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

Free drop in support to 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.

What are the FANH Sciences?

The term “food, agriculture, natural resources and human sciences” (FANH sciences) includes activities in food and fiber, agricultural, renewable energy and natural resources, forestry, and physical and social sciences, or rural economic, community, or business development including activities relating to the following:

What careers exist in FANH? The USDA HSI Education Grants Program lists the occupations below as examples of “mission critical” occupations that the USDA is looking to recruit talented students from Hispanic Serving Institutions into:

News and Events

December Career Conversations - Student Intern Experinces

on December 3, 2023

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? Then come check out this month’s “Ask me Anything” speaker, Jesus Velazquez, a former Data Science Intern at JP Morgan.

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November Career Conversations - Health Equity Programs and Research

on October 23, 2023

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? Then come check out this month’s “Ask me Anything” speaker, Brian Castro, a Health Program and Research Associate at The National Alliance for Hispanic Health (the Alliance).

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

on October 3, 2023

Join us to officially kick off this semester’s “Ask Me Anything” speaker with the amazing Dr. Sara Bleich. She is 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.

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Project DA-FANH Fellow and Fall 2022 Intern Shares Her Experiences

on July 7, 2023

Are you interested in learning more about the DA-FANH internship or our fellowship? Keep reading to hear from our fellowship recipient and Fall 2022 intern, Rosie Diaz! About Rosie Rosie is a current Chico State student majoring in Agricultural Business. She started at Chico State in the Fall of 2023 after transferring from a community college in her hometown.

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Our Partners

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