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Sept. 18, 2022, 11:18 p.m. | /u/Old-Box228

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I have 2 years of experience as a data scientist working in a research setting. I am working on my MS in Data Science, too.

As someone who has broken into the field and is on my way to a grad degree, should I be going after certifications?

I’ve had coworkers say that they controversially think certificates HURT your resume, since they are often used by weak candidates compensating for lack of experience or formal education. Do you agree with …

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