Insight
Data Science
Fellows Program

An intensive 7 week post-doctoral training fellowship bridging the gap between academia & data science
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Alex Smolyanskaya, Data Scientist at Stitch Fix, Insight 2015 Fellow
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Mike Woods, Search Quality Software Engineer at Yelp, Insight Data Science Fellow Summer 2014
Colin Higgins, Data Scientist at Silicon Valley Data Science, Summer 2015 Fellow

In 2012, Insight Created a New Model for Professional Education

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  • Seven week full-time postdoctoral training fellowship
  • Tuition-free and need-based scholarships
  • Build real-world data science solutions in a self-directed, collaborative environment
  • Learn from top industry leaders and Insight alumni. No classes, no textbooks.
  • Interview with top companies
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"Before Insight, I struck out with every company I applied to; nobody would hire me! After the program, some of these same companies aggressively pursued me with job offers."
Carlos Faham
Data Scientist, LinkedIn
Summer 2015 Alumnus, Silicon Valley
"Insight showed me that I could be a great data scientist, reintroduced me to the power of collaboration, and plunged me straight into the fast pace and excitement of the tech sphere!"
Allen Sussman
Data Science Engineer, Sojern
Winter 2014 Alumnus, Silicon Valley
Build cutting edge live products
  • Seven week full-time postdoctoral training fellowship
  • Tuition-free and need-based scholarships
  • Build real-world data science solutions in a self-directed, collaborative environment
  • Learn from top industry leaders and Insight alumni. No classes, no textbooks.
  • Interview with top companies
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  • Join an exceptional group of smart people
  • Fellows are PhDs and postdocs from diverse STEM backgrounds
  • A commitment to enhancing diversity in the field of data science
  • Over 400 Insight Data Science alumni from over 110 universities
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  • Join an exceptional group of smart people
  • Fellows are PhDs and postdocs from diverse STEM backgrounds
  • A commitment to enhancing diversity in the field of data science
  • Over 400 Insight Data Science alumni from over 110 universities
meet the fellows
  • Meet the world's top data science industry leaders at every stage of the program
  • Learn about cutting-edge data science from heads of data teams at the world's top companies
  • Receive hands-on mentorship from Insight alumni who themselves are now leading data scientists
  • Interact with over 50 data scientists during your 7 week fellowship
DJ Patil, U.S. Chief Data Scientist mentors Insight Fellows
"I was impressed with the caliber of leaders in the field that came to talk to us and devoted so much time to share their experiences in industry"
Seiji Armstrong
Data Scientist, Stealth Security
Summer 2015 Alumnus, Silicon Valley
Mike Grinolds (Data Products Lead, SalesforceIQ, Insight Alumn Winter 2014) mentoring Kelsey Jiang (Summer 2015 Fellow, now Data Scientist at AirBnB)
Summer 2013 alumn Eli Bressert, Manager of Data Engineering & Analytics at Netflix
  • Meet the world's top data science industry leaders at every stage of the program
  • Learn about cutting-edge data science from heads of data teams at the world's top companies
  • Receive hands-on mentorship from Insight alumni who themselves are now leading data scientists
  • Interact with over 50 data scientists during your 7 week fellowship
  • 400+ Data Science alumni at over 200 companies
  • Fellows interview with top companies at the end of the program
  • Insight works with every Fellow until they land their first data science role
  • Join an elite data science professional network
"Insight gave me the confidence to work in industry, which is hard to replicate outside of the program"
Adam Jenkins
Data Scientist, Biogen
Winter 2015 Alumnus, New York
  • 400+ Data Science alumni at over 200 companies
  • Fellows interview with top companies at the end of the program
  • Insight works with every Fellow until they land their first data science role
  • Join an elite data science professional network
  • Insight alumni are shaping the future of the data science industry
  • Insight Fellows are now heads of data teams at Facebook, LinkedIn, Uber, Airbnb, reddit, Microsoft, and dozens of others
  • Stay connected with a diverse alumni network as you advance in your career
  • Engage in the Insight community through technical workshops and social events
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Fellows hiking up to the Stanford Dish in Palo Alto, California
Monica Rogati with Fellows and Alumni at Insight Women in Tech night
Fellows in the Summer 2016 Remote program meet in Los Angeles
“ Not only was the program structured so that each Fellow can find a suitable career path, but ultimately what I appreciate most is the community of people ”
“ Not only was the program structured so that each Fellow can find a suitable career path, but ultimately what I appreciate most is the community of people ”
Shelly Jang
Data Scientist, Athos
Winter 2014 Alumnus, Silicon Valley
Insight promotes a fun, supportive and lasting community
  • Insight alumni are shaping the future of the data science industry
  • Insight Fellows are now heads of data teams at Facebook, LinkedIn, Uber, Airbnb, reddit, Microsoft, and dozens of others
  • Stay connected with a diverse alumni network as you advance in your career
  • Engage in the Insight community through technical workshops and social events
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Head of Anti-Abuse Modeling, LinkedIn
Insight Fellow Summer 2013
Joe Gallagher
Reddit
Data Lead, reddit
Insight Fellow Winter 2013
Anne Bauer
Data Scientist, The New York Times
Insight Fellow Winter 2015
Lisa Qian
Airbnb
Data Science Manager, Airbnb
Insight Fellow Summer 2013
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