Joshua, MSA Class of 2018

Exploring Data Science: A Webinar Series

Join NC State Institute for Advanced Analytics faculty and alumni to learn about careers and hot topics in the world of data science!

While open to all interested parties, this series of Exploring Data Science webinars is aimed at encouraging members of historically underrepresented groups to consider careers and graduate studies in analytics and data science.

Click on the links below to register for any or all of the upcoming talks, and stay tuned for more coming soon! All Exploring Data Science webinar attendees will receive an application fee waiver, should they decide to apply to the MSA program.

Past Webinars

Preparing for a Successful Career in Data Science from Anywhere in the World – Watch the recording!
Thursday, January 14, 2021
The Institute’s Dr. Andrea Villanes discussed how to prepare to enter the world of data science with all the resources available to us. We explored what companies are recruiting for, and how you can prepare to be the best candidates for a data science position.

Book Buffet: Serving Up Reviews of the Latest Data Justice Reads – Watch the recording!
Wednesday, February 3, 2021
MSA students and alumni provided an introduction to data ethics and algorithmic bias through discussion of various books and resources that address these important topics.

Strategies for Storytelling with Data – Watch the recording!
Thursday, February 11, 2021
The Institute’s Dr. Sarah Egan Warren will share strategies and resources to incorporate storytelling with data techniques into your next presentation.

Data Science Careers Up Close – Watch the recording!
Thursday, March 18, 2021
What is it really like to be a data science practitioner? Join us for a panel discussion with MSA alumni at various points in their careers — in industries as diverse as consulting, technology, and the public sector — and learn about their professional journeys and day-to-day work experiences.

Exploring Racial Disparities in Healthcare with Permutation Testing – Watch the recording!
Wednesday, March 31, 2021
The Institute’s Dr. Shaina Race used examples of racial disparities in healthcare data to demonstrate the intuition behind statistical inference and show you how you can test any hypothesis without statistical theory — using only your intuition and simple computer program.

Questions about Exploring Data Science? Contact Da’Esha McPhaul.