Organizer, CDIPS Data Science Workshop (January 2017 - August 2017)

The CDIPS Data Science Workshop was a three-week student-run workshop that pairs small teams of grad students and postdocs with industry mentors to work on data science projects.

Roles

  • Recruiting mentors
  • Writing the application and screening participants
  • Organizing the pre-workshop week, an orientation week aimed at helping participants get up to speed with useful tools (e.g. NumPy, pandas, scikit-learn)
  • Leading a tutorial on Git & GitHub
  • Organizing the opening and closing ceremonies
  • Organizing site visits and talks by data scientists on campus
  • Checking in with participants and mentors