Insight is an intensive, six week postdoctoral training fellowship that bridges the gap between academia and a career in data science. Based in Silicon Valley, the program enables scientists to learn the industry specific skills needed to work in the growing field of big data at leading technology companies.
Are you a PhD candidate or postdoctoral researcher looking to transition into a career in industry? Do you want a career that truly leverages your quantitative experience in a fast-growing, in-demand field that is making a positive impact in the world?
Silicon Valley technology companies are hiring data scientists to help them glean insights from the terabytes of data that they collect everyday. While the amount of data produced and stored is growing exponentially, there is a severe shortage of top talent to analyze this data and extract valuable insights from it.
The Insight Data Science Fellows Program is a new postdoctoral training fellowship that bridges the gap between academia and data science. Insight is a six week, intensive program based in Mountain View, California that teaches researchers how to apply their existing analytical skills to big data. The program consists of project-based, industry-driven learning approach designed to train you in many of the cutting edge data science tools and practices used in industry.
Immediately following the program, Fellows interview at top Silicon Valley technology companies and are likely to receive multiple job offers.
Here’s what you need to know about the Insight Data Science Fellows
Program in a nutshell:
1. 6 week, full-time, postdoctoral data science training fellowship in Mountain View, CARLIFONIA .
2. Full tuition scholarship and a travel and living expense reimbursement of up to $5,000.
3. Self-directed, project-based learning (no classes!) under the guidance of top industry data scientists.
4. A group of smart people who are excited about working on interesting problems while having a positive impact.
5. Interview and get hired at top Silicon Valley technology companies immediately following completion of the program
Insight is a Silicon Valley based startup working to bridge the gap between academia and the technology industry. We are funded by top startup investment funds Y Combinator 8 and SV Angel9 and, with participation from leading technology companies, are connecting top analytical talent with some of the most innovative companies in the world. Mentors for the Insight Data Science Fellows Program, who will be hiring out of the program, are data scientists and engineers from top technology companies including:
Upcoming sessions of the Insight Data Science Fellows Program will take place on the following start dates:
•January 6, 2014 (currently accepting early applications)
Applying to The Insight Data Fellows Programme
We are currently accepting applications for the Insight Data Science Fellows Program session starting January 6, 2014. Given the high interest we have received, we expect entry to be quite competitive. Since interviews and acceptances will be granted on a rolling basis, we encourage you to apply as early as possible.
If you have any questions please email us at [email protected].
Or, to apply, please visit: http://insightdatascience.com/apply.html