If you or your child are already starting to think about where their skills lie and how they might be applied to a career in the years ahead, you’re on the right track. There’s never anything wrong with thinking ahead and even though your teenager might seem young now, it certainly won’t be long before they’re looking for work and starting the first steps on their individual career path.
For many kids that excel in mathematics and statistics, it can be tough to know exactly what that should mean for their future and their career. For sure, there are no lack of opportunities out there that demand good numerical capabilities and skills when handling numbers and statistical data. But all of that can be a little overwhelming if you’re not familiar with those worlds.
The opportunities in statistical careers are numerous though. With the rise of data science and things like data mining and statistical computing, you could argue that the need for people with good statistical and mathematical skills has never been higher than it is today. With that in mind, you should take a closer look at this infographic from MUT Online, which outlines some of the opportunities in statistics-focused careers and the different ways in which mathematical skills can be utilized in a professional environment.
Infographic designed by: MTU Online