Northwestern Data Science Career Evening- 2018-05-15 16:00:00 -Pritzker School of Law

Are you curious about transitioning into a career in data science?

Do you want to hear more about the data science field or learn how to acquire the skills needed to become a data scientist in industry?

Then you should join our first Northwestern Data Science Career Evening Workshop, which will feature both data science training programs and industry representatives from a variety of sectors.

You will learn about some of Chicago’s data science activities, which provide opportunities to develop and demonstrate your skills, and you will hear about the work of the data scientist in different industries.


The program at a glance:


  • Keynote: Ryan Fukushima (COO, TEMPUS)
  • Ashley Purdy (Metis)

Panel Discussion with Data Science Companies

  • Participating companies: IDEO, NowPow, higi, NU KnightLab
  • Moderator: Satyender Goel, Research Assistant Professor in General Medicine, Northwestern University and HealthLNK


Networking Reception 

Following the introductory talks, there will be a  networking reception where food and drinks will be provided and attendees will be able to interact with multiple industry/organizations representatives to learn about the sector-specific roles of data scientists in each company.


Registration is mandatory and limited to 200 participants!



Visit our webpage for more details on the program

We look forward to seeing you! 

Northwestern University Postdoctoral Forum (NUPF)

The Northwestern University Postdoctoral Forum (NUPF) is an organization focused on creating a community among Northwestern University (NU) postdocs across all disciplines, while sharing postdoc-specific resources for career and personal development.

Biomedical Informatics and Data Science Association (BIDS)

The Biomedical Informatics and Data Science (BIDS) association is a student organization that encompasses graduate students in various science programs on Northwestern University’s Chicago campus. The purpose of the Biomedical Informatics and Data Science (BIDS) Student Group is to create a community for biomedical informatics and data science students across Northwestern University’s Evanston and Chicago campuses.


Supported by
The Graduate School Professional Development Grant – Northwestern University
Northwestern Data Science Initiative (DSI)
Northwestern Institute on Complex Systems (NICO)
IDEAS (Integrated Data-Driven Discovery in Earth and Astrophysical Sciences)-National Science Foundation (NSF)
NUCATS (Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute)
The Biomedical Data-Driven Discovery Training Program (BD3)
Walter S. and Lucienne Driskill Graduate Program in Life Sciences (DGP)​