On November 14, Illinois State University’s data science, mathematics, and statistics undergraduate and graduate students had a thrilling day at JUMP OSF in Peoria. They were immersed in data analytics, automation, and statistics, experiencing real-world applications and honing their skills.
One of the most exciting aspects 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 bridged the gap between academia and practical knowledge.
The Department of Mathematics expressed 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. Additionally, the department thanked the College of Arts and Science for funding transportation for this visit.
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 facility. They further interacted with professionals in the field and learned from them.
Overall, this visit was an excellent opportunity for Illinois State University’s data science, mathematics, and statistics students to gain hands-on experience with real-world applications of these fields while also connecting with industry professionals.