As documented by Sanjog Dalvi.
I was about to complete my Bachelor’s degree in IT from Viva College in Mumbai when the college postponed final exams for eight months, due to the Covid-19 outbreak. With only a bachelor of science degree in IT, I knew not to expect much in getting my first job. I wanted a course that could increase my job readiness.
Instead of twiddling my thumbs waiting for finals, I decided to use the time to further enhance my skills and education by enrolling in Simplilearn’s Data Scientist Master’s Program. I came across a Simplilearn ad on YouTube and, after some research, I knew that the Data Scientist Master’s Program was the right fit for me.
I did not see the point in waiting another year to enroll in a master’s course with a university or a college. I wanted a course I could take right away. Simplilearn’s master’s program — which is 100% online — was not a difficult decision to make. Simplilearn offered a level of convenience and flexibility that worked for me. The course page was detailed and informative, and Simplilearn’s Job Assist program was intriguing.
Great Teaching, Quality Instructors, and New Job
What I appreciated most about the course is that the instructors aimed to get everyone on the same level of understanding when they began a course. They spent the first few classes touching upon the basics so that everyone was on the same page. This also gave learners like me — who were familiar with the basics — a chance to review.
The course content was on point. There were so many topics that I did not expect a data science course to include, such as Big Data, so that was great. The instructor who taught us Big Data was excellent because she made it a point to answer each of our questions.
After completing the course, I was able to get a job at JC Penney as an associate analyst. Since the goal from the beginning was to get a job, Simplilearn’s Job Assist program was just what I needed.
While I was nervous at first during the interviews, my confidence grew because I could answer all of their questions using what I had learned in the course. Even better, the interview questions were at an intermediate level, and the knowledge that I had gained from Simplilearn was at an advanced level.
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Completing the course was an amazing experience. I am now also taking Simplilearn’s Artificial Intelligence course. I am sure it will be another great addition to my skill set.
If you’re ready to pursue a lucrative future in data science, Simplilearn has the flexible, online course and job assistance to help launch your new career!