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Data Science Career Readiness Training

Data Science Career Readiness Training


Data Science Career Readiness Training is a 4-week online certification course designed to help you build a strong professional profile, polish your projects, fill the gaps in your learning, craft an impressive Resume, learn how to apply for data science jobs the right way, prepare for interviews and get hired.

Classes are held every Saturday and Sunday from 8 PM to 11 PM IST. The course requires you to put in about 12-15 hours of effort per week. Over the course of 4 weeks, you'll attend 8 lectures, work on 4 assignments, and take a mock data science interview.

This course is right for you if you've already completed some data science courses, built some projects, and are planning to apply for jobs within the next 30-60 days. If you're a beginner, consider applying to the Zero to Data Science Bootcamp by Jovian.

Lesson 1 - Researching Data Science Job Roles

  • Understanding data science job roles
  • Researching salaries & company reviews
  • Identifying the right job role to target

Lesson 2 - Crafting a Job Winning Resume

  • Writing a Bio with education and work history
  • Extracting information into a 1-page Resume
  • Customizing your Resume based on job roles

Assignment 1 - Write Your Data Science Resume(s)

  • Research and identify your target job roles
  • Write your bio and data science Resume(s)
  • Complete your hiring profile on Jovian

AMA - Aakanksha N S, ML Engineer at Snap

  • Data science & ML in the real-world
  • Importance of projects & blog posts
  • How to find your first data science job

Lesson 3 - Building Your Professional Profile

  • Improving LinkedIn, GitHub, and Jovian profiles
  • Writing blog posts and sharing your work online
  • Improving, documenting & publishing your projects

Lesson 4 - Preparing for Data Science Interviews

  • How employers shortlist & evaluate candidates
  • How to prepare for non-technical interviews
  • How to prepare for technical interviews

Assignment 2 - Improve Your Professional Profiles

  • Improve your LinkedIn profile for job readiness
  • Improve your GitHub profile to showcase projects
  • Improve your Medium profile to showcase blog posts

AMA - Aditya Prasad, Principal Data Scientist at Dream11

  • Making a career transition to data science
  • How to learn on the job & keep improving
  • What employers look for during interviews

Lesson 5 - Applying for Jobs the Right Way

  • How to ask for referrals from working professionals
  • How to send cold emails to recruiters & employers
  • How to keep track of your job application pipeline

Lesson 6 - Finding Part-Time and Freelance Work

  • How, when & where to look for part-time work
  • How to write proposals and set expectations
  • How to deliver great work and resolve conflicts

Assignment 3 - Cold Emails and Cover Letter

  • Write a cover letter for job applications
  • Write a cold email template for referrers
  • Write a cold email template for employers

AMA - Kartik Godawat, Founder & ML Consultant, DeepKlarity

  • Making a career transition to data science
  • Tips for self-learning and staying motivated
  • Balancing Kaggle, freelance and side projects

Lesson 7 - Rejection, Feedback and Improvement

  • How to deal with shortlisting & interview rejections
  • How to ask for and react to constructive feedback
  • How to continue learning while applying for jobs

Assignment 4 - Hiring Profile Presentation & Video

  • Create your hiring profile presentation
  • Write a script for your hiring profile video
  • Record & publish your hiring profile video

Lesson 8 - Mock Interview and Graduation Day

  • Mock interview preparation guidelines
  • Graduation day preparation guidelines
  • Recap, next steps, and ongoing support

Data Science Mock Interview

  • Introduce yourself & answer general questions
  • Talk about your best data science project(s)
  • Answer technical data science. & ML questions

Certificate of Accomplishment

Earn a verified certificate of accomplishment (sample) by completing all weekly assignments and clearing a data science mock interview. The certificate can be added to your LinkedIn profile, linked from your Resume, and downloaded as a PDF.

Instructor - Aakash N S

Aakash N S is the co-founder and CEO of Jovian. Previously, Aakash has worked as a software engineer (APIs & Data Platforms) at Twitter in Ireland & San Francisco and graduated from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. He’s also an avid blogger, open-source contributor, and online educator.


The price of the course is $599. Use the "Enroll Now" button above to enter your payment details and complete your registration. We also offer a 7-day money-back guarantee. If you're a participant in the Zero to Data Science Bootcamp by Jovian, you can participante in this course at no additional cost.