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Career prospects

Because of the variety of job opportunities, the job prospects for statisticians are excellent. The more than 1,500 statisticians trained in Dortmund to date have had no problems on the national and international job market. Several job offers often left them spoiled for choice after graduation. Possible jobs are offered in banks and insurance companies, in the pharmaceutical industry, in quality assurance, in administration and in research. And over 50 of our graduates are now professors themselves.

There are job boards for graduates, as well as for student teaching/research assistants and internships. There is also a list of open positions at the Department of Statistics. Only the postings without a German language requirement are listed here, the full list can be found at to the German version of this page.

The lecture series "Statistics at Work" provides an insight into the multi-faceted professional life of a statistician. Here, graduates of the department report from their professional practice and present their company as well as the tasks they perform there.