As we know, Data Science is rapidly growing and will continue to do so. Now would be a great time to upskill and leverage this. Read about Farhan’s journey with Great Learning’s PGP Data Science and Engineering course

Tell us about your educational background. 

I graduated with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. After completing my graduation, I worked as a Data Analyst in Hansa Cequity for almost 6 months.  

Why did you decide to upskill?

After working as a Data Analyst for about 6 months, I realized that the career growth in Mechanical is slower when compared to the IT field. Data Science is a growing field and I felt that it would be right for me to upskill in this domain and leverage the opportunities available. 

What did you like the most about the PGP- DSE course?

The course content is designed in a great manner. The assignments given to us were also super helpful because this helped me learn a lot. Machine Learning and Python were my favorite models and the course content is very comprehensive.

Can you tell us about your capstone project? 

The capstone project taught us so much, we were able to implement everything that the course taught us. If you’re someone who doesn’t have any prior work experience and needs a platform to showcase your skills, this is the perfect opportunity. The capstone project is great for hands-on experience and learning. 

How was the career support provided by us? 

The career support team was amazing. They helped us build our resume and realize what our strengths are. The number of job opportunities provided by them was helpful too. 

Advice for future PGP- DSE aspirants. 

Be clear about your basic concepts in Machine Learning, Python, and Data Science. The interviewers usually check if your basic concepts are clear, so focus on learning them well.

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