Data Analytics and Computational Social Science

The Master of Science degree in Data Analytics and Computational Social Science (DACSS) is an interdisciplinary degree program designed to train students to fill roles that require cutting edge data analysis and computational social science training and/or involve regular interaction with trained computer scientists and other data science professionals. Possible career trajectories include analyst and consulting positions in public policy, market research, public relations, corporate communications, population studies, and survey research. Students will also be well-prepared to pursue a PhD or other advanced graduate studies.

How to Stand Out at Virtual Career Fairs

Career Fair season starts in September at UMass, and this year the fairs will be virtual again!  Read this article from Vault on how to prepare.

It isn’t easy to stand out at in-person job fairs, and leaving a lasting …

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DACSS Students Hired as Research Analysts at the UMass Donahue Institute

Ian Dinnie and Kazmeria (Kassie) Breest, master’s students in the Data Analytics and Computational Social Science (DACSS) program at UMass Amherst, are applying the knowledge and skills they are developing in the DACSS program by working as research analysts in …

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Incoming Dean Rethemeyer Welcomes Diversity in Social Data Science Leadership Academy Participants

The Data Analytics and Computational Social Science (DACSS) program was proud to have incoming Dean of the UMass College of Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS) R. Karl Rethemeyer speak at the welcome session for their inaugural Diversity in Social Data …

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