ABOUT THE PROGRAM
DS4A / JORDAN
Data Science for All / Jordan is a unique 14-week training program focused on data analytics using advanced excel, SQL, and Python. This 2023 Spring Cohort is open to unemployed Jordanian citizens and Syrian refugees residing in Jordan who hold Software Engineering, Computer Science, Business Administration, Engineering, Math, or Physics Bachelor Degrees and are interested in strengthening their data science skills & joining the growing AI ecosystem globally.
The program is 100% FREE for participants. Entry is based completely on merit.
Our training is hyper-practical and based on business cases to prepare you for high-paying jobs. Correlation One programs are led by top professors from universities like Harvard, Columbia, Stanford, and MIT.
This DS4A / Jordan "Advanced Data Analytics" cohort is designed for unemployed graduates who wish to pursue a career in the software engineering and data industries, enhanced with data analytics and data science structure at a global scale.
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"DS4A helped me personally and professionally. The program provided an amazing opportunity to gain extensive knowledge. The skills I gained from the training, the capstone project, and the connections I made gave me a huge career and confidence boost."
RANIA RIFAI Senior Associate at Amazon
"This is a life-changing opportunity. I feel so lucky to be selected to attend this amazing program by Correlation One. It exceeded all of my expectations.One of the most valuable aspects of the program was the professional development track and how the team was always available to support our career goals."
IBRAHIM DAMRA Business Intelligence Developer at Master Works
"What I really like about DS4A is that after you finish the program, they help you find a job based on your qualifications and employers’ requirements... So after I graduated, I was in the perfect position to find a role with PwC. I’m very grateful for every step of this journey."
NORA NASSER Digital Services Consultant at PwC
"I’m grateful for the DS4A program. I was able to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to secure my first job as a Data Engineer at DataHub Analytics. The program was incredibly beneficial as it provided me with a comprehensive understanding of the data science field and its various applications. I cannot overstate how much this program has helped me in my career and I look forward to seeing more programs like this in the future"
HUSSAIN OMARY Big Data Engineer at DataHub Analytics
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WHY APPLY TO THE PROGRAM?
LEARN KEY DATA SKILLS FOR THE JOBS OF TOMORROW
As a participant, you will learn by doing. You’ll work in small teams on projects that solve data challenges scoped by real companies and public entities. You’ll hone your skills and create a real project to showcase your ability to employers.
JOIN JORDAN'S AI ECOSYSTEM
In addition to teaching you data science, this program connects you with a diverse network of professional and highly talented peers. You will make life-long connections with fellow data scientists and become part of the MENA’s growing AI Ecosystem.
IMMEDIATE JOB OPPORTUNITIES AND EMPLOYER ACCESS
This program is an unparalleled platform to launch or supercharge your career in data science. In addition to skills training, you will receive job opportunities during our career fair events and professional advice from our guest speakers.
HOW TO APPLY
The application is open until March 31, 2023. Check the below program eligibility criteria and key dates for more information.
DS4A / Jordan is taught in English with bilingual support in Arabic for some aspects of the program. Applicants should be proficient enough to understand lectures and cases taught in English and communicate effectively with Instructors, Teaching Assistants (TAs), and staff. All applicants must be eligible, complete a technical assessment, and a video interview to determine merit-based entry into the program. Check out Q4 in the FAQs section below for more information on the assessment and Q5 for tips on preparing for the interview.
18 TO 34 YEARS OLD
JORDANIAN CITIZEN OR SYRIAN REFUGEE
BACHELOR DEGREE IN ANY OF THE BELOW:
SOFTWARE ENGINEERING, COMPUTER SCIENCE, BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, ENGINEERING, MATH, OR PHYSICS
PROGRAM KEY DATESMake sure you keep an eye on these dates for any changes or extensions:
ADMISSIONS DECISIONS ANNOUNCED
FIRST DAY OF CLASS
COMPLETE THE APPLICATION FORM
TAKE OUR TECHNICAL ASSESSMENT
COMPLETE A RECORDED INTERVIEW
20 MINUTES TO COMPLETE
50 MINUTES TO COMPLETE - 72 HOURS WINDOW
15 MINUTES TO COMPLETE - 48 HOURS WINDOW
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs)
Q1: Is the program free?
Yes! The program is free for all. We believe that cost should never be a barrier to learning, so we constructed the program so you don’t have to pay to participate.
Q2: What does DS4A mean?
DS4A is the acronym for Data Science for All. Data fluency is essential for the jobs of the future, and we are dedicated to teaching you the data skills you need to succeed, regardless of your background or ability to pay. This program focuses on Data Analytics with Python. It will cover Advanced Excel for Data Engineering, Beginner to Advanced SQL, Dashboarding using Tableau and Looker Studio, and Beginner to Intermediate Python for Data Analytics.
Q3: Are there any prerequisites to apply?
DS4A / Jordan is taught in English with bilingual support in Arabic for some aspects of the program. Applicants should be proficient enough in English to understand lectures and cases taught in English. All applicants must meet the eligibility criteria of each cohort and complete the application steps listed above.
Q4: What is on the assessment?
The technical assessment helps determine merit-based entry into the program. Topics included in the assessment are information analysis, statistics, mathematics, logic, basic excel, and basic Python. Python knowledge is optional but will be considered. You can skip Python questions or give them a try! Incorrect attempts will not impact your total score.
The assessment is designed to test the limits of your capabilities. Please do not be discouraged as we consider the assessment’s difficulty level and the program's objective in our selection process.
Q5: How do I prepare for the video interview?
The video interview helps us learn more about you and your career goals. It also allows us to test your English proficiency to ensure your ability to understand the lectures and interact with the teaching staff. We consider the minimum proficiency requirements for the workplace rather than fluency.
Before starting the video recording, make sure you are comfortable and in a quiet place. Test your microphone and camera ahead of time. You will receive instructions during the interview on how much time you can spend answering each question.
Q6: How will I learn whether I got into the program?
Check the program key dates in the above section for admissions decisions announcement date. You will receive an email from Correlation One with your application's status.
Q7: Can I keep doing my regular job during the program?
This DS4A / Jordan cohort is sponsored by the Jordanian government and aims at supporting unemployed youth in finding job opportunities in the tech industry. Unemployment is an eligibility requirement. Successful applicants will be asked to provide verification from the Jordanian Social Security Department before admissions.
Q9: When is the program taking place?
The program runs for 14 weeks of class from May 2, 2023 to August 7, 2023. To learn more about days and hours of the training, check out the Program Calendar in the applicants' brochure. Classes are fully virtual, held in our “Live Online” classroom. All you need is a computer and the internet to access them. In the classes, you’ll be able to work directly with instructors and peers. The total time commitment for the program is approximately 20 hours per week.
Q10: Is this program open to non-Jordanian citizens?
DS4A / Jordan is open to Jordanian citizens and Syrian refugees residing in Jordan. If this doesn't apply to you, we have other training programs that you may be eligible for, so please check out our other training programs.