Data science is all about using the massive amount of data produced every day to solve problems. With 40 times more bytes of data in the digital realm than observable stars in the universe, data science is an exciting field full of new opportunities that is only growing in importance in today’s digital world. Data scientists and analysts apply their skills in many ways, including helping businesses make the right decisions, contributing to artificial intelligence products, assisting governments in looking for patterns and choosing the right policies, or helping doctors diagnose and treat patients more effectively.
In this 2-week program, high school students will be introduced to the field of data science. Beyond learning foundational data science theory from knowledgeable and experienced QU faculty, you will have a chance to apply what you have learned and build practical skills by working on hands-on data science projects. You will also benefit from learning about the many career possibilities within the field of data science.
This program is perfect for high school students who love problem solving, looking for patterns, creative thinking and the idea of using technology to tackle real world challenges!
At the end of this program, you will walk away with:
Foundational knowledge of Big Data and data science theory and methodology through an engaging program taught by experienced QU faculty
Hands-on experience analyzing data sets to uncover patterns and solve problems
Exposure to the career possibilities within the data science field and an understanding of how data scientists use their skills and knowledge to solve problems across diverse industries