Dalhousie Statistics students are part of the largest group of statisticians in Maritime Canada, in a program that focuses strongly on applied research in environmental statistics, statistical genetics and bioinformatics. Statistics co-op students have the technical skills to gather and apply data to research, leading to informed decisions and objective conclusions. Statistics co-op students are in high demand in nearly every industry, including manufacturing, marketing, computing, healthcare, education, government, scientific research, consulting, agriculture and ecology.
Please note that Statistics co-op is no longer accepting new students. Previously enrolled Statistics co-op students remain available for hire by employers.
- Data gathering & analysis
- Statistical computing
- Survey methods
- Probability & statistical theory
- Algebra, matrix theory, calculus
- Regression & analysis of variance
- Applied multivariate analysis
- Oil and gas
- Product development assistant
- Data analyst
- Sales analyst
- Survey technician
- Project manager
- Technology analyst
- Statistics Canada
- Ontario Power Generation
- Maple Leaf Foods
- Morgan Stanley
- Imperial Oil Limited
- Capital District Health Authority
- Environment Canada
- Fisheries and Oceans Canada
- IWK Health Centre
Work term schedule
|2nd year||Study||Study||Work term 1|
|3rd year||Study||Work term 2||Study|
|4th year||Work term 3||Study||Break|
Statistics co-op student work term schedules may vary from the example displayed above.
Average pay rates during co-op
Faculty of Science: Statistics website.