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Upcoming Scholarship and Internship Opportunities

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

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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November Career Conversations - Survey Methods in Agriculture and Human Services

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 Jeff Gonzalez. Come ask Dr.

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October Career Conversations - Social Sciences + Agricultural issues = impactful research!

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 Ana Zepeda, a Geography PhD student at UC Davis studying impacts of compounded disasters on farmers, specifically women farmers in Latin America and the Caribbean

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Influencing Modern Agriculture with Data

Influencing Modern Agriculture with Data Data is important for organizations as they utilize analytics to improve decision-making, study repeated customer activity, track buyer satisfaction and identify opportunities for new products and services to meet growing market needs, giving them routes to implement new systems. In modern agriculture business, the market is continuing to evolve, allowing farmers to embrace data-driven solutions.

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Fall Career Conversations starting in September

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 kicks off this month with Mariby Cruz - A Chico State Alumni!

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The Root of Data Science

The Root of Data Science Many people may think of data science as a more modern career path. While the history of Big Data is indeed short, the precursors paving the way for this mega enterprise date back thousands of years ago. According to the World Economic Forum, the beginning of early data was marked by the use of tally sticks.

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Women in Data

Women in Data Whether it is in school, the workplace or daily life in general, it is no secret that women are a group whose challenges grow and evolve daily. The obstacles they face are no different in the world of data, where women face major inclusion barriers. A report issued by the 2020 National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT), concluded that in the world of data literacy, women are 57% of the workforce, but hold only 26% of data and analytics jobs.

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Grants and Scholarships

Grants and Scholarships Help Students: Here’s Why When students first apply to college, one major factor that often plays into their decision is whether or not they can afford to attend the university. Luckily, with the help of scholarships and federal grants, many students are able to achieve their goals of attending college.

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How to: Networking as a College Student

While in college, networking is extremely valuable when trying to navigate life post-graduation. Networking allows leaders and peers in specific fields to give students tips, advices and knowledge about the various paths they can take to become established and successful. Networking begins communication with other professionals by putting a face to your name.

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