Tue, 26 Feb | Hamburg

Science to Data Science - Hamburg

The workshop gives you a roadmap for getting your first role in the fastest growing job market for the highly qualified: Data Analytics, Data Science, and Machine Learning. More than 100 talents have benefitted already. See also http://datascientist.eventbrite.com
Registration is Closed

Time & Location

26 Feb 2019, 17:30 – 20:30
Hamburg, Überseering 18, 22297, Germany

About The Event

“The problem for AI in Europe is not the money, it is finding the talent” (Leading European AI practitioner)

Data Science, Data Analytics, and Artificial Intelligence constitute the fastest growing job market for the very highly qualified. This workshop offers you the following:

  • Guidance: How do I find out if a career in data analytics or data science is right for me?
  • A customizable roadmap for completing the transition in 6 to 9 months
  • Tips and tricks on approaching the labor market and hiring managers

Target participants

Any Ph.D. or Postdoc or Master student with a numerate background - e.g. STEM, statistics, econometrics - that is curious about the opportunities in the industry and in startups.


  1. >500 screenings and interviews of aspiring data analysts and data scientists
  2. A national event series in e.g. Berlin, Bonn, Freiburg, Göttingen, Hamburg, Hannover, Heidelberg, Karlsruhe, Köln, Mainz, Stuttgart, Tübingen
  3. >100 re-written CVs and behind-the-scenes cooperation with hiring managers & recruiters

The host

Tchibo is the professional home of change-makers, seekers of opportunity, and innovation drivers - in coffee and international consumer goods. Tchibo has a strong presence in Germany, Austria, Poland, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Turkey, Slovakia, Hungary, and Denmark, and is a leading online retailer.

Workshop lead

Dr. Chris Armbruster is a co-founder of 10,000 Data Scientists for Europe. Earlier, he helped roll out digital infrastructures for the 80 Max Planck Institutes, while also researching postdoc careers.

17.30 Drinks and networking

17.50 Dr. Paul Elvers, Tchibo (and Max Planck Ph.D.) 'Data Science at Tchibo'

18.15 Workshop objective

The objective is to empower workshop participants to pursue a career in the Data & AI professions. A customizable roadmap is offered for a successful transition.

What is a career in Data Science or Data Analytics?

Based on a large number of Ph.D. and Master talents that have become Data Scientists or Data Analysts we explore careers options and job opportunities.

  • The industry-ready CV for Data Analytics and Data Science
  • Examples and stories
  • Interactive Q&A

The roadmap to getting hired

In an ‘Ask Me Anything’ format we query the four essential milestones of the career transition a) exploration of the field; b) domain orientation; c) skills gap analysis and training; d) career start.

  • Roadmap for the transition
  • Interactive Q&A

Trends in employment, startups, and industry

Data on job growth, startup funding, and industry trends are presented. Moreover, data on starting and median salaries have also been collected by a variety of independent sources.

Presentation of data and trends

Final Q&A

See also http://datascientist.eventbrite.com

Registration is Closed

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