Talk: Ghost Work: How to Stop Silicon Valley from Building a New Global Underclass
May 15, 2019
7:30 PM (Doors Open at 6:30)
Town Hall Seattle
MSR researchers Mary Gray and Sid Suri are talking about their new book Ghost Work: How to Stop Silicon Valley from Building a New Global Underclass at The Forum at Town Hall on May 15, 2019 at 7:30 (doors at 6:30) at 1119 Eighth Ave. Please visit www.townhallseattle.org for tickets.
Fellowship: Summer Data Science Fellowship Opportunity
Deadline: Early applications due April 15
Program: The Data Incubator is an intensive 8 week fellowship that prepares masters students, PhDs, and postdocs in STEM and social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists. The program is free for Fellows and supported by sponsorships from hundreds of employers across multiple industries. In response to the overwhelming interest in our earlier sessions, we will be holding another fellowship. Continue reading
Congressional Research Service’s 2019 Graduate Recruit Program is Hiring
Deadline: Applications must be received by April 17, 2019
The Congressional Research Service (CRS) has just launched its 2019 Graduate Recruit Program. The highly competitive Graduate Recruit Program offers a variety of paid employment opportunities, including analyst, technical information specialist and librarian positions: Continue reading
Call for Papers: JCDL 2019 Workshop on Organizing Data, Information, and
Knowledge in Big Data Environments
Deadline: Extensive summary submission due April 5, 2019
This workshop will provide an opportunity for participants – information and computing researchers and professionals who work in the areas of information organization, information retrieval, knowledge management, data mining, and Big Data analytics — to get together and exchange research ideas on organizing access to data, information, and knowledge in Big Data environments. Continue reading
Funding: 2019 LEADS Doctoral Summer Fellowship
Application Deadline Sunday, February 17, 2019 at 11:59 PM (EST).
The Metadata Research Center (MRC) at Drexel University’s College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) invites doctoral students to participate in the LIS Education and Data Science-4-the National Digital Platform (LEADS-4-NDP) program. This is a virtual fellowship program; applicants from any geographic location are eligible for consideration. The deadline for applications is Sunday, February 17 at 11:59 PM (EST). Information on last year’s (2018) LEADS Fellows can be found at: http://cci.drexel.edu/mrc/research/leads/leads-4-ndp-fellows/.
Mangels Lecture – Samuel Sinyangwe, “Using Data to Advance Racial Justice”
February 13, 2019
Mangels lecturer and nationally-recognized activist Samuel Sinyangwe will be visiting the iSchool February 12-14, with the majority of the events occurring on the 13th. Due to the nature of the events, individual RSVPs are required.
Every quarter the Economics Undergraduate Board (EUB) holds a seminar around some academic topic, and this quarter it is about data science. The guest lecturer is a head statistician and economist at Amazon who has been a pioneer of data science as a field.