Immersive Data Science Bootcamp

Online Info Session + Python Web Scraping Workshop 

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018   |  7 PM EST

Sign up for info session

Considering a switch to the Data Science profession?

Join our live online info session about how to start a career in data science! 

This event is to help you with important information regarding NYCDSA and how it has assisted many in achieving their data science goals at companies such as Facebook, Spotify, Google, JP Morgan, and more! We know what it takes to succeed in this field.  

Throughout the session, you'll learn the tools, techniques, and fundamental concepts you need to know to make immediate impacts with data.
We will do a course overview and expected outcomes, and cover the admission process as well as career services.

What you will learn from this session:

In the first part of the info session, we will give you an overview of what makes NYC Data Science Academy different. You will learn how to prepare for the bootcamp, what to learn, and application process. 

The second part of the information will be a workshop given by Zeyu Zhang, Data Scientist, at NYC Data Science Academy. The purpose of this workshop is to use the beautifulsoup package to scrape reviews on Yelp.com and perform basic data analysis and exploration using Python’s popular data science library, pandas.

The workshop is not meant to give a mathematics overview of machine learning models. Students are not required to have coding to attend. A laptop with a working installation of Python 2.7/3.5 is recommended to be able to follow along with the hands on exercise covered in the workshop.

The information session will be as follows: 

  • 6:45 - 7:00 pm - Check-in, meet, and greet
  • 7:00 - 7:10 pm - Introduction to NYC Data Science Academy and What We Do
  • 7:10 - 7:45 pm - Python Web Scraping Workshop
  • 7:45 - 8:00 pm - Questions from participants

 

Look forward to seeing you online

Wednesday, November 14th, 7 PM