“Are there data science jobs for freshers?”
We often hear this question from students who aspire to take up a specialization in Data Science.
In this beginner’s guide, we’ll explore the job opportunities available for freshers in data science, what the jobs involve, what skills you need and what you can expect from a career in data science. We’ll list down names of the companies in India that are proactively hiring data science talent. And, we’ll also offer some helpful tips to land a good job if you are a fresher in data science.
For this guide, we’ve used the Q&A format to answer all the questions that you may have about the scope of data science.
Whether you are starting out as a data science fresher or want to become a seasoned professional, a career in data science requires you to have a combination of technical, analytical and business skills. Here are some essential skills required for data science jobs.
Let’s look at the hard (professional) skills first:
A data science professional, whether a fresher or an experienced person, also needs soft (human) skills too such as:
Many companies are looking for fresh data science talent to fill their vacancies. However, as a data science fresher, you must look for specific things in a job that will help you to succeed and grow in your career. Here’s a list of important things to consider:
Although there is an increasing demand for data science freshers, not all freshers make end up getting an offer letter. Companies are looking to invest in people who stand out. Here are some tips you could follow to land that perfect job in data science:
The industry is beginning to offer a world of opportunities to data science freshers. With data acquiring strategic importance in large, medium and small businesses, careers in data science are only going to get bigger. Organisations are looking to fill the ranks right from the entry level to the top level. If you aspire to become a sought-after data science talent, you need to acquire the right technical skills, sharpen your soft skills, build your portfolio and keep a tab on companies hiring data science talent.
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