Looking for your first internship or job can be intimidating and stressful - even when things are going well!

Securing employment takes hard work, and DSUS is committed to helping you navigate this process successfully. To support you in your career goals, we provide Career Services and the Career Accelerator Program (CAP).

Please note: Preference will be given to Data Scholars and Data Science transfer students.

Questions about DS Career Services and/or CAP? Please contact Amanda Dillon at amjdillon@berkeley.edu.


Career Services

  • Regular office hours for help with resumes, cover letters, and Linkedin profiles
  • Skills workshops for interviewing, networking, and negotiating offers

These services are open to all data science students.


Career Accelerator Program (CAP)

Students who are admitted to the Career Accelerator Program (CAP) will have additional access to:

  • One on one coaching as they prepare to apply and interviews
  • Lunch ‘n’ learns with Berkeley faculty involved in relevant industry
  • Job/internship student search teams to help you stay on track with your search
  • Support through internships and/or personal projects over the summer
  • Priority access to our professional skills and leadership courses

If you are a student who could benefit from additional support during your job/internship search, we encourage you to apply to CAP! Ready to apply to CAP? These are the requirements for acceptance:

  • Declared data science major 
  • Data 100 completed or in progress 
  • Current Berkeley student while participating in CAP

Career Services Team

Deb Nolan

Deb Nolan

Associate Dean of Faculty

Division of Computing, Data Science, and Society


Lisa Feldman


Division of Computing, Data Science, and Society


Anthony Suen

Director of Data Science Discovery

Division of Computing, Data Science, and Society


Amanda Dillon

Undergraduate Major Advisor

Division of Computing, Data Science, and Society