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Founded in 1975, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in devices and services that help people and businesses realize their full potential. At Microsoft, we're motivated and inspired every day by how our customers use our products to find creative solutions to business problems, develop breakthrough ideas, and stay connected to what's most important to them.




Aetna, a CVS Health company, is the nation's premier health innovation company helping people on their path to better health. We are building a new health care model that is easier to use, less expensive, and puts the consumer at the center of their care.

Who we are:
Aetna’s Analytics & Behavior Change team supports the entire organization by embedding deep analytic insights into key decision processes and focusing on our biggest, most complex problems. We use advanced analytics tools, modeling and machine learning to generate insights by leveraging data within a cutting-edge petabyte-scale Hadoop environment. We’re focused on creating new opportunities that drive change in areas such as member behavior change, digital health, provider efficiency, clinical products/programs, and health care fraud detection and prevention.

Our goal is to make health care simpler, more affordable, and convenient. We are inspired to make a difference by connecting people to the information they need and helping our members feel the joy of achieving their best health in their own way. Our opportunities in Data Science and Data Engineering are designed to enhance your personal and professional growth and build the skills that will lead you to success. Aetna Analytics has the feel of a fresh startup within a 165 year old company, and we’re looking for people who like solving tough challenges and are motivated by a desire to drive change




For over a century, IBM has led world-changing progress by relentlessly reinventing ourselves and enabling our customers' transformation. Share in our vision of AI for social good, our commitment to open source, and our mission of AI education for all. The IBM Data Science Community is the place for data scientists and developers to learn, share, and engage with their peers and industry leaders. Join the IBM Data Science Community and participate in shaping our digital future.

Two Sigma


At Two Sigma, we use Open Source Software, and we’re passionate about giving back to the programming community. We want to make sure that the OSS projects that we and so many others rely on will still be functional far into the future. Supporting OSS can take many forms: making substantial contributions to projects we use regularly, open sourcing tools we’ve developed in house, and financially sponsoring non-profits that contribute to a healthy open source ecosystem. That’s why we are a Corporate Partner of NumFOCUS. Two Sigma is proud to support NumFOCUS sponsored projects pandas and Jupyter.



BCG GAMMA is BCG’s global team dedicated to applying artificial intelligence and advanced analytics to business at leading companies and organizations. The team includes 800-plus data scientists and engineers who apply AI and advanced analytics expertise (e.g., machine learning, deep learning, optimization, simulation, text and image analytics) to build solutions that transform business performance. BCG GAMMA’s approach builds value and competitive advantage at the intersection of data science, technology, people, business expertise, processes and ways of working.




Bloomberg is building the world's most trusted information network for financial professionals. Our 5,500+ engineers are dedicated to advancing and building new systems for the Bloomberg Terminal to solve complex, real-world problems. We trust our teams to choose the right technologies for the job, and, at Bloomberg, the answer is often Python. We employ an active community of more than 2,000 Python developers who have their hands in everything from financial analytics and data science to contribute to open source technologies like Project Jupyter. We also sponsor and host many events for the Python community



NVIDIA‘s (NASDAQ:NVDA) invention of the GPU in 1999 sparked the growth of the PC gaming market, redefined modern computer graphics and revolutionized parallel computing. More recently, GPU deep learning ignited modern AI — the next era of computing — with the GPU acting as the brain of computers, robots and self-driving cars that can perceive and understand the world.

Civis Analytics


Civis Analytics helps organizations use data to gain a competitive advantage in how they identify, attract, and engage their audiences. With a powerful combination of best-in-class data, cutting-edge software solutions, and an interdisciplinary team of data scientists, developers, and survey science experts, Civis works with leading public and private sector organizations to make data-driven decision-making essential to how they do business.

The New York Times


We seek the truth and help people understand the world.This mission is rooted in our belief that great journalism has the power to make each reader’s life richer and more fulfilling, and all of society stronger and more just.

Amenity Analytics


Amenity Analytics is a cloud-based NLP (Natural Language Processing) solutions that helps businesses draw actionable insights from unstructured text and data on a massive scale. Fortune 100 companies, hedge funds, financial exchanges, and insurance companies rely on Amenity’s proprietary NLP technology to instantly understand large scale text sources ranging from regulatory filings and earnings call transcripts to news coverage, social media activity, and research reports. Gartner named Amenity Analytics a 2018 “Cool Vendor” in AI for Banking and Financial Services.



BuzzFeed is the leading independent digital media company delivering news and entertainment to hundreds of millions of people around the world. We strive to connect deeply with our audience, and give them news and entertainment worth sharing with their friends, family, and the people who matter in their lives.

We have the innovation-obsessed culture and structure of a venture-backed tech company with an engineering team focused on building the media platform for today’s world, and the future.

Our tech teams is ~200 people strong with team members working in locations around the world — including New York City, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, London, and San Francisco. We’re small enough that an individual can join our team and have a major impact on our products and culture, and big enough that there are a ton of brilliant and awesome colleagues to learn from. We rely on experimentation, robust data collection, and reporting to shape our products, delight our readers and viewers, inform our content creators, and execute on our business initiatives.



We are a collective with a common purpose: make advertising matter to brands and consumers alike. With one of the world’s largest collections of digital, film and TV properties, we provide a premium option for advertisers and publishers looking to reach specific audiences at scale in premium and brand-safe environments. Our combined assets, including data insights, premium content, powerful technology, and scaled direct-to-consumer distribution, give us a competitive edge — helping to improve advertising for brands, publishers, and consumers.



The Farfetch Group consists of Farfetch.com, Farfetch Black & White, Store of The Future, Browns, Stadium Goods, and New Guards Group.

Founded by Portuguese entrepreneur José Neves in 2007 for the love of fashion and launched in 2008, Farfetch was launched as an e-commerce marketplace for luxury boutiques around the world. Farfetch has since evolved into a technology platform for the luxury industry, connecting customers in 190 countries with items from over 930 of the world’s best boutiques and brands from over 45 countries. Farfetch ensures a truly unique experience with the ability to shop the most extensive selection of luxury on one platform.

Farfetch is a true global omni-channel platform with the proprietary end-to- end API at the core of an unrivalled technology and logistics network. Through its business units Store of the Future, Farfetch Black & White and Browns, Farfetch continues to invest in innovation and develop key technologies, business solutions and services for the luxury fashion industry, connecting online and offline retail. Store of The Future is a customized suite of technologies developed to help brands and boutiques enhance the customer journey by bridging the offline and online worlds.




FactSet (NYSE:FDS | NASDAQ: FDS) delivers superior analytics, service, content, and technology to help more than 88,000 users see and seize opportunity sooner. We are committed to giving investment professionals the edge to outperform, with fresh perspectives, informed insights, and the industry-leading support of our dedicated specialists. We’re proud to have been recognized with multiple awards for our analytical and data-driven solutions and repeatedly ranked as one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For and a Best Workplace in the United Kingdom and France.

Blue Fire AI


Blue Fire AI is a Capital Markets intelligence engine looking for mathematicians and intelligence engineers with interest in Graph Computing, HPC and Deep Learning



Datadog is a monitoring service for cloud-scale applications, providing monitoring of servers, databases, tools, and services, through a SaaS-based data analytics platform.




Access insight-ready datasets for 1000s of company of all sizes.

• Relevant. We apply the right combination of tools to help our clients answer the pivotal questions that matter most – questions from UBS Research analysts, active investors and other market sources.
• Rigorous. With proprietary processes developed since 2014, our global team of experts working across 45 specialized areas harvest, cleanse and connect billions of data items each month.
• Ready. Gain access to insight-ready datasets for 1000s of companies across 50+ sectors and 30+ geographies. Downloadable datasets allow you to explore interactive models and investigate the underlying data.

Stevens Institute of Technology


An emphasis on data, analytics and technology sets the School of Business at Stevens Institute of Technology apart. Faculty research creates direct impact in the workplace. Alumni enjoy rewarding careers at the world’s most exciting companies, especially in finance, data analytics, technology and professional services.

Morgan Stanley


Morgan Stanley mobilizes capital to help governments, corporations, institutions and individuals around the world achieve their financial goals. For over 75 years, the firm’s reputation for using innovative thinking to solve complex problems has been well earned and rarely matched. A consistent industry leader throughout decades of dramatic change in modern finance, Morgan Stanley will continue to break new ground in advising, serving and providing new opportunities for its clients.

Morgan Stanley is committed to maintaining the first-class service and high standard of excellence that have always defined the firm. At its foundation are four core values — putting clients first, doing the right thing, leading with exceptional ideas and giving back — that guide its more than 55,000 employees in 1,200 offices across 43 countries

Discover what makes Morgan Stanley such a great place to work by using the resources on this page to learn more about our people, our business, and our heritage.


Manning Publications


Manning is an independent publisher of computer books for software developers, engineers, architects, system administrators, managers and all who are professionally involved with the computer business. The books we publish cover a huge range of topics that the modern developer needs; from languages and frameworks, to best practices for team leaders.

Packt Publishing


Founded in 2004 in Birmingham, UK, Packt's mission is to help the world put software to work in new ways, through the delivery of effective learning and information services to IT professionals.



Our world-class tools, content, products, and services are designed to help people adapt to our changing world, navigate its challenges and opportunities, and ultimately make progress in their lives. Because where learning flourishes, so do people.




PyLadies is an international mentorship group with a focus on helping more women become active participants and leaders in the Python open-source community. Their mission is to promote, educate and advance a diverse Python community through outreach, education, conferences, events and social gatherings.



R-Ladies NYC is part of a world-wide organization to promote gender diversity in the R community. They aspire to encourage and support women interested in learning and sharing their experience in R programming by hosting a variety of events including talks, workshops, book clubs, data dives, and socials.

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