Booz Allen Joins UMD STEM Jobs, Education Initiative; Josh Sullivan Comments

booz allen hamilton logoBooz Allen Hamilton has joined a program run by the University of Maryland that helps place students in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics at participating companies through internships and jobs.

The company will also sponsor a computer science student with a $5,000 scholarship and contribute to a new undergraduate course on data science through the Corporate Partners in Computing Program, Booz Allen and UMD said Tuesday.

Josh Sullivan, a Booz Allen vice president, said the company aims to help the university cultivate future workers in information technology, data analytics and related fields.

Samir Khuller, UMD computer science lead, said teachers will receive corporate feedback on its computer sciences curriculum through the partnership.

The University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies and the department of computer science jointly run the Corporate Partners in Computing Program to encourage collaboration with private firms in regarding research and development.

Appian, Carr Astronautics, CyberData Technologies, Dante Consulting, Google, OPIS, Palantir Technologies, Susquehanna International Group, TATA Consultancy Services and Yahoo are also members of the program.

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