Charles Zheng

What was your career background before enrolling in our Data Science program? What made you want to pursue a career in Data Science? Prior to joining WeCloudData’s Data Science Program, I was doing Materials Science research as a postdoc. During this time, I found that a lot of research was becoming more involved with Data […]

Gauravinder Singh Nagi

How did you hear about WeCloudData (WCD)? Some time back, I was an Uber driver driving my customer to his destination. The person was a learned person and I opened up communication with him by introducing myself and my academic/professional qualification. I told him that I am eagerly looking for entry into the analytics/data science […]

Max Zhao

How did you hear about WeCloudData (WCD)? I heard about WCD from one of my friends who was a part-time employee before and I also did some research about the Data Science Bootcamp in Toronto; WeCloudData has great reviews. What made you decide to choose WeCloudData’s Data Science program over other companies? Was there something […]

Joy Meng

When I was invited to share my story, I thought about what to talk about. I think the most special and valuable part of my story would be my job hunting experience in the Bay Area, US. I was very confused during those ‘dark’ days. In the beginning, I didn’t even know what positions to […]

Saif Rahman

How did you hear about WeCloudData? Using websites such as SwitchUp and CourseCompare, I was able to see the top Bootcamp programs in Canada. After looking thoroughly, I discovered WeCloudData and they had great reviews! What made you decide to choose WeCloudData’s Data Science program over other companies? Was there something that stood out to […]

Aaron Wu

Background It has been more than a year since I graduated from WeCloudData, and it is still one of the best journeys I have experienced. I have successfully transformed from a mining engineer to a data engineer, and more importantly, I met a bunch of professionals who share the same passion for data science. I […]

Joe Xu

My Background Before switching my career to data science, I was in the engineering field. I received a BS and MS degree in Biomedical Engineering and Optics/Optical Engineering from the University of Rochester (UR) in the US. During my study, research and internships, I extensively implemented algorithms, ran simulations, and did statistical and image analysis […]

Sylvester Lall

Background I hold a B.com degree, with honours in Accounting and Finance. I had graduated in 2006, with no clue of what I wanted to do next. Money was scarce at home, and I needed a job quickly. I started working at a call center. The next 5 years saw me moving to other call […]

Christina Song

Background It was a normal afternoon, though the sunshine seemed to be brighter outside the window. Excitedly, I called my mentors again to tell them that I just received another job offer, on top of my other three. It was finally my turn to choose, and that felt great. These offers meant not just better […]

Albert Ngan

What Made Me Interested in Data Engineering? My curiosity started with Big Data, Data Analytics, and Data Science since it was all over the news. As I delved deeper, I discovered the role of Data Engineering and felt that it fit better with my previous experience in software engineering and more aligned with my interests. […]

Bach Pham

Every career change is different and is unique to the individual’s circumstances, but there are usually common themes people can relate to. So I hope my story can give you some direction on how you want to approach your career pivot into Data Science. At the time of my career transition, I was a new […]

Farius Tjioesman

I remembered that I joined one of the WeCloudData meetups in 2016. I was not quite sure about making the career switch yet. It changed when covid came. As one of the eldest students, I proved that there is room for everyone. Never too old to learn. We all worked hard and respected each other. […]

Xiaodong Li

How did you hear about WeCloudData? I heard about WeCloudData from one of your previous students, he’s a friend of a friend. He told me he was able to find a job through WeCloudData and had learned a lot of things while he was a student here.  What was your career background prior to enrolling […]

Jackson R.

How did you hear about WeCloudData? From a WeChat post. What made you decide to choose WeCloudData’s Data Science program over other companies? Was there something that stood out to you about our program that solidified your decision? The real client projects. This is the main reason I chose WeCloudData over others. Another reason is […]

Stan Taov

Background: I came to Canada in 2010 to study Business and Marketing while holding B.A. Civil and Industrial Construction Engineering and having experience working as a construction engineer for over 2 years. I picked this field of study to kinda get out of my comfort zone and learn something new that was not engineering-related. During […]

Michael S.

Note: The student in this featured blog post is using an alias. Why I Chose WeCloudData Before joining WeCloudData, I was a postdoctoral researcher. However, during that time, I wanted to work towards my future and goals in Data Science. I did some research online for different Data Science programs and came across WeCloudData. What […]

Mingzhi Sha

Background I obtained my MSc degree in Computer Science from the University of Ottawa. My research field is computer vision-based pedestrian detection, and I mainly use deep learning-based methods for my research. During my graduate studies, most of my time was spent reading and writing papers. In my research area, researchers pay more attention to […]

Yi Zheng

Hi Yi, could you tell me about yourself and your background? In 2020, I took the Data Science (DS) diploma program at WeCloudData and am currently working as a Data Engineer (DE).  I’m also a new immigrant – I immigrated from China. Before moving to Canada, I worked as a systems consultant, product manager, and […]

Manny Brar

Can you give a quick introduction to your background? My background focused a lot on tech when I was younger – I was working as a network technician for a while so I had some experience in tech. Nothing related to coding or software, it was all hardware side. So after doing that for a […]

Charles Qin

About Myself I went abroad from China to Canada for my studies in 2013 and later graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Brock University. After that, I worked for a marketing company for 3 years where I relied more on my soft skills (e.g. Client management, event coordination, etc). I thought this […]