Data Science Career in Tech Companies
Industrial Problems Seminar
Jeremy Gu (Shipt)
This talk aims to guide math majors toward a fulfilling career in data science within tech companies. We will emphasize the transition from academic math to practical industry applications. This talk covers essential data skills, both engineering and algorithm skills, needed to excel in data science roles, and outlines career pathways from entry-level positions to leadership roles. Attendees will learn how to navigate the job market, including tips on building a compelling portfolio and effective networking strategies. The session concludes with a Q&A, offering personalized advice and insights into overcoming challenges and seizing opportunities in the fast-evolving field of data science. I hope this talk helps you land your dream jobs after graduation, and could be a New Job 101 as a "post-education" education.