Illinois State University’s data science, mathematics, and statistics undergraduate and graduate students had an inspiring day at JUMP OSF in Peoria on November 14. They participated in activities related to data analytics, automation, and statistics, immersing themselves in real-world applications to gain invaluable insights and hone their skills.
The highlight of the day was the rich networking opportunities as students connected with industry professionals, bridging the gap between academia and practical knowledge. Their enthusiasm and engagement marked this day as a tremendous success. The Department of Mathematics extends 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 have played a pivotal role in making this day a resounding success.
The event included a group photo showing the participants, students in job shadowing sessions with OSF’s JUMP simulation staff members, and a lunch break at OSF’s JUMP Simulation. Students were able to see firsthand how data analytics is applied in real-world situations, giving them valuable knowledge that they can use in their future careers. Additionally, students were able to connect with industry professionals who shared their experiences and provided valuable advice on how to succeed in their field. Overall, it was an excellent opportunity for the students to learn from experts while also networking with professionals from various industries.