Data Science Resource Center
Discoverdatascience.org is dedicated to providing current and prospective students with the necessary information and resources to succeed in the field of data science prior to and after graduation. We’ve spoken with various experts and have performed comprehensive research to help students make well-informed decisions prior to furthering their education in data science and other related fields. Please review the guides below for information, additional resources, and expert tips. As the site continues to grow we will produce more guides to assist students in achieving their goals.
This guide addresses the challenges that many women and young girls face when pursuing an interest, degree, or job in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics fields. The comprehensive guide offers expert tips, interviews and additional resources to parents, students, campuses, and programs. It is the goal of this guide to enable individuals and groups in fostering a welcoming environment for females to succeed in the STEM fields.
The guide covers an overview of the intersection between Environmental Science and Data Science and how the two can be combined to better tackle sustainability issues. There are also recommendations on how to become a contributor to the sustainability movement as well as career resources for those interested in a career in environmental sustainability.
Getting your foot in the door in the field of data science can be difficult. This guide covers tips and advise to help you secure your first job in data science.
There are many careers that are a good fit for those who are strong with numbers. This guide gives an overview of what the different career options are, what growth rates look like for those jobs, and outlines majors that help you prepare for a career in numbers. The guide covers 11 different potential career options along with 6 different majors to help students prepare for these high growth careers.
Most graduate degree programs in data science and its related fields require or (at a minimum) recommend submitting a Graduate Record Examination score. The GRE Prep guide explains the process of preparing, registering for and taking the test. It categorizes the various sections as well as offers expert tips and additional resources for students to use to master the skills required for the exam.
We have compiled over 50 great resources to help students improve their math skills. These cover skills that will help students from the elementary level all the way through college level math.
Securing an internship at a reputable company can be a great stepping stone into a full time position. This guide sets out to not only help students find an Internship in Big Data, but also to help them maximize the benefits of the internship experience. The guide contains listings of current internships to help students get started with their search.
There are a lot of scholarship opportunities for students interested in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) fields. This guide offers a comprehensive list as well as a tips when applying for scholarships.
The amount of fun and informational websites that deal with STEM topics on the internet can be overwhelming. For that reason, we’ve put together a guide for young learners with the best STEM centered websites out there. Our Kids STEM Guide features websites for kids ages K-12. The guide is broken down by Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math so students can get right to the topics they already love and then explore a new subject. There are sections listing camps and contests for teens, as well as resources for girls in STEM who continue to be underrepresented in STEM careers.