Data & Technology

Applying information and logic for understanding, solution, and invention

 

What is the Data & Technology career cluster?

Careers in Data & Technology involve information analysis, critical thinking, and programming to illuminate issues and trends, solve complex real-world problems, and drive innovation. This cluster includes roles and responsibilities relating to computer systems, hardware, software, statistics, mathematics, programming, video game development, and data analytics.

Data & Technology professionals are in huge demand, and serve increasingly vital functions within a vast variety of industries—not just internet and technology, but also healthcare, finance, natural resources, retail, marketing, government, entertainment, and beyond. They often get to (and like to) work independently, think about and analyze ideas, solve abstract problems, and may have strong math, science, and analytical abilities.

Data Science Institute to Offer Drop-In Hours

Mondays 2:00-3:30pm, Bear Down Gym, Room 370

Staff from the UArizona Data Science Institute will hold Data Science Drop-In Hours on Monday afternoons from 2-3:30pm in Bear Down Gym, Room 370. Drop-In hours begin on Monday, August 29th and will …

By Emily McCarthy
Emily McCarthy Senior Director, Career Development
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A Day in the Life of a Data Scientist: What to Expect

Every IT job has an air of mystery to its roles and responsibilities. If you’re beginning a career in data science, you may be wondering what a day in the life of a data scientist looks like. There are several …

By Sakshi Gupta - Springboard
Springboard
Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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Data Professionals Are in High Demand—Here Are 8 Jobs You Should Consider

Are you looking for a career with a significant amount of potential and opportunity in 2021 (and beyond)? If so, one career path you’ll definitely want to explore is data and analytics.

According to the World Economic Forum’s The Future …

By Deanna deBara - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Data Science vs Data Analytics vs. Machine learning vs. Artificial Intelligence

While the data science vs data analytics vs machine learning vs artificial intelligence debate is creating revolutions across industries, there’s still a considerable amount of doubt that hovers over the two terms. The two are interconnected but have different scopes, …

By Sakshi Gupta - Springboard
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Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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7 Types of Data Visualizations and How To Use Them

The quest for valuable data has turned into a new-age gold rush in many industries. Companies mine information for insights that get turned into visualizations to help an audience understand and grasp the presented concepts. Learning to create data visualizations …

By Sakshi Gupta - Springboard
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Data & Technology Example Resumes

Data & Technology resumes typically include…
Skills section that includes the specific names of software, programming languages, or processes that …

Alumni Connections

Charlie Aaronson

Alumni Willing to Help, Alumni Willing to Mentor
  • Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Sales Representative

Tarique Abedin

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  • Atlanta, Georgia
  • Sr. Technical Account Manager Citrix Systems Inc

Donna Abella

Alumni Willing to Help
  • Chino Hills, California
  • Unemployed Unemployed

David Ackerman

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  • Scottsdale, Arizona
  • General Manager Alluvion Communications

Nikky Adeniran

Alumni Willing to Help
  • Avondale, Arizona
  • Student Worker University of Arizona

Brittany Allen

Alumni Willing to Help
  • Tucson, Arizona
  • Customer Service Representative Afni, Inc.

Christopher Allison

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  • California
  • Document Specialist Loandocsolutions

Coby Allred

Alumni Willing to Help
  • Seattle, Washington
  • Software Engineer Microsoft

Bader Alzahrani

Alumni Willing to Help, Alumni Willing to Mentor
  • Riyadh, Riyadh Province
  • Consultant

Natalie Amgott, PhD

Alumni Willing to Help, Alumni Willing to Mentor
  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Associate Director of Online Language Learning Carnegie Mellon University

Jessica Amposta

Alumni Willing to Help, Alumni Willing to Mentor
  • Tucson, Arizona
  • Data Analyst Intern University of Arizona

Ryan Andrew

Alumni Willing to Help, Alumni Willing to Mentor
  • Chandler, Arizona
  • Practice Director, Growth Strategy & Sales Acceleration Revenue Productions

Featured Classes

APCV/CAST 361 | Data Analysis and Visualization

Dr. Li Xu, College of Applied Science and Technology
Data Analysis and Visualization will lay a foundation for students to understand how to process, analyze, and visualize data.  Topics…

POL/SOC 297B | The Origins of Data in Politics and Policy

Dr. Frank Gonzalez, Dr. Jessica Braithwaite, College of Social and Behavioral Science
In this Course-based Undergraduate Research Experience (CURE), students will work alongside School of Government and Public Policy (SGPP) faculty in…

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