Career Prep

Redefine your career, boost your earning potential

Analyst, engineer, or researcher; manager, scientist, or developer: no matter what your ideal career as a data expert looks like, we can help you obtain it.

Our graduates go on to work for organizations spanning every industry—from IBM and Adobe to the Mayo Clinic and Institute for Molecular Engineering—and serve as experts in a range of fields, including:

  • Data analysis and visualization
  • Machine learning
  • Statistical analysis and modeling
  • Data privacy and security
  • Business intelligence
  • Natural language processing
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Software development

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Handshake is a digital portal where you can also:

  • Search for open positions and apply for jobs online
  • Make resumes, cover letters, and other documents available to recruiters
  • Request interviews with employers interviewing on campus
  • Search and RSVP for employer-related events

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Graduate with impressive experience

As a student here you’ll have the opportunity to join in on compelling research projects, intern in dynamic settings, and seek out relevant part-time work.

You may work to discover hidden truths about the opioid epidemic; examine the relationship between environmental policy and climate change; or show a regional business how a broken supply chain is costing them profit.

No matter what project you join, you’ll graduate with the real-world experience employers are looking for.

Employment for international students

If you are an F-1 student with an opportunity to gain practical data science experience, you may be eligible for a type of authorization called Curricular Practical Training (CPT).

Learn more at the Office of International Services

There’s immense satisfaction in knowing that the data analysis I’m working on today is helping national leaders and policy makers in education make better decisions.

Ayesha B., M.S. in Data Science

A sampling of places our alumni land

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