeks paid vacation, flex time,
personal / sick time, 401K, pension plan, short and long term disability, tuition reimbursement, discounted T passes and more!
Please send resumes to Human Resources email@example.com or fax 617.632.1343. You can
also send resumes directly to the director of the Biostatistics Department, Dr. Xiaohao Chen firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Employment Opportunities at the Mayo Clinic
The Division of Biomedical Statistics and Informatics has opportunities for
bachelor level statistical programmers. These positions require experience
in computer programming and use of software packages, such as SAS, S-PLUS
& R, for data management and statistical analysis.
For infromation on the Division of Biomedical Statistics and Informatics visit
our website at: http://mayoresearch.mayo.edu/mayo/research/biostat/.
To check our current openings enter "Statistical Programmer Analyst" as a
keyword at Mayo Clinic's job website http://www.mayoclinic.org/jobs-rst.
At this site you'll be able to apply for an open position by completing an online application.
Candidates must have a B.S. Degree in statistics or another quantitative science
with experience and coursework in applied statistics. Proven written and oral
communication skills are essential as well.
- Statistical Programmer - USDA Center for Veterinary Biologics
The USDA Center for Veterinary Biologics is seeking a statistical
programmer with good R skills. The position is a two-year term position in
the CVB Statistics Section with the possibility of becoming permanent.
Applicants must be United States citizens.
The position calls for a thorough knowledge of R as well as aptitude in
both programming and data analysis in order to develop tools for
manipulating, managing, and analyzing data. Experience is preferred, but
qualified entry level candidates will be considered. In addition, a strong
candidate should be able to interact well with consulting statisticians,
scientists, and information technology personnel.
Benefits include flexible work schedule, ten paid federal holidays, liberal
leave allowance (annual leave, sick leave, and family friendly leave
policy), life insurance program, health insurance program, retirement and
thrift savings plan, and optional long term care insurance. Starting
salary based on experience and education.
The Center for Veterinary Biologics regulates vaccines, diagnostics, and
other immunobiologics used to manage animal diseases. It is located on the
500-acre campus of the National Centers for Animal Health in Ames, Iowa,
where it maintains a close affiliation with the other animal disease
centers on the campus as well as nearby Iowa State University. The CVB
Statistics Section provides statistical services to scientific reviewers
and laboratory scientists.
Statistics Section Leader
USDA Center for Veterinary Biologics
Ames, IA 50010
Internships/Summer Research Experiences
- Summer Internship with John Deere
John Deere and Company has an internship opportunity in the demand planning group. This group is primarily responsible for forecasting the demand
of Deere's large farm equipment. The forecasts help the company plan inventory and supplier needs. An applicant should be a junior or senior in
a math/stats or a related field. Ideally candidates would have Excel and Access skills and knowledge of some programming and agriculture would be
helpful. The internship would start in May and run for the full 13 weeks of summer. The internship would be at the John Deere Headquarters in
Manager of Order Fulfillment Analytics
Ag and Turf Global Demand Planning
One John Deere Place
Moline, IL 61265
- Summer Institute for Training in Biostatistics (SIBS)
There are 8 SIBS residential summer training programs in biostatistics for undergraduates majoring in mathematics, science, or other quantitatively
oriented areas of study. Tuition and fees and the cost of housing, meals, and extracurricular activities are covered. In many programs, travel expenses
to the program sites also are covered. General program information is available at
www.nhlbi.nih.gov/funding/training/redbook/sibsweb.htm, though prospective
trainees should contact the individual SIBS sites for specific information about their programs and appllication forms. Students may apply to multiple
SIBS programs, but may accept only one offer. Admission decisions are being made on a rolling basis; applications will be accepted until all trainee
positions are filled.
Three programs are in the midwest.
University of Iowa, June 7 - July 30, 16 trainee positions
University of Wisconsin, June 7 - July 16, 20 trainee positions
Washington University (St. Louis, MO), June 7 - July 16, 20 trainee positions
- Summer Internship at the Center for Language and Speech Processing, Johns Hopkins University Deadline for application - March 19, 2010
The Center for Language and Speech Processing at Johns Hopkins University is offering aunique summer internship opportunity for students currently
in the junior class. This internship is unique in the sense that the selected students will participate in cutting edge research as full members
alongside leading scientists from industry, academia and the government. One area of research is statistical machine translation of human language.
Students do not have to have prior knowledge of language engineering. For more information, see the flier posted on the undergraduate bulletin board
on third floor Snedecor or contact Dr. Bob Stephenson email@example.com.
- Summer Math Institute (SMI) at Cornell University Deadline for application - February 15, 2010
The 2010 Summer Math Institute (SMI) at Cornell will run from June 5 to July 31, 2010. The SMI Program's primary purpose
is to better prepare undergraduates, particularly women and underrepresented minorities, for the rigors of beginning courses
in Ph.D. programs in the mathematical sciences. The main component of SMI in 2010 is an analysis course at a level comparable
to Cornell's honors undergraduate analysis course. There is also a project component to SMI. Detailed information is
It is expected that applicants have taken a standard sophomore-level multivariable calculus course. A further course in analysis,
complex analysis, differential equations, or a related topic would also be helpful. Students who will graduate during the
2009-2010 academic year are eligible to apply. Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents.
- Summer Federal Government Program Deadline for application - February 1, 2010
Students selected for these competitive internship opportunities will work for 10 weeks at offices within the Department
of Defense, the Internal Revenue Service, the Department of Treasury, the U.S. Coast Guard, or other government agencies.
Many available positions call for candidates from the fields of business, computer science, mathematics, statistics,
and engineering, so applications from students pursuing these majors are especially welcomed. Additionally,
The Washington Center encourages students from many diverse backgrounds to apply--including
women, minorities and students with disabilities.
Accepted interns will receive significant financial assistance and, if needed, access to furnished apartment housing. The
amount of financial assistance provided varies based on factors such as whether students are receiving academic credit,
whether they live in Washington Center housing, and whether they are undergraduate or graduate level at the time of the
- have U.S. citizenship;
- be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program with a GPA of 2.5 or above;
- be available for a ten-week period beginning May 26, 2010 (summer term);
- demonstrate experience and/or a strong interest in working for the federal government.
- The Joint Program in Survey Methodology (JPSM) Junior Fellows Program
The JPSM junior fellow program is a cooperative venture of the Interagency Council on Statistical Policy and the
Joint Program in Survey Methodology. The Joint Program in Survey Methodology is funded primarily by the Interagency
Council on Statistical Policy to provide graduate educational programs for the next generation of technical staff in
the Federal Statistical System. Its graduate faculty devote their teaching careers to teaching the multidisciplinary
tools that are needed for large scale surveys and censuses.
This is a unique internship experience that gives you a paid research assistantship, plus educational benefits that
can expand your horizons of what you can do in your career.
For more information go to www.jpsm.umd.edu/fellows.
- Actuarial Internship - Assurant Health
Assurant Health, located in Milwaukee, WI, is seeking motivated candidates who are interested in an actuarial internship
for the summer of 2010. The ideal candidate has one or more actuarial exams passed and will be graduating in December
2010 or May 2011.
The internship program has positions available in a variety of different actuarial departments within Assurant Health.
The internship program offers students the opportunity to do important work for Assurant Health while learning about
the actuarial career from their managers and peers as well as through presentations and discussions with many of the
long-time FSA's at the company (including our CEO!). Our program also offers competitive pay, summer activities
and subsidized bus/parking options as well as subsidized housing at a local university for students who would
require lodging. For more information see our brochure.
Interested candidates should submit their resumes and apply directly via the company's website
- Milliman - Denver Health Practice
Milliman typically hire several summer interns each year. To help students acquire actuarial experience prior to
graduation, our internship program is intended for students who are on a summer break from their current academic
program, but who have not yet graduated. In addition to summer internship positions, the company will also consider
interns who are available full-time for 8-12 weeks at other times of the year (i.e. spring, fall or winter).
Candidates who successfully complete the internship program may have an advantage when new student positions open up.
For more information see Milliman Denver Health Internship
To apply, please forward your cover letter, resume, and other pertinent information to:
Denver Health Practice
1099 18th Street, Suite 3100
Denver, CO 80202