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.

MIT Podcasts: AI in Hiring Trends

The dramatic advancements in AI over the past few years are omnipresent in the job search, and this collection of podcasts from MIT’s In Machines We Trust can shed light on ways AI might affect your experience in the job …

By Ariel Ackermann
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How to prevent ChatGPT from destroying creative jobs

As artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning technology advances, so do the capabilities of automation for what we consider creative work. Introduced in November 2022, ChatGPT is all the buzz in the AI/ML space and beyond because it is designed …

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Is Data Scientist Still the Sexiest Job of the 21st Century? 

Ten years ago we published the article “Data Scientist: Sexiest Job of the 21st Century.” Most casual readers probably remember only the “sexiest” modifier — a comment on their demand in the marketplace. The role was relatively new at the time, but …

By Mitchell Moise
Mitchell Moise Employer Relations Coordinator
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Einblick Analytics: The Hard Parts of Data Science Made Easy

Emanuel Zgraggen is Co-Founder and CEO of Einblick Analytics, the MIT spinoff making data science more accessible, allowing anyone, regardless of domain specialty, to optimize their jobs with state-of-the-art machine learning and data science methods.

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By Mitchell Moise
Mitchell Moise Employer Relations Coordinator
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Careers in Data Science Panel, Friday Aug. 19

We invite you to join the National Student Data Corps (NSDC) on Friday, August 19th from 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. (EST) for the next NSDC Data Science Panel.  Learn from other data scientists about their journeys and why they are …

By Francis Borrego
Francis Borrego Senior Assistant Director, Employer Relations 
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Featured Resources


Handshake 101: What it is & how to use it

CAPD is committed to creating a welcoming, inclusive environment for everyone we serve. If you need any disability-related accommodations to …

In addition to Handshake, you can use the websites below to find jobs and internships related to data science. CAPD …

The German start-up “ELEVEL Academy” offers a variety of interactive, free 2 hour webinars – ranging from Programming, Project-Management to …

Since the magazine was founded in 1956 New Scientist has also been helping to put brilliant scientists to work with … tracker

Live-tracking all tech startup layoffs since COVID-19. Data is compiled from public reports.