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Jumpstarting a career in data analysis

  • 1.  Jumpstarting a career in data analysis

    Posted Wed April 21, 2021 09:19 AM
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    Hi, I'm interested in starting a career in data analysis. I found this infographic Data Science in 8 Steps from DataCamp that gives a basic idea of what a data analyst needs to learn (statistics, python, R, SQL, Hadoop, etc...).
    I've also seen that IBM and Google offer courses in data analysis on coursera (with certification).
    My question is as follows; what are the chances that after completing these courses, and getting some experience in the aforementioned technologies, I could reasonably hope to land a job offer (even an internship). I don't have a degree in a related field, yet would really like to get into data analysis professionally.
    I'd also appreciate any advice regarding the essential technologies that a data analysis must know (it's a wide field, I know), and what would be the most efficient path towards getting career-ready skills in them.

    Any help appreciated.
    Thanks.

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  • 2.  RE: Jumpstarting a career in data analysis

    Posted Wed April 21, 2021 10:03 AM
    You may not get the responses early it may take more time need to be patient and should join competitions in kaggle





  • 3.  RE: Jumpstarting a career in data analysis

    Posted Thu April 22, 2021 03:19 PM
    It is totally possible. Indeed the infographics explaines it well.
    Maybe nowadays I would put more emphasis on big data tools and deep learning.

    In my opinion IBM courses from Coursera are really decent. BTW, subscribe to their newsletter and grab some free courses from attending the online conferences.

    Last but not least. Even if they search for data analyst in reality they always look after data engineer.

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