Employer Presentation - Office for National Statistics

30-01-2023 at 1pm to 2pm

Location: Treforest Library Training Room (L100)

Audience: Student

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Careers in Statistics

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is the UK’s largest independent producer of official statistics and its recognised national statistical institute. We are responsible for collecting and publishing statistics related to the economy, population and society at national, regional and local levels.

Key services include measuring changes in the value of the UK economy (GDP), estimating the size, geographic distribution and characteristics of the population (including statistics from the Census), and providing indicators of price inflation (CPI), employment, earnings, crime and migration.

Our talk will include The COVID Infection Survey, Careers in Statistics, recruitment and time for a questions and answers at the end.

Recruitment entry criteria for analyst at Office for National Statistics:

For a Statistical Officer the degree (2:1 or above) must contain at least 25% taught statistical content (undergraduate). 25% taught statistical content e.g. Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, Sciences, Business Studies, Psychology, Geography or similar. Find out more at Joining the GSS and GSG – Government Analysis Function (civilservice.gov.uk)

For a Research officer the degree (2:1 or above) must include social research modules that comprise at least 30% of the qualification, and this can be any social science related subject. Within this 30%, the applicant will be expected to evidence modules that show at least 3 out of the 5 listed skills: qualitative methods, study design, systematic/literature reviews, data interpretation and application of ethics to research). 

 Opportunity Types

  • Graduate Vacancies 
  • Year in Industry Placements 
  • Summer Placements 

Subjects Targeted

  • Analytical and Forensic Science 
  • Biological Sciences 
  • Business & Management
  • Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Science 
  • Data Science 
  • Health Sciences 
  • Maths 
  • Psychology 
 Please note this event is external to USW.  USW is not responsible for the, content, quality or availability of this event.  The information has been provided by named organisation.