5th Year MIDS Career Outcomes and Support

5th Year MIDS graduates emerge fully equipped with the interdisciplinary skills needed to solve complex human, social, economic, and health problems using data.

Graduates may go on to successful careers in established technology companies, start-ups, consulting, non-profits, financial services, entertainment, government, health care, and more.

Graduates apply skills as diverse as research design, data engineering, machine learning, data mining and exploring, data visualization, ethics and privacy, statistical analysis, and communicating results.

Recent 5th Year MIDS employers include:

Google Apple Urgently Salesforce Revolve McKinsey & CompanyGoodRx Pew Research Center SAPNike Atlassian Pinterest IBM Wells Fargo

Recent 5th Year MIDS job titles include:

Software Engineer

Data Analyst

Data Coordinator

Data Scientist

Machine Learning Engineer


Career Support

5th Year MIDS students receive one-on-one career coaching and advising, plus a wide range of career training and networking opportunities designed to help them transition smoothly from student to data professional.

MIDS for Life

In a dynamic industry such as data science, it is crucial for professionals to continue developing their skills throughout their careers. MIDS for Life keeps alumni connected to leading data science practices via world-class MIDS course content.

The MIDS for Life program offers alumni lifelong access to the I School Digital Campus, where students can retrieve all previously completed MIDS course work and recorded class sessions. Alumni may also view the most up-to-date asynchronous course content, including content for newly released courses, at no charge.

Last updated:

May 24, 2024