Partners

Our partners enrich the experience of our students by extending the iiD experience outside the campus. Partners benefit from the expertise of our faculty and
graduate students, and the energy and brilliance of our undergraduates.

Partnership with iiD builds pathways for recruiting talent—interns and full-time staff with strong analytics and a strong client focus.

Tackling Complex Issues with Big Data

Finance and Philanthropy

Fidelity Charitable provides
students with research and internship opportunities, challenging them to find new ways to use Big Data to connect, empower, and engage donors.

“Last summer, my team worked with Fidelity Charitable’s data, designing an information system to provide insight into philanthropic trends. Engaging with industry
stakeholders helped us fine-tune our model and our communication skills. At the end of the internship, we presented our work to Fidelity Charitable’s senior leadership team. The experience was unparalleled.” —Yunchu Huang ’16

Health and Medicine

Accenture
is teaming up with iiD and Duke Medical Center to address client-specific challenges, such as using predictive analysis to build effective programs for managing
diabetes. Students will collaborate with Accenture professionals on structuring and organizing patient data, gaining experience translating clients’ needs into
real-world data solutions. In turn, their work will help Accenture achieve sustainable business outcomes.

Energy and Environment

Duke’s trailblazing Energy Data
Analytics Lab
transforms information into solutions that can improve our world’s energy systems. Working closely with industry and policy leaders, Duke
researchers are applying advanced analytics to make energy more accessible, affordable, reliable, and clean. They are addressing everything from energy production
to new markets to consumer behavior.

Gift Opportunities

We work with partners across all industries. Discover how your business can be stronger. Help create solutions to significant global problems. And help
grow a generation of students ready to lead in a data-rich world.

Research and
Innovation

Fuel forward-thinking research that transcends traditional boundaries.

  • Provide precious seed funds to jump-start new data-based research.
  • Support graduate or postdoctoral fellows. Fellowships attract exceptional young scholars to Duke who will mentor undergraduates and make invaluable
    contributions in our labs.
  • Fund a designer-in-residence to create data visualization for significant projects.

Talent Development

Grow a pipeline of students who can apply data analytics to meet key business objectives.

  • Give students exciting opportunities to sharpen their client-focused skills while working on data problems your company is facing today.
  • Strengthen iiD’s faculty bench by bringing a professor of the practice to Duke. This industry expert will teach students how data analytics intersects with the real world.

Become a Partner

Join us in building data-powered solutions, and leaders, that will move the world forward. We welcome new collaboration opportunities. If your company is interested in becoming a partner with iiD, please contact:

Kirsten Shaw
Associate Director of Corporate and Industry Relations, Pratt School of Engineering
919-660-5533
kirsten.shaw@duke.edu

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