The 2017 UW Data Science Career Fair will be held on Monday, October 23 from noon to 5 p.m. in the HUB Ballroom.

Multiple UW departments are working together to create this  opportunity for undergraduates, graduate students, and postdocs working in data science to connect with companies and research labs looking for permanent employees and summer interns in data science positions. Please register in advance for the event at this link.

The event will be open to students and postdocs as follows:

Starting at 12pm

  • Masters’ students in the interdisciplinary MS in Data Science program
  • MSIM students taking the Data Science specialization
  • PhD students taking the Data Science or Advanced Data Science Option in Computer Science & Engineering, Statistics, Biology, Oceanography, Astronomy, Genome Science, Chemical Engineering, Mathematics, Applied Mathematics or the iSchool
  • PhD students in the IGERT, BDGN and Clean Energy programs
  • Graduate students in the Center for Studies in Demography & Ecology certificate program
  • Postdocs funded by Moore/Sloan or WRF Data Science postdoctoral fellowships

Starting at 1pm

  • Undergraduates pursuing a Data Science Option through Computer Science & Engineering, ACMS, or the iSchool

Starting at 2pm

  • Additional students will be able to participate based on space availability

Participating Companies: Interested companies can register to participate at this link. The following companies have registered for the Data Science Career Fair so far, please check back as more companies register.

Event Chair: Kay Beck-Benton (Computer Science & Engineering)

Organizing Committee

Deborah Alterman (Master’s in Data Science)
Magdalena Balazinska (Computer Science & Engineering, Director of the eScience Institute)
Crystal Eney (Computer Science & Engineering)
Micaela Parker (eScience Executive co-Director)
Sarah Stone (eScience Executive co-Director)
Jennifer Worrell (Computer Science & Engineering)

Sponsoring Departments: the eScience Institute, the Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering, the Department of Applied Mathematics, the Department of Biology, the Department of Human-Centered Design & Engineering, the Department of Statistics, the Information School, the UW Institute for Neuroengineering, the Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology, and the UW Master’s in Data Science Program.