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Students describe their experience in The Data Mine like having an internship during the academic year - it is experiential learning at its best using project-based work and industry mentorship along the way. Students work with real-world data and real-world challenges ultimately helping them build data literacy skills they need to be successful in their future careers.  Learn more about the student experience.

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Open to any undergraduate Purdue in Indianapolis student with an interest in the Data Sciences

Residential Component

Not required


Full Academic Year

Associated Courses and Information


  • TDM 10100 (1 cr)
  • TDM 11100 (3 cr)


  • TDM 10200 (1 cr)
  • TDM 11200 (3 cr)


There is an application form to completed which is found on the Data Mine site 

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Every fee eligible student involved with a learning community (LC) at Purdue will be assessed the $200 LC fee to their university account.  These funds support activities and travel, signature LC events, housing assignments and/or course registration and instructor stipends.

Events and Activities Included:

  • Visiting speakers, including practicing data scientists
  • Social gatherings with Data Mine LC members
  • Game / recreation nights
  • Professional development activities

Information above is subject to change. If you are placed in the LC, the associated courses will be on your schedule prior to you registering for the rest of your courses.

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