The 2016 Harvey Nash/KPMG CIO Survey determined that Data Analytics was the most in-demand technology need for the second year in a row. Nearly 40% of IT leaders in the survey expressed concerns about having enough skilled professionals in the Big Data area.
According to a 2017 study commissioned by the Business-Higher Education Forum and PwC, an expected "2.72 million new jobs posted in 2020 will seek workers with skills in data science and analytics."
Ready to start your Big Data job search?
The Arts and Sciences Career Services Office can help guide you. They provide a number of internship and job search resources, including resume and cover letter review and career prep advising. They also manage FutureLink, the Arts and Sciences access portal to Ohio State's online job and internship database. You can use FutureLink to connect with employers by searching for full-time employment, internships, part-time work, and other experiential learning opportunities targeted toward your major.
(Note: FutureLink is for Data Analytics students whose primary college is Arts and Sciences. Students completing the dual major across college option should access the Buckeye Careers Network homepage for assistance accessing the system).
Want to see who is hiring Data Analytics students?
Here are some current job and internship positions posted to FutureLink that are searching for Data Analytics talent: