18 June 2018

Break into Data Science in 2018

Data science has been described as the 'Sexiest job of the 21st century' and touches all sectors of industry and companies of all sizes. A career in data science is an easy transition to make for those who have a masters or PhD in an analytical subject because the skills that one learns from academia can be directly applied to a commercial setting.

18th June from 18:00 to 19:00 Online 

In this webinar Pivigo’s community manager and data scientist, Deepak Mahtani will discuss what data science is, what tools one needs to learn to start and have a successful career in this exciting field, and why masters and PhD graduates make great data scientists. He will also discuss how Pivigo can help you make the transition into data science through out online resources, challenges and data science bootcamp.

Deepak studied for a degree in Mathematics and Astronomy at the University of Sheffield. From there he went on to gain his PhD in Astrophysics from Keele University where he was researching exoplanet atmospheres. Upon completing his PhD, he participated in the S2DS virtual program in March 2016. He is now the community manager and a data scientist at Pivigo.

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What is Science to Data Science Virtual?

Science to Data Science Virtual is a remote working, full-time data science bootcamp designed to empower analytical PhDs and Masters with the commercial experience they need to transition into a career in data science. During the 5-week programme participants will work on company led projects, which will add real value to the company and give the participants hands on experience in commercial data science. The participants can then talk about their projects on their CVs and at interviews to land a data science job. In this webinar, our community manager Deepak will speak about his experiences on the course, what you can expect from it, and how it helped him accelerate his career.

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How to land a data science job

Understanding how to present your skills in the data science job market can be confusing and daunting. Pivigo’s COO, Jason Muller has extensive experience in the  recruitment industry, especially within data science. In this webinar Jason will give his best advice on how land a data science job, including his top tips for structuring your search, crafting your CV, prepping for interviews, salary negotiation, and how to manage direct applications vs working with recruiters.

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