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Saturday, March 1, 2008


Sponsored by

Southern California Chapter of the American Statistical Association (SCASA),

University of California at Riverside: The Statistical Consulting Collaboratory

Salford Systems and the City of Hope


Come learn about the many opportunities for those with a background in statistics!

This career fair provides students of any major a unique opportunity to learn about career options in statistics.   You will have the opportunity to chat with statisticians from local universities, government, health care, marketing, and pharmaceutical companies from throughout Southern California.  Following the lunchtime speaker, there will be small breakout sessions in which professionals from different industries will tell you how they spend their work days, the academic preparation and work experience needed, and the current and future opportunities in their fields.   A tour of the City of Hope will also be available at 1:30.


10:00 am – 11:45 am        Career Fair

11:45 am – 1:30 pm          Lunch and Speaker: Mary Ellen Bock, President of ASA, of the American Statistical Association will speak.  Awards ceremony for high school poster competition (for details visit:

1:30 pm – 3:30 pm            Breakout sessions:  What it’s like to do statistical work in different industries.
Tour of the City of Hope


Cost for Event:  Nothing!  You may purchase a lunch (lasagna, salad, bread, dessert, and beverage) for $6.00, if your reservation is postmarked by February 21st.


NOTE: SCASA is offering free 1 year ASA and SCASA memberships to first-time student attendees.

City of Hope National Medical Center, Platt Conference Center

1500 East Duarte Road, Duarte, Calif. 91010

Directions:  Take the 210 freeway to Buena Vista, one exit west of the 605 freeway.  Go south to Duarte Road and turn left.  The main entrance and Platt Conference Center are on the right.  There is free parking along the south side of Duarte Road or in the lot east of the main gate. 


For more information:  email or (310) 393-0411 x6338 or

Text Box: Careers Day Registration Form

Name (as you’d like it on badge) ________________________________________________________________________________________
Affiliation (as you’d like it on badge) _____________________________________________________________________________________
Lasagna preference (check one) 	___ Meat		___ Vegetarian
Contact Information (preferably e-mail address, phone O.K., too) ______________________________________________________________
Are you a first –time attendee? __Yes	__No
Lunch registrations must be postmarked by February 21th.  Enclose a check for $6 made out to SCASA, and send to Marika Suttorp  RAND Corporation 1776 Main Street PO Box 2138 M4S Santa Monica, CA 90407.
If you require confirmation that your reservation was received, please send e-mail to after you mail your check or enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope.  Refund requests must include a self-addressed stamped envelope and cannot be honored after February 21st.