NSDC Chapters

Join the NSDC Chapter System

The Northeast Student Data Corps Chapters provide a community of support for data science learners of all ages and backgrounds.


Each NSDC Chapter will provide resources and opportunities for students to learn data science, with a special focus on underserved institutions, students, and communities. Chapter members will benefit from learning resources, mentorship, research and career opportunities to launch their data science journeys.

Main Objectives of NSDC Chapters

The Northeast Student Data Corps Chapters will have the following main objectives:

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Sample NSDC Chapter Activities

  • Coffee chat discussions 
  • Resource utilization from NSDC 
  • Workshops 
  • Mentorship 
  • Speaker series
  • Summer fellowship
  • Community-centered initiatives and projects 
  • Research projects
  • Career development

Start or Join an NSDC Chapter

Whether you want to start a chapter or join an NSDC Chapter, fill out the NSDC Chapter application form. If you wish to start an NSDC Chapter, the NSDC Chapters committee will review your submission and provide you with a kit on how to create an online platform for your Chapter. To join a Chapter, the committee will connect you with your local Chapter’s contact information and next steps on how to engage with your Chapter.

NSDC Chapter Charter Template

When you are ready to plan your NSDC Chapter, use this template to create your Chapter’s Charter.

Contact Us

If you are interested in joining an NSDC Chapter or starting your own, the NSDC Central team is available for guidance through our #nsdc_chapters channel on our Slack workspace. You can also email us at nsdc@nebigdatahub.org with any inquiries you have regarding the NSDC chapters.

Keep Connected

Here are ways for you to stay connected with the NSDC community:

Check out the NSDC’s Volunteer Central for more collaboration opportunities, and NSDC’s Learner Central, Educator Central, and Career Central for data science resources.

Join other data science learners on our Slack community!

For more information or inquiries contact the Northeast Student Data Corps at nsdc@nebigdatahub.org.