Insight Data Science Fellows Program

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November 4, 2016
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November 4, 2016

Insight Data Science Fellows Program

 Silicon Valley technology companies are hiring data scientists to help them glean insights from the terabytes of data that they collect everyday. The Insight Data Science Fellows Program is an intensive seven-week post-doctoral training fellowship bridging the gap between academia and data science.

About the Fellowship

The Insight Data Science Fellows Program is a full-time, 7 week postdoctoral fellowship based in the San Francisco Bay Area and New York City that helps scientists transition from academia to a career in data science. As an Insight Fellow you will receive a full tuition scholarship, making the program completely tuition free. Office space is also included for the Duration: of the program and we help international students handle any necessary visa arrangements. Finally, need-based living expense scholarships are available.


 Candidates should have completed or should be approaching the completion of their PhDs.

Monetary Support

 6 week, full-time, postdoctoral data science training fellowship in Mountain View, CA

 Full tuition scholarship, dedicated office space, self-directed, project-based learning under the guidance of top industry data scientists.

 Desk space at the Insight offices in Silicon Valley or New York City during the program.

 Tips and help from our staff to help with your living arrangements for the Duration: of the program.

 Guidance and mentorship from industry professionals at every stage of the program and as you prepare for interviews.

 Mentorship from alumni Insight Fellows whose experience, at Insight and at their current data science roles, make them an unparalleled resource to provide guidance and feedback.

 Personalized company matching. We help you figure out which companies you are best off interviewing with and help you arrange the interviews during the final week of the program.

 Help navigating the negotiation of final employment terms once companies have made their employment offers to you.

 50 Insight Fellow alumni are now data scientists at companies like LinkedIn, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Twitter, Square and other top tech companies.

Duration: 7 weeks

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