With the amount of data growing at an exponential rate, Data Analytics is one of the hottest fields of this century. Do you want to be part of this exciting field and start your career as a Data Scientist? Find out how MIacademy can help you to find the perfect job and become a leader in Data Analytics!

Everybody is talking about Big Data. The overwhelming quantity and complexity of data offers a huge challenge for Data Scientists. But how can you really create tangible business impact with data?

To do that, a new kind of leader is needed. A leader who is on top of the newest technologies and knows how to manage complex datasets. Who can create insights from huge amounts of data using advanced analytical techniques. A leader who can define growth opportunities and has a vision on Data Analytics. A leader who builds relationships and combines these skills to create impact at scale.

For the past 10 years, MIacademy has raised over 200 starting analytical talents to become Data Analytics leaders. Now is your chance to be part of the next generation!



MIacademy’s partner organizations are industry leaders that have made Data Analytics a board priority

  • When you apply for the Data Analytics Talent Program, we will help you find the perfect fit with one of our partner organizations, based on your personal strengths and ambitions
  • MIacademy has partnerships with industry leading organizations who educate their Data Scientists in the Data Analytics Talent Program
  • All partner organizations have made Data Analytics a board priority, making sure your insights will reach the highest level in the organization

MIacademy ensures you will build an integrated Data Analytics skill-set in all domains of Data Science

  • The best Data Scientists are not only data-savvy, they also have the skills to translate their insights to tangible business impact
  • With MIacademy you will build deep, integrated skills in all four domains of Data Science:
    • Data & Technology skills – on programming for Data Science purposes
    • Analytical Methods & Techniques – on modeling and other analytical techniques
    • Business Domain Expertise – on translating your insights to the right initiatives in your business context
    • Impact & Advisory skills – on understanding how to realize business impact and conveying an impactful message with presentations or 1-on-1 meetings

With MIacademy, you kick-start your career with a varied and exciting job in the field of Data Analytics

  • From day one, you will combine online and classroom learning in a class with like-minded Data Analytics leaders-to-be with working on impactful projects at your organization
  • Twice during the program, you will take on a 3-month (inter)national analytical exchange project at another business unit or another MIacademy organization
  • Throughout the course of the program, you will receive personal coaching by top professionals in the field



Discover your fit with a career in Data Analytics

When you apply for a spot in the Data Analytics Talent Program, the first step is to explore your fit with the field of Data Analytics. You will make an online assessment to test your capabilities within the four domains of Data Science. And have an interview with Data Analytics professionals to discover your Data Analytics talents. If you and we believe that Data Science is the field where you will be able to excel, then we will proceed to determine which type of organization suits you best.


Find your perfect match with one of MIacademy’s partner organizations

Based on your unique combination of personal motivators, Data Analytics talents, and ambition, we search for the perfect match between you and one of MIacademy’s partner organizations. Factors that are taking into account in this matching process are, for example, the content of the work, the team that you will work best in, and your affinity with the industry.


Get the job at a leading Data Analytics company

When we have found a match, we will introduce you to the specific partner organization(s) you are matched with. The application process continues with one or more interviews with that organization. During the process, our professionals will coach you and make sure you get your dream job. When you have convinced the organization that you are the best candidate for them and you are offered a position, you will be guaranteed a spot in the next class of the Data Analytics Talent Program.


Kick-start with a 6-week Data Analytics bootcamp

Multiple times per year, a new class of the Data Analytics Talent Program kicks off with a 6-week fulltime bootcamp. Once you have started working in your new job with one of our partner organizations, you will enter the program in the next class. The bootcamp teaches the fundamentals of Data Analytics you need to succeed as a starting Data Scientist and is a great kick-start for your career!


Deepen your knowledge and skills in the 3-year program

Broaden and deepen your knowledge in the following three years of the Data Analytics Talent Program. In quarterly 4-day follow-up modules you will deep dive into specific analytical themes, such as machine learning techniques, customer journeys, or event modeling. During these weeks, all four domains of Data Science will be integrated to develop you into an all-round Data Analytics professional.


Develop personally through coaching

Your personal development is our number one priority. That is why – during the first years of your career – you will receive personal coaching from one of MIacademy’s coaches. All coaches are experts in the field of Data Analytics.


Become a leader in Data Analytics

Upon completion of the Data Analytics Talent Program you will have developed yourself into a Data Scientist that has deep substantive knowledge about managing data and performing advanced analytical techniques. Who can translate insights to business initiatives and is able to convince decision makers to take action. You will have developed into a Data Scientist who is ready to become a successful leader in Data Analytics for your organization!



STEP 1: Apply online via dataanalytics.career

Upload your CV, grade lists (High school, BSc, and MSc), and motivation video via the vacancy on this website. Watch our instruction video below for more information.

Elements of your motivation video:
  1. Tell us a bit about yourself
  2. Why are you interested in the field of Data Analytics?
  3. Please describe your dream job to us
  4. Tell us about a situation where you have made personal impact

STEP 2: Start with an online assessment

When we see a match with the profile we are looking for, we will contact you to schedule your first interview. You will also receive more information and instructions for the online assessment you will be asked to make. Part of this assessment can be made from home, and part will be made at the MIcompany office in Amsterdam.


STEP 3: First interview with MIacademy

You will complete the last part of the online assessment and have your first interview at the MIcompany office in the heart of Amsterdam. The goal of this interview is to find out if the field of Data Analytics matches your talents and ambitions. And to explore which type of organization fits you best.


STEP 4: Find a match with the partner organizations

Based on the results of the assessment and the first interview, we will determine your fit with the field of Data Analytics. If we see a fit, we will make a recommendation for (at least) one of our partner organizations. If you are happy with our matches, we will arrange an introduction.


STEP 5: Continue the interviews at the partner organizations

Once you are introduced at a partner organization, the application process continues with them. During the process, our professionals will be there for you to make sure you get your dream job. We can answer your questions and provide you with tips for your interviews.


STEP 6: Receive an offer for a job in Data Analytics

If you reach the last step, you will receive an offer for a job at one of the partner organizations. If you accept the offer, a spot will be saved for you in the next class of the Data Analytics Talent Program where you can kick-start your career as a Data Analytics professional!


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