Have you ever wondered what it is that Statisticians actually do? A Statisticians role is far more intriguing then just working with numbers. They provide crucial guidance in determining what information is reliable and which predictions can be trusted. Very often they help search for clues to the solution of a scientific mystery and have a role in keeping researchers from being misled by false impressions.
What sort of person wants to become a Statistician? Someone who likes to:
Solve Problems using data from a wide variety of fields
Work with numbers, people and patterns
Apply mathematical and statistical knowledge to social, economic, medical, political, and ecological problems
Travel and share your knowledge with other professionals
Attend conferences, seminars, and meet new people
Advance the frontiers of statistics, mathematics, and probability through education and research
Perhaps you see a bit of yourself in there. If you enjoy any of these, a career in statistics may be right for you!