Data Science Industry Fellowships

This program is for budding data scientists who want to work on a collaborative project with industry, and for companies that would like to investigate an in-house data science challenge.

Cybera’s Data Science Industry Fellowships will help aspiring data scientists gain valuable industry experience by working on a company-specific challenge.

This program is funded by the Government of Alberta, and operated in collaboration with the Pacific Institute for Mathematical Sciences.

How does the fellowship work?

The 30-day fellowships will run in August 2019 in Calgary and Edmonton.

Teams of early-career data scientists will work with mentors and subject matter experts from industry partners. Together, they will build a data product prototype to tackle a real-world problem experienced by the industry partner.

Data Science Fellow Eligibility

Cybera is seeking data scientists from a range of backgrounds, including:

  • Post-doctoral fellows looking to enter the data science industry
  • Individuals looking to re-skill or up-skill
  • Graduate students looking for industry experience

You can apply for this program if you:

  • Possess strong data science foundations (e.g. a background or proven understanding of programming, machine learning, statistics, etc)
  • Are looking for industry experience

FELLOWSHIP APPLICATION

Industry Partner Eligibility

Cybera is seeking companies that have an industry problem to work on, including:

Your company can apply for this program if you:

  • Are based in Alberta
  • Are facing a data science challenge
  • Are lacking in-house data science capacity

INDUSTRY PARTNER APPLICATION

*Applications for the program are open until July 1, 2019, 23:59 MDT.


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