Workforce Opportunity Services Early Career Data Scientist in Boston, Massachusetts
Early Career Data Scientist
Training and Employment Program
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Program Start Date: July 20th, 2021
Workforce Opportunity Services (WOS) is a leading 501(c)(3) nonprofit committed to developing the skills of untapped talent from historically underrepresented communities through partnerships with organizations dedicated to diversifying their workforce.
This program provides NO COST , comprehensive training to highly motivated individuals. Upon successful completion of the program, you will receive customized training, followed by Full-Time employment with our partner.
This unique work-study opportunity differs from the typical job. Our solution, for those who are ready, will put you on the right personal, academic, and professional path while providing the necessary support and mentorship to help keep you there.
This program will focus on Data Science .
Due to the accelerated training timeline and intense curriculum, the most successful candidate will have prior knowledge in Data Science.
High School Diploma/GED
A basic understanding of Data Science with a desire to pursue a long-term career in the field
Motivated young adult that is passionate about learning new technologies
Availability to commit to a full-time schedule (Mon-Fri/9am-5pm) beginning July 2021
Must be within a ONE hour commute of downtown Boston
Program Selection Event (3 days)(Virtual-Zoom):
Program Selection Event dates: Tuesday, July 20th, 2021 - Thursday, July 22nd, 2021
The Program Selection Event is a competitive process, in which we assess candidates through individual and team exercises to determine who will be selected for the training program.
Unless prior arrangements are made, attendance is MANDATORY for all sessions.
Additional program information will be provided at a later date.
Phase 1 - Academics (12 Weeks)(Virtual-Zoom):
If selected into program, dates are as follows:
Orientation: Date TBD (week of July 19th, 2021 )
Full-Time Academics: August 2nd, 2021 - October 22nd, 2021
Classes will be held Monday – Friday ( 12:00-8:00pm )(No class September 6th)
Training will include:
Immersive Data Science Framework
Phase 1 Compensation: $600/Week Stipend.
This stipend is a miscellaneous payment (Form 1099) and is required to be reported to IRS when filing taxes
Phase 2 - Full-Time Consultancy (12 months):
Starts October 25th, 2021
Full-Time work (40 hours/week)
Participants will be eligible for hire after the 12 month consultancy period
Throughout the program you will receive continued support and mentorship to ensure your success
Phase 2 Compensation:
$20.00/Hour (Plus Benefits after 90 days)
Program Selection Event/Phase 1:
WFH (Remote) due to COVID until position transitions back to on-site
Founded in 2005, Workforce Opportunity Services (WOS) is a leading 501(c)(3) nonprofit committed to developing the skills of untapped talent from underserviced communities through partnerships with organizations dedicated to diversifying their workforce. This includes people of color, women, veterans, first-generation college graduates, and early-career aspirants.
Utilizing a scientifically-based model derived from research conducted at Columbia University, we recruit, educate, train, and place high-potential candidates with leading organizations around the world. To date, WOS has served 6000+ individuals through partnerships with more than 65 corporations in 60+ locations worldwide. For more information, visit wforce.org
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