Data scientists with a focus on business and social sciences face manifold career options. The demand for their expertise is significant and growing. They can work not only in tech and for social or consulting firms but also for NGOs and international organizations; in retail, e-commerce, and telecommunication; in the finance sector; in the automotive and health industries; for public administration; and in academia. Companies and institutions in almost every domain need:
- data scientists, “big data” scientists, artificial intelligence (AI) research scientists, business intelligence analysts, computational social scientists, consultants, data analysts, data management experts, data protection specialists, financial analysts, managers, market researchers, marketing managers, medical data analysts, public affairs consultants, scientific advisors, social media analysts, web analysts, etc. Graduates of the DSSB program can work in these roles.
- experts in data analysis who (critically) evaluate, analyze, and interpret the collected digital data accurately and can visualize the findings clearly are also needed in public relations, journalism, political think tanks, government, police departments, and international organizations such as the World Bank, WHO, EU, UN, etc.
- experts in digital data acquisition, who can instantaneously collect the relevant data, working in all sectors of an industry
- experts in data management who know how to store, enhance, protect, and process large amounts of data efficiently work as an information security analyst, database manager, project manager, or in similar roles
- an MSc degree in DSSB also allows students to move on to a PhD and a career in academia and research institutions
The employability of DSSB graduates is promoted by sharing contacts with industry, public institutions, non-governmental organizations, and research institutes throughout the curriculum. In the fourth semester, participation in additional public big data challenges is organized as an elective in the curriculum.
The Career Service Center (CSC) helps students in their career development. It provides students with high-quality training and coaching in CV creation, cover letter formulation, interview preparation, effective presenting, business etiquette, and employer research as well as in many other aspects, thus helping students identify and follow up on rewarding careers after graduating from Constructor University. Furthermore, the Alumni Office helps students establish a long-lasting and global network which is useful when exploring job options in academia, industry, and elsewhere.
Today’s business world requires disciplinary knowledge from graduates as well as the ability to apply this knowledge. Career-related services at Constructor University provide information, counseling and training, networks, and events. Constructor University’s students participate in trainings on project management, business communication, job interview skills, and more. Digital job and internship portfolios help students to prepare for their career.
Studying at Constructor University gives you connections – often for your whole life.
The Alumni Association E.V. was founded in 2004 by the first generation of graduates. Since then, around 4,500 students have obtained their degrees from this University.