Science to Data Science: PhDs leaving for industry

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Bonial

Warschauer Str. 70 a

Berlin

Germany

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At some point, most PhDs wonder whether to continue in academia or leave for a job in an industry. More money, time or impact: Motives will vary, and will be equally valid. Data Science, Machine Learning, and Artifical Intelligence constitute the fastest growing job market for the very highly qualified.

04 April at 17.00 at Bonial, Warschauer Str. 70a (2nd courtyard, to the right)

In this free workshop, we will discuss: How do I handle change and continuity in my career? When do I leave for the industry? What mistakes must I avoid? Which destination do I pick?

Above all, each participant will be able to customize a roadmap for a successful transition to the first position in Data Science, Machine Learning or AI - a journey that will take 6 to 9 months.

17.00 Drinks and Networking

17.15 Start of Workshop with Dr. Chris Armbruster

19.15 Presentation of Data Science Projects (from the Data Science Community Day, Berlin)

20.15 Transition to a bar / restaurant

Target Audience/Workshop Participants

Any Ph.D. with a numerate background - in e.g. statistics, algebra, econometrics - from any research field that is curious about the opportunities in industry or is wondering whether an academic career is a best or only choice. We understand Ph.D. as you are a Ph.D. researcher or Postdoc.

Proof-of-concept

The workshop concept was piloted for the "Max Planck Symposium for Alumni and Early Career Researchers" (Berlin 2017) and is based on hundreds of applications and interviews at Data Science Retreat as well as participants' biographies. In 2018 the workshop has been held successfully in Göttingen, Bonn, Tübingen etc.

Thank you to the Max Planck PhDs and postdocs that have supported this workshop series.

10,000 Data Scientists for Europe

Our mission is to connect the Data Scientists of Europe and to find and train new talent as rapidly as possible: 10,000 highly-qualified Data Scientists capable of designing and producing the data-driven products of the 21st century.

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Bonial

Warschauer Str. 70 a

Berlin

Germany

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