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Coffee & Careers: Working with Data

Event Type
Professional Development
career development, data, professional development
The Graduate College
Coble 304/308
Mar 28, 2019   4:00 - 5:00 pm  
Originating Calendar
Graduate College Career Development Events

Want to know more about career paths that involve working with data?


This spring the Graduate College Career Development office is hosting a special series of informal conversations with data professionals from industry, academia, and the nonprofit sector. Our featured guests hold advanced degrees in a variety of disciplines, engage with data in different ways, and are eager to share their experiences and advice. Come to some or all of the sessions.


Free coffee and snacks provided. Registration is required.


Can't make it in person? This workshop will be simultaneously broadcast online at


March's featured guest: Dr. Carolyn Randolph, Project Manager (Training in Digital Methods for Humanists) at IPRH


Carolyn A. Randolph joined IPRH as Project Manager for the Training in Digital Methods for Humanists Program in spring 2018. Dr. Randolph earned a B.A. in English and a B.A. in Communication and Culture from Indiana University and received her Ph.D. in Communications and Media Studies from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dr. Randolph presently is the founder and principal investigator for the Champaign County Racial Justice Data Portal, a digital database that interrogates racial inequities in the local criminal justice system.


Other featured guests:

  • Thursday, January 31; Beth Ladd, Site Director for the Caterpillar Data Innovation Lab at Research Park
  • Wednesday, February 27; Jen-chien Yu, Director of Library Assessment at the University of Illinois Library
  • Wednesday, April 24; Cynthia Yuen, Director of Research & Data Analysis for the Physician Assistant Education Association


See the full listing of Graduate College workshops:

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