MIM Student News

Follow this space for updates on what's happening in Maryland's MIM Program!

May 2018

MIM Students Participate at the iSchool Symposium 2018

MIM students showcase their research work and capstone projects at the iSchool Symposium held on May 1, 2018 at Adele H. Stamp Student Union. Check out the video here!

April 2018

MIM Students Winners at Data Challenge 2018

Aniket Jadhav, Arpit Chandra and Shashank Kava, Master of Information Management Students, participated in the UMD iSchool's Data Challenge 2018 and won the People's Choice Award for their project Code-14. Get to know more about their project and experience at Data Challenge here.

January 2018

Sprint Summer Internship Experience

Paridhi Mathur, a Master of Information Management student, interned at Sprint Corporation as an IT Systems Analyst last summer. She got to work with the Front Door Analytics and Reporting team of one of the largest telecomm industry of the country. Get some insights about her journey here.


November 2017

Internship Experience At Johns Hopkins Univeristy

Do you want to know what a Data Science Research Intern does? Read about MIM student Sanchari Chowdhuri who interned with Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR) as she talks about her summer internship. "Summer of 2017, right after completing a year in the MIM program, I got an opportunity to work at the Johns Hopkins read more...

October 2017

DataLeague 2016 Experience

Four MIM students teamed up to participate in DataLeague 2016, UMD iSchool's pioneer Open Data Hackathon. These MIM students were awarded third place for their innovative and creative project. Read about their project and experience here. University of Maryland's iSchool and MIMSA are hosting Data Challenge in Spring 2018! Registrations are LIVE. Check out the website for more details datachallenge.ischool.umd.edu 

MIM Student Experience by Sohan Shah

Sohan Shah is the president of the Master of Information Management Student Association (MIMSA) and a current MIM student. He talks about his experience this past year as a MIM student in University of Maryland, College Park. "Over the last 13 months, I have met students from 17 different countries, learnt 2 new languages, won a research competition, organized a hackathon and investigated financial fraud. That is the kind of diverse experience a MIM student can expect read more...

September 2017

Internship Experience At Ernst & Young

Pal Doshi is currently a second year MIM student who did her Summer Internship with Ernst & Young. "October 2016, just a few months after joining the MIM program at UMD, I got the call from EY to intern with them, next summer. The internship kicked off with a 'Welcome to EY' program at the Chicago office, with all FTDS (Forensic Technology & Discovery Services, yes! read more...


MIMSA (MIM Student Association) organized a welcome party for the incoming MIM students. The event also saw the MIMSA Officer Nominations where all students who nominated themselves for various MIMSA Officer positions spoke about their candidacy. View pictures from the event here.