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Starting my Data Science Internship at AT&T

My first week at AT&T Middletown, NJ as an intern was an elating, exciting, enriching experience. AT&T started off as a telecommunications company, but today it has established itself as a media and technology services provider globally too. What Happens the First Week of an Internship The first week of my internship mostly consisted of… Read the full article…


Top 5 Posts InfoSpace Posts from Spring 2019

School’s out, and the sun is in. You could be out swimming on the beach, pursuing an internship, or studying for another upcoming exam. But one thing is for sure: you definitely have time to check out some InfoSpace blogs from the spring! From Youtube playlists to scholarship tips, check out the most popular InfoSpace… Read the full article…



What New Data Scientists Need to Know for Their First Job

I’m a lead data scientist at the consulting firm and federal contracting giant Booz Allen Hamilton—a leader in the analytics services space. I oversee a small team of data scientists—some of whom are fresh out of masters and undergrad programs—in a variety of analytics platform development and algorithm development projects, from text mining, to document… Read the full article…


Why Data is the New Oil

Oil has traditionally been considered one of the most valuable physical assets for the last few centuries. But this important commodity may have a new replacement: Data. The arrival of the computer and subsequent evolution of internet has created a human reliance on technology. It has given birth to the importance of data. The top… Read the full article…


MSLIS Internship Close-Up: Data Librarianship

Of all the iSchool’s focus areas for MSLIS students, I knew the least about our focus on data librarianship. I came to Syracuse with the goal of becoming a public librarian. I didn’t think that courses like IST 659- Data Administration Concepts and Database Management, IST 676- Foundations of Digital Data, IST- 681 Metadata, or… Read the full article…


IM Student Brings Data Science to City Hall

In 2011, former three-term mayor of New York, Michael Bloomberg, launched a $20+M initiative through Bloomberg Philanthropies whose goal was to give cities the financial capability to spark, attract, and cultivate innovation. Syracuse, NY became one of those cities in the fall of 2014. The awarding of this Bloomberg Grant to Syracuse entailed the use… Read the full article…


7 Questions with an LIS Professor: Barbara Stripling

(Editor’s Note: This is the sixth in a series of posts profiling the iSchool’s Library and Information Science faculty. Check out previous 7 Question posts with R. David Lankes, Renee F. Hill, Jill Hurst-Wahl, Jian Qin, and Marilyn Arnone) Barbara Stripling, or Barb, emanates both kindness and innate leadership. Her care for each student is reflected in her… Read the full article…