Denys Katerenchuk is a Senior Data Scientist at IBM and a PhD candidate in the Graduate Center's Program in Computer Science. In this episode of Alumni Aloud, Denys talks about transitioning into tech industry jobs while completing the PhD and the similarities between industry and academia. He also discusses the surprising benefits he reaped by testing his own skills and abilities on the open job market.
Ben Zweig and Jonathan DeBusk are alumni of the Graduate Center's PhD Programs in Economics and Sociology, respectively. Both now work at IBM. Ben is a managing data scientist, and Jonathan is a senior managing strategy consultant. In this episode of Alumni Aloud, Ben and Jonathan explain what their jobs look like on a typical work week. They also give practical advice to those who are considering using their data skills in a corporate environment.
Alumni Profiles: Ben Zweig, Senior Strategy Consultant at IBM (Economics PhD, 2015) & Paul Schweigert, Analytics Consultant at IBM (History)
Ben Zweig and Paul Schweigert have each transitioned from doctoral study at the Graduate Center to successful careers at IBM. Both Zweig and Schweigert have returned to the Graduate Center… Read the rest