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Data Science

Interested in pursuing a future in Data Science? Find resources, events, opportunities, and advice to confirm your interest and kickstart your career.

Explore a career path in Data Science

 

Data science is one of the fastest growing and most exciting fields out there today. It combines multiple fields, including statistics, scientific methods, artificial intelligence (AI), and data analysis, to extract value from data. Data science encompasses preparing data for analysis, including cleansing, aggregating, and manipulating the data to perform advanced data analysis. Analytic applications and data scientists can then review the results to uncover patterns and enable business leaders to draw informed insights.

The fintech job market for 2022

Fintech Beat is a podcast that focuses on the intersection of finance, technology, policy and regulation. Each episode features the latest trends, movers and shakers, ideas and policies in financial technology. Host Chris Brummer, a Georgetown law professor and world-renowned …

By Kendel Jester
Kendel Jester Career Advisor Kendel Jester
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Exploring careers? Check out the IAP Career Exploration Series

This IAP, CAPD is happy to announce an institute-wide Career Exploration Series! This series is a collaboration between MIT departments, programs, employers, and alumni to help all students learn about the different career and graduate/professional school options available to you.  

Visit the events page on Handshake and filter …

By Tianna Ransom
Tianna Ransom Assistant Director, Career Exploration Tianna Ransom
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PKG Center: IDEAS Social Innovation Challenge

The IDEAS Social Innovation Challenge is MIT’s 21 -year old annual social entrepreneurship program housed in the PKG Public Service Center. Since its founding in 2001, IDEAS has enabled MIT student-led teams to apply their education and expertise in collaboration …

By Ariel Ackermann
Ariel Ackermann Prehealth & Career Advisor Ariel Ackermann
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Opportunities and Perils of Data Science

Thursday, November 4 at 4 p.m. in 34-401-Grier Room A

An EECS Seminar by Dr. Alfred Z. Spector, followed by a fireside chat moderated by Cadence Design Systems Professor Aleksander Madry. 

Data science has provided unprecedented opportunities to learn …

By Francis Borrego
Francis Borrego Senior Assistant Director, Employer Relations  Francis Borrego
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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 …

By Francis Borrego
Francis Borrego Senior Assistant Director, Employer Relations  Francis Borrego
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Toolkit: How to transition from academia to industry

At first glance, academic training can seem ill-suited to careers in industry. However, there are plenty of ways in which …

47 LinkedIn Groups closely affiliated with the Blockchain Industry Group

The Blockchain Industry Group (BIG) is dedicated to the advancement and adoption of blockchain technologies through the development and promotion …