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Why Are More and More Data Scientists Calling Seattle Home?

By Metis • December 05, 2018

"Now that I’ve had some time to reflect on my experience in Seattle, I’m coming to the realization that the city is one of the best places aspiring data scientists can call home," writes Metis Sr. Data Scientist Jonathan Balaban in an article for Toward Data Science. Read the post to find out why!

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5 Reasons Why You Should Move to Chicago for a Data Science Job

By Ashley Purdy • October 30, 2018

What makes Chicago a great place to launch your data science career? And how does it compare to other big cities like SF and NYC? Here are 5 reasons why you should consider a move to The Windy City.

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7 Keys to Success in Your New Data Science Job (by Metis Sr. Data Scientist Jonathan Balaban)

By Jonathan Balaban • October 10, 2018

Over the past decade, Metis Sr. Data Scientist Jonathan Balaban has helped more than 100 students, colleagues, and friends start new careers and find fulfilling jobs. In this post, he provides 7 simple but powerful keys that can help you make a great first impression and accelerate your professional development.

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How to Play Offense on Job Interviews – Tips from Metis Director of Careers & Student Support

By Emily Wilson • September 17, 2018

Read Metis Director of Careers and Student Support Jennifer Raimone's advice for succeeding during the rigorous data science interview process. (Hint: You Need To Learn How To Play Offense!)

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Tips For Maintaining a Positive Attitude During Your Job Hunt

By Ashley Purdy • September 13, 2018

Finding a job is hard. Finding a job when you are transitioning into a new field, specifically data science, can be even tougher. And if you are methodical and like to do your research before jumping into a big task like a career transition you’ve probably found plenty of articles that discuss how to put a resume together, or prepare for an interview. But this is not one of those articles. Instead, I want to share with you some ways to keep you sane and motivated in your job search. Because a big part of a successful interview is showing up energized and with a positive attitude, but when those job search blues hit (and, trust me, we’ve all been there) it can be difficult to put on a happy face. So here are some things you can do to overcome your frustrations and maintain a positive attitude in your job search.

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How to Start a Data Science Career: 5 Ways Metis Helps Get You Hired

By Andrew Savage • April 23, 2018

Metis Sr. Career Advisor Andrew Savage breaks down 5 ways Metis helps graduates land their ideal data science jobs post-bootcamp.

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Course Report Interviews Metis Career Advisor: How to Ace The Data Science Job Interview

By Emily Wilson • March 20, 2018

Course Report recently interviewed Metis Sr. Career Advisor Andrew Savage, seeking his input on how to ace the notoriously strenuous data science interview. They wanted to know: What actually happens in a data science job interview? How can you prepare and what should you expect?

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Metis Bootcamp Hidden Benefits

By Grace Gardner • February 16, 2018

You might already know that the Metis Data Science Bootcamp is a full-time, twelve-week intensive experience that hones and expands skills brought in by our competitive student cohorts. You’re probably already aware that upon graduating, students have completed rigorous training in machine learning, ...

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Video Series: Demystifying Data Science – Launching Your Data Science Career

By Emily Wilson • February 14, 2018

Back in September 2017, we hosted a free, live online conference featuring 12 straight hours of data science talks from more than 25 of the industry's best and brightest speakers. Demystifying Data Science was an awesome day of insights, advice, information, and interaction for aspiring data scientists. To share it all, we've broken the collection of recordings into a six-part blog series, of which this is the first.

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Navigating the Data Science Job Market - What to Know Before You Apply

By Andrew Savage • January 24, 2018

Andrew Savage has been managing career placement and employer partnerships at Metis for the past two years. He's helped hundreds of our alumni get jobs as Data Scientists, Machine Learning Engineers, and increasingly, AI Engineers. Read his sound advice on navigating the related job market.

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Making the Most of Your Bootcamp Projects

By Tiffany Dedeaux • May 23, 2017

So you've decided to take a huge step toward the career of your dreams and join a Data Science Bootcamp. Now is the time to start differentiating yourself for future employers. How can you do that? By focusing your upcoming data science projects on the one reason you enrolled in this program in the first place (getting a data science job!).