Eugenia Mendez

AT&T, SMU Team Up to Turn Data Science Training into Employment Opportunities

Through a new collaboration that combines training with hand-on experience, Dallas-based AT&T aims to create a pipeline for SMU students to become its next employees through the new Data Science Scholars Program. One of its goals is creating more opportunities for women and underrepresented students. “Data science is a team sport,” said Mark Austin, AT&T’s VP for data science. who will help give the students challenges that are "bread-and-butter" to AT&T's own data science group.