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Data Science Career Fair in Amsterdam

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February 28, 2018 - 15:00
Data Science Career Fair

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, bit 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, CQM, DatascienceLab, Dutch Analytics, eBay, Elsevier, EY, GoDataDriven, KLM, KPN, ORTEC, Peace Tech Lab, Qualogy, SVB, Tapp and Tiqets. 

The programme:

15:00-16:00: Hands-on Workshops from:

  • GoDataDriven
  • ORTEC
  • EY
  • CQM                            

16:00-16:30: What are my career options?

  • What can I expect from a career in academia? 
  • What are my options after my Masters?

16:30-17:00: What are my career options?

  • Want to start your own business? Insight on this from ACE
  • Want to work for a Governmental organisation? Insight on this from Datalab

17:00-17:30: Quick Fire Pitches from the companies (career opportunities)

  • 1 minute pitch and 1 minute question time

17:30-18:30: Speed dating sessions with your pre-selected organisations of choice

  • Blocks of 7 minutes

18:30-19:30: Networking over free beer & pizza

Questions? email Esther Smit2@uva.nl

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