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Career College: Working as a Data Scientist

Are you considering a career in data science but not sure what it really entails? Then this online Career College could help you gain insight into the career opportunities related to data science / analytics.

Judith Hoogmoed  (Study choice/career adviser)
Training course

There will be the opportunity to discuss and ask questions like:  

  • What motivation did they have to start a career in data science? 
  • Which skills are necessary to be a succesful data scientist?
  • What does a typical day look like at the job?
  • Is a background in informatics essential for work in data science?
  • How can data science be applied in jobs outside the typical "science" industry? 

Panel members 

Marieke Vinkenoog – Forensic Data Scientist at the Netherlands Forensic Institute (NFI); BSc Biology, MSc in Statistical Science for the Life and Behavioural Sciences at Leiden University

Sander van Rijn – Research Software Engineer/PhD student at the Netherlands eScience Center/LIACS; BSc and MSc Computer Science at Leiden University

Nino Weerman – Senior Data Science Consultant at The Data Story; BSc in Psychology at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, MSc in Psychology, Methodology and Statistics at Leiden University

Join the discussion and ask your questions about the opportunities and challenges, frustrations and success factors of working in data science. 

This career college is free of charge and available to all Bachelor and Master students and recent graduates of Leiden University.

The career college will take place online via Kaltura. If you register for the career college, you will receive further details and a link to the Kaltura room a day before the event at the latest.

Dit evenement is onderdeel van de Leiden University Career Week, bekijk het overzicht van het volledige programma op de evenementpagina. / This event is part of the Leiden University Career Days, check out all the overview of the complete programme on the event page.

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