Completing your first 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 set. You should decide how large and […]

A Curated List of Data Science Interview Questions and Answers 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 […]

We recently interviewed Levi’s Director of Data Science, Pallav Agrawal, to discuss how he hires DS candidates and the 5 mindsets aspiring Data Scientists need to master to get a job in the field. Here are the key takeaways. We’ve heard that the data science team at Levi’s is big on puns. What are some of […]

Here at Springboard, not only do we pride ourselves on our students’ successes, but we genuinely believe that their dreams are what make up the foundation of our mission. Our alumni dream big – and they make big moves in stride. So, in our series of Student Spotlights, we’re shining a light onto some of our […]

Some people are forced into their careers, some choose it outright, but those of us who are more indecisive often end up stumbling into our careers over time. This was the journey for Semih Yagcioglu, the director of Artificial Intelligence at Apziva and a mentor for Springboard. Undergraduate Education  Semih came from not-so-humble beginnings in […]

We recently sat down with Lightspeed’s Raviraj Jain to talk about trends in the AI and Automation sectors. Here are some highlights from the talk. In this fireside chat, he discusses: Lightspeed’s investments in the sectors Trends worth watching How to prepare for the careers of tomorrow Select Investments: Aurora Innovation – full-stack software driver […]

We interviewed Akshay Mahajan, a Data Scientist at Branch, to discuss his career, a typical workday at Branch, and his recommendations for learning Data Science. The full video Q&A is below, and here are some of the highlights. How did you get started in data science? I went to UC San Diego, studied neuroscience, and […]

Springboard’s Siya Raj Purohit recently sat down with Uri Merhav, a Staff Machine Learning Engineer at LinkedIn, to discuss his career, interesting ML projects he worked on at LinkedIn, and what he looks for when hiring ML Engineers. The full video Q&A is below, and here are some of the highlights. What’s an important attribute […]