You’ve probably heard the phrase “Big Data” – the crunching of giant data sets to develop new insights that were not possible before. Data Scientists are employed in all types of organizations: government agencies, private companies, non-profits – and many of them are PhDs. If you have experience analyzing large quantitative data sets, designing and administering databases, and/or developing coding for data analysis, you could conceivably become a Data Scientist.
Free online panel discussion: “Careers in Data Science”
Monday June 9 – Friday June 13
Relevant to all STEM disciplines
Takes place in STEM Forum on Versatile PhD website
Asynchronous format; read and participate anytime during the week
This free online panel discussion features several STEM PhDs who have become data scientists since leaving the academy. Panelists will introduce themselves on Monday June 9 and answer your questions for the rest of the week.
To participate, register on VPhD if you haven’t already, then visit the Versatile PhD STEM Forum anytime that week and look for threads beginning with the word “Panel.” You can even receive posts by email: Log in, go to MyVPhD and click Notifications. All the choices are there for you: weekly digest, daily digest, or every posting in the STEM forum.
Not a VPhD member? Anyone may register on VPhD for free and enjoy this great web-based discussion. Invite friends.Do you use Twitter? Please help us spread the word with this tweet:
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