Become a Leader in the Thriving Field of Business Analytics
Business analytics offers exceptional career opportunities
Companies increasingly rely on business and data analysts to convert data into actionable insights to remain competitive.
Wisconsin faculty and staff are committed to helping you achieve your professional goals and work to get you on the path to career success.
Our graduates have found placement across a variety of organizations, disciplines, and job types. Some of the companies hiring our students include:
Preparing You for Professional Success
Benefit from Wisconsin’s career-readiness support
Our team is dedicated to helping you find a job that matches your career goals. Some of our career-focused initiatives include:
Career path planning
We guide you through common career paths in analytics and help you find a path that fits your interests and skills.
You will work on a consulting project for a real company, which can provide a chance to “get your foot in the door.”
We will assist you in the development of an analytics portfolio that can be shared with employers and your network.
Industry talks & meetups
During the program, you will have an opportunity to listen to and meet with a variety of experts in the field.
Our world-renowned faculty teach you cutting-edge tools that are in high demand and look great on a résumé.
You will be able to schedule appointments with our highly-qualified career coaches to guide you—regardless of where you are in the job search.
You will have an opportunity to participate in one or more case competitions that allow you to showcase your skills in front of employers.
Our “10 Job Tips”
We distribute and guide you through our “10 Tips for Getting a Job in Business Analytics.” (These tips can help move your résumé “up the stack.”)
We provide lots of opportunities to network with your classmates, so you can have life-long connections. (This will be very helpful in a few years!)
Mock interviews & résumé feedback
The program director reviews and provides feedback on each student’s résumé and is available to support your interview preparation.
Preparing Students for Business Analytics Careers
Explore the varied career paths in business analytics. Identify the path that best suits your interests and goals with the guidance of our staff and faculty.
Works in a managerial role and adds value by being able to perform their own analysis.
Analyzes data to provide useful insights for the business. (Similar to a data analyst, but has more overarching business acumen.)
Analyzes data to provide useful insights for the business. (Similar to a business analyst, but has more technical skills.)
Creates dashboards to provide managers with useful insights.
Builds pipelines to ensure data is prepared and available for the analytics team.
Builds machine learning models for predictive and prescriptive analysis.
Helps analytics teams to deliver their projects on schedule, budget, and scope.