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How to Become a Data Scientist

Jovian
August 12, 2022

How to Become a Data Scientist

Jovian

August 12, 2022
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  1. How to Become a Data Scientist

  2. Post your questions in the chat!

  3. What We’ll Cover Today 1. Required Educational Qualifications 2. Required

    Technical Skills 3. Recommended Portfolio Projects 4. Interview Preparation Topics 5. Job Hunting Tip & Tricks
  4. Educational Qualifications

  5. Required Qualifications • Bachelor’s Degree • STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering,

    Mathematics)
  6. Not Compulsory • Computer Science / IT Degree • Master’s

    / PhD Degree • Published Research Papers
  7. Technical Skills

  8. Required Skills • Applied Statistics • Programming (Python & SQL)

    • Data Analysis & Visualization • Classical Machine Learning*
  9. Not Compulsory • Deep Learning / Neural Networks • Natural

    Language Processing (NLP) • Big Data & Cloud (AWS/GCP/Azure) • ML Deployment & Monitoring
  10. Non-Technical Skills • Communication • Documentation • Presentation

  11. Tools & Libraries

  12. Portfolio Projects

  13. Recommended Projects • Exploratory Data Analysis • Classical Machine Learning

    • SQL, Excel & Tableau
  14. Dataset Sources • Kaggle Datasets • Google Dataset Search •

    World Bank
  15. Portfolio Project Tips • Pick large real-world datasets • Document

    & present findings • Publish & share projects online • Highlight projects on your Resume
  16. Sample Portfolio Projects

  17. Interview Preparation

  18. Important Topics • Python (HackerRank/LeetCode) • SQL (Interview Query /

    Strata Scratch) • Statistics & Probability • Machine Learning Theory
  19. Interview Tips • Watch & Take Mock Interviews • Written

    Pointer for Non-Tech Questions • Research about Company & Role • Revise topics listed on your Resume
  20. dsinterviewprep.com

  21. Job Hunting

  22. Target Job Roles • Data Analyst • Junior Data Scientist

    • Junior Decision Scientist • Product Analyst
  23. Job Hunting Hacks • Share your progress on social media

    • Get a referral from a friend/connection • Write to recruiters on LinkedIn/Email • Apply to startups (try AngelList)
  24. jovian.ai/jobs

  25. Summary 1. Qualification: STEM Bachelor’s Degree 2. Skills: Programming, Statistics,

    DS & ML 3. Projects: EDA, ML, SQL/Tableau 4. Interview Topics: Python, SQL, Stats, ML 5. Job Hunting: Referrals, LinkedIn, Startups
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  27. Questions?

  28. Data Science and Machine Learning Bootcamp www.jovian.ai

  29. About Jovian • Started in 2019 as DS & ML

    community • Offering 5 online courses & 1 bootcamp • 200,000+ learners from 180+ countries • Over 2 million video views on YouTube
  30. Founding Team

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