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 […]

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 […]

This blog post is adapted from a capstone project created by current Springboard student Kalen Willits for Springboard’s Data Science Career Track. This post originally appeared on Kalen’s WordPress page. Imagine yourself on the last day of work before the big family trip. You have coordinated with your manager to get extra time off, shopped for weeks to get […]

Data science has always been a highly sought-after field by both job-seekers and hiring managers. In 2019, LinkedIn ranked data science as the most promising career of the year, based on salary projections and a 56% increase in job openings from 2018. But how has the COVID-19 pandemic impacted data science roles in the United […]

No matter the industry or the role, interviewing for a job can be stressful and awkward. Through fairly limited interactions, you’re trying to convince a bunch of strangers to hire you—to spend eight hours a day with you—instead of the dozens of other people they’ve considered. And when you’re on the hunt for a data […]

This blog post is adapted from a capstone project created by Aihui Ong for Springboard’s Data Science Career Track. This post originally appeared on Aihui’s Medium page. Is gold a good investment in general? SPDR Gold Trust (GLD) exchange-traded fund (ETF) tracks the price movement of gold and is a cost-effective and convenient way to invest in gold without buying the […]

In our latest Real Talk, Aakash Sabharwal discussed machine learning, pioneering context specific search results, industry resources, and all things Etsy. Want to ask Aakash a question? Leave a comment below. What was your journey to Etsy? When I first moved to Silicon Valley, I started working on search systems at a startup called Blackbird. […]

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 […]