Graduates Rising in Information and Data Science (GRIDS) is the first graduate student organization within the USC Viterbi School of Engineering’s Department of Computer Science. Our mission is to advance the academic and professional interests of Informatics, Data Science, and Computer Science students at USC through experiential learning, corporate partnerships, and engaging networking opportunities that build community.


  • (September 2nd, 2020) GRIDS x CKIDS Kickoff

  • (October 22nd, 2020 7:30pm) GRIDS Talk - Failing to Protect: Human Biases in AI (Speaker: Dr. Keith Burghardt)

  • (October 30th, 2020) Q/A Session about Navigating a Career in Data Science (Speaker: Dr. Yolanda Gil). Enter your topics of interest here.

  • (November 3rd, 2020) GRIDS x CKIDS Final Project Presentations at 4pm! Zoom Link:

  • (November 5th, 2020) GRIDS Recruiting Talk with Booz Allen Hamilton at 10:30am! RSVP Here: Zoom Link