Should I Be a Data Scientist or a Software Engineer?

Are you interested in STEM and trying to decide if you should choose to go into Data Science or Software Engineering? Or maybe you’re starting your job or internship search and you’re on the fence of which area to focus your attention. Well, you’re not the only one, in the past few weeks I have met with quite a few students (undergrad and grad) who have had posed the question of “Should I Be a Data Scientist or a Software Engineer?”. If this is your story, then you may find this article extremely insightful. Check it out and if you would like to talk more, feel free to schedule an advising appointment with a career advisor!

By Alicia Rhodes (she/hers)
Alicia Rhodes (she/hers) Assistant Director, Career Services