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Q&A with Metis Alumni now @ Elsevier Labs, Booz Allen, Philadelphia 76ers

By Emily Wilson • March 02, 2017

We recently hosted a virtual alumni panel featuring four recent graduates of our Data Science bootcamp. These grads are now working for the Philadelphia 76ers, Elsevier Labs, and Booz Allen Hamilton in a variety of data science roles, with a range of interesting responsibilities. During the hour-long event, Metis Director ...

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"I'm a Data Scientist. Ask Me Anything!" with Bootcamp Alum Bryan Bumgardner

By Emily Wilson • November 28, 2016

Last week, we hosted our first-ever Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) session with Metis Bootcamp alum Bryan Bumgardner at the helm. For one full hour, Bryan answered any question that came his way via the Reddit platform.

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Demystifying Data Science: Improving Delivery of Patient Care with Analytics

By Emily Wilson • July 05, 2016

Bootcamp graduate Alison Cossette came to Metis with 10 years of healthcare experience and a desire to integrate that with rigorous data science training. At the time of this Q&A, she was a Senior Analyst in Center for Healthcare Management at the University of Vermont Medical Center, working on data projects that directly impact patients' healthcare. She's since moved on to new, exciting roles in data science.

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Demystifying Data Science: The Value of Storytelling with Visualizations

By Emily Wilson • July 05, 2016

At the time of this Q&A, Metis Data Science Bootcamp graduate Nathan Cheever was a Data Visualization Engineer at Ancestry. He spoke about his day-to-day work and how his bootcamp experience prepared him for it. He's since moved on and is now a Data Scientist at Front Analytics, a data science coaching and consulting firm.

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Alumni Spotlight: Yong Cho, Data Scientist at GrubHub

By Emily Wilson • March 03, 2016

Metis graduate Yong Cho currently works as a Data Scientist at GrubHub, the food delivery company responsible for countless delicious meals delivered to my Brooklyn apartment. We caught up with Yong this week to ask about his role at GrubHub, his time at Metis, and his advice for current and future students.

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Demystifying Data Science: The Role of Data in Cyber Security

By Emily Wilson • February 23, 2016

Jaclyn Weiser graduated from the Metis Data Science Bootcamp in July 2015, after which she joined ZeroFOX as a Senior Data Scientist. In this Q&A, she talks about her role at the social media cybersecurity startup, her time at Metis, and more. Since this article was written, she's moved on to new, exciting roles in data science.

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Speaker Series: Dave Robinson, Data Scientist at Stack Overflow

By Emily Wilson • February 09, 2016

We recently had Dave Robinson in class to discuss his experience as a Data Scientist at Stack Overflow. Metis Sr. Data Scientist Michael Galvin interviewed him before his talk. Here's their conversation.

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Metis Alumni Panel: Insights Into the Data Science Job Search

By Emily Wilson • January 04, 2016

In an effort to prepare students for the job market, we hosted an alumni panel discussion in our NYC classroom, during which three recent graduates.

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Metis Held Three Data Science Events in Two Cities in One Night

By Emily Wilson • December 07, 2015

Last week, when we hosted three events in one night in two cities (NYC and SF). Read about them here.

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The Student Perspective on the Metis Experience (Course Report Interview)

By Emily Wilson • October 30, 2015

Course Report hosted a webinar with two recent Metis data science bootcamp graduates, asking them to describe their experience throughout the program, and more.