BrainStation Accepting Applications to Data Science Program

By BrainStation May 7, 2018

Whether you’re a full-blown data nerd or someone that avoids numbers at all costs (guilty as charged), there’s no denying it: data skills are increasingly important. In fact, demand for data scientists is projected to rise by 28% in the next two years, with a projected 2.7 million new data jobs.

If that gives you anxiety, we got some good news for you: BrainStation is now accepting applications for the Data Science Full-Time program at our Toronto and Vancouver campuses.

Taught by experienced educators currently working in the field, the 10-week program introduces cutting-edge data concepts and techniques, including:

  • Collecting and storing data with Excel, XML and SQL, and more
  • Analyzing data using Python programming and relevant packages
  • Visualizing data using tools like Tableau and PowerBI
  • Data modelling using Python and R
  • Presenting findings in a clear and engaging way
  • Advanced topics like deep learning with TensorFlow and big data tools such as Hadoop

Put simply, by program’s end, graduates will have the skills, experience, and confidence to dive into a career in data. But don’t just take my word for it; here’s what our Founder and CEO, Jason Field, had to say about the program:

“All industries, from retail to banking, are in the midst of digital transformation, which is creating a huge number of new positions in data science and analysis. To address this skills gap, we worked with our hiring partners (from some of Canada’s largest organizations) to develop a collaborative, hands-on learning environment that mimics what you will experience in the real world,” he said.

What does that real-world experience look like for a Data Scientist? To find out, check out a conversation we had with Colin Fraser, a Data Scientist at CHIMP (Charitable Impact), and a lead Instructor for BrainStation’s part-time Data Science course.

You might want to also check out our video about Mohammed, a BrainStation graduate who now works at Shopify as a Researcher.


Become a Data Scientist in just 12 weeks!

BrainStation’s Data Science Diploma Program is a full-time, 12-week program that provides professionals with the skills and experience to start a new career in data.

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