On November 14th, Illinois State University’s data science, mathematics, and statistics undergraduate and graduate students had a day filled with inspiration at JUMP OSF in Peoria. They were able to immerse themselves in data analytics, automation, and statistics while experiencing real-world applications and honing their skills.
One of the highlights of the day was the rich networking opportunities that allowed students to connect with industry professionals. This enthusiastic engagement marked the day as a tremendous success and helped bridge the gap between academia and practical knowledge.
The Department of Mathematics expressed its heartfelt 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, students participated in a job shadowing event where they were able to engage with OSF’s JUMP Simulation staff members. They also had an opportunity to learn more from professionals in the field during a lunch break at OSF’s JUMP Simulation.
Overall, this inspiring day at JUMP OSF provided Illinois State University’s data science, mathematics, and statistics students with valuable insights into real-world applications of their fields while also giving them opportunities to network with industry professionals.