Career Opportunities in Analytics

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Jobs in big data are abundant and demand for data professionals continues to grow. Whether you're looking to break into the field or move up to a new level of influence, a graduate degree in data analytics opens the door to opportunity.

As the pace of data generation multiplies exponentially, companies in all industries need professionals who can understand, analyze, and act on stockpiles of data. With an analytics education from the Carlson School, you're well-positioned to take on new roles and have a bigger impact.

We hire Carlson students because they come well prepared to handle today's data-driven business requirements.  Carlson students have the ability to innovate using open-source scripting languages, create meaningful visualizations and models, and are able to effectively communicate during their interviews.
– Analytics Recruiter for Capital One

Support Along the Way

The Carlson School's extensive network spans local, national, and global business communities, providing students with introductions to industry leaders and future colleagues. The Graduate Business Career Center (GBCC) at the Carlson School provides a range of services to assist students with all aspects of their career development.

Career Coaching at the Carlson School
Career Coaching

Need career advice? Our professional career coaches can help with all aspects of your career development. From defining a business career that fits you best to negotiating job offers, your career coach will be with you every step of the way.

Company Info Sessions
Company Info Sessions

Each year, the Carlson School hosts more than 100 companies on campus. At these sessions, students learn about different company cultures, meet company representatives, and expand their professional networks.

A student and interviewer handshaking before an on-campus interview
On-Campus Interviews

Each year, local and national organizations visit campus to recruit students for full-time opportunities. Hundreds more post opportunities to the school's TalentLink system, which provides another way for students to learn about job opportunities.

Careers in Analytics

Carlson School of Management alumni talk about how their analytics education prepared them for careers at Microsoft, Amazon, Facebook, and Zillow.

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