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Want to make an impact of social good this summer?

Again this summer, the University of Chicago is hosting the Data Science for Social Good (DSSG) Fellowship Program. DSSG is a 12-week training program for aspiring data scientist interested in working on problems in the non-profit and government sectors. The program is collaborative, creative, and project-based. All the fellows work on real problems from organizations seeking a social impact. And yes, fellows are paid and they receive a housing stipend.

DSSG looks for the following characteristics is applicants:

  • Passion for doing social good
  • Preferably a graduate student or a recent grad
  • Some programming, stats, and data analysis skills (don’t have to be an expert)
  • For more see the FAQs page

The deadline to apply for the fellowship is Feb 1, 2015.

If you are not new to data science, DSSG is also looking for mentors to help guide and lead the fellows.

Data Science for Social Good Summer Fellowship

The University of Chicago and Argonne National Labs are hosting Data Science for Social Good Summer Fellowship 2013. The Fellowship program is open to students at all levels whom are interested in working on real-world social problems. The program takes place in Chicago and the application deadline is April 1, 2013, so apply soon.