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Data Science Career Fair in Amsterdam

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February 28, 2018 - 15:00
ADS Event

Introducing the Amsterdam Data Science & Big Data Alliance ‘Data Science Career Fair’

A chance for Data Science organisations to connect with Students from Data Science-related domains

Students: Want to find out your career options, for example internship & job opportunities?

The Fair will comprise:

  • Speed dating sessions
  • Workshops and cases by leading Data Science organisations
  • Advice sessions on: starting your own business, an academic career, working at a governmental organisation, working in industry
  • Pitches from organisations
  • Networking over free beer & pizza!!

Where? ACE Start-up Village, Science Park 608, Amsterdam

How? Free to attend, but please subscribe in advance HERE

The goal: A chance for data science students to connect with companies looking for interns and/or permanent employees for data science positions. Our event will show students their career options and give companies the chance to show what they can offer.

Who’s coming? 150+ Students Currently Registered (Bachelor, Master, PhD), keen to follow a data science career (e.g. Business Analytics, Econometrics, Informatics, Information Studies, Software Engineering).

CompaniesAdidas, Anchormen, Birds.ai, Bol.com, Booking.com, CGI, Chipsoft, CQM, DatascienceLab, Dutch Analytics, eBay, Elsevier, GoDataDriven, KLM, KPMG, KPN, NewRelity, OPT/NET, ORTEC, Peace Tech Lab, Qualogy, Tapp, Tiqets, Viriciti. 

The programme:

14:30-15:00: Registration

15:00-16:00: Workshops

  • A (Room: Shark): ‘From fourier analysis to deep convents to use cases’ – I. Everts (GoDataDriven)
  • B (Room: Day): ‘Experience the life of a data scientist in one hour’ – E. D’Acunto & R. Monné (ORTEC)
  • C (Room: Inno): ‘Data science and AI in the real world’ – P. Hulsen (CQM)

16:00-16:30: Inspire sessions

  • A (Room: Shark): What can I expect from an academic career? – C. van Son (VU) & A. Meroño (VU)
  • B (Room: Inno): What are my options after my masters or PhD? – C. Zandvliet (Xomnia) & D. Graus (FD Mediagroep)

16:30-17:00: Inspire sessions

  • A (Room: Shark): Want to start your own business? – Y. Bodnar (ACE) & M. Farzanehpour (SCITODATE)
  • B (Room: Inno): Want to work at a government organisation? – J. Goilo (Datalab City of Amsterdam)

17:00-17:30: Quick fire pitches (Room: Day & Night)

  • Companies present their career opportunities in one minute

17:30-18:30 Speeddates (Room: Day & Night)

  • 7 minute blocks. Note: it is your responsibility to know your exact time slots

18:30-19:30: Beers, pizza & networking  (Room: Day & Night)

 

Questions? email Esther Smit2@uva.nl

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