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Activity Number: 49 - Skills to Leverage and Gaps to Fill to Thrive in Data Science
Type: Invited
Date/Time: Sunday, July 29, 2018 : 4:00 PM to 5:50 PM
Sponsor: Section on Statistical Consulting
Abstract #326638
Title: From Academia to Industry: Statistical Skills That Translate
Author(s): Olivia Lau*
Companies: Google

The transition from academia to industry can be challenging for new graduates. I discuss skills you can learn while still a student that will be valuable in industry. These skills include a breadth of statistical knowledge, relevant statistical intuition and reasoning, statistical software development experience, and communication skills applicable to mixed audiences.

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