Birmingham-Southern College introduces virtual summer program in Data Science

Birmingham-Southern College introduces virtual summer program in Data Science Updated: 11:33 PM CST Feb 4, 2021 Hide Transcript Show Transcript REPORTER: BIRMINGHAM SOUTHERN COLLEGE HAS SOME NEW INSPIRATION FOR ITS SCIENCE AND LIBERAL ARTS >> I THINK DATA SCIENCE IS AMAZING AT BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN HUMANITY AND DATA REPORTER: […]

Birmingham-Southern College introduces virtual summer program in Data Science



REPORTER: BIRMINGHAM SOUTHERN COLLEGE HAS SOME NEW INSPIRATION FOR ITS SCIENCE AND LIBERAL ARTS >> I THINK DATA SCIENCE IS AMAZING AT BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN HUMANITY AND DATA REPORTER: DR. AMBER WAGNER SAYS THERE ARE A MIND BOGGLING 40 BILLION TERRABYTES OF DATA IN THE WORLD RIGHT NO >> THERE IS NO WAY WE CAN UNDERSTAND THAT UNLESS WE KNOW HOW TO SCIENTIFICALLY PROCESS IT. REPORTER: SO IN COLLABORATION WITH NEW YORK’S FLATIRON SCHOOL, SHE’S OVERSEEING A SUMMER PROGRAM DESIGNED TO HELP BSC STUDENTS FOR 12 WEEKS OFFERING CRITICAL SKILLS TO RETRIEVE AN INTERPRET DATA, IN WHATEVER FIELDS THEY MAY CHOOSE. >> MAYBE THEY ARE STRUGGLING T FIND A JOB IN THEIR FIELD OF INTEREST. REPORTER: SOPHOMORE ANDRE YU TIANCO IS ALL IN, AT 20 HE REALIZES THAT DATA SCIENCE >> IT IS GOING TO BE ONE OF THOSE SKILLS YOU REALLY NEED TO BE ABLE TO DO. AT THE VER LEAST, IT IS APPLICABLE TO ANYTHING I MIGHT BE DOING IN MY FUTURE. REPORTER: SENIOR MAC DELAY WANTS A CAREER IN CANCER GENOMICS OR PRECISION MEDICINE. >> I WOULD BE ABLE TO POINT TO HARD SKILLS. REPORTER: LOCAL COMPANIES LIK SHIPT, REGIONS BANK, AND STARTUPS WILL OFFER REQUIRED INTERNSHIPS >> THEY WILL BE ABLE TO WRITE THEIR OWN TICKET. REPORTER: AND 11 MILLION DATA SCIENCE JOBS WILL BE WAI

Birmingham-Southern College introduces virtual summer program in Data Science


For those looking to add data and computer skills to their resume, Birmingham-Southern College is launching a virtual summer program in Data Science! In the video above, WVTM 13’s Jeff Eliasoph talks to some BSC students who believe the 12-week program will teach them skills beneficial to any future career path. To register for the Data Science program, click here. The deadline is March 30, 2021.

For those looking to add data and computer skills to their resume, Birmingham-Southern College is launching a virtual summer program in Data Science!

In the video above, WVTM 13’s Jeff Eliasoph talks to some BSC students who believe the 12-week program will teach them skills beneficial to any future career path.

To register for the Data Science program, click here. The deadline is March 30, 2021.

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