EY NextWave Data Science



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EY NextWave Data Science Challenge

Calling all Data Science students! Are you ready for your next big mission?

The EY NextWave Data Science Challenge is a global competition for students interested in data science, who understand the infinite possibilities of data to transform the world for the better, and want to make a difference. We’re looking for talented individuals who will analyze real-world problems through data and help build a better working world through their findings. 

Submissions will be accepted until May 2019!

The EY NextWave Data Science Challenge

  • The topic of the challenge can be found in the platform.
  • Your task is to model historical data using your knowledge of data science, advanced analytics tools and techniques. We encourage you to use externally available data to support your predictions and models.
  • You can enter the challenge separately, or in teams of two.
  • You will compete with other participants at a country/region as well as global level. Constantly updated rankings will display the accuracy of your forecasts.
  • Once the competition closes, the top performers in each country/region (will be invited to present their findings to the local EY leadership team!

Before you enroll, please read carefully the Terms and Conditions, including the criteria for your eligible country/region. 


Check what's at stake! Take part in the EY NextWave Data Science Challenge and win amazing prizes! The prize pool is $15,000.

  1. 1st Place $8,000

    Cash prize for Global Winners

  2. 2nd Place $5,000

    Cash Prize for Global Winners

  3. 3rd Place $2,000

    Cash Prize for Global Winners

  4. Paid internship at EY for all country/region Winners

    Each country/region will determine the conditions of the internship that they offer, subject to local law and regulations.

  5. Invitation to EY’s headquarters in New York City

    The three country/region winners with the highest rankings in the challenge will be invited to EY’s headquarters in New York City!

How to enter

  1. Sign up to the platform at any time, here.
  2. If you taking part as a team, each member have to create an account individually and then ask for a merger of accounts. Check the user manual in the platform for details on how to do this.
  3. The challenge is published here. You can register until May 10, 2019!
  4. Be the top performers in your country/region and get invitation to present your work in an award ceremony that is hosted by the local EY leadership team.
  5. Be best of the best! The global award ceremony for the three global winners of the challenge will be in New York City, USA on June 14!

Judging criteria

The local EY leadership team will score the presentations according to the following criteria:

the depth of the analysis,
the quality of the insights,
ability to communicate the ideas,
other skills.

EY NextWave Data Science Challenge

For more details go to Organizer's site or contact us.

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