Natalie Vivien wrote: > Hi all, > > I had a bachelor degree in Statistics and I am looking for > statistics-related job. The trouble is I don't seem to be able to apply > much. For example, I took Survey Methodology and I learnt about > stratification and clustering but I didn't know how to design a > questionnaire. I took experimental design but i do not how to go about > conducting a randomised controlled trial and acheiving the outcomes. I > wonder whether it is because I do not have the aptitude or what. > > May I know whether u have encountered this problem? I really like what > I studied and I hope to do what I like. > > Will it because my knowledge acquired at bachelor is not adequate for > application? I really hope to learn more how to do it and be given > chances to learn with guidance. > > Are there any recommendations of applied statistics with a CD rom > containing data sets that I can use? Currently, I have several job > interviews as a biostatistician which requires me to know randomised > controlled experiments (that's how I know about such a thing) and as a > health service statistician. > > I found a job doing qualitative analysis but is this to do with > Statistics? > > I hope I have posted in the right group (this is about education, > right?) and I hope to hear from some kind and helpful souls out there. > > Thanks! :) >
One *does* have to eat, but think of your bachelors degree as a beginning not an end. Given what you've expressed here, you should get a masters degree in biostatistics. There is no shortage of organizations that would bid for your services ESPECIALLY if you've got good writing skills.