Rutgers MBS Externship Exchange & New Jersey Big Data Alliance (NJBDA) Joint Externship Exchange Program

Accepting Applications Now for Spring 2021

What is an Externship?

Externships are opportunities for students to gain real-world experience in their field. Externships through this partner program are provided by the Rutgers Masters of Business and Science (MBS) Externship Exchange Program and the NJBDA via a grant from the US Economic Development Administration (US-EDA). For more information on the MBS Externship Exchange: visit Upon successful completion students are eligible for a $2,000 fellowship.

For more information and to apply, visit the Rutgers MBS – NJBDA Externship Exchange Program (Spring 2021) page.


UBS Pitch is a competition for New Jersey university students designed to give them the chance to create innovative solutions to real business problems, while building relationships with UBS. Teams of up to 5 students (both undergraduate and graduate) will use data science and Machine Learning to answer a business question provided by UBS, and will present their solutions to judges at a final event, for a chance to win prizes. Students will be mentored by UBS leaders, and will have the opportunity to expand their professional networks.


Data science partnership platform in collaboration with Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth and The Rockefeller Foundation just announced an open call for breakthrough ideas that harness the power of data science to help people and communities thrive especially in the wake of COVID-19’s economic impact. The $10 Million Inclusive Growth and Recovery Challenge seeks innovative and scalable solutions from around the world.

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