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Published on Jan 9, 2015
What is a statistician? What do they do? Why should you study statistics? The answers will definitely surprise you.
No matter what you call them—statistical scientists, data scientists or analysts—statisticians are a diverse group of people with one thing in common: they use statistics to draw valuable insights from data. They work in exciting fields and are making real impacts on the world we live in.
Chandra Erdman is a mathematical statistician for the U.S. Census Bureau. In this video she explains some of the awesome opportunities available for statisticians and the exciting ways statistics are used in our lives.
To learn more about the great opportunities and careers in statistics, visit www.ThisisStatistics.org.
Special creative commons image thanks to: Ivan Makarov - Mike Brown (Hockey) Todd Klassy - HoldEm HBS1908 - Harvard Business School classroom