51 min

48. Landing a Data Science Career with Carlos Lopez Scuttlebutt Podcast

    • Education

In this episode, Brock speaks with Carlos Lopez, a connection facilitated by Veterati. Veterati is a platform for connecting service members with common goals, career searching , and networking. Carlos is former SF with specialty in intelligence and after 20 years of service, is seeking a job in data science and analytics. Veterati allows mentees to reach out to and connect with people in specific fields visible through LinkedIn which is why Carlos reached out. We discuss the skills needed to enter the data science field, landscape of jobs available, how to decide what sector to go into, and how to tailor your resume to experiences to the job with experiences in the military.

Show Notes:  
(02:14) - Carlos introduction
(05:05) - How to narrow your job search
(09:19) - What are your current interests and what formed those conclusions
(12:30) - Applying interests to sectors and specific job types
(19:23) - Going deep into one programming language or casting a wide net
(29:26) - Taking experiences from the military and leveraging those on your resume
(37:29) - MBA experience and how the military makes everything easy
(42:03) - Specific company search

The Scuttlebutt Podcast - The podcast for service members and veterans building a life outside the military.

The Scuttlebutt Podcast features discussions on lifestyle, careers, business, and resources for service members. Show host, Brock Briggs, talks with a special guest from the community committed to helping military members build a successful life, inside and outside the service.

Get a weekly episode breakdown, a sneak peek of the next episode and other resources in your inbox for free at https://scuttlebutt.substack.com/.

Follow along:    
• Brock: @BrockHBriggs        
• Instagram: Scuttlebutt_Podcast      
• Send me an email: scuttlebuttpod1@gmail.com
• Episodes & transcripts: Scuttlebuttpodcast.co

In this episode, Brock speaks with Carlos Lopez, a connection facilitated by Veterati. Veterati is a platform for connecting service members with common goals, career searching , and networking. Carlos is former SF with specialty in intelligence and after 20 years of service, is seeking a job in data science and analytics. Veterati allows mentees to reach out to and connect with people in specific fields visible through LinkedIn which is why Carlos reached out. We discuss the skills needed to enter the data science field, landscape of jobs available, how to decide what sector to go into, and how to tailor your resume to experiences to the job with experiences in the military.

Show Notes:  
(02:14) - Carlos introduction
(05:05) - How to narrow your job search
(09:19) - What are your current interests and what formed those conclusions
(12:30) - Applying interests to sectors and specific job types
(19:23) - Going deep into one programming language or casting a wide net
(29:26) - Taking experiences from the military and leveraging those on your resume
(37:29) - MBA experience and how the military makes everything easy
(42:03) - Specific company search

The Scuttlebutt Podcast - The podcast for service members and veterans building a life outside the military.

The Scuttlebutt Podcast features discussions on lifestyle, careers, business, and resources for service members. Show host, Brock Briggs, talks with a special guest from the community committed to helping military members build a successful life, inside and outside the service.

Get a weekly episode breakdown, a sneak peek of the next episode and other resources in your inbox for free at https://scuttlebutt.substack.com/.

Follow along:    
• Brock: @BrockHBriggs        
• Instagram: Scuttlebutt_Podcast      
• Send me an email: scuttlebuttpod1@gmail.com
• Episodes & transcripts: Scuttlebuttpodcast.co

51 min

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