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Spring 2022 DA-FANH Intern Shares His Experiences

Are you interested in the DA-FANH internship? Hear from one of our data science interns and read about his experiences! About Sufyian Sufyian is a Chico State graduate who majored in anthropology with a minor in applied statistics. He currently works as a Research Assistant I for the Center For Data Insights.

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Data Driven Career Panel

Interested in careers in data? Well then do not miss the Chico State Data Driven Career Panel happening this month! In collaboration with the Chico State Career Center, Project DA-FANH is virtually bringing four amazing professionals in the data science field to talk with students about their careers. Come learn from industry experts about various careers in the Agriculture and Natural Sciences fields.

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

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

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

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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