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Cville Open Data Bootcamp

Christie Julien – September 8th, 2017

This summer, Charlottesville has launched an Open Data Portal, allowing anyone to easily access data published by the city government. On Friday September 22, SmartCville, the Data Science Institute, and the City of Charlottesville will be hosting Cville Open Data Bootcamp, where we will introduce our new open data portal for Charlottesville. If you are interested in working on local government challenges with the help of data, please sign up at this link.

Local Health Tech Company Spotlight: TypeZero Technologies

Brandon Thompson – September 8th, 2017

As part of the Healthcare Community Blog Series, throughout the year, we will highlight certain companies, both local and national, doing innovative work within the non-clinical health care field. TypeZero Technologies LLC is a local personalized medicine startup designed to alleviate the burden of Type 1 and 2 diabetes. The company's mission is to improve health outcomes for patients, reduce the stress of daily requirements of insulin intake and diet management, and dramatically reduce the treatment cost.

Create Your First App

Christie Julien – September 8th, 2017

With the UVA Dev Hub you can get your feet wet in creating your very own mobile app. The Dev Hub has a ton of resources, guides, and connections to a growing community of new developers.  You can start building in IOS and Android Environments today.  The community is totally free and open to all.  Check out DevHub today and start building!

6 Health Care Jobs That Don't Require Medical School

Christie Julien – September 8th, 2017

If you're on the pre-med track and taking the world tour of life science courses, you know that those courses can be a bit of a grind.  It can also be a bit daunting to think of the years of graduate and professional training needed to be a clinician.  US News and World Reports offers 6 alternatives to consider before commiting to medical school. 


Break Into Data Science

Christie Julien – September 8th, 2017

A colleague of mine once said "Data is the new bacon."  That is not as exciting if you are a vegetarian, but the point remains, the demand for data scientists will soar even in the next 3 years.  So how do you get in on the ground floor?

This Medium article details many of the FAQs folks have about breaking into data science, including skills needed, where and how to learn, and how to get experience.  It's a great primer for the budding data scientist.


NSA Virtual "Skip the Line" Career Event - September 11th!

Hannah Guffey – September 8th, 2017

Join NSA’s inaugural “Skip the Line!” session to get a leg up and ask your most burning questions!

NSA Skip the Line! provides viewers an opportunity to do their research before speaking to technical recruiters on campus. This session will make sure you’re prepared to discuss NSA’s opportunities and provide you the background you need to land an interview! If you aren’t free to attend your campus fall career fair, NSA Skip the Line! gives you a chance to get your questions answered from the comfort of your laptop, phone or desktop.