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WCD Campus Tour | Land Your First Data Scientist Job (U of T Mississauga)

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University of Toronto, IB 260

Mississauga, ON L5L 1C6

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Data Scientist is considered as one of the sexiest jobs in the 21st century. While the demand for data science talents keeps surging in Canada, the requirements from hiring companies are also very high. As a data science professional, one is expected to understand math, computer programming, machine learning, data visualization, as well as business domain knowledge. That’s why in the current Canadian job market, there’s a big talent gap.

WeCloudData invited over 10 data scientists, data engineers and business analysts coming to the universities to talk about the trends in data science job market and share their personal stories on how they landed their dream jobs in the data science field.




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Shaohua Zhang

Cofounder of WeCloudData

A self-trained data scientist and an expert in applied big data technologies, Shaohua has 9 years of experience in applied data science and has built a reputation for building high-performance data science teams. He is currently a senior data scientist at Kik Interactive Inc., helping the billion-dollar Canadian tech unicorn grow its big data initiative.

Prior to Kik, Shaohua built a high-performance data science team at BlackBerry that focused on building innovative data science solutions for marketing, CRM and product teams. His is specialized in user interest graph modelling, targeted advertising, scalable location intelligence and large-scale recommendation engines for mobile personalization. He also collaborated with Ryerson’s Data Science Lab on several big data research projects. Shaohua also helped build the big data course at Ryerson University where he trained over 150 professionals on big data technologies such as Hadoop, Spark and data sciences.




Free this free workshop you will learn:

  • Trends in the job market of Data science and Business Analytics fields
  • How to get prepared for Data Science and Business Analytics jobs - hard skills & soft skills
  • Resume tips - we will randomly select 3 resumes and our speakers will revise them on site
  • How to prepare a data portfolio for your job interviews
  • We answer every question you have regarding the job hunting in data science field




Who should attend:

  • Students from Math, Stats, Computer Science, Finance, Econ, Engineering, Natural Science majors want to find an intern position
  • Fresh graduates who want to explore the potential interests and find a full-time job
  • Professionals who want to switch the careers


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