To: All Aspiring Data Scientists: I’ve exchanged messages with many of you about how to land that first job as a Data Scientist. Landing the first job is indeed hard with all the competition, but if you had a road-map for exactly what to do that was created by a Director of Data Science, who’s been […]
In this interview with Data Scientist Mark Meloon, we turn the tables and I provide advice to “aspiring” Data Scientists on how to land that first job. It’s broker down into 10 Parts (by question.). Enjoy!
Whether you’re completely new to computer science or have a decent programming background (without formal training), this is a great FREE Course from Harvard called CS50 “Introduction to Computer Science”.
It can also be taken for certification or course credits as well (info in article). It’s easy to follow along and has received much praise from the 10’s of thousands who’ve taken it to date. In this post you will have direct access to all the video lectures and links to do more. Read More…
When author Kate Strachnyi wanted to learn more about data science, she went straight to the source. In a series of more than twenty interviews, she asks leading data scientists questions about starting in the field and the future of the industry. Strachnyi’s interview subjects include team members from some of the world’s largest organizations, including LinkedIn, Pinterest, Bloomberg, and IBM.
From PyData Amsterdam, April 2017. Giovanni Lanzani gives a talk on the Data Science Process and where things can go wrong.
Our two cents: We (Starbridge Partners) are also seeing a rising salaries as larger Fortune 500 companies figure out how they will apply Data Science / A.I. to their business and competition for experienced PhD level specialist, data scientists heats up further. There is a reasonable pool of good candidates at the recent Masters / […]
Some Thoughts on Mid-Career Switching Into Data Science Posted by William Vorhies on October 3, 2017 at 7:06am View Blog Summary: If you are mid-career and thinking about switching into data science here are some things to think about in planning your journey. We get lots of inquiries from readers asking for career advice and many […]
[Continually Updated] MastersInDataScience.org has culled together a list of 23 of the best US Universities/Colleges that offer a Masters in Data Science. Read More
FREE eBook: “Analyzing the Analyzers” An Introspective Survey of Data Scientists and Their Work By Harlan Harris, Sean Murphy, Marck Vaisman Publisher: O’Reilly There has been intense excitement in recent Read More
A FREE Masters in Data Science. More and more people are learning on-line via the flood of excellent “open source” resources of classes, ebooks, software, etc. Clare Corthell has created a website to allow anybody to take virtually the same curriculum offered for a Masters in Data Science for Free.
Will it be an official Masters? No, but an official Masters is not always what is needed. Often its the knowledge and experience working with the tools and techniques necessary to actually do Data Science. For some, this free curriculum will allow business-line leaders, Analysts and Programmers from other fields to fill in the education gaps and get better at their job, as well as, one step closer to being an actual Data Scientist. Read More