Data Skills Workshops

We partner with the Carpentries to teach essential data and computational skills for conducting efficient, open, and reproducible research

Experiential Learning

Through applied research internships we provide career experience emphasizing problem solving, decision-making, collaboration and leadership skills in a professional space.

Student Advising

Academic and Career path advising.

Building Community

Foster an active inclusive diverse community of learners and practitioners.

Curriculum Development

Create a Faculty Learning Community to develop culturally relevant, project-based and data-driven curriculum that incorporates modern data science tools.

Career Connection

Collaborate with Career centers. Organize career panels and seminars / “Ask me anything” job talks.

News and Events

March Career Conversations - Nutrition Security and Health Equity at the USDA

on February 22, 2023

This month’s “Ask me Anything” speaker is the amazing Dr. Sara Bleich, the Director of Nutrition Security and Health Equity in the Food and Nutrition Service at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). This is not the only data driven career experience Dr. Bleich has! Come and ask her questions about her experience as the Senior Advisor for COVID-19 in the Office of the Secretary at USDA, or as a Senior Policy Adviser for Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services and with the First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move!

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February Career Conversations - Data to Advance Pediatric Care

on January 29, 2023

Happy Spring! We kick off February’s “Ask me Anything” speaker series with Ricardo Aguilar, a Chico State Statistics Alumni now working to better the health of children. Come ask Ricardo about his journey to become a Research Computational Scientist I at Children’s Health of Orange County and learn how he supports research through project ideation, study design, data management, inferential statistics, statistical and machine learning model building, and manuscript writing to advance pediatric care.

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Upcoming Scholarship and Internship Opportunities

on November 21, 2022

Upcoming Scholarship and Internship Opportunities As a student attending a Hispanic Serving Institution, there are many internships and scholarships that you may be eligible for! Keep reading to see some of the amazing opportunities that are waiting for you. Interested in completing a paid internship in your field? The HACU National Internship Program offers students from all majors and all backgrounds paid internships in their field at a federal agency.

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November Career Conversations - Health Research + Policy

on November 17, 2022

Are you interested in careers that use data to make informed decisions in the Food, Agriculture, Natural Resources or Human sciences? Do you want to know how professionals landed their career or what they wished they did during college? Our monthly “Ask me Anything” speaker series continues with Natalia Cañas. Come ask Natalia about her journey to become a Research and Policy Associate at the National Alliance for Hispanic Health and learn how she uses research and data to understand the impact of COVID-19 on the Hispanic community.

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Our Partners

We could not accomplish great things without the support and collaboration with these organizations.