Events

Info Session: Future Leaders in Public Service Internship Program

Monday, January 24, 2022 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Virtual
Come learn about PAID internship at the Department of Commerce and Department of Transportation. Undergraduate and graduate students from any major are encouraged to apply. Apply here: https://ourpublicservice.org/applications/future-leadership-in-public-se...

The Washington Center Application Walkthrough Virtual Event

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Virtual
Planning to apply to TWC? Let's walk through everything you need to know about the application. Join us for this informative session and come prepared with any questions you have!

Pro Football Hall of Fame "Before the Snap" ft. Andrew Frey Virtual Event

Friday, January 28, 2022 11:00am to 12:00pm
Virtual
The Pro Football Hall of Fame is proud to offer a series for learners in high school, college and beyond! “Before the Snap” gives an insight to professional careers in and around the NFL, while giving a live audience the opportunity to interact with an industry expert. On Friday, January 28th, 2022 at 12:00pm ET special guest Andrew Frey will be on hand to speak on his career, what he does in his current position and much more!! Andrew Frey is the Director of Marketing Events for the Detroit...

Hawkeye Experience Grant Information Session

Wednesday, February 2, 2022 2:30pm to 3:00pm
Virtual
The Hawkeye Experience Grant awards stipends in variable amounts for undergraduate students at the University of Iowa who are involved in applied learning experiences outside of the classroom. To learn more, attend the live virtual information session on February 2 at 2:30pm - https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/98388767423 Website - https://careers.uiowa.edu/hawkeye-experience-grant

Pro Football Hall of Fame "Before the Snap" ft. Jay Crawford

Friday, February 4, 2022 11:00am to 12:00pm
Virtual
The Pro Football Hall of Fame is proud to offer a series for learners in high school, college and beyond! “Before the Snap” gives an insight to professional careers in and around the NFL, while giving a live audience the opportunity to interact with an industry expert. On Friday, February 4th, 2022 at 12:00pm ET special guest Jay Crawford will be on hand to speak on his career, what he does in his current position and much more!! Jay Crawford is a familiar face that joined 3News in 2019. He...
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Meet the Career Coaches

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Jamie Cavey Lang

Director, Assessment & Analytics
(Career Coach)
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Sara Burden

Senior Associate Director, Employer Engagement (Career Coach)
  • Do you consider yourself to be a systematic, precise, or efficient person?
  • Are you interested in learning about preparing statistical charts, writing code, or analyzing data? 
  • Does it sound like fun to test computer programs and software applications? 
  • Could you see yourself working in a constantly changing high-tech environment?

Careers in this community focus on developing computer systems, managing computer networks, and interpreting and presenting data to address industry problems.

Data & Information

  • Actuarial Analyst
  • Actuarial Assistant
  • Actuary 
  • Applications Analyst
  • Applications Programmer
  • Applied Mathematician
  • Bioinformaticist
  • Business Analyst
  • Chemical Informaticist
  • Circuit Designer
  • Computer Mathematician
  • Computer Operator
  • Computer Support Service Specialist
  • Consultant
  • Cost Estimator
  • Data Mapper
  • Data Analyst 
  • Data Systems Engineer
  • Database Analyst
  • Database Designer
  • Design Team Manager
  • Digital Artist
  • Hardware Engineer
  • Health Informaticist
  • Human-Computer Interface Designer
  • Information Architect
  • Information Scientist
  • Information Systems Manager
  • Insurance Risk Manager
  • Insurance Underwriter
  • Inventory Controller
  • IT Consultant
  • Logic Designer
  • Logistics Coordinator
  • Management Analyst
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Market Researcher
  • Mathematician
  • Media Specialist
  • Network Engineer
  • Network Manager
  • Network Support Analyst
  • Numerical Analyst
  • Operations Manager
  • Operations Research Analyst
  • Pharmaceutical Statistician
  • Programmer
  • Product Manager
  • Production Planner
  • Project Manager
  • Quality Control Analyst
  • Quality Assurance Manager
  • Research Technician
  • Risk Analyst
  • Sales Representative
  • Software Developer
  • Software Engineer
  • Software Tester
  • Statistician
  • Systems Administrator
  • Systems Analyst
  • Systems Maintenance Specialist
  • Teacher 
  • Technical Writer
  • Telecommunications Specialist
  • Theoretical Mathematician 
  • Web Designer
  • Web Developer
  • Webmaster
  • Underwriter
  • Usability Analyst
 

 

Want to put your interests to good use? Join with other students who share them. Discover student organizations which relate to data and technology at the Center for Student Involvement and Leadership. You can browse the database by letter or search by keyword or name for locating student organizations. 
Some examples of organizations that may be of interest are:

  • Actuarial Science Club
  • Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
  • Math Club
  • Tippie Technology and Innovation Association
  • Women in Informatics and Computer Science (WICS)

Volunteering is another great way to explore your interests, build your resume, and connect with the community!

If you don’t want to join a club or don’t have the time, you can find activities and events related to your interests via After Class.

Professional organizations are a great way to explore, prepare, experience and achieve!

Explore - Learn what people in the industry do, talk about, and take action on

Prepare - Learn about job titles, companies, and organizational/thought leaders

Experience - Check out resources, including specialized job boards and LinkedIn groups to locate mentors and job shadowing/informational interview opportunities

Achieve - Polish your professional image by taking an active part in your industry’s association. Reach your goals through networking and the professional development opportunities your association provides.

Plus, professional associations often offer discounted memberships to students!
 

Learn About Careers from Real Life Professionals

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Associate Network Planning Analyst at Southwest Airlines
Monday, January 24, 2022
Employer: Southwest Airlines Expires: 01/28/2022 Southwest Airlines is hiring recent & upcoming college grads for our associate analyst program. Students who have recently graduated, or will graduate in 2022 are encouraged to apply.  You must apply online at: https://careers.southwestair.com/ in order to be considered Applications are only open for a short time, so be sure to apply TODAY! The position is located in Dallas, TX at headquarters. Workplace flexibility is provided. Company Promise Southwest will provide a stable work environment with equal opportunity for learning and personal growth. Employees will be provided the same concern, respect, and caring attitude within the organization that they are expected to share externally with every Southwest Customer.   Employee Promise I will demonstrate my Warrior Spirit by striving to be my best and never giving up. I will show my Servant's Heart by delivering Legendary Customer Service and treating others with respect. I will express my Fun-LUVing Attitude by not taking myself too seriously and embracing my Southwest Family. JOB SUMMARY  A Business Analyst is responsible for various analytical functions such as understanding and interpreting key performance indicators, explaining variances and trends, and providing decision support for operational and financial initiatives. In this role, a Business Analyst will develop a basic understanding of airline scheduling techniques, optimization, profitability, and airline operational constraints. Operating in a Team learning environment, one will learn to access and combine relevant data sources to perform complex, highly visible flight schedule analysis supporting projects impactful across multiple departments. The Business Analyst must be comfortable preparing and presenting their thought and analysis, using verbal and written communication to tell a compelling story that explains the analysis and supports the recommendation.   RESPONSIBILITIES Will learn in a classroom and Team environment to understand basic skills needed in a Business Analyst role Will learn data sources, analysis methods, and calculations of key metrics for different operational groups gaining a baseline knowledge of how decisions impact the different Teams across the organization Will learn to analyze the impact of changes to operational and commercial constraints in the schedule Will use data analytical tools including simulation and forecasting to evaluate and recommend efficiencies for schedule and operational improvements Will gather data to communicate business insights and realistic solutions Seek opportunities to innovate, improve business processes, and implement efficiencies Must be able to meet any physical ability requirements listed on this description May perform other job duties as directed by Employee's Leaders  KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Strong written and verbal communication skills required Strong analytical and software skills required; familiarity with data querying or reporting tools Ability to transform raw data into easily understood, presentable and actionable findings Ability to answer business questions using logical reasoning and analytical skills Ability to identify the best tool to complete assigned work Develop skills around critical thinking and problem solving Ability to handle multiple concurrent projects and prioritize accordingly Exhibit a healthy and spirited Team Culture Must possess strong organizational skills and execute with a high level of attention to detail Ability and desire to take ownership of individual and Team deliverable   EDUCATION Required: High School Diploma or GED Required: Bachelor's degree (Business Analytics, STEM, Economics, Operations Research or Aviation degree preferred) OR: 2 year Associate Degree with analytical coursework in Business Analytics, Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Economics, Finance, Accounting, Marketing, Statistics, Operations or Aviation with 2+ years of full time employment applying analysis and/or logistics required Must be graduated by June 2022 to be considered   EXPERIENCE Required: Demonstrated expertise with Microsoft Excel Required: Demonstrated experience with the Microsoft Office suite Preferred: Basic knowledge of SQL, Tableau, Alteryx, Visual Basic or other advanced programming language Preferred: Academic/professional experience in aviation, linear programming or optimization   LICENSING/CERTIFICATION  N/A   PHYSICAL ABILITIES Ability to perform work duties from [limited space work station/desk/office area] for extended periods of time Ability to communicate and interact with others in the English language to meet the demands of the job Ability to use a computer and other office productivity tools with sufficient speed and accuracy to meet the demands of the job   OTHER QUALIFICATIONS Must maintain a well-groomed appearance per Company appearance standards as described in established guidelines Must be a U.S. citizen or have authorization to work in the United States as defined by the Immigration Reform Act of 1986 Must be at least 18 years of age Must be able to comply with Company attendance standards as described in established guidelines Must be able to work under strict time constraints Must be willing to work periodic evenings and/or weekends Must be detail-oriented and have the ability to recall key information such as schedule statistics and decision details Must be self-motivated and perform with minimal direct supervision Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by start date to comply with Executive Order 14042, which requires employees of federal contractors to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 This position requires authorization to work in the United States as a permanent employee without sponsorship  Additional requirements and responsibilities for each role are found on each job description on our career site. You must meet the requirements listed on that job description.   
Entry level Software Developers at IMCS Group
Monday, January 24, 2022
Employer: IMCS Group Expires: 01/30/2022 IMCS Group is looking for software developers with 0-3 years of experience to work for our clients in different locations in the US.IMCS Group is one of the fastest growing IT Consulting Firm with fortune 500 clients. We cater to the application development, Support service needs of our clients and offer them Technology-driven business solutions that meet their goals and corporate objectives.Skills and requirements:0-3 years of related experience and Bachelor or Master's Degree in ComputerScience/Information System/Computer Engineering/Software Engineering or equivalent with valid status.Knowledge in OOPs concepts, SQL, and good programming skills.Full development lifecycle experience including analysis, design, implementation, testing, monitoringExcellent written and verbal communication skills.
IT Specialist (INFOSEC), 632358300 at Defense Logistics Agency
Sunday, January 23, 2022
Employer: Defense Logistics Agency - DLA Information Operations Expires: 01/26/2022 Responsible for end-to-end process and lifecycle of access to systems and applications, establishing, maintaining, and controlling IT systems and application security, network rights and access to DOD/DLA logistics systems/applications.Provides advice for all matters related to SAP to help improve performance in terms of operations, management, structure, and strategy.Responsible for designing, configuring, monitoring, tuning, and troubleshooting security tasks in the SAP technical environment by adhering to the approved Change Management policies and procedures.Collaborates with technical, functional and customer teams to resolve SAP security, governance, risk, and compliance problems.Responsible for the planning, design, configuration, and implementation of post installation, upgrade and maintenance security tasks of SAP systems, ancillary components, and subsystems.Evaluate and design of interface security and compliance between SAP and external systems.
2022 Summer Associate Program at Institute for Defense Analyses
Friday, January 21, 2022
Employer: Institute for Defense Analyses Expires: 01/29/2022 Effective October 11, 2021, all current and newly hired IDA employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they have been granted a medical or religious exemption. Individuals who accept employment with IDA will be required to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated or receive approval for a medical or religious accommodation prior to starting employment.Overview:The IDA Summer Associate Program provides students unique opportunity to use their quantitative and analytic skills to work on challenging real-world national security issues. The Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA) is a not-for-profit corporation that operates Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDCs).Two of these FFRDCs are accepting Summer Associates.Staff at the IDA Systems and Analyses Center (SAC) provide objective analyses of national security issues, particularly those requiring scientific and technical expertise, and conduct related research on other national challenges. The Systems and Analyses Center, located in Alexandria, Virginia, is comprised of eight research divisions:• Cost Analysis and Research Division                           • Information Technology and Systems Division• Intelligence Analyses Division                                       • Joint Advanced Warfighting Division• Operational Evaluation Division                                    • System Evaluation Division• Science and Technology Division                                 • Strategy, Forces and Resources DivisionStaff at the IDA Science and Technology Policy Institute (STPI), located in Washington, DC, assist the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and other executive branch agencies in formulating federal S&T policy by providing high-quality, objective, analytical support to inform policymakers.Each year, IDA hires paid student associates at its Virginia and Washington, DC facilities to work for a minimum of 10 weeks during the summer months. Attendance at the 8 week core period between June 6, 2022 and July 29, 2022 is required. An additional 2 weeks (or more) either before or after the core period is required for a complete 10 week internship. In some cases opportunities exist for associates to work a few weeks longer than the 10-week minimum.  The wage range is dependent on the field of study and years of education completed. For students living outside the area, IDA pays for one instance of round-trip travel. Associates are responsible for living expenses during the summer.Responsibilities:The responsibilities vary depending on division and particular assignment.Qualifications:We seek highly qualified students with strong academic backgrounds. Our preference for the program is graduate students, but we will consider undergraduates who are rising seniors. In either case, students must be returning to an academic institution in the fall to continue their educational pursuits. SAC seeks a variety of disciplines, including computer science, information technology, mathematics, chemistry, physics, operations research, aero/astronautical engineering, mechanical or electrical engineering, materials science, statistics, economics, as well as social and behavioral sciences, human resources, security, international relations, policy studies, and finance. We are also recruiting students focusing in library and information science, English, history and related.STPI seeks a variety of disciplines, including behavioral sciences, biological sciences, computer science, economics, engineering,environmental sciences, learning sciences, mathematics, physical sciences, social sciences, and statistics.Applicants are required to submit a resume and transcripts. Applicants who are selected will be subject to a security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.    Successful completion of a criminal background check is required.                                                                                                             U.S. Citizenship is requiredAbility to obtain and maintain a security clearance is requiredIDA is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a fair recruiting process and working environment free from discrimination. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Click here to learn more about IDA's commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Energy Summer College Intern-FPL's Major & Governmental Accounts at NextEra Energy, Inc.
Friday, January 21, 2022
Employer: NextEra Energy, Inc. Expires: 01/28/2022 Our reliability is one of the best in the nation, and we’re working to make it even better. We live here too. That’s why we’re committed to making Florida a better place. Join our team today Learn more Position Specific DescriptionWork with FPL’s Major & Governmental Accounts team to manage large commercial, industrial, federal, state, national, and governmental customers; and align account management activities with our strategic business initiatives including: Account managementEnergy programs education, e.g. solar, EV, battery, etc.Energy management and efficiencyCustomer relationship managementStorm and emergency preparedness The internship will also entail working on a project aimed at improving a business process and culminate with a presentation and recommendation to senior leadership on how to move the business forward. Seeking Degree:Any EngineeringAny BusinessJob OverviewTo be considered for an internship, you must be actively enrolled at a college or university as a full-time student seeking a bachelor’s degree or higher. You must also have a current cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher (on a 0.00 to 4.00 scale).Job Duties & ResponsibilitiesAssists department with assigned projectsCompletes challenging projects and assignmentsPresents final project to senior leadership at the end of the internshipAssumes responsibility for own travel, lodging, and transportation necessary to be available for the programPerforms other job-related duties as assignedRequired QualificationsHigh school grad / GEDMaintain active enrollment in a Bachelor or higher degree programMaintain cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higherPreferred QualificationsNone Employee Group:  Non ExemptEmployee Type:  InternJob Category:  InternOrganization:  Florida Power & Light Company Relocation Provided:  No Where permitted by applicable law, NextEra Energy requires all employees and new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination on or before the first day of employment. NextEra Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. NextEra Energy provides reasonable accommodation in its application and selection process for qualified individuals, including accommodations related to compliance with conditional job offer requirements, consistent with federal, state, and local laws. Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable and permitted by applicable law. To request a reasonable accommodation, please send an e-mail to recruiting-coordinator.sharedmailbox@nexteraenergy.com, providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you. Alternatively, you may call 1-844-694-4748. Please do not use this line to inquire about your application status. NextEra Energy will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. NextEra Energy does not accept any unsolicited resumes or referrals from any third-party recruiting firms or agencies. Please see our policy for more information.
Embedded Engineering Development Program at L&T Technology Services
Thursday, January 20, 2022
Employer: L&T Technology Services Expires: 01/29/2022 Embedded Engineering Development Program About L&T Technology ServicesL&T Technology Services Limited (LTTS) is a global leader in Engineering and R&D (ER&D) services. With 719 patents filed for 57 of the Global Top 100 ER&D spenders, LTTS lives and breathes engineering. Our innovations speak for themselves – World’s 1st Autonomous Welding Robot, Solar ‘Connectivity’ Drone, and the Smartest Campus in the World, to name a few.LTTS’ expertise in engineering design, product development, smart manufacturing, and digitalization touches every area of human lives - from the moment one wakes up till the time one goes to bed. With 69 Innovation and R&D design centers globally, we specialize in disruptive technology spaces such as 5G, Artificial Intelligence, Collaborative Robots, Digital Factory, and Autonomous Transport.LTTS is a publicly listed subsidiary of Larsen & Toubro Limited, the $21 billion Indian conglomerate operating in over 30 countriesWe serve more than 200 customers globally, including 48 of the top 100 Global Engineering R&D spenders.We offer design and development solutions throughout the product development value chain and provide solutions in the areas of mechanical and manufacturing engineering, embedded systems, software engineering and process engineeringWe focus on innovation driven technology leadership and have set up research and test laboratories, specific to our customers’ offerings, and which seek to replicate our customer’s work environmentWe provide services and solutions in the areas of New Product Development, Product Lifecycle Management, Engineering Analytics, Power Electronics, M2M Connectivity and IoT.Our ER&D services help customers reduce time-to-market for their end products and services, innovate to create new products and solutions, reduce cost of development and meet increasing regulatory requirements     Discover more about us and how we are engineering the change here.  Engineer in Training Development Program We are currently seeking recent graduates to join our Engineer in Training Development Program built to expand the skills of those in the field of Embedded Engineering. We want people who prefer hands-on work, who are curious, who are resourceful: true problem solvers who continuously challenge themselves to find more effective and more efficient solutions to complex problems. Here at L&T Technology Services, we will provide a platform for you to have an impact on the future as you contribute your skills and expertise to the company, our customers, and the world. This training program is a full-time position, and as such has all benefits standard to our traditional FTE. This opportunity is your pathway to success and will be a stepping stone to connect you to a future as an engineer within the company. You will enjoy great benefits such as health insurance, dental and vision insurance, professional development, career progression, paid time off, paid holidays, and more. Graduates of the Engineer In Training program will be expected to remain in the field as an engineer with L&T Technology services for three to five years upon completing the program. Your future is now. Who should apply? You should apply to our Engineer in Training program; you must meet the following requirements:Majors – Engineering, focus on Electrical / Electronics / Embedded disciplinesCandidates should have recently graduated from an accredited program, or should be graduating soonTraining will take place in Peoria, IL; a willingness to relocate is neededMinimum GPA: 2.8Must be willing to travel to complete projects
Summer Intern - Paid Internship at Grassroots Analytics
Thursday, January 20, 2022
Employer: Grassroots Analytics Expires: 01/29/2022 GRASSROOTS ANALYTICS CAMPAIGNSGrassroots Analytics Campaigns (GAC) is seeking current college students or recent graduates to serve as Interns for Summer 2022. The Interns will provide fundraising and data support to 100+ client campaigns, working closely with GAC data analysts and fundraising strategists to assess campaigns' fundraising operations and develop lists of donors to maximize dollars raised.SPECIFIC DUTIES INCLUDE:- Help with database and quality control.- Perform donor, candidate, and organizational research.- Work with district mapping technology to help candidates target voters and donors in certain areas.- Work as part of technical and marketing teams to engage with current and potential clients.INTERESTED APPLICANTS SHOULD:- Be a college student or recent graduate.- Be able to work 20-40 hours in person in our Washington, DC office.- Feel excited about helping hundreds of campaigns build out top-tier fundraising programs.- Having previous campaign experience is a priority.- Experience with STATA is a plus.This position pays $15.20 per hour for current students and $17 per hour for recent graduates. The internship will run from June 6th, 2022, to August 12th, 2022, with the opportunity to continue in the fall based on performance.With your application, please include a resume and one-page cover letter that describes relevant experience and why you’re interested in working as an Intern for Grassroots Analytics.Please apply through Grassroots Analytics website at the link provided below:https://campaigns.grassrootsanalytics.com/openpositions?hsLang=enDeadline to apply is January 28th, 2022
Project Associate at Energy & Environment Lab at the University of Chicago at Energy Policy Institute at Chicago (EPIC)
Thursday, January 20, 2022
Employer: Energy Policy Institute at Chicago (EPIC) Expires: 01/30/2022 Job Title: Project Associate – Energy & Environment Lab (Full-Time, Benefits Eligible)Location: Chicago, ILFull-time or Part-time: Full-TimeStatus of employee: Staff (Benefits Eligible)Reporting to: Olga RostapshovaExpected Start Date: June 2022 About the Unit:The University of Chicago Urban Labs partners with government and non-governmental organizations to identify and rigorously evaluate the policies and programs with the greatest potential to improve human lives at scale. Urban Labs’ evidence-based approach gives policymakers and practitioners the knowledge they need to effectively achieve the greatest social good per dollar spent. The University of Chicago Energy & Environment Lab (E&E Lab) partners with agencies at the federal, state and local level to identify, rigorously evaluate, and help scale programs and policies that reduce pollution and improve environmental outcomes, while ensuring access to reliable and affordable energy. The E&E Lab applies rigorous evaluation and modeling methods, including natural and field experiments, randomized controlled trials, behavioral economics, and machine learning, to help policymakers identify and generate evidence on innovative approaches and policy solutions to their most pressing environmental and energy challenges. The Role:The University of Chicago Energy & Environment Lab is seeking a Project Associate (PA) with strong research, methodological, and programming skills to support environmental policy research projects. The PA will work on a portfolio of projects designed to evaluate the impact of promising energy and environmental interventions. Typical research projects involve the analysis of environmental and energy data, utilizing quasi-experimental and experimental methods to provide government partners with guidance on key policy questions. The successful candidate will have experience with data management, econometrics, and statistical modeling. The PA will contribute to all aspects of research, including data collection, model development, and implementation. This position requires an individual who is able to work as part of small research teams, and on multiple projects concurrently, while also being self-directed and independent. The position offers the opportunity to work directly with leading policy researchers and faculty at the University of Chicago and other universities, and policymakers in state and local environmental agencies. Responsibilities:Work as part of faculty-led research teams to contribute to development, design and implementation of applied economics research studies.Collaboratively lead data collection, study management, subject sampling, randomization, and analysis including cleaning and assembling datasets for analysis; conduct field research as needed.Coordinate research activities, assist in preparing human subjects protocols, manage and analyze data across multiple projects.Contribute to building traditional statistical models and machine learning algorithms for a variety of research projects.Prepare results of analysis for research papers, policy briefs, and memos and presentations targeting both policymakers and academic audiences.Help build and maintain strong relationships and effective communication with government agencies, and other research partners and organizations.Conduct thorough and critical reviews of relevant literature.Support fundraising and reporting efforts, such as helping prepare grant proposals and progress reports to funders.Maintain technical and administrative support for a portfolio of research projects.Other duties as assigned.Preferred Qualifications:EducationBachelor's degree in economics, statistics, computer science or other relevant field required.Coursework in econometrics and/or mathematical statistics required.ExperienceA minimum of one year of relevant research experience required. Experience gained in school counts towards requirement.Experience working with Stata, R, Python, and/or other programming languages required.Experience cleaning and analyzing data required.Experience building predictive models preferred.Experience working on field experiments / randomized controlled trials preferred.Preferred Competencies:Strong interest in environmental policy required.Strong background in applied statistics and econometrics required.Strong written and verbal communication skills required.Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and meet tight deadlines required.Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail required.Ability to work both independently, in a self-directed manner, and as a team member required.Working Conditions:This position will perform tasks mostly indoors in an office setting.Requires the ability to work independently for periods of eight (8) hours or more.Required Documents:Resume/CV (required).Cover Letter (required).Writing sample (required).All academic transcript (required).
Lead IT Specialist (APPSW), 631833300 at Defense Logistics Agency
Thursday, January 20, 2022
Employer: Defense Logistics Agency - DLA Information Operations Expires: 01/24/2022 Leads a group of Information Technology Specialists engaged in providing application programming services for Automated Information Systems (AISs) supporting the business needs of the DLA user community.Conducting and ensuring code quality, security, and document reviews are completed prior to software release.Balancing workload within the team to ensure target delivery dates are met.Serves as a technical expert performing feasibility studies which involve application of emerging computer technology to resolve unique user requirements.Provides expert advice to users; examines and evaluates the latest developments in the field to meet user requirements.Analyzes, design, document, develop, integrate, modify, test, install, implement, and support new or existing COTS/GOTS application software as applicable, and ......to be the functional expert in one of the following areas: Order Fulfillment, Planning, Procurement, Finance, or Technical and Quality.Analyzes user requirements to identify needs, evaluates technical feasibility, develop preliminary cost estimates, suggests alternate approaches, and develops solutions in terms of software design.Provides advice on the impact, risk and risk mitigation of software development decisions, plans, schedules, designs and specifications.Provides technical expertise during both system architectural design and software development.Develops design specifications and documents Computer Software Configuration Items (CSCIs).Designs applications to meet security and privacy requirements.Develops and maintains large portions of operating manuals/procedures prescribing uniform implementation and operation procedures for a new or revised AISs.
Operations Research Analyst at Army Civilian Careers
Wednesday, January 19, 2022
Employer: Army Civilian Careers - Science, Engineering & Analysis (SEA) Expires: 01/28/2022 New Year - New job – New Future You!The Department of the Army is seeking an Army Operations Research Analyst in the Fort Belvoir, Va. area.This is an entry-level job in the Science Engineering and Analysis Army fellows program. The Army Fellows Program is a great way to begin an Army Civilian Career where you get lots of great training, experiences, interesting places to work, great retirement and health benefits and a lot more.

Hawkeye Spotlight

Michael Scheuerman

Iowa, Yemen, and an Oscar nod

Scheuerman, a 1988 University of Iowa graduate, retired from his longtime career in information technology in 2018 and co-produced Hunger Ward, a documentary about the humanitarian disaster and famine caused by the brutal six-year civil war in Yemen. The film is one of five nominated for Best Documentary Short Subject at this year’s Academy Awards ceremony