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Bosch AI Talent Accelerator

Calling all data, data engineering, DevOps, and AI practitioners looking to level up their careers by expanding their AI skills. This opportunity is sponsored by leading industrial AI company, Bosch—and they’re looking to fill tech roles with scholarship recipients after program completion.

Make real-world impact with AI skills.

Bosch and Udacity teamed up to create a scholarship focused on building a pipeline of qualified AI professionals to expand and deploy cutting-edge technologies at Bosch. This 100% free program is available for individuals 18 and up living in the EU who are willing and able to work in Germany. Choose from 3 Nanodegree program tracks: Data Engineer for AI Applications, DevOps Engineer, or Data Scientist.

Invented for life.

Bosch strives for their products to spark enthusiasm, improve quality of life, and help conserve natural resources. This unique organization utilizes AI in a variety of real-world domains combining excellent engineering expertise with the power of cutting-edge machine learning. They value social consciousness and sustainability, being the first industrial company to achieve CO2 neutrality worldwide. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to prepare for roles at Bosch where your ideas make the difference in shaping future technologies.

Want to know more about Industrial AI at Bosch? Check out their website for more information.

Scholarship timeline

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    Application start date

    June 1, 2022

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    Application end date

    July 5, 2022

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    Learner start date

    July 18, 2022

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    Learner end date

    November 18, 2022

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Data Engineer for AI Applications

Bosch is eager to hire data engineers for AI applications. Data engineering is an integral part of designing smart, connected, and autonomous technologies. Enroll in this track to build functional and innovative data infrastructure that can be applied to AI projects.

Focus on the following digital competencies:
  • Data modeling
  • Cloud data warehouses
  • Spark and data lakes
  • Automate data pipelines
  • Cloud native fundamentals
  • Message passing
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DevOps Engineer

Bosch is looking for talented DevOps engineers to stay ahead in the highly competitive AI market. Enroll now to operationalize infrastructure at scale and deliver applications and services at high velocity.

Focus on the following digital competencies:
  • Infrastructure operations with Microsoft Azure
  • Agile development with Microsoft Azure
  • Ensuring quality releases (Quality Assurance)
  • Cloud native fundamentals
  • Clean code principles
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Data Scientist

Bosch is also actively hiring data scientists. Gain real-world data science experience with projects built to mirror a fast-paced, agile workplace. These in-demand skills will help facilitate safe, secure, robust, and explainable AI at Bosch.

Focus on the following digital competencies:
  • Supervised learning
  • Deep learning
  • Unsupervised learning
  • Software engineering for data scientists
  • Data engineering for data scientists
  • Computer vision

Frequently asked questions

  • What is the Bosch AI Talent Accelerator Program?

    Bosch and Udacity are partnering to offer 150 fully-funded Nanodegrees that would enable learners to gain in-demand technical skills in data engineering, DevOps, and data science and in turn be eligible for AI job opportunities at Bosch.

  • What does this program entail?

    This program is free of charge and available to all eligible learners who successfully pass the application and associated technical pre-assessment (Please see below for full eligibility details). The program consists of a 4-month, self-guided learning journey, and involves 15 hours a week of learning time. Students have the option to select their desired Nanodegree program from the following selection: Data Engineer for AI Applications, DevOps Engineer, Data Scientist.

  • How can I benefit from this program?

    Students will have the opportunity to work on real-world projects that are designed by industry experts and to build a skill set aligned to in-demand AI roles at Bosch. Furthermore, students will have the opportunity to learn more about Bosch as an AI company and engage with both Bosch recruiters.

  • What does the learner journey look like as part of this program?

    As a student in the Bosch AI Talent Accelerator, your learning journey will be 4 months and self-guided. You would dedicate an average of 15 hours of learning per week, and you can learn on your own time—whenever it works best for your schedule during the week. Throughout your entire learning journey, you will have access to an online community platform, where you will be able to ask tutors and other students for support to help you through any learning difficulties. You will also have weekly 1.5 hour live virtual Connect Sessions with your expert tutor or Session Lead to go over the projects and unblock your questions.

  • What are the eligibility criteria to enroll?

    Applicants must meet the following criteria:

    • Submit the online application form here
    • Pass the technical assessment in the online application
    • Be 18 years of age or older
    • Be fluent in English
    • Have at least obtained a Bachelor’s Degree
    • Eager to apply for data engineering, DevOps or data science roles at Bosch
    • Able and willing to work in Germany
    • Able to dedicate ~15 hours per week to learning online
  • Are there any fees for enrollment?

    No, this is a free scholarship program.

  • What is the program duration?

    The program is designed to run from July 18, 2022 to November 18, 2022. However, it is important to note that the program is self-paced, you can finish it in less than the designed duration if you wish.

  • What are the prerequisites for enrollment?

    The technical prerequisites for each Nanodegree program track are below. In addition to the technical prerequisites, you will need access to a computer and reliable internet.

    Data Engineer for AI Applications

    • Intermediate Python
    • SQL
    • Machine learning basics
    • Linux Command Line
    • Web development basics

    DevOps Engineer

    • Intermediate Python
    • Cloud literacy
    • Linux Command Line
    • Web development basics

    Data Scientist

    • Intermediate Python
    • Data wrangling
    • Linear algebra
    • Practical statistics
    • Calculus
  • How do I apply for the program?

    You can see details and apply using this link here.

  • When will the applications open/close?

    Applications opened on June 1, 2022 and will close on July 5, 2022.

  • How will I know if I am accepted for the scholarship?

    We will contact you via email on or before July 12, 2022. So, please make sure to check your email frequently. Please use one email for everything during the program, and be sure to check your spam folder to see if you received emails from our side.

  • Can I join two Nanodegree programs at the same time?

    Unfortunately, this is not possible as you will only be accepted in one Nanodegree program at a time. We recommend that you apply for the Nanodegree program that you are most interested in.

  • Can I cancel an application I submitted?

    A fully submitted application cannot be deleted. Please ensure you are submitting accurate and correct information, and that you are committed to the program timelines before submitting your application.

  • Is this program online, in-person, or a combination of both?

    This is a fully online program with live virtual Connect Sessions. Throughout the program, students will learn through online videos in their classroom and interact with peers, coaches, and instructors on their community platform and in their weekly Connect Sessions.

  • Will you provide us with any kind of career support?

    All learners will have access to Udacity's Careers offerings, including projects, workshops and a dedicated Career Coach. The career support aims to enable learners to best prepare for applying to, and hopefully interviewing with, Bosch for their open AI roles.

  • Can I change the email address that I have used to sign-up?

    You should maintain the same email address you used to apply for the Program for the duration of your entire course in order to maintain eligibility for this Nanodegree program.

  • Can I withdraw/postpone studying after I am enrolled?

    There are no withdrawal or postponing options available in the program. You should only join this program if you are committed to learning and graduating within the defined timeline of the program.

The next stage in your AI career starts here.

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