2019 MassMutual Undergraduate Fellowship in Health and Wellness Analytics
June- August, 2019
Burlington, Vermont & Amherst, Massachusetts
We are very excited to announce the 2019 MassMutual Undergraduate Fellowship Program in Health and Wellness Analytics. We are writing to ask you to help us identify highly-motivated applicants for this unique research experience.
This undergraduate fellowship will be funded by our groundbreaking data science partnership with MassMutual. The MassMutual Center of Excellence for Complex Systems and Data Science will initiate research projects and programs aimed at better understanding human wellness through data analytics, as well as programming to cultivate a strong pipeline of data science talent.
This summer research experience is a ten-week residential program where undergraduate fellows will conduct research projects with two joint mentors, one from the UVM Complex Systems Center and the other from the Data Science team at MassMutual. Fellows will be expected to spend five-weeks in Burlington, Vermont at the University of Vermont with the Complex Systems Center faculty and five-weeks in Amherst, Massachusetts with the MassMutual Data Science team, a unique experience to work in both an academic and industry setting. Research projects that will be conducted through the MassMutual Center of Excellence include study in the following areas:
-Longevity and wellness, including the link between physical and financial health and environmental impacts on wellness.
-Algorithmic fairness, accountability and transparency, which will encompass alternative underwriting data, methods for controlling bias and data ethics.
-Measurement methodologies for large scale social systems, covering such topics as macroeconomic events, mortality risk and social cohesion, among others.Application Deadline: March 25, 2019
Eligibility: Undergraduates currently enrolled in a degree program leading to a bachelor's degree from any country. Women and minority students are encouraged to apply.
For additional information or to be notified once applications open please contact firstname.lastname@example.orgMore information about the program can be found here.