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 […]

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 […]

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 […]