今天, a career in 业务 can take you far beyond the cubicle, 一个的 extensive network of 业务 partnerships across the region — and, 越来越多地, across the globe — ensures you’ll be plugged in, getting real-world experience and making real-world connections. 业务 drives every aspect of our society,, accordingly, our 业务 programs touch virtually every area of the University: from building a sustainable “green” economy to the responsible utilization of ocean resources (or those of the 新开放的北极圈), to the entrepreneurial spirit that powers 改变生活的创新，到暴涨 importance of data in fields like health，到特别关注的领域，如 体育管理, to concentrations that you design based on your own passions and the identification of emerging markets and opportunities.
As the amount of data unleashed in the world continues to expand exponentially, 那些懂得如何挖掘的人, 读, model data are among the world’s most in-demand professionals. 我们的数据科学项目 puts you at the crossroads where computer science, 应用数学, 业务 所有满足, you’ll learn cross-disciplinary skills that propel you to the forefront of virtually any field.
在一个, 重点是积极的, 从实践经验中学习, from select internships with our network of well-known regional, 国家, global 业务 partners to hands-on concept development in our award-winning Makerspace, where you can develop your ideas under the guidance of experts.
这是Pat Schena, a 业务 major who designed a helmet-camera and proprietary computer interface in 一个的 P.D. 美林Makerspace.
一个的 创新办公室 empowers you to use design thinking while developing solutions to real-world problems. The headquarters for our Innovation programs is the P.D. 美林Makerspace, a fully-equipped laboratory for turning ideas into reality. You don’t need to be a technology buff or a 业务 major to contribute. 事实上, makerspace projects are stronger when the people who contribute come from a wide range of academic disciplines and have different interests. There are lots of ways to get involved — from fellowships to independent passion projects. For example, every year the 创新办公室 sponsors the 缅因州创意挑战赛 展示创新项目，以及 past winners have appeared on MPBN’s Greenlight Maine.