The HHS

Data Science CoLab

Making Data Work for HHS
HHS Data Science CoLab Frequently Asked Questions

Where will the learning cohort be held?
The inaugural learning cohort will be held in BARDA’s innovation lab, in the Thomas P. O’Neill building located at 200 C Street SW, Washington, DC 20024.

What is the commitment level for the learning cohort?
The learning cohort will require regular commitment, up to 16 work hours per week over eight weeks.

Who will be teaching data science?
The Data Science CoLab will bring in outside experts to provide high quality instruction.

What is the cost of joining the CoLab?
The inaugural learning cohort will be fully sponsored. If you apply and are accepted, there is no financial obligation for you.

Do I need my manager’s approval to join the CoLab?
Yes, it is important that managers understand the time commitment involved. Moreover, managers should be a part of the community and consider leveraging the CoLab to build workforce capacity.