“I think of Metis not only as a data science bootcamp, but also as a professional bootcamp,” said Purdy, who emphasizes the need for students to focus on the data science curriculum and the careers curriculum in tandem. “The career services team is involved in every aspect of the program from day one as we shape students to become full-fledged data science professionals.”
Check out the full post on SwitchUp to get Ashley's insights and advice and to learn how graduates now working as data scientists took advantage of the career services at their disposal during the bootcamp.
See the Metis Data Science Bootcamp Careers curriculum here.
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Searching for a job under the best circumstances carries its own challenges and frustrations, especially when pivoting your career to focus on something new like data science. But looking for a job during a global pandemic is another task entirely. There is undoubtedly an added layer of challenges, which is why Metis Career Advisor Ashley Purdy put together a list of 10 things you can do that will give you an “edge” as you continue your search.
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