Career & Internship Placement

MSiA students are highly sought-after job candidates across all industries. Below you will find information on our career and internship assistance as well as data on previous years' placements. Most, if not all, of our students receive job offers within three months of completing the program.

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Career Placement Assistance

We collaborate with numerous companies to provide a robust recruitment and career placement program. The Master of Science in Analytics runs two recruiting seasons for each cohort, an internship search and a full-time search. Each year, MSiA welcomes 20-30 company contacts on campus to meet our students and to begin the interview process. In addition, the program offers high-level networking opportunities for our students to engage with industry including the analytics exchange conference, the MSiA seminar series, and guest lecturers.

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internship placements

Advocate Physician Partners; Amazon; Autodesk; Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Inc.; CivicSmart; Civis Analytics; Eco Green Analytics; Enova; Farmers Insurance; Genentech; Genostyle LLC; Groupon; Hewlett Packard Enterprise; IBM; IBM Global Business Services; McKinsey & Company; NASA JPL; New York Yankees; Nielsen; Nordstrom; Schneider; SlamData; Teradata Corporation; T-Mobile; TransUnion; United Airlines; United Nations; University of Chicago Crime Lab New York; Vote Cruncher.

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Class of 2015


  • Number of graduates: 31
  • Number of graduates seeking employment: 31
  • Students with offers within 3 months of graduation: 100%
  • Median starting salary: $100,000
  • Percent of offers including a signing bonus: 40%
  • Average signing bonus: $12,000

Internship placements

Apple iTunes; Bitcasa; Chubb Group; eBay; Hewlett-Packard; IBM; LinkedIn; Micron Technology; Motorola; NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory; Nielsen; Nike; Nordstrom; Northwestern University; Pandora Media; Paypal; Schneider; Square Inc.; STATS LLC.; Tampa Bay Rays; Teradata; The Hartford; TransUnion Financial; Unity 3D; Uptake.

career placements

AgilOne; Ascension Health; Avant; CapitalOne; Clarity Solution Group; Deloitte; GE Transportation; Google; Hewlett Packard Enterprise; Holland America Line; IBM Global Business Services; Interactive Health; KPMG US; LinkedIn; New York Presbyterian Hospital; Nielsen; Nike; Nokia HERE; Opex; Oracle Data Cloud; Pinnacle Entertainment; PNC Bank; Silicon Valley Data Science; Square; Unity Technologies.

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Class of 2014

Class data

  • Number of graduates: 32
  • Number of graduates seeking employment: 31
  • Students with offers within 3 months of graduation: 100%
  • Median starting salary: $98,250
  • Percent of offers including a signing bonus: 40%
  • Average signing bonus: $12,000

Internship Placements

Anthropologie;; Blue Cross Blue Shield; Charles River Consulting;; eBay PayPal; EXL Consulting; GE Capital; GE Transportation; Gelber Group; Interactive Health; Motorola; NASA JPL; Neustar; Nielsen; Nokia; Pulse8; PwC; SBB Research; TransUnion; Uber; Walmart; Wellmark.

career Placements

Autodesk; BluePay Processing; Chegg; Chubb Group; Conversant; Datalogix; Deloitte; Ebay; IBM; Interactive Health; MetLife; NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory; Nordstrom; Opex Analytics; PayPal; Quantium Marketing; Tampa Bay Rays; TransUnion Financial; VivaKi; Zurich North America.

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Class of 2013

Class data

  • Number of Graduates: 30
  • Number of Graduates Seeking Employment: 29
  • Students with Offers within 1 Month of Graduation: 97%
  • Median Starting Salary: $91,000
  • Percent of Offers Including a Signing Bonus: 45%
  • Average Signing Bonus: $10,000


Alpine Data Labs; Amazon; Bank of America; Blizzard Entertainment; BrokerSavant;; Cleveland Cavaliers; CME; Crispin Porter + Bogusky; Cosenit S.A.; Deluxe; Disney; EA Sports; Facebook; Glyph; FTI Consulting; JPL; Kaiser Permanente; Nielsen; Nokia; PwC; Redfin; Roundarch Isobar;; TransUnion; UBS; Walgreens; WE Energies.

Career Placements

Alibaba Research Center; AOL/Huffington Post Media Group; Blizzard Entertainment;; Chicago Mercantile Exchange; Civis Analytics; Cosenit; Datalogix; Facebook; FTI Consulting; Grainger; Groupon; Illinois Tool Works; Intent Media Inc.; Interactive Health Inc.; NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory; Kaiser Permanente; Motorola; Nielsen; Nokia HERE; Opex Analytics; Pandora Media;; TransUnion Financial; The Walt Disney Company.

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