We recently announced the launch of our UX Career Track, a self-paced, mentor-guided bootcamp with a focus on preparing you to land a job in user experience. All of our career track programs are designed to help people acquire the knowledge they’ll need to succeed in skills-gap industries. Our goal is for graduates to future-proof their […]

In data science, one of the most important ways you can set yourself apart from other job seekers is by creating a top-notch portfolio. When executed well, your portfolio allows you to demonstrate not just your technical skills, but also your independent thinking, your ability to concisely present your work, and your overall preparedness to […]

As an analyst for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Aaron Pujanandez focused on market power studies of the U.S. electric industry. He worked with data, but on the level of making recommendations on future events based on assumptions that they would match historical trends. For Aaron, that wasn’t satisfying. Aaron’s interest in more advanced data […]

Founded in 2013, Springboard has served almost 10,000 students in more than 100 countries with the help of nearly 300 expert mentors. This community of lifelong learners is the heart of what makes Springboard work. We recently connected with a few of our data science and UX design alumni. In this short video series, they […]

Data Science Career Track mentor David Yakobovitch has been a teacher of some sort nearly all his life, stretching back to seventh grade. “I had this great math teacher, Harriet Rubinstein,” he said. “When I struggled on material, she was always there to take time after class to help me learn, to mentor me, and […]

Meghan Thomason and Heather Passmore officially met for the first time IRL earlier this month at Springboard Rise, our first offline community event. But their friendship began online about a year ago, as they both started the Data Science Career Track with shockingly similar backgrounds. Meghan has a Ph.D. in ecology from the University of […]

Whether we realize it or not, we’re bombarded with an onslaught of visual information every day. From print advertisements and television commercials to stop signs and green lights, the world around us relays a constant stream of data—often accompanied by some kind of visual representation to help us absorb it quickly. So how do companies […]

Springboard Rise, our first data and design summit, brought together more than 250 students, alumni, and mentors for a full day of learning, networking, and fun at LinkedIn’s stunning San Francisco headquarters. The day began with a celebration of the Springboard community by co-founders Parul Gupta and Gautam Tambay, who shared the company’s story and […]