Illinois State University’s data science, mathematics, and statistics undergraduate and graduate students had a productive day at JUMP OSF in Peoria on November 14. 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 bridged 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. Additionally, the department thanked the College of Arts and Science for funding transportation for this visit.
During their 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, they were able to further interact and learn from professionals in the field. Overall, it was an inspiring day that provided valuable insights into real-world applications and helped hone their skills.