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How to Become a Data Scientist

This course will help you become a data scientist and find your first job!

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  • Learn how to become a Data Scientist
  • Learn the pillars of data science
  • Learn the difference skills you need to acquire
  • Learn how to get your first job in data science
  • Learn how to build your CV - hint: it's better if you build a portfolio
  • Learn and practice SQL
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Your Outcome

A free online video course packed with practical tips about how to become a data scientist. Step-by-step learning plan, resources, how to practice, and more.

Become a data scientist on your own

In this course you will learn the basics of data science and how to build a career and land your first job!

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Course Curriculum

Intro

  • Welcome - the goal of this course (1:34)
  • About me (1:25)

MODULE #1: What you need to learn and why?

  • The three pillars of data science (1:19)
  • Coding (1:34)
  • Statistics (2:28)
  • Business (0:46)
  • Soft skills (1:42)
  • The data scientist’s mindset (2:03)

MODULE #2: Your step by step learning plan

  • How much time will it take? (1:52)
  • Your roadmap (4:27)
  • Learning curve (2:20)

MODULE #3: Where to learn?

  • University vs. self-education (3:37)
  • If you are in a university program already (3:18)
  • EXTRA - Online courses you should take + books you should read
  • How do you practice? (5:40)
  • MODULE #4: How will you get your first job?
  • Don't build a CV, build a portfolio (2:47)
  • Extra tip: Start a data blog (1:03)
  • Three ways to "hack" yourself into your first Data Science position - #1: internship (3:18)
  • Three ways to "hack" yourself into your first Data Science position - #2: soft repositioning (2:27)
  • Three ways to "hack" yourself into your first Data Science position - #3: side-gigs (1:22)
  •  About the interviews (4:53)

MODULE #5 - Where to go next

  • Learn and Practice SQL
  • Go from zero to hero by practicing
  • Summary & Good bye (1:11)


Your Instructor

Tomi Mester
Data Analyst & Researcher

Tomi Mester is a data analyst and researcher. He worked for Prezi, iZettle and several smaller companies as an analyst/consultant. He’s the author of the Data36 blog where he writes posts and tutorials on a weekly basis about data science, AB-testing, online research and data coding. He’s an O’Reilly author and presenter on conferences like TEDxYouth, Barcelona E-commerce Summit or Data Conf.


Frequently asked questions

When does the course start and finish?

Whenever you want! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.

How long do I have access to the course?

How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.

What if I am unhappy with the course?

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