Amsterdam Data Science & Big Data Alliance ‘Data Science Career Fair’
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.
How? Free to attend, but please subscribe in advance HERE
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).
Companies: Adidas, 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.
15:00-16:00: Hands-on Workshops from:
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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