Discovery connects undergraduates with hands-on, team-based opportunities in cutting-edge data research projects at UC Berkeley, government agencies, community groups, and entrepreneurial ventures. Some of our past Project Partners are shown below:
Use this application portal to browse this semester’s projects and submit your application.
Phase 1 (Student Applications): Student applications will be accepted from Monday, January 3rd to Sunday, January 16th.
Phase 2 (Application Review): From Monday, January 17th to Friday, January 28th, Project Partners will begin scheduling interviews and making offers via the portal.
Phase 3 (Offer Acceptance): Students will have until Friday, January 28th to accept or reject offers.
Phase 4 (Additional Offers): Project partners can continue making offers to students through February 2nd, 2022.
The program offers variable units on a P/NP basis.In order to receiving a passing grade:
A number of resources are available to support Discovery teams, including graduate student mentors, working groups, pre-recorded workshops, data peers & D-Lab and cloud computing credits. We encourage each student to check-in with the data peers & D-Lab at least one time in the first 4 weeks of your project.
If you accept an offer with a Discovery project you will be asked to accept this Student Agreement and invited to enroll in a section of Data 198 (one unit is available for every 3
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Through partnership with Discovery, Project Partners will have the opportunity to:
Increase your capacity to take on data-centric projects, at any level of complexity
Collaborate with UC Berkeley’s world-class data science students
Create cutting edge machine learning, neural network, and AI algorithms to get new insights and tangible results from your data science projects
Rely on an infrastructure of technical and project management support for your student team
Join our network of professors, graduate and undergraduate students, and past Project Partners such as NASA, UCSF, Creative Commons, BART and more.
Access free cloud computing and data storage resources.
Check out our archive of past projects here.
For specific inquiries about our program email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To learn more about the program visit https://data.berkeley.edu/research/discovery.