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Livestream: Straight Talk About The Data Science Job Hunt with Dr. Mark Meloon
October 25, 2017 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Interested in getting a job as a data scientist but not sure how to go about doing so? Or perhaps you’re finding it more difficult than you expected? The event will be led by a mathematician who successfully transitioned to data science and now teaches others how to break into the field. Topics to be discussed include how to create a LinkedIn resume that gets recruiters to reach out to you, how to prepare for those take-home problem sets, questions you can ask interviewers to make yourself stand out from the crowd, and much more. You’ll come away from the event prepared to impress employers in your job search.
About the Speaker
Dr. Mark Meloon earned his Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics at the California Institute of Technology and started as a senior analyst for a small defense contractor before getting into data science. He currently works as a data scientist for ServiceNow, a Silicon Valley firm that sells enterprise software. There, he works on problems to support the sales and marketing departments, such as churn reduction, lead scoring, and so on. When he’s not at his day job, he’s helping beginning data scientists land their first job, whether they’re coming out of school or are mid-career scientists looking to make a transition. He is very active online, answering questions on Quora, LinkedIn, and Facebook. He also has a blog, complete with a free guide on using LinkedIn, at http://MarkMeloon.com
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