Internships Listing

Every December, a list of internship opportunities for students is published in Amstat News. If your organization would like to include an internship opportunity on our website, please complete the form. Interested students will send a letter of inquiry and résumé directly to the contact and location you list.

This list has been updated to reflect internships that are still available. Additional internships are posted as received on the ASA education website.

The complete list can be viewed in the December online issue of Amstat News.

Contact Rebecca Nichols at (703) 684-1221, Ext. 1877, or with questions.

Mostly Math

Walnut Creek, California
Number of Positions: 3–4
Type of Student: Terminal master’s degree in statistics
Deadline: May apply throughout the year

Instructing, business research, or a combination of instructing and business research internships are available. The intern will learn how to assess student needs and effectively teach math, statistics, and probability to six college students. The intern will manage a business research project, including developing a statistical analysis plan, analyzing data, and writing a report. The intern will gain insight into running a small business and often work directly with the owner of the company. Applicants must be currently enrolled or have graduated in the last 18 months and be eligible to work in the United States. Apply online. Only complete applications will be considered.

U.S. Census Bureau

Suitland, Maryland
Number of Positions: Multiple
Type of Student: BS/BA/MS/MA/PhD
Deadline: Continuous

The U.S. Census Bureau has several summer positions for candidates interested in producing the nation’s official economic and demographic statistics. Interns may work on a variety of applications, including survey design and analysis, evaluation of nonsampling errors, and coverage and measurement error and analysis. These positions require excellent communication and interpersonal skills and knowledge in one or more of the following areas: sampling techniques, experimental design, times series analysis, regression analysis, linear models, exploratory data analysis, statistical inference, statistical analysis, statistical computing, and applied probability. U.S. citizenship is required. To apply, visit the website. Click on Jobs@Census and go to Student and Research Opportunities, then Student Temporary Employment Program.

Contact: Angela Jones, Human Resources Division, 4600 Silver Hill Road, Washington, DC 20233; (301) 763-3371; (301) 763-4706 (fax);


Schaumburg, Illinois
Number of Positions: 4
Type of Student: Working towards an advanced degree in statistics, math, or related field
Deadline: Open until positions are filled

We are expanding our predictive modeling team, which includes hiring summer interns. Responsibilities include working with large data sets that include internal and external data, preliminary data analysis, and multivariate model-building, including advanced statistical techniques (e.g., GLMs, regression, clustering, trees). Position requires working alongside experienced modelers who perform these roles in collaboration with data specialists, business units, and others. Required skills include strong statistical knowledge and quantitative/analytical skills. Proficiency in SAS is required. Zurich’s North America Commercial and Global Corporate in North America business divisions are part of Zurich Financial Services Group (Zurich), an insurance-based financial services provider with a global network of subsidiaries and offices. To apply, visit the website and go to Careers, then Career Opportunities. Insert the Position ID number 23497.

Contact: Carlos Herrera, 1400 American Lane, Schaumburg, IL 60196; (847) 605-6000;

Editor’s Note: Additional internships will be posted online as received.