societies provide an excellent means of keeping current and in touch
with other professionals in the field. These groups can play a key role
in your development and keep you abreast of what is happening in your
field. Associations promote the interests of their members and provide a
network of contacts that can help you find jobs and move your career
forward. They can offer a variety of services including job referral
services, continuing education courses, insurance, travel benefits,
periodicals, and meeting and conference opportunities. The following is
a partial list of professional associations serving statisticians and
employers. A broader list of professional associations is also
available by clicking here.
The American Statistical
Association (ASA) is partner of the Career Cornerstone Center.
It is a scientific and educational society founded in 1839 with the
following mission: To promote excellence
in the application of statistical science across the wealth of human
endeavor. ASA activities are largely organized around
Caucus for Women in Statistics
The Caucus for Women in Statistics was
formed in 1970 to focus on specific problems associated with the
participation of women in statistically oriented professions.
of Mathematical Statistics
The IMS is an
international professional and scholarly society devoted to the
development, dissemination, and application of statistics and
probability. The Institute currently has about 4,000 members in all
parts of the world.
Established in 1885, the
International Statistical Institute (ISI) is one of the oldest
scientific associations operating in the modern world.