REMINDER: Econ Data Hack Apps Due TODAY!!

*** Applications are due by the end of the day today (6/7/18) ***

The UCSB Department of Economics is hosting the first ever Data Hack 2018: Data Analytics Boot Camp & Hackathon. This Boot Camp is conveniently placed at the start of Fall quarter.

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Students will…

  • Learn to work with data in programming language R
  • Build their resumes with a desirable and applicable skillset
  • Prepare for research opportunitieswith professors
  • Applythe skills learned in a competition with cash prizes


  • Must be in either the Economics or Economics & Accounting majors
  • Must have taken ECON 140A before Sept 25 to participate
  • Must complete Boot Camp in order to participate in competition
    • Sept 25 & 26, 10 AM – 1 PM
    • Sept 29, 10 AM – 4 PM
    • Oct 6, 10 AM – 5 PM (Competition)

To apply, you will need:

Please bring applications to Career Connection (North Hall 2119) by 5:00 PM on Thursday, June 7th. Incomplete applications will not be considered.