About ASA > What We Do

Key Activities

The ASA sponsors meetings and workshops around the United States, including the Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM) and many smaller, more specialized regional meetings.

The ASA publishes scholarly journals, general interest magazines, statistical research guides, informational brochures, membership information, and books of interest to statisticians.

The ASA sponsors educational programs and meetings to enrich statistical knowledge. The ASA is also an active participant in K-12 education initiatives involving statistics and mathematics.

Science Policy
The ASA promotes the inclusion of statistics in policymaking and the funding of statistics research.

Career Services
The ASA provides assistance in all aspects of career planning, placement, and enhancement through information, salary surveys, online job ads, and career development tools.

Awards, Scholarships, and other Honors
The ASA acknowledges and recognizes members who have made outstanding contributions to statistics or the association by sponsoring awards, honors, scholarships, and fellowships.