Statistics University Student Placements

Statistics University Student Placements
Role type
Closing date
21 Nov 2023
Aberystwyth, Cardiff, Flexible, Homeworking (anywhere in the UK), hybrid, Llandudno, Llandudno Junction, Merthyr Tydfil, Newport, Newport (Gwent), Pontypridd, Swansea, Treforest, Wales, Wrexham
Open to
Other (please specify in the job description)
Welsh Government

Welsh Government are advertising statistics university student placements, to begin in summer 2024. The successful applicants will spend a year on placement. There are multiple posts available.

The successful candidates will:

  • obtain a wide experience of statistical work
  • learn about the environment in which data are managed and statistics are produced
  • work closely with and be mentored by experienced statistical staff
  • have access to specific and on-the-job training — for example, this includes developing IT skills such as MS-Excel, SQL, R, and SAS

Who this opportunity is for

This scheme is only open to:

  • undergraduate students currently in their second year of study, looking to undertake a year-long placement commencing Summer 2024 before returning to complete their degree
  • postgraduate students who have a year-long placement built into their postgraduate degree scheme which they are looking to undertake Summer 2024 to Summer 2025

Graduates should not apply.

How to apply

You can read the full job advert and apply on the Welsh Government website.