For information on MIDAS faculty positions and details on how to apply, see this announcement.

This page lists job, fellowships, internships, and educational and research opportunities in data science. If you would like to list an item on this page, please fill out this form for consideration.


Data Science Job Boards

U-M Career Resources – Career Center

U-M jobs

Membership experience manager, ICPSR

Data project manager, ICPSR

On Campus Events –

Computational & Data Science Recruitment

RBC Capital Markets will be on campus for three upcoming events (flyer):

  1. Trading Simulation – Wednesday, April 11 4:30pm – 6:00pm Tozzi Center – RSVP: Trading Simulation
  2. Analyst Panel – Wednesday, April 11 6:30pm – 8:00pm Ross R1220 – RSVP: Analyst
  3. Open Office Hours – Thursday, April 12 10:00am – 1:00pm Kresge Hall: K2521O, K2521P, K2521Q, K2521R – RSVP: Office Hours

Mercury Fund: Introduction to Startups & Venture Capital for Data Scientists — April 13

If you are considering a career of applying data science expertise outside of academia, especially if “venture capital” (VC) or “Startup” are words that could enter your professional vocabulary, you are welcome to lunch with Michigan entrepreneur/venture capitalist Adrian Fortino, who is a Partner at Mercury Fund. Mercury invests in companies with deep data science potential/ability in large swath of industries including manufacturing, retail, agricultural, insurance, etc.

Mercury recently launched the Mercury Data Science (MDS) team to work with venture backed companies in their portfolio as well as others across the country. They are actively recruiting for talent in MDS as well as their portfolio companies.

Adrian will discuss what it is like for a data scientist to work in a VC firm as well as a venture backed software company and what expertise is valued; he will also discuss how a scientist can work with a VC firm to start his/her company.  This lunch provides educational value and networking opportunity.  Please sign up through the online form.

Time: Noon, April 13.

Place: MIDAS open space, 6th floor, Weiser Hall, 500 Church Street

External Postings

VillageCareData Scientist, location in Manhattan, New York. VillageCare is a community-based, non-profit organization serving people with chronic care needs, provides care and services for more than 12,000 unique individuals annually through its residential and community programs.

TDAmeritrade – Data Analyst and Data Analyst II positions available

AquasightData Scientist & Software Development and Mobile & Web Developer positions available.

Columbia University – The Department of Biostatistics, Mailman School of Public Health, seeks applicants for open-rank tenure-track or tenured faculty position(s) in Biostatistics. Review of applications begins in December 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Submit a letter of interest accompanied with curriculum vitae to:

Monash UniversityAssociate Professor of Econometrics & Business Statistics

IBM – IBM Research is starting a push to hire a large number of early career researchers in the general area of artificial intelligence, including machine learning, optimization, and applications in healthcare/life sciences. This effort is related to the new MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab. Locations will be either Cambridge, MA or Yorktown Heights, NY. Interested candidates can email their CV to Dennis Wei (, Research Staff Member, Data Science Group, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center,  IBM Careers

San Diego State University – tenure track faculty position in Data Science, Department of Mathematics and Statistics.

ZF – Automotive innovation, driveline and chassis technology, active and passive safety technology. Recruiting for a Co-op Student who is pursing a Masters degree (preferred in Computer Science). Other career opportunities are located here.

Redfin (real-estate firm) –  visit the career portal; if you have questions, contact Yong Huang (Head of Data Science; UM alum) at

Swift Biosciences – This Ann Arbor company has a Applications Scientist available (NGS Analyst).  If you have questions, contact Sushma Chaluvadi.

Columbus Technologies – Bioinformatics Scientist (location: NIH in Bethesda, MD), requirements include a Ph.D. and U.S. citizenship. Job details: If you have questions, contact Mykeshia McNorton, Technical Project Manager.

Quicken Loans – Quicken Loans Careers

Agilent – Agilent Careers

Amway – Amway Careers

Columbia Business School – Columbia Business School Careers

Research Associate to assist faculty research with data analytics in Accounting; Decision, Risk & Operations (DRO); Marketing; and Management. For further information, visit

EatonEaton Careers

Fidelity Life Insurance – Meggie von Haartman, Please reference that you are a MIDAS student and referred by Dr. Gopalan.

Ford Motor CompanyGlobal Data, Insight & Analytics, Open Positions

Marketing Data Scientist- Intelligent Customer Interactions: Job Posting 26977BR – Ford Motor Company’s Global Data, Insight, and Analytics (GDIA) organization is looking for motivated and talented individuals with a background in Data and Analytics to work on personalized marketing and customer engagement analytics problems.  This is a dynamic and challenging opportunity to apply the latest tools and methods in Big Data and Data Science to a variety of business problems at Ford.

Gongos – Statistical Analyst position in Data Science unit, location Auburn Hills, MI

Google – Google Careers 

MassMutual Financial Group – MassMutual Financial Group Careers

MathWorksMathWorks Careers, MathWorks Internships

Microsoft – Careers; many Data Scientist positions are open around the county.

Nielsen – Nielsen Careers 

SphereSphere Careers

Lead Developer, Lead the development of Sphere algorithm and its connection with other parts of the Sphere platform.

Front-End Developer, Maintain and develop all HTML, CSS and JavaScript code.

Go Developer, Develop back-end algorithm in the Go language.

Swift Developer, Develop Sphere’s first iOS application in Swift.

Stanford University – Stanford Careers

Systems and Technology Research – STR Careers

ZilliantZilliant Careers

Continuing Training and Education

The Data Incubator – The Data Incubator is an intensive 8 week fellowship that prepares masters students, PhDs, and postdocs in STEM and social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists. The program is free for Fellows and supported by sponsorships from hundreds of employers across multiple industries. In response to the overwhelming interest in our earlier sessions, we will be holding another fellowship. Application

Who Should Apply: Anyone who has already obtained a masters or PhD degree or who is within one year of graduating with a masters or PhD is welcome to apply. Applications from international students are welcome. Everyone else is encouraged to sign-up for a future session.

Locations: In addition to the below in-person locations, we will have a remote online session:

  • New York City
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Seattle
  • Boston
  • Washington, DC.

Dates: All sections will be from 2018-06-18 to 2018-08-10.

Red Oak Strategic – Data Science Summer/Fall Internship; Washington, DC-based data science consulting firm, staffed by U-M alums, looking for summer/fall interns; gain hands-on experience building data science solutions for corporate, financial services, political and other clients; applicants email or submit inquiry through contact page.

Washington UniversityPostdoctoral Researcher or Staff Scientist, participate in the development and application of advanced machine learning methods for medical imaging applications. Of particular interest is the development of deep learning methods for interpretation of large volumetric medical images. The ideal candidate will have experience in machine learning, computed imaging, and scientific programming. For more information contact Mark A. Anastasio, Ph.D. 
Professor of Biomedical Engineering, 
Washington University in St. Louis
, email

Georgia Institute of TechnologyPostdoctoral Associate(s)TRIAD on Inter-disciplinary and Foundational Research of Data Sciencesdemonstrated expertise in one or more of the following areas: any areas of mathematics, optimization, statistics, and theoretical computer science.  Additionally, domain knowledge of potential application of data science is a plus. Applicants should possess a Ph.D. in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, or other relevant field. Applicants are expected to be outstanding, intellectually curious researchers at an early stage of their scholarly career.  Apply online.

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles: Internships

ETH Zurich: Student Summer Research Fellowship, Program allows undergraduate and graduate students to obtain research experience in the Department of Computer Science.

Insight Data Science Fellowship: An intensive 7-week Fellowship Training Program (tuition free) introducing academic trainees to practical data science industry applications and providing mentoring and networking support.

Insight Fellows Program Application – Insight awards four distinct Fellowships: Data Science, Health Data Science, Data Engineering, and Artificial Intelligence.

Ongoing Data Science Bootcamps: A variety of opportunities for hands-on team-based data science training.

Data Science Practicum Opportunities

“Deconvolving the Noisy Universe: a machine learning approach to analyze astronomical images”; 4 month project for  students; mentor is Arya Farahi, PhD Student; the team will use a machine learning approach to analyze astronomical images; affiliation is the U-M, Department of Physics.

“Machine Learning Models for an Automated Data Science Pipeline” – Professors Laura Balzano and Jason Corso are offering this practicum opportunity. This is an effort to develop machine learning modules that can be incorporated into a data science pipeline supported by DARPA. There are 10 data science problems including tabular, text, audio, and image data. All programming will be done in Python. Please contact Laura( or Jason( if you are interested.

Michigan Sports Analytics Society: The Michigan Sports Analytics Society exists to develop a platform for students to collaborate, gain experience, and publish high-level work in the field of Sports Analytics. This is an opportunity for research experience and mentoring that could be counted as Data Science Practicum. Read more on our goals for Baseball, Basketball and Soccer.