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Data Scientist Resume: Sample and Complete Guide [20+ Examples]

Tom Gerencer
Guest Contributor

There are 2.3 million data science jobs in the U.S.


IBM predicts that number will grow 28% by 2020.


You could write your data scientist resume in COBOL and get the job. Right?


Well, yes, except for all those smart people. They're battling it out like League of Legends players for the top few unicorn jobs.


You know, the jobs with a full year of paid paternity leave and $200,000 salaries.


To land those jobs, your data science resume must stand out like DJ Patil at a Chuck E. Cheese.


This guide will show you:


  • A data scientist resume example better than 9 out of 10 other resumes.
  • How to write a data scientist resume that lands more interviews.
  • Tips and examples of how to put skills and achievements on a data science resume.
  • How to describe your experience on a resume for data scientists to get any job you want.


Here’s a sample resume for a data scientist made using our resume builder:


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Tom Gerencer
Tom Gerencer is a founder and former owner of MediaNortheast Video Production and Training Without Boredom. A full-time writer in the fields of personal finance and career advice, Tom lives in West Virginia with his wife Kathy, two children and a couple of ornery dogs.