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Students Shine in Job Shadowing Program at OSF’s JUMP Simulation: Excelling in Data Science, Mathematics, and Statistics


Nov 21, 2023

Illinois State University’s data science, mathematics, and statistics undergraduate and graduate students had a fruitful day at JUMP OSF in Peoria on November 14. They were able to delve into the world of data analytics, automation, and statistics, gaining practical insights through real-world applications.

The day’s highlight was undoubtedly the rich networking opportunities that allowed students to connect with industry professionals. This enthusiastic engagement marked the day as an overwhelming success and helped bridge the gap between academia and practical knowledge.

The Department of Mathematics expressed its sincere gratitude to the data analytics, automation, and statistics teams at JUMP OSF for their generosity in hosting the students. The collaborative spirit and commitment of the JUMP OSF team played a crucial 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 where they were able to engage with OSF’s JUMP Simulation staff members. During a lunch break at OSF’s JUMP Simulation, they were further able to interact and learn from professionals in the field.

Overall, the day was a tremendous success for Illinois State University’s data science, mathematics, and statistics students as it provided them with valuable insights into real-world applications of their skills while also offering excellent networking opportunities with industry professionals.

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