• Sat. Dec 2nd, 2023

Students thrive in job shadowing program at OSF’s JUMP Simulation: A success story of data science, mathematics, and statistics students


Nov 21, 2023

On November 14, Illinois State University’s data science, mathematics, and statistics undergraduate and graduate students had a productive day at JUMP OSF in Peoria. They were able to immerse themselves in data analytics, automation, and statistics, experiencing real-world applications and honing their skills.

One of the most exciting aspects of the day was the networking opportunities that allowed students to connect with industry professionals. This enthusiastic engagement marked the day as a tremendous success and bridged the gap between academia and practical knowledge.

The Department of Mathematics expressed its gratitude to the data analytics, automation, and statistics teams at JUMP OSF for their generosity in opening their doors to the students. The collaborative spirit and commitment of the JUMP OSF team played a pivotal role in making this day a resounding success. Additionally, the department thanked the College of Arts and Science for funding transportation for this visit.

During their visit, the students participated in a job shadowing event and had the chance to engage with OSF’s JUMP Simulation staff members. During a lunch break at OSF’s JUMP Simulation, they were able to further interact and learn from professionals in the field. Overall, this trip was an excellent opportunity for these students to gain valuable insights into their fields of study and enhance their career prospects.

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