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Science to Data Science: PhDs and MSc moving to industry and startups Berlin

January 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

10,000 Data Scientists for Europe

“The problem for AI in Europe is not the money, it is finding the talent” (Leading European AI practitioner)

Data Analytics, Data Science, and Artificial Intelligence constitute the fastest growing job market for the very highly qualified.

This workshop offers you the following:
1. Guidance: How do I find out if a career in data analytics or data science is right for me?
2. A customizable roadmap for completing the transition in 6 to 9 months
3. Tips and tricks on approaching the labor market and hiring managers

Target participants
Any Ph.D. or Postdoc or Master student with a numerate background – e.g. STEM, statistics, econometrics – that is curious about the opportunities in the industry and in startups.

Proof-of-concept
The workshop concept is based on
a) >500 screenings and interviews of aspiring data analysts and data scientists
b) A national event series in e.g. Berlin, Bonn, Freiburg, Göttingen, Hamburg, Hannover, Heidelberg, Karlsruhe, Köln, Mainz, Stuttgart, Tübingen
c) >100 re-written CVs and behind-the-scenes cooperation with hiring managers & recruiters

The host
WeWork offers collaborative workshops, especially also for members of the tech community and for startups – in more than 80 cities and 20 countries.

Workshop lead
Dr. Chris Armbruster is a co-founder of 10,000 Data Scientists for Europe. Earlier, he helped roll out digital infrastructures for the 80 Max Planck Institutes, while also researching postdoc careers.

Workshop structure
The objective is to empower workshop participants to pursue a career in the Data & AI professions. A customizable roadmap is offered for a successful transition.

What is a career in Data Science or Data Analytics?
Based on a large number of Ph.D. and Master talents that have become Data Scientists or Data Analysts we explore careers options and job opportunities.

– The industry-ready CV for Data Analytics and Data Science
– Examples and stories
– Interactive Q&A

The roadmap to getting hired
In an ‘Ask Me Anything’ format we query the four essential milestones of a career transition in 6 to 9 months: a) exploration of the field; b) domain orientation; c) skills gap analysis and training; and d) career start

– Roadmap for the transition
– Interactive Q&A

Trends in employment, startups, and industry
Data on job growth, startup funding, and industry trends are presented. Moreover, data on starting and median salaries have also been collected by a variety of independent sources.

– Presentation of data and trends
– Final Q&A

Science to Data Science: PhDs and MSc moving to industry and startups Berlin

Venue

WeWork Kurfürstendamm 11
Kurfürstendamm 11, 7th Floor
Berlin, Germany
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Organizer

10,000 Data Scientists for Europe
Website:
https://www.meetup.com/10-000-Data-Scientists-for-Europe/