• Name
  • Job Title and Employer
    Data Science Apprentice
  • Employer
  • Provider
    Anglia Ruskin University
  • Levels
    Level 6 (Degree) Apprenticeship
  • Training Provider and Qualification
    Data Science Level 6 Degree Apprenticeship at Anglia Ruskin University
  • Occupations
    Science and research
  • Apprenticeship Start Date
    Sep 2021
  • Skills Gained
    Communicate effectively Determined Curiosity Time management Coding
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Hello, I Am Josephine

I wanted the opportunity to earn and learn at the same time and to gain hands-on experience.

Tell us more about your experience

What are your interests outside of work? 

In my free time I enjoy reading self-help books and fictional books. I also like listening to podcasts and playing chess. 

Can you describe your job and what you do on a day-to-day basis? 

What my role as a data scientist entail is working with professionals in the field. to gain hands-on experience using data analysis tools and techniques, with use of Python and R, machine learning algorithms, and statistical analysis. I also get to see the impacts from a business perspective. 

What has been the highlight of your career so far? 

Working for a company that aims to save the lives of billions of people and on a micro level and finishing projects that I have been assigned. 

What has been the biggest challenge of your career so far? 

Balancing a degree and a job at the same time. 

What sort of support network do you have at your company? 

I have monthly meetings at Anglian Ruskin University with my manager. I get great support from my team and across the business 

What would be your words of advice to someone thinking about doing an apprenticeship? 

To reflect on the values of the company and understand the role you are applying for and to be yourself! 

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