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Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a fast-growing tech field that has helped companies of all sizes improve the efficiency and effectiveness of their services and products. But don’t you have to be a PhD to work in AI? Wrong! Carianne Burnley, a Career Coach at Springboard, breaks down the career path from beginner to director and tells us about 5 job titles you might apply for in artificial intelligence. Plus, find out how Carianne supports students in landing their dream AI careers after Springboard’s bootcamps.Continue Reading →
Most data science bootcamps require prior knowledge – a college-level understanding of linear algebra, probability, statistics, calculus, and Python – to get accepted into their programs. That doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll need a college degree in those subjects or that attending college is a better way to get into data science than bootcamps. You can learn these skills through online courses, and a data science bootcamp will take a fraction of the time that college would, plus lead to data science jobs shortly after. There’s never been a better time to start down this career path — Data science salaries range from $60,000-$80,000 per year after bootcamp.Continue Reading →
Bismar Montano dreamed of a more challenging career, but wasn’t sure how he could make a career change while working his full-time warehouse job. He also knew he didn’t want to code all day long, so Bismar was excited to find the cybersecurity career path. Bismar shares his experience as a student in Springboard’s online, self-paced Cyber Security Track and how his mentor at Springboard is helping him build the confidence to successfully ace this career change. Plus, Bismar shares his tips for others hoping to juggle a full-time job and a bootcamp!
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Springboard’s online Data Science Career Track was created with one thing in mind: to help students land their first data job – but that process starts before day one of class. Kelvin Tse, Associate General Manager at Springboard, explains how this career track is getting students job-ready in 6 months with a hands-on curriculum including over 30 projects! Learn what it takes to get accepted into the program, and why Springboard’s Data Science Prep Course is an excellent fit for total beginners and students needing to brush up on their basic data skills.
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Cybersecurity is constantly evolving as technology advances – and your career in cyber will grow just as quickly! Springboard curriculum expert and long-time cybersecurity professional Mark Adams breaks down the cyber security career path, how to progress from entry-level cybersecurity analyst roles to senior cybersecurity engineering roles, and the average cybersecurity salaries that bootcamp graduates can expect. Plus, Mark shares how Springboard’s Cyber Security Bootcamp is preparing students with the skills employers expect from cybersecurity analysts today, and what you need to know to pass CompTIA certification exams.Continue Reading →
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What exactly is a UX portfolio and what are the core elements that every UX designer and researcher should include in it? Springboard UI/UX Design mentor Rylan Clark breaks down what employers and recruiters are looking for in today’s UX portfolio, and the common mistakes every UX professional should avoid. Learn tips for making your UX portfolio stand out in the remote job search, plus more on how Springboard successfully navigates students through their job search.Continue Reading →
David had some previous experience working with data, but when COVID-19 left him unemployed, he focused full-time on making a career change into data analytics. Impressed by its flexible learning style and job guarantee, David enrolled in Springboard’s Data Analytics bootcamp. After learning Tableau and Power BI, David used the Springboard job search methodology to land a Data Analyst job at Mercedes-Benz! David shares what sets Springboard’s career services apart from other bootcamps, whether Springboard was ultimately worth it for him, and his tips for future students about how to make the most of this part-time, online program.
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