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From: Sarah and Micaela <exec-direc...@escience.washington.edu>
*Data Science for Social Good Student Fellow applications are now open!*
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Are you interested in using data-driven discovery for societal benefit?
The University of Washington eScience Institute
<http://escience.washington.edu/>, in collaboration with the Cascadia Urban
Analytics Cooperative <http://cascadiadata.org/>, is excited to announce
the summer 2018 Data Science for Social Good (DSSG)
<http://escience.washington.edu/dssg/> program. The program brings together
Student Fellows with data and domain researchers to work on focused,
collaborative projects for societal benefit.
*Sixteen DSSG Student Fellows* will be selected to work with academic
researchers, data scientists, and public stakeholder groups such as
government officials, academic researchers, non-profit organizations, and
the general public, on data-intensive research projects.
*Who: *Graduate students and advanced (junior/senior) undergraduate
students are invited to apply. Spring 2018 graduates are eligible for this
program. Students who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents are
eligible to apply as long as their visa status allows them to work in the
U.S. *We cannot sponsor student visas for this program.*
*What: *Each student will be part of a team working full-time on a research
project that has concrete relevance and impact. Students are expected to
work closely and collaboratively with team members onsite for the duration
of the 10-week program. Projects will have an applied social good dimension
and involve analysis and visualization of data from areas such as public
health, sustainable urban planning, environmental protection, disaster
response, crime prevention, education, transportation, governance,
commerce, and social justice. Click for summaries of projects from the Summer
and Summer 2016
<http://escience.washington.edu/dssg/project-summaries-2016/> and Summer
2017 <http://escience.washington.edu/dssg/project-summaries-2017/> DSSG
*Where: *Most work will be conducted on the UW campus in the WRF Data
Science Studio <http://escience.washington.edu/wrf-data-science-studio/>,
but some field excursions in the City of Seattle or King County may also be
*When: *This is a 10-week long, full-time program beginning June 11th and
ending August 17th 2018.
*Compensation: *Students will be given a stipend of $6,500 for the 10 weeks.
- Demonstrated experience in issues related to social good
- Research experience with quantitative or qualitative tools
- Strong academic record
- Previous programming experience
*How to Apply: **CLICK HERE FOR THE APPLICATION FORM
<https://form.jotform.com/80044460734148>. *Please note: a copy of your CV
and unofficial transcripts are required to complete the form.
Questions may be directed to exec-direc...@escience.washington.edu.
*Application Deadline: *February 12th at midnight Pacific Time
Sarah A. Stone, PhD
Executive Director | eScience Institute
Campus Box 351570
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195
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