Networked & Social Systems Engineering

Professional & Trade
Associations

Useful
Links

Related Resources
by Career Field

Career Plans
Surveys

Professional & Trade Associations

International Network for Social Network Analysis - the professional association for researchers interested in social network analysis.

SIGKDD - Knowledge Discovery in Data - a Special Interest Group of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), SIGKDD's primary mission is to provide the premier forum for advancement, education, and adoption of the "science" of knowledge discovery and data mining from all types of data stored in computers and networks of computers. SIGKDD promotes basic research and development in KDD, adoption of "standards" in the market in terms of terminology, evaluation, methodology, and interdisciplinary education among KDD researchers, practitioners, and users.

Information on the Workshop on Social Network Mining and Analysis (usually held concurrently with SIGKDD's annual meeting)

Useful Links

UPenn NETS page on Careers - also consider following the department's Twitter feed and Facebook page

IEEE Spectrum on Data Science and Analytics Careers

A review of Social Networks Analysis  in Investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

LinkedIn Industry Directory with thousands of organization pages, including subcategories in Internet, Information Technology And Services, Computer And Network Security, Computer Software, Utilities (including power grid), and many others (most organization pages with careers and/or jobs sections) - consider "Follow"ing organizations of interest (please note, you must have a LinkedIn account to view).

Related "Resources by Career Field"

Computer Science/Technology
Data/Digital Analytics
Energy
Start-Ups

Utilities (including Power Grid)