Tag Archives: big data

Jul 31    Chris Outcalt

The B Side

Will Johnson walked away from a big time record label in New York City—and discovered he had a passion for data science. Will Johnson stumbled into the music business in his early 20s. On a…

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Jun 27    Matthew Drury

Why We Teach Python Instead of R

“Why does the immersive program teach data science in Python instead of R?” is a frequent question from students who are considering joining our immersive program. I have a lot of experience writing both Python…

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Apr 4    Kristen O'Neill

Data Science Baller

Anthony So leveled up his skills and landed his dream job with the Phoenix Suns. “He’s got game” usually refers to someone’s athletic skills or romantic swagger. In Anthony So’s case, he’s got mad game...data…

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Feb 23    Galvanize

Joining The (Information) Revolution

Marvin Bertin was trying to decide what to do next. He’d just completed his Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering at McGill University in Montreal, Canada, and wanted to find a way into a field that,…

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Feb 2    Galvanize

5 Jobs in Big Data You’ve Never Heard Of

This post originally appeared on StudySoup.com Big data has been the "it" buzzword for most of the past decade, and it doesn't look like it's going away anytime soon. More companies are looking for ways…

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Jan 26    Galvanize

A Couple of Dropouts

Slaying your goals means facing your fears. Like dropping out of college to pursue a career in data science. That’s what Juno & Tyler did. (Juno even walked away from a full ride scholarship!) Here's…

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Jan 12    Galvanize

Data Driven Success

Don’t let anyone tell you that you don’t belong in tech. Believing in yourself and leveling up your skills at Galvanize pays off. Just ask Tracy Lee.   Level Up

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Jan 10    Chris Outcalt

When Big Data Meets High Fashion

How one Galvanize student's final project led him to a full-time gig at Nordstrom. The capstone project that helped Aaron Lichtner land a job as data scientist at Nordstrom almost never happened. Last spring, when…

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Dec 29    Galvanize

Where Galvanize Grads Got Hired in 2016

2016 was a doozy. Chock full of ups, downs and what-the-whats? Here at Galvanize, we're giving props to all of our students who worked their hearts out this year to level up and build careers…

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Dec 28    Galvanize

Galvanize Named One of SwitchUp’s 2016 Best Bootcamp

If you’re like us, you do your research. You want to know that putting your time, money and effort into something is going to pay off. That’s when a site like Switchup comes in handy.…

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Nov 17    Chris Outcalt

The Commodities Disruptor

It was 3 a.m., and the warm Kenyan air smelled of jet fuel. Julie Lerner had just completed a 36-hour journey and stepped onto the runway at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, Kenya. Her…


Nov 15    Kristen O'Neill

Putting Your Energy Into Mastering Big Data Pays Off Big Time

When Michael Ulin applied to the GalvanizeU Master of Science in Data Science program—an innovative alliance between Galvanize and the University of New Haven—he saw it as a smart bet on his future, but he…

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Nov 3    Chris Outcalt

The Ultimate Life Reboot

Editor's Note: Since this story was published, Chad Latham accepted a job as a front-end developer at Amazon. Just before Christmas last year, 41-year-old Chad Latham received a call from his lawyer. He had news…

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Sep 19    Haley Gray

Why You Need a Data Scientist on Your Team

A data scientist is, essentially, a statistician who can code. That might not sound like a big deal, but in reality, companies are chomping at the bit to hire data scientists–so much so that Glassdoor just…

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Sep 16    Amelia Aaron

Data Science Pros Share Industry Insights

In 2012, the Harvard Business Review declared “data scientist”as the “sexiest job of the 21st century”. Since then, the role has become a major “must” for companies in every business sector, and job growth continues…

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Sep 13    Amelia Aaron

6 Do’s and Don’ts for a Data Science Resume that Gets You Hired

Data scientists may be in high demand, but no matter how talented you are, you won’t get hired without a high-impact resume. We’ve rounded up some can’t-miss tips for effectively showcasing your value to a…

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Jul 20    Galvanize

Engineering a Career Change to Data Science

When Raj Kadiyala started exploring data science programs, something caught his eye. A New York Times article covering the surge of tech boot camps noted two success stories: a barista and a math major who…

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