2022 Public Sector Data Science Internship

The Public Sector Data Science Internship Program is an internship for rising juniors and seniors in the Glenn College and is a collaboration between the OERC, Glenn College and CHRR. Students interested in exploring careers in policy research and evaluation receive instruction from Glenn Faculty and Staff on investigating policy problems through data analysis. The students are then partnered with a state agency in Columbus where they will work on a project for the Summer, culminating in a presentation of work at the end of the Summer. In 2022, we had five interns working at five different state agencies. More information about the internship program can be found on the Glenn College website.

2022 Public Sector Data Science Interns

Tiana Stussie

Ohio Department of Job and Family Services

Tiana Stussie recently completed her bachelor's degree in Public Policy Analysis with a minor in Public Health and will be pursuing an additional minor in mathematics. Throughout her undergraduate career, she researched the role social and economic policies have on health outcomes. Ms. Stussie interned with the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services to analyze the dynamics of the labor market using Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey data.

See Ms. Stussie's poster.

Qiqi Ding

Ohio Department of Higher Education

Qiqi Ding is a fourth-year Economics major and Math minor from Zhejiang, China. She was a volunteer of AIESEC Cambodia and worked for the Cross-National Equivalent File on COVID-19 policy collection. Ms. Ding interned with the Ohio Department of Higher Education analyzing their facilities data.

See Ms. Ding's poster.

Ian Montgomery

Ohio Department of Education

Ian Montgomery is a third-year Economics Major and English Minor from Columbus, Ohio. He has previously worked in marketing at Sycamore Growth Group as well as in tax at Nationwide Insurance. In his free time, Mr. Montgomery enjoys being involved with fundraising efforts in Central Ohio. Mr. Montgomery interned with the Ohio Department of Education on a project to identify positive outlier schools.

See Mr. Montgomery's poster.

Sarah Stouffer-Lerch

Ohio Housing Finance Agency

Sarah Stouffer-Lerch is a fourth-year Public Policy Analysis major from Madison, Wisconsin. Prior to this role, Ms. Stouffer-Lerch has conducted research on historical housing policy at various cultural heritage institutions. Ms. Stouffer-Lerch interned with the Ohio Housing Finance Agency to analyze trends and funding patterns in their Save the Dream program.

See Ms. Stouffer-Lerch's poster.

Evelyn Arrey

Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities

Evelyn Arrey is a second-year Ph.D. Fulbright Student from the ISE Department with an Industrial Engineering major. She is a faculty member at Universidad Catolica del Norte in Chile. In her past experience, she has worked as a research assistant, data analyst, and teaching assistant. Ms. Arrey interned with Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities analyzing co-enrollment data in Ohio workforce programs.

See Ms. Arrey's poster.

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