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Career Resources

Looking for tools and resources to help with the next step in your data science journey? The Data Science MS program partners with a variety of resources across campus and industry to provide you with the tools you need to be a successful professional. To help support you, we’ve compiled a list of helpful resources that may be of interest to you.

The DS MS program has designed an exclusive career series for students to take part in. Sessions aim to bring in industry experts to discuss a wide range of topics. Topics have ranged resume workshops, interviewing techniques, personal data science career journeys, to technical talks and more.  View current and past sessions here.

Looking to hone your skills? Join our in-house data science team as they lead you through hands-on workshops during the semester.
A listing of current and past workshops can be found here.

Connect with your dedicated career coach, Mr. Brook Meissner. Brook, Associate Director with the Owen Graduate School of Management Career Center, joins the DSI as a part-time student career coach. Mr. Meissner joins us with 14 years of experience working with students pursuing business and finance roles, as well as navigating the job search with international students. He earned his M.Ed. from Vanderbilt’s Human Development Counseling program.


Students can schedule an appointment with Brook using the 12Twenty system.

DoreWays is your one-stop-shop for all things career related. This platform is the Career Center’s tool to help you find career events (such as career fairs or on-campus interviews), access to schedule your one on one coaching appointments, and search for/apply to job postings. Log In to DoreWays

Searching for and landing a job can be a stressful and time consuming task. And unfortunately, your resume can sometimes be one of thousands in the HR algorithms. A better way to utilize your time might be investing in networking. Here are some places to get started with networking to accelerate your career.

  • LinkedIn
  • Data Science Meet Up Groups
  • Nashville Technology Council

From the Stanford Design Lab: Designing Your Career.
Take a look at these short videos related to designing your career. These six videos will give you a brief look into the importance of interviewing, networking, and offers.
View the Series