In an effort to continuously improve as a data scientist and to achieve your professional and personal goals, it’s important to always be looking for new learning opportunities. This is particularly true when you are looking for your next, or first, job. At the Ai+ Virtual Career Lab & Expo on April 1st at ODSC East you’ll have the unique opportunity to meet one-on-one with hiring partners, network with speakers and peers, and learn the ins and outs of the data science job market from experienced professionals, all in one place.
Confirmed mentor talks include
Advancing Your Data Science Career
Alexey Grigorev | Lead Data Scientist | OLX Group
In this talk, you will learn how to grow your skillset and get involved in productionizing machine learning models and product decisions, which will help you take your data science career to the next level.
To Get Hired as a Data Scientist, Don’t Follow the Herd
Jeremie Harris | CEO and Co-Founder | SharpestMinds
It can be difficult to stand out from the crowd when applying for a new job. In this talk, you will learn how to avoid the common pitfalls that turn promising people into unremarkable applicants as well as which job application techniques are actually effective.
2021 AI Job Market Review for Data Scientists, Machine Learning Engineers, and Related Roles
Sheamus McGovern | Software Developer and AI Expert
How do you distinguish yourself in today’s job market? Attend this talk to learn tips on how to build the perfect resume, overcome challenges in applying, and stand out from the competition.
Am I Ready for a Data Science Job?
Aadil Hussaini | Data Scientist | Lyft
As one of the highest paying, and most enjoyable, jobs, the competition to land a job as a data scientist is fierce. For those coming from non-traditional backgrounds, or are just out of school, landing one of these positions can be particularly difficult. In this talk, you’ll be asked to think about 4 essential questions:
- Am I passionate about Data Science?
- Do I have the right skills to be a Data Scientist?
- Will I be able to ace the Data Science interview?
- Will I be able to excel in my job?
Land your First Data Science Position in 99 Days (with No Experience)
Kirill Eremenko | Founder & CEO, Co-founder & COO | SuperDataScience Group, BlueLife AI
Based on the success stories of SuperDataScience students and Kirill Eremenko’s own journey, this talk will inspire you to go from zero experience to your first job in Data Science in 99 days. Learn about the three phases of this challenge, check out the recommended resources, and get a week-by-week plan to keep you on track.
“Help! My job Search isn’t Working” A Live Recording of the Podcast Build a Career in Data Science
Emily Robinson | Senior Data Scientist | Warby Parker and Dr. Jacqueline Nolis | Head of Data Science | Saturn Cloud
Learn how to reevaluate potential gaps in your experience, make a plan to overcome them, and tune your job search to the jobs you’re most suited for. Included will be a live Q&A session–so come with your burning career questions!
Build your Own Job
Jack Raifer | Head of Data Science | Ada Intelligence
In this talk, you’ll learn how to stand out from the crowd when trying to land a job in data science by building your own job. By identifying an existing need and trying to meet it, at the very least you’ll build something interesting, learn how to work with a team, overcome obstacles, and, most importantly, show the world that you now have the skills, business understanding, and experience to excel in an organization.
Going beyond mentor talks
Additionally, 15+ of the top companies will have representatives at the Ai+ Virtual Career Lab & Expo to do on-site interviews, answer questions, and tell you about their open positions. Companies attending include Liberty Mutual, Integral Ad Science, DataRobot, Wayfair, Stanley Black and Decker, USC Viterbi, DoorDash, US National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, CVS Health, Gieco, ZS Associates, Nielsen, National Grid, Boston College, and Vistaprint.
Register for the Ai+ Career Lab & Expo
Tickets to the Ai+ Virtual Career Lab & Expo are free and include access to ODSC Keynote talks. For more talks and conference access you can upgrade to a General Pass here. Or, for expert-led training in the skills you need to land your dream job, upgrade to a Bootcamp Pass here.