Completing your first data science project is a major milestone on the road to becoming a data scientist and helps to both reinforce your skills and provide something you can discuss during the interview process. It’s also an intimidating process. The first step is to find an appropriate, interesting data science dataset. You should decide […]

Preparing for an interview is not easy–there is significant uncertainty regarding the data science interview questions you will be asked. No matter how much work experience or what data science certificate you have, an interviewer can throw you off with a set of questions that you didn’t expect. During a data science interview, the interviewer […]

Meet Rahul Sagrolikar, a Data Science Lead at Amazon and mentor for the Springboard Data Science Career Track. As someone who helps students from non-technical backgrounds prepare for careers in data science, Rahul Sagrolikar is somewhat of a career switcher himself. After pursuing an undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering, Sagrolikar went back to school for […]

Python programmers and developers are in high and growing demand. If you have the right skills, you can land a job in this exciting profession in 2021.  Python is used in many different programming scenarios, from games to web applications. It’s used by some of the biggest companies in the world, including Netflix, PayPal, and […]

Thinking about changing your career path? You’re not alone. Nearly half of all American workers have shifted their professional lives dramatically, sometimes more than once. Did you know that the average person has more than 12 jobs in their lifetime?  ‌Many people make major career shifts because they lack job satisfaction. Others want more stability, […]

Data scientists are increasingly multidisciplinary, with many knowing how to code, project manage, and dabble in machine learning engineering on top of being data wrangling experts. But which data science skills and qualities are most impressive to hiring managers? In this blog, data scientists from Google, Instagram, Uber, and Amazon share advice on how newcomers […]

Interviewing for a job as a data scientist can be a nerve-wracking experience. Between compiling a portfolio, completing technical screens and challenges, and going through rigorous interview loops, candidates are often put through the wringer as companies try to determine whether a candidate has the creativity, technical chops, and right attitude to join their data […]

Meet Sam Fisher, a graduate of Springboard’s Data Science Career Track. “I think of data science as an amalgam term,” says data scientist and machine learning engineer Sam Fisher. “When I hear the term, ‘data science,’ I think about how the fields of statistics and machine learning are mixing in ways that some traditionalists are […]