Francis Borrego

Senior Assistant Director, Employer Relations 

Francis Borrego

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Francis manages the employer relations team and works with employers to foster opportunities for students to engage advance their career and professional development. He has an MS in Student Affairs Administration, an MBA from Binghamton University, and a BA in Management from Hartwick College. Previous experiences include 15 years in Higher Education focusing on career services, marketing, and communications, 10 years of experience in sales and marketing in the high-tech manufacturing industry and the utility and shopping mall management industries.

What was your most interesting job? A global marketing manager for a high-tech manufacturer. I traveled domestically and internationally (Brazil, China, India, Mexico, etc.) to regions where consumer electronics were being manufactured. I enjoyed experiencing local cultures, and my favorite was going to Singapore or China around Chinese New Year.

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Which Industries are Hiring Data Scientists in 2021?

A major lesson learned from the pandemic is that data is an integral part of business decisions and strategic operations. As COVID hit, businesses adapted to hybrid and distributed environments with data at the center of everything. With more data …

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How Covid-19 changed MIT’s global hackathon program and others for the better, forever

Postdoc Freddy Nguyen, former co-director of the MIT Hacking Medicine hackathon, discusses how transitioning to virtual programming during the Covid-19 pandemic shed light on how to improve hackathons going forward.

Read the full article on Forbes written by Michelle Greenwald

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7 Skills You Need to Succeed in Data Science (and How to Show Them Off in a Job Search)

Nearly a decade after Harvard Business Review called data science the sexiest job of the 21st century, becoming a data scientist is still a great career choice. The median salary for a data scientist is $122,840, according to the Bureau …

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5 Useful Tips for Landing that Data Science Internship You’ve Always Wanted

The data science market is growing rapidly, which means that while data scientists are in demand, the number of job seekers is also on the rise. It is not only the large companies that depend on data science. The rise …

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Data Science Is a High-Paying, Fast-Growing Field—Here’s What You Need to Know About Entering It

Ever wonder how Instagram knows exactly what ad to show you? Or how your supermarket keeps the right food in stock? It’s probably thanks to a data scientist.

You may have heard the words “data science” tossed around a lot …

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