Opportunity for PhD Data Science Students: 3-day Summer Immersion with a Nonprofit

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A unique data for social good program, sponsored by Bloomberg, for PhD data science students

Apply today! Deadline: May 29. See below for details. 


Fellows will:

* Be PhD students at NYC-area universities
* Have a background in data science (computer science, statistics, operations research or related field)

* Spend 3 days in July, August or early September 2018 at a participating non-profit, working with them on a tightly defined data science task

* Attend Data for Good Exchange on September 16, 2018 and participate in a panel about their experience


Bloomberg will:

* Pair fellows with nonprofits

* Help fellows and nonprofits define the immersion task and plan the immersion

* Arrange travel for fellows to/from their nonprofit and to/from Data for Good Exchange

NYC Media Lab will:

* Provide an honorarium for participating fellows

* Manage the panel at Data for Good Exchange

To apply, please send a CV and a letter of support from your advisor to: d4gx@bloomberg.net no later than May 29, 2018.

For more info about Data for Good Exchange, see https://www.bloomberg.com/company/d4gx/

For info about last year's Immersion Day program, see https://medium.com/@nycmedialab/data-for-good-bloomberg-supports-data-scientists-work-with-nonprofits-and-municipalities-to-solve-6d9ce6360ea8