Data Science provides an understanding of the collection, manipulation, storage, retrieval, and computational analysis of data in a wide variety of areas, including numeric, textual, image, and video data from small to large volumes.

With roots in computer science, information science, mathematics, statistics, and probability theory, data science plays a major role in data analysis, data science, and data analytics. Data Science is a discipline that can open the doors to many opportunities, and variety of positions and titles such as Data Analyst, Data Scientist, Data Engineer, Machine Learning Engineer, Data Science Generalist, Business Analyst, Database Administrator and many more.

Job Titles

Positions that require additional education, training or licensing are indicated by a (*).
Analytics ManagerBI Solutions Architect
BI SpecialistBig Data Engineer
Business Analytics SpecialistBusiness Intelligence (BI) Engineer
Data EngineerData Scientist*
Data Visualization DeveloperMachine Learning Engineer
Machine Learning Scientist Statistician

Job qualifications are based not only on degree program, but on skills and experience. Students should seek out as many experiential opportunities in their fields of interest as possible, including co-op and internships.


This is a limited sample of employers who have posted jobs on NUcareers; please note that they may not currently have positions posted.
AetnaBoston Children’s Hospital
Civis AnalyticsData Science Dojo
DellDraft Kings
Ericsson Inc.Flipside Crypto, Inc.
GFI Software LtdGms Management Solutions USA, Inc.
Greenwich Associates Merk & Co, Inc.
Partners Connected HealthPoshmark
Rakuten USA Wayfair


Data Science major can work in any industry, and here is a limited sample of the industries that often hire this major:
Real EstateTelecommunications

Internships and Co-ops

These sample titles can be used to research internship opportunities:

Business Intelligence InternData Analyst Intern
Data Science InternData Science and Machine Learning Intern
Infrastructure Data Science InternInternational Data Intern
Modeling and Data Science InternQuantitative Analyst Intern
Systems and Analytics Intern

Use, or other internship sites to search for openings. 

For more information, please visit the department’s website.

Students enrolled in the College of Professional Studies may click here for co-op and internship information.