We will have a total of five sessions with two hands-on workshop sessions
running in parallel with our morning session and two afternoon parallel
The five sessions are:
1. Careers in Data Science (10:45AM–12:15PM)
: This session will feature 6 speakers aiming to present broadly on tips for
finding jobs, interviewing well, data science applications, preparing for the
job market, how they came to their position, job search timelines, etc. Q&A
session to follow.
2. Workshop I: Résumé and CV Building
(10:45AM–12:15PM) : Kay Kimball Gruder will lead this workshop to
discuss effective ways of building Résumé and CV. Gruder has over 30 years of
experience in career development and helps numerous graduate students and
postdocs as they explore and prepare for careers.
3. Workshop II: Networking on LinkedIn
(10:45AM–12:15PM) : Lisa Famularo will lead this workshop to present
on how to do networking on LinkedIn. Famularo is a Career Consultant within
the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. She often helps students with major and
career exploration, career planning resources, post-graduation opportunities,
and general career development.
4. Data Science in Tech (1:15PM– 2:45PM) : This
session will feature 5 speakers who will discuss the challenges and
opportunities in the tech companies. Q&A session to follow.
5.What can a Data Scientist do (1:15PM– 2:45PM)
: This session will feature 6 speakers who will present their day-to-day
experiences and challenges as data scientists. There will also be discussions
on how they use data science or statistical techniques to address their work
challenges. Q&A session to follow.