The easiest way to get a data science job is by getting referrals, but asking strangers to refer you doesn't work most of the time. Then what should you do? In this lesson, you'll get some ideas on how to get referrals in data science.

Author's note: The chances of getting a data science job through a referral have a low failure rate as compared to getting it without a referral.

Searching for data scientists on LinkedIn

Search for data scientists on LinkedIn who work in the industry you want to work in. To do this, follow the below steps:

  1. Search "data scientist" in the LinkedIn search box.

  2. Click "People."

  3. Click "All filters" and scroll down to the industry.

  4. Select "Industry" or "Add an industry."

  5. Click "Show results."

You will see an interface similar to the one below:

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