Below is a compilation of the various things I have "out there" about my transition from academia to data scientist and what it's like to be a data scientist:
What is a Data Scientist? - General overview the answers to some frequently asked questions.
Transitioning Advice / Information
Astronomer to Data Scientist - Advice on how to make the transition from academia to data scientist.
Astronomer to Data Scientist (Talk) - More advice, and some details about what I do for my job.
Astronomy vs. Data Science - Compares and contrasts academia and the tech industry.
Nailing the Data Science Interview - Advice for preparing for your interview and what to expect.
Astronomy to Data Science, Three Years Later - An update on my transition.
Interview with Lady Paragons - What my job is like, what I do, some other stuff too.
Podcast with Lady Paragons - More about what it is like to be a data scientist.
Interview with AAS on Women in Astronomy - More about my transition and what my job it like.
Interview with HP - Advice on Where to Find Data Scientists:
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