The information age has made untold amounts of data and information more easily created and available, but that means a melding of analytics and computer science has become essential in understanding and explaining it all. Thats where modern day data scientists earn their chops. Scott Zrebiec, Ph.D and senior data scientist at Valen Analytics, offers his thoughts on how to best break into the data science space. These tips will help understand the scope of the career, but is by no means an exhaustive list. As Zrebiec explains, data science is a profession that is constantly changing and reinventing itself.