DSSG (at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh) will begin May 30, 2022 and end August 19, 2022
The summer program is an in-person, full-time, 12-week program where fellows work in teams supported by full-time senior data science mentors and project managers as well as attend workshops, lectures, and other activities. As of now, we don't believe we can replicate this experience in a virtual setting and we are planning on holding an [...]
An ideal mentor has a strong technical background, typically PhD (in Data Science, Computer Science, Statistics, Social Science, or Public Policy) and 5+ years of industry experience. We want mentors to have real-world problem solving experience as well as experience in leading teams and working with students and industry partners. In the past years, we've had [...]
Our priority is to have full-time mentors. These are paid, full-time positions. If you want to help in a part-time capacity, please contact us separately to see how we can get you involved.
Mentors are a critical component of the Fellowship. Each mentor leads (typically two) teams of Fellows and serves as a project lead and technical adviser. Mentors also help us design the activities over the summer and are an integral part of the organizing team.