Transitioning from an internship into a high-paying career is hard. In the data science world, the competition for employment is intense. While there still are a lot of unfilled roles out there, most of them require something slightly more than just a textbook education.
The best way to make the leap from a university education to the practical skills needed for a data science job is through an internship. However, turning a data science internship into a job offer can be challenging. Look at it this way; an internship is like having one foot in the job market.
- In this sense, the intern is already ahead of their strictly-academic peers.