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Upcoming NCA Programming

Modified: January 18, 2018

Please note: Postdocs will need to request CareerCat portal access in order to register to attend these workshops. Register to attend here.


Crafting Your Message to Employers (Evanston campus)

Develop a strategy for approaching employers at this winter’s career fair. Think through your goals for the fair and practice speaking with recruiters and employers in general.

  • January 19, 12-1pm, TGS Commons, (2122 Sheridan Rd, 1st floor) Evanston campus

Register to attend here.


Grad Student & Postdoc Data Science Career Trek(s) 

Northwestern Career Advancement is offering Masters, PhDs and postdocs two Data Science Career Treks this quarter. Explore the a nuances of working in data science and analytics across industries. Learn more about professional pathways from experts with advanced degrees in everything from Linguistics to Statistics. This is an excellent opportunity to learn more about the hiring process at different organizations and connect with industry professionals at various stages of their careers.

Trek #1

  • When: Friday, February 2, 9:30 am-3:00 pm (exclusive of travel time to/from the city)
  • Where:  Civis Analytics & CNA
  • Who should apply: Postdocs and Masters/PhD students at any stage of their program are welcome to apply!
  • How to apply: Login to Career Cat and complete the RSVP for the Data Science Career Trek (Whole Day) Workshop

The deadline to apply to this trek is Monday, January 22.  

Trek #2

  • When: Friday, February 16, 10am-12:00 pm (exclusive of travel time to/from Skokie)
  • Where: Paynet
  • Who should apply: Postdocs and Masters/PhD students at any stage of their program are welcome to apply!
  • How to apply: Login to Career Cat and complete the RSVP for the Data Science Career Trek (Half Day) Workshop

The deadline to apply to this trek is Monday, February 5.

Please note: These treks are for exploratory/informational purposes. The employers participating have concluded internship recruitment for summer 2018. Additionally, not all participating employers offer visa sponsorship. You are welcome to apply to both treks, but must register for both.  Registration does not confirm participation.  NCA will be in touch regarding attendance following the application deadlines.  Please contact Brett Boettcher or Elysse Longiotti with any questions.


Data Science Resumes and Networking

Learn how to articulate your skills when applying to data science positions. Additionally, we'll walk through online resources and provide tips for developing your online network.

  • January 30, 12-130pm, TGS Commons, (2122 Sheridan Rd, 1st floor) Evanston campus

Register to attend here.

Activities and Events, Professional Development