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The Only Accredited Data Science Bootcamp

Immersive Data Science Training & Career Support

Metis's 12-week accredited data science bootcamp is an immersive program designed to give you the skills and connections you need to launch a career in data science. Career Advisors are dedicated to helping students and grads get hired, while Sr. Data Scientists bring real-world experience to the classroom and guide students as they use real data to build a 5-project portfolio.

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Here's what you'll learn at the bootcamp.

Course Details

12-Week, in-person Bootcamp

Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 5:00pm

2-3 hours of classroom instruction daily

4-6 hours of development and project work

400 total clock hours

Prerequisites

Experience with programming and stats

Cost: $17,000

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Online Pre-Work

30 hours minimum of academic pre-work and variable hours to setup.

Bootcamp Curriculum Overview

Week 1: Introduction to the Data Science Toolkit

Python, Bash Shell, Git & Github workflow, data wrangling and EDA (Exploratory Data Analysis) with Python, pandas, and Matplotlib

Week 2: Linear Regression, Design Process & Web Scraping

Linear regression theory/application, web scraping via BeautifulSoup and Selenium, machine learning concepts (overfitting and train/test splits)

Week 3: Statistics Review, Intro Machine Learning & Communicating Results

Intro to time series modeling, statistics review, intro to Bayes Theorem, linear regression regularization, hypothesis testing

Week 4: Databases, Machine Learning Concepts, More Supervised Learning

Classification and regression algorithms (Knn, logistic regression, SVM, Naive Bayes), SQL concepts, cloud servers

Week 5: Supervised Learning & Visualization

More algorithms (Classification and regression trees, Random Forest), interactive visualization with business intelligence tools, web dev essentials, Flask

Week 6: Introduction to NLP, NoSQL & Unsupervised Learning

NLP (textblob, NLTK, chunking, stemming, POS tagging, tf-idf) data & databases (RESTful APIs, NoSQL databases, MongoDB, pymongo), k-means

Week 7: More NLP, NoSQL, Unsupervised Learning

More clustering algorithms (DBSCAN), machine learning topics (curse of dimensionality, dimension reduction, PCA, SVD, LSI), intro to deep learning & neural networks

Week 8: Handling Big Data

A/B testing experiment design and interpretation, distributed databases (Dask, Hadoop, HiveQL)

Week 9: Big Data Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Ethics & Begin Passion Project

PySpark, deep learning (CNNs, RNNs) data ethics, MapReduce algorithm, and final project initiated

Week 10-12: Complete Final Project

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Third Party Financing

We partner with Skills Fund, an innovative financing company that offers financing options for students accepted to our bootcamp.

Scholarships & GI Benefits

We offer a $3,000 scholarship for women, members of underrepresented groups, the LGBTQ community, or veterans of U.S. military personnel. Learn about GI Benefits.

We are committed to creating a culture of inclusion within the exciting and growing field of data science. We aim to foster an equal and representative data science community amongst our staff and within our classrooms, filled with individuals of all technical, educational, and personal backgrounds.

Because of this, we offer $3,000 Data Science Bootcamp Scholarships to women, members of underrepresented demographic groups*, members of the LGBTQ community, and/or veterans or members of the U.S. military.

Why?

- Women make up less than one-third of all employees in the tech sector and just 11% of data scientists1 – additionally, they are paid significantly less, on average.2

- Women of color represent less than three percent of those in technology fields.3

- Only four percent of those in software development, application, and systems jobs are African-American and just five percent are Hispanic or Latino.4

- There are 20% fewer LGBT individuals in government STEM-related jobs than should be expected5 and 43% of the STEM workforce is closeted.6

We must reverse these trends and create more avenues for talented individuals from these groups and communities to enter, remain, and thrive in the field of data science.


* Underrepresented demographic groups include African Americans, Mexican-Americans, Native Americans (American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians), Hispanic and Latino Americans, Pacific Islanders, and mainland Puerto Ricans.

International Applicants

International students can attend the Metis Data Science Bootcamp in all four U.S. campuses on an M-1 Visa. Details here.

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Meet your all-star data science instructors.

Debbie Berebichez

Chief Data Scientist

Debbie, Chief Data Scientist at Metis, uses her "physics glasses" to solve challenging real-world problems and promote critical thinking.

Deborah Berebichez is a physicist, data scientist and TV host. She has expertise in scientific research and advanced analysis and she has helped automate decision-making and uncover patterns in large amounts of data. Her passion lies in merging critical thinking skills with practical coding skills. She specializes in drawing connections between the approaches used in data science and the challenges organizations face. Deborah has a Ph.D. in physics from Stanford and completed two postdoctoral fellowships at Columbia University's Applied Math and Physics Department and at NYU's Courant Institute for Mathematical Sciences. She is a frequent mentor of young women in STEM. Her work in science education and outreach has been recognized by the Discovery Channel, WSJ, Oprah, Dr. Oz, TED, DLD, WIRED, Ciudad de las Ideas and others.

Check out content by and/or featuring Debbie:

Podcast: Becoming a Data Scientist with Renee Teate

Talk: Keynote Speech at Grace Hopper Celebration 2017

Vinny Senguttuvan

Senior Data Scientist

Vinny, a Metis data science instructor, views data as a facet of perception.

Vinny comes to Metis after leading a team of Data Scientists at High 5 Games. Prior to that he taught Machine Learning at General Assembly and built tools for Animators and Effects Artists at Blue Sky Studios (the company that made Ice Age, Rio and The Peanuts Movie). He has a Masters in Computational Engineering and another in Creative Writing. He enjoys the nexus of mathematics, computer programming, human perception and arts. Over the past three years, Vinny has been knee-deep in large distributed data -- aggregating, building recommendation systems, measuring popularity and predicting Lifetime Value. In that time, he also finished a first draft of his novel. An avid programmer, Vinny has won various programming contests including the Regional ACM Collegiate Programming Contest. He has taught at the University of Miami and has given talks and presentations at various colleges and conferences.

Check out content by and/or featuring Vinny:

Article: The Data Science Pipeline - Analytics Week

Lara Kattan

Senior Data Scientist
Lara is constantly awe struck by how math and statistical models can so reasonably approximate the messy real world, and loves to share her passion for the theory. 
Lara comes to Metis from McKinsey, where she worked with financial institutions on risk modeling. Prior to settling into the practical world of consulting, Lara received a master's from the University of Chicago, where she had the privilege of thinking about problems with no real-world implications. There her passion for unstructured thinking and novel problem solving were nurtured and she took the lessons learned with her into conference rooms and PowerPoint decks. The statistical and mathematical elegance of data science are what animate her the most, but she gets her biggest joy from demystifying the rigorous mathematics for all audiences. If forced to snap out of her mathematical reveries, she's probably doing yoga, riding a bike, or drinking too much coffee. 

Jonathan Balaban

Senior Data Scientist

Jonathan Balaban is a consultant, data scientist, and entrepreneur with ten years of private, public, and philanthropic experience.

As a data scientist, he has worked at McKinsey and Booz Allen Hamilton, and he has taught data science at General Assembly. He has led teams to design bespoke data science solutions that have driven revolutionary changes in client operations. Jonathan - sometimes successfully - leverages data science solutions in his personal life: on friends, racing, and training.

Check out content by and/or featuring Jonathan:

Github Repository

Article: Three Questions Business Leaders Should Be Asking About Apple’s New Machine Learning Kit

Talk: Fortune-Telling with Python: An Intro to Time Series Modeling (ODSC East 2017)

Talk: Fortune-Telling with Python: Intro to Facebook Prophet (ChiPy Users Group)

Article: Best Practices for Applying Data Science Techniques in Consulting Engagements

Alice Zhao

Senior Data Scientist

Alice, a Metis data science instructor, enjoys making complex things easy to understand.

Alice comes to Metis from Cars.com, where she started as the company's first data scientist, supporting multiple functions from Marketing to Technology. During that time, she also co-founded a data science education startup, Best Fit Analytics Workshop, teaching weekend courses to professionals at 1871 in Chicago. Prior to becoming a data scientist, she worked at Redfin as an analyst and at Accenture as a consultant. She has her M.S. in Analytics and B.S. in Electrical Engineering, both from Northwestern University. She blogs about analytics and pop culture on A Dash of Data. Her blog post, "How Text Messages Change From Dating to Marriage" made it onto the front page of Reddit, gaining over half a million views in the first week. She is passionate about teaching and mentoring, and loves using data to tell fun and compelling stories.

Check out content by and/or featuring Alice:

Podcast: Data Science for Beginners (Learn to Code with Me Podcast)

Talk: Support Vector Machines: A Visual Explanation with Sample Python Code

Article: Geek of the Week (GeekWire)

Joe Eddy

Senior Data Scientist

Joe loves tackling unusual problems with the tools of data science and has a passion for effectively communicating quantitative ideas.

As both a math enthusiast and a former competitive debater, Joe was drawn to data science by its place at the intersection of statistics, computing, and communication. He has worked on projects ranging from quantifying and comparing story plots to building a Bayesian model of human rights abuse rates that accounts for informational bias. Before transitioning into data science, he worked in various data analytics roles, most recently as an Equity Research associate on Credit Suisse's portfolio strategy team. He holds a B.A. in Mathematics from Columbia University, and is also a Metis alumnus. He currently coaches NYU's parliamentary debate team, and in his free time he enjoys playing piano, reading, and playing board games.

Check out content by Joe:

GitHub Repository

Article: Safety in Numbers: My 18th Place Solution to Porto Seguro’s Kaggle Competition  

Chad Scherrer

Senior Data Scientist

Chad enjoys that data science gives practical approximations to the complex uncertainties of reality.

Chad comes to Metis from a diverse technical background. After earning his mathematics PhD from Indiana University, Chad joined Pacific Northwest National Laboratory to work on statistical and computational challenges ranging from homeland security to high-performance computing and machine learning research. Following several of his publications at top-tier ML conferences, he turned to probabilistic programming, then still in its infancy. He has used these systems for consulting projects for industrial clients, and has led development and publication of several new ones along the way. In his spare time, Chad enjoys a wide range of music, and practices martial arts, where he has black belts in several styles.

Check out content by and/or featuring Chad:

Article: Bayesian Optimal Pricing

Kevin Birnbaum

Senior Data Scientist - Corporate Training

Kevin comes to Metis from Munchkin, a global baby products company, where, as the first data scientist, he was able to incorporate machine learning, statistical testing and data visualization for marketing and demand planning.

Kevin established the first Data and Analytics team at Munchkin where, as manager, he continued to evolve the company culture by integrating data science into everyday decision making. Kevin went to UC Berkeley where he received his BA in Applied Mathematics and his MS in Information and Data Science. During his free time, Kevin enjoys traveling, soccer, and spending time with friends and family.

Javed Ahmed

Senior Data Scientist - Corporate Training

Javed enjoys exploring the intersection of econometrics, traditional analysis, and machine learning to develop useful operational insights.

Javed is an economist and data scientist with experience in banking, finance, forecasting, risk management, consulting, policy, and behavioral economics. He has led development of analytic applications for large organizations including Amazon and the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, and served as a researcher with the Office of Financial Research (U.S. Treasury). He holds a PhD in financial economics and MA in statistics from U.C. Berkeley, as well as undergraduate degrees in operations management and systems engineering from the University of Pennsylvania. In his spare time, Javed enjoys tennis, squash, and reading.

Adam Wearne

Senior Data Scientist

With a background in physics and quantitative finance, Adam has applied data science and machine learning solutions in a wide variety of research settings ranging from recognizing and clustering behavioral patterns to applying natural language processing techniques to help build superior equity portfolios.  Adam is passionate about teaching and is excited to share his industry experiences with students. 

Check out content by Adam:

Paper: Using Natural Language Processing Techniques for Stock Return Predictions

Paper: Characterization of liposomes and silica nanoparticles using resistive pulse method

Kimberly Fessel

Senior Data Scientist

Kimberly uses her background in applied math to discover data's what, why, and how.

Kimberly joins Metis from MRM//McCann, a leading digital advertising agency, where she focused on helping clients understand their customers by leveraging unstructured data with modern NLP techniques.  She is passionate about data storytelling and the power of compelling data visualizations to challenge pre-conceived assumptions.  Kimberly's enthusiasm for teaching comes from her days as an academic.  She holds a Ph.D. in applied mathematics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in math biology at the Ohio State University.  In her spare time, Kimberly likes to stay active and particularly enjoys swing dancing, rollerblading, and jogging with her dog.

Check out content by Kim:

Blog

Cliff Clive

Senior Data Scientist
Cliff is fascinated by the human component of data science and views every problem as an opportunity to explore the biases and behavior that cause data to not always to be what it seems.
Cliff has worked on user segmentation analysis for Microsoft Office, trained language understanding models for Cortana, forecasted demand at Amazon Fresh, and spent four years as a quantitative strategist in Chicago's hedge fund industry. Prior to that he obtained master's degrees in Statistics and Economics from the University of Chicago. More recently, Cliff has taken an interest in data democratization and specifically in finding viable applications for small businesses. Cliff is also a dancer and DJ of Brazilian Zouk, and spends much of his free time studying electronic music production.

John Tate

Senior Data Scientist

John is a data scientist with experience in machine learning, cloud technologies, and business intelligence.

John joins Metis from WithumSmith+Brown, where he was a manager in their data and analytics practice. At Withum, John led engagements developing end to end solutions for clients with applications ranging from data management and cloud infrastructure to predictive analytics and business intelligence. He has taught data science for General Assembly as well as Microsoft training workshops and professional education courses for financial professionals.

Kelly Gola

Senior Data Scientist

Kelly is passionate about breaking complex concepts down to fun, grokable lessons that are accessible to everyone.

Kelly comes to Metis from TaskRabbit where she used machine learning models to derive valuable insights about client usage patterns for marketing communications and to build personalized product features. Prior to Taskrabbit, Kelly conducted clinical research at University of California, San Francisco examining neuropsychiatric symptoms in dementia patients and has taught courses in statistics, research methods, and neuroscience. She holds a PhD in developmental psychology from University of California, Santa Cruz and is also a Metis alum. She loves being in the classroom and thrives by helping students develop the technical and research tools that empower their creativity.

Connect with others & expand your network.

Learn from and network with 8-12 industry speakers throughout the duration of the bootcamp, attend Metis-sponsored events and Meetups on-location and throughout your city, and network with Metis alumni and other on-site developers and entrepreneurs.

Speaker Series

Check out some of our upcoming and past speakers to get an idea of the types of industry leaders you’ll hear from (and network with) during your time in the bootcamp.

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Made at Metis

See examples of projects created by Metis bootcamp graduates. Final projects analyze all kinds of data from politics, fashion, travel, sports, public health, and more.

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Upcoming Bootcamps

San Francisco

January 6

Early Deadline:
November 11, 2019
Final Deadline:
December 2, 2019
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New York City

January 6

Early Deadline:
November 11, 2019
Final Deadline:
December 2, 2019
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Chicago

January 6

Early Deadline:
November 11, 2019
Final Deadline:
December 2, 2019
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Seattle

January 6

Early Deadline:
November 11, 2019
Final Deadline:
December 2, 2019
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You've completed your bootcamp training.
Now let's get you hired.

One-On-Ones

We discuss salary, location, industry, and culture to best align you with the right company and career.

Speaker Series

Learn from industry experts through our Speaker Series. View upcoming and past speakers here.

Workshops

Engage in workshops like resume writing, salary negotiations, and more.

Mock Interviews

Participate in a practice technical interview with professional data scientists.

Company Site Visits

Visit hiring companies and network with their data science teams.

Career Day

Present your final passion project to employers and meet hiring companies.

Post-Graduation Support

Get ongoing career guidance, support, and access to additional resources.

Consulting Projects

Work part-time as a data science consultant while you do your job search.

Check out our 12-week career support curriculum.

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“We’ve been working with Metis for a few years now across several different geographies. Their talent bar is extremely high, and we repeatedly hire very strong candidates from them. Their curriculum, staff, and career partners tend to produce candidates that pass our rigorous interview process and then hit the ground running once they start.”

Brennan Biddle, Capital One

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