On November 14, Illinois State University’s data science, mathematics, and statistics undergraduate and graduate students had a highly inspiring day at JUMP OSF in Peoria. They were able to immerse themselves in data analytics, automation, and statistics, gaining practical knowledge through real-world applications and honing their skills.
The highlight of the day was the rich networking opportunities that allowed students to connect with industry professionals. This enthusiastic engagement marked the day as a tremendous success and helped bridge the gap between academia and practical knowledge. The Department of Mathematics extended 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 played a pivotal role in making this day a resounding success.
In addition to networking opportunities, the students participated in a job shadowing event and had the chance to engage with OSF’s JUMP Simulation staff members. During a lunch break at OSF’s JUMP Simulation, they were able to further interact and learn from professionals in the field. Overall, this visit provided an excellent opportunity for students to gain valuable insights into the practical applications of their academic studies while also building connections within their chosen fields.