Statistics Intern - 31960 in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 2/13/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Alion Science, is seeking currently enrolled undergraduate students with backgrounds in statistics, biostatistics, operations research, engineering, or mathematics to support the Scientific Test and Analysis Techniques Center of Excellence (STAT COE), located at the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT) at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio.

The STAT COE provides tremendous professional growth opportunities to improve your technical knowledge, hone your practical skills, and broaden your experience. The COE is a collaborative and energetic workplace where members discuss program challenges and work together to provide practical products to programs. You will be mentored by senior personnel to support defense acquisition test programs and create best practices or other COE products.

During your tenure you will:

  • Apply statistical principles such as design of experiments, Bayesian analysis, regression modeling, and reliability planning on real world problems and data
  • Help develop test strategies, rigorous test designs, and conduct post-test analyses
  • Utilize software such as JMP, R, or Excel to inform projects or create analysis tools
  • Work and learn in a collaborative environment
  • Improve both written and oral communication skills

We are at the forefront of applying advanced statistical techniques to test various defense systems and constantly exploring new methodologies. Your will complete your summer with a final presentation on the project(s) you worked on.


  • A current undergraduate student with at least 2 years (3 years preferred) of a statistics, biostatistics, operations research, engineering, or mathematics degree completed by Spring 2020
  • A United States citizen
  • (Desired) Previous experience with programming/software (eg. JMP, Matlab, R, SAS, SPSS, C++, etc.)

No housing or travel funding is provided.

Security Clearance: None

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