Science to Data Science: PhDs moving to industry & startups, Leipzig, Mittwoch, 12. September 2018

At some point, most PhDs wonder whether to continue in academia or leave for a job in the industry. More money, time or impact: Motives will vary, and will be equally valid. Data Analytics, Data Science & Artificial Intelligence constitute the fastest growing job market for the very highly qualified.
This free event will give you the following:

Guidance: How do I find out if a career in data analytics or data science is right for me?
A customizable roadmap for completing the transition in 6 to 9 months.
Tips and tricks on handling CV, job search, and interview.

Target participants 
Any PhD researcher or Postdoc with a numerate background - e.g. STEM, statistics, econometrics - that is curious about the opportunities in industry or is wondering whether an academic career is the best or only choice.
Proof-of-concept
The event concept is based on
a)    >500 interviews of aspiring data analysts and data scientists and >100 re-written CVs
b)    >12 successful events in e.g. Berlin, Bonn, Freiburg, Göttingen, Heidelberg, Köln, Stuttgart, Tübingen
c)    Behind-the-scenes cooperation with hiring managers & recruiters
10,000 Data Scientists for Europe
Our mission is finding and empowering Data & AI talent as fast as possible: 10,000 Data Scientists designing and producing the data-driven products of the 21st century.

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Your host
Dr. Chris Armbruster is Director at Data Science Retreat, Berlin. Earlier, he helped roll out digital infrastructures for the 80 Max Planck Institutes, while also researching postdoc careers.

Mittwoch, 12. September 2018, Leipzig, Science to Data Science: PhDs moving to industry & startups

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