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Career Resources

Data Science Masters Career Management Center

At the Data Science Institute, we’re committed to preparing the students in our MS Data Science program for success in their chosen careers. Our partnership with the Owen Graduate School Career Management Center offers Data Science students personalized assistance from the moment they are admitted into the program, through graduation and their post-DSI careers.


Brook Meissner
Brook Meissner

Srinidhi Panchapakesan

Our dedicated career coach, Brook Meissner, works directly with our Data Science MS program students to help them navigate their post-college career. In addition to Brook, Srinidhi Panchapakesan specializes in assisting students with the initial refinement of their resumes and cover letters. See more about the services Brook and the CMC provide for students in the chart below.

Heather Yockey

Heather Yockey manages and develops Employer Relations & Recruiting for our Master of Data Science program. Heather works to build strong relationships with employers, understanding their needs, and identifying opportunities to connect them with our talented students. She ensures students have access to a diverse range of employment opportunities and are well-equipped to succeed in their chosen careers.




Going Back to School

Teddy Weaver
Vanderbilt DSI MS Data Science 2021
Data Scientist and Engineering, Thyme Care

A Journey in Data Science

Lori Chiu
Vanderbilt DSI MS Data Science 2021
Member Experience Senior Analyst, Tinder

Forging a Path in Data Science

Meena Muthusubramanian
Vanderbilt DSI MS Data Science 2022
Data Scientist, Intel Corporation

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.

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.