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15 Tips for Landing a Data Science Job

via LinkedIn Learning

Overview

Get tips for landing your dream data science job. Learn how to activate your network, showcase your work, create an effective resume, and nail your interview.

Finding a job that you love can be hard. This course can help by providing you with quick strategies and tips for finding—and landing—a stellar job in the data science field. Instructor Michael Galarnyk shares how to identify the type of data science job that best suits you, as well as take steps to overcome gaps in your resume. He details how to build impressive projects that showcase your skills, as well as craft a compelling data science resume and cover letter. Plus, get tips for building an online presence; finding relevant contacts to help you land a job; and preparing for your first interview.This course was created by Madecraft. We are pleased to host this training in our library.

Syllabus

Introduction
  • Introduction
1. Finding Opportunities
  • Identifying types of data science jobs
  • Looking for data science jobs online
  • Overcoming gaps
2. Presenting Your Experience
  • Showcasing your work
  • Building your projects
  • Building a data science resume
  • Cover letter tips
3. Building an Online Presence
  • Optimizing your LinkedIn profile
  • How to make your GitHub projects stand out
  • How to build a compelling data science blog
4. Networking and Interviews
  • How to build a network
  • How to ask for a referral
  • Take-home assignments
  • Preparing for an interview
  • What to do after an interview
Conclusion
  • Next steps

Taught by

Michael Galarnyk and Madecraft

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