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Fresh Graduate, You want a career in Data Science?

Fresh Graduate, You want a career in Data Science?

Slides to briefly introduce (Meta) Data Science to University Graduate Students and also bits of information how they can aspire to gain their first Data Science Job to start a career in Data Science

AbdulMajedRaja RS

January 20, 2020
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  1. So,
    you want a career
    in DATA SCIENCE,
    Huh?
    AbdulMajedRaja RS
    @1littlecoder

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  2. Little bit about
    Data Science

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  3. Data Science - The Cliched Definition
    http://drewconway.com/zia/2013/3/26/the-data-science-venn-diagram

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  4. Hacking:
    To play with Data :
    Data Collection – Web Scraping
    Data Cleaning & Processing
    Code Optimization
    Model Deployment

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  5. Math & Statistics:
    Understanding Statistics, Probability,
    Econometrics:
    What Machine learning Technique to use?
    How to evaluate and validate different
    modeling strategies?
    How to design Randomized Experiments?

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  6. Substance/Subject Matter/Domain
    Business / Domain/ Market Knowledge :
    How to help business ask the right analytics question?
    How to present the outcome of the analysis?
    How to estimate the value?

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  7. Data Scientist
    One Word; Too Many Things

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  8. Data Science - ONE Word, TOO many Roles!
    Just like your nearby Doctor (Physician)
    ● Data Science - Generalist (Quite General)
    ● Data Science - Specialist
    ○ NLP Engineer
    ○ Computer Vision Engineer
    ○ Supply Chain Data Scientist
    ○ Marketing Analytics
    ○ Risk Analytics

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  9. Data Science - Types * Roles
    ● Business Analyst
    ● Data Analyst
    ● Insights Specialist
    ● Data Engineer
    ● Machine Learning (ML) Engineer
    ● Big Data Engineer (quite outdated though, in hype)
    ● Data Science Consultant (Typical MBA stuff)

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  10. Job Catch-22
    Fresh out of College?

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  11. Companies:
    “We don’t want Freshers, Because you don’t
    have experience”
    You:
    “I can’t get experience because I don’t have a
    Job”

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  12. You can’t get experience
    because you don’t have Job
    In Fact, You can gain
    experience, _Kind of_

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  13. Entirely Your Initiatives
    Github/Gitlab – Own Repos, Contributions (PRs)
    Competitions/Hackathons – Kaggle, Crowdanalytix, Analytics Vidhya
    Hackathon
    Blog posts – Medium, Wordpress, Github
    Meetups/Conferences - Giving Talks / Lightning Talks

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  14. Your Initiatives + Luck
    ● Remote Internships
    ● Part-Time / Remote Roles

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  15. Finally, on Resume
    Abdul adds the Hobby
    Project on Resume
    Also, the Github Link
    Also, the Kaggle Link
    Also, the Blogpost Lin

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  16. Isn’t it good to be like,
    Abdul?

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  17. Thank you!!!

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