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Data Analytics Track

Whether you're conducting research or drafting up a proposal, knowing how to effectively analyze data is a game changer for a wide variety of careers.


Analyze real-world data sets from globally renowned brands

Learn to navigate analytics tools and formulas in Excel

Build effective and beautiful visualizations in Tableau


Boost your resume by tackling real-world projects from global companies.

“The Global Tech Experience has been an amazing program. I got my current position because of my time in the Data Analytics Track. Working with Tableau was a really cool way to bring the creative world and data world together.”

Mackenzie R.

B.A. Interdisciplinary Studies
Alumna of the Data Analytics Track





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Financial Analyst

Data skills are formore than juststatistics majors.

Earn skills and credentials that will jumpstart your future.

Program Registration for Summer 2023:
Open from March 26, 2023 to May 7, 2023.

Intro to Data Analytics

Accelerate your career with in-demand data analytics skills.

This isn’t your typical intro course. Starting day one, you’ll learn how to utilize tools like Excel to analyze real-world datasets and solve real-world problems. Data-driven decision making is the future — be a part of it.

Analyze real-world case studies from Netflix, Spotify and more.

Demonstrate the ability to interact effectively with diverse team members.

Gain experience with intercultural training used by the UN.

Receive an Excel Specialist certification and badge for your LinkedIn.

Data Visualization with Tableau

Accelerate your career with in-demand data visualization skills.

Picking up where Intro left off, you’ll utilize tools like Tableau to become a data storyteller. You will learn to apply key design principles and create digestible and dynamic data visualizations to impact the world around you.

Design visualizations in Tableau that showcase data sets in an easily understandable way.

Successfully navigate challenging situations with increased emotional intelligence.

Strengthen intercultural global skills to navigate challenges and expertly engage
and collaborate in diverse teams.

Receive a Tableau Specialist certification and badge for your LinkedIn.

Intercultural Competency & Leadership Skills

The way we work, connect and interact with each other is changing.

Whether your future team collaborates in-person or remotely across continents, building skills like emotional intelligence, listening for understanding and managing bias will help you stand out in your future job search.

Brand Project Spotlight

You'll dive headfirst into a compelling Data Analysis project with Intel's Sustainability team:

  • Apply professional data analysis and visualization techniques in a real-world context.
  • Navigate intricate sustainability-related business problems.
  • Craft insightful, data-driven recommendations.

Work with real professionals,
to your success.



Dr. Robert Alvarez

Dr. Lauren Crider

Data scientist at Intel and NASA and former professor at Santa Clara University, Robert will be your expert guide into the world of data analytics. He’s devoted his professional life to studying and using data to champion holistic changes in a wide array of fields.

Doctor of Mathematics who conducted research at MIT and passionate educator, Lauren currently works as an analyst and product data scientist at a rad startup. She inspires students of all backgrounds to love working with data - even if they don’t love math as much as she does. 

"Having the skills to work with data has opened up so many opportunities for me.
I want to share my knowledge and passion about working with real data, critical thinking, and problem solving. You'll get the skills to launch your career."

Dr. Robert Alvarez

Head of the Data Analytics Track

How The Global Tech Experience works

Global LiveLabs are interactive sessions conducted via Zoom. Twice weekly, you'll connect with teammates and LiveLab Instructors to collaborate on real-world challenges. 

In each LiveLab, you'll deepen your understanding of the skills you gained through asynchronous video lessons while getting additional hands-on practice.

Take part ininteractivesessions

There are no tests or quizzes in

The Experience. Instead, you'll
apply the skills you've learned 
in Milestones, exercises based on industry best practices and case studies from world-renowned brands.

Real and applied experiences

Add projects like these to your portfolio.

Check out past projects created by alumni of the Data Analytics Track.

Why The Global Tech Experience?

Level-Up Your Career

Learn In-Demand Skills

The ability to communicate effectively with a diverse team gives you a unique career advantage.

The world is changing—evolve with it. Tech skills are necessary for careers

across all industries.

Insight from Top Companies

Increase Job Opportunities

Learn how real companies use technology to drive operations, gain customers and make decisions.

Bridge the skills gap in the workplace with marketing, coding, analytics and data experiences.

Get real-world experience this summer.

Frequently Asked Questions

The Lafayette Global Tech Experience is offered in partnership with Podium Education, the leader in developing online programs that empower universities to prepare students for high-growth careers in the digital economy.

This program is offered through Lafayette College.

Contact Lafayette Global Tech Experience Team at (610) 890-4334.

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