As companies turn to their data to make critical business decisions, demand has skyrocketed for individuals with top-tier technical skills to manage, organize, and analyze this information.

The Technical Assistant program at WCAI allows students to hone their data skills and work with actual, real-world company data,

Examples of tasks our TAs assist with:

  • Loading, cleaning, and documenting data for Research Opportunities
  • Providing hands-on support to students in our technical workshops and other training programs
  • Building course materials for technical training sessions
  • Representing WCAI at industry-facing events such as our annual conference and career expo
  • Other projects that support our rapidly evolving programs 

Students interested in applying to become Technical Assistants should have experience in at least one of the following: SQL, database administration, R programming, Python, or data visualization.

Applicants should submit a resume and statement of interest (please be as specific as possible) using the form below. To learn more about the Technical Assistant Program, please e-mail

Online TA Application Form

  • To apply, you must provide a valid UPenn email address.
  • Accepted file types: pdf.