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How Pathrise Can Help You Find Career Success

How Pathrise Can Help You Find Career Success

Looking to land a new job as a Software Engineer in 2021? Don’t go through your job search alone — Pathrise can help you speed up the process and support you on your tech journey. 

Kenzie Academy partner Pathrise is an online program for tech professionals that provides one-on-one mentorship, training, and advice to help you land your dream job. You can think of it as your career accelerator or bootcamp. 

Founder and CEO Kevin Wu launched Pathrise in 2017 with the mission of providing online mentorship for tech job seekers (something we really vibe with at Kenzie). Pathrise’s mentors come from Google, Facebook, and other top companies, both big and small, to work with a diverse pool of mentees. What better way to break into the tech industry than with the help of someone already in it?

A Career Accelerator & Support System

Job searching alone can be a discouraging process. From the time-consuming applications, companies ghosting, and the general uncertainty of it all — it’s a lot. That’s why it can be so beneficial to go through the process with a dedicated support system in your corner. Pathrise provides support systems for people aspiring to careers in software engineering, product/strategy/ops, marketing, data science, product design, and sales. You can join one of these mentorship tracks to get personalized advice and training to find a role in your industry. 

Guaranteed Placement

With Pathrise, you’re guaranteed job placement so you can be sure your mentors will do their absolute best to help you land the perfect starter gig. The mentorship program is free until you get hired. Once you land a kickass new role, you’ll pay 9% of your first year’s salary during your first 6 months of work through an income share agreement.  

Real Outcomes

So, what do outcomes look like with Pathrise? If you’re nervous about the prospect of enrolling in a novel program like this, it’s understandable. But, the numbers look bright! Since its founding, Pathrise has placed over 800 fellows with an average junior base salary of $90,795 and an average senior base salary of $152,432. Pathrise has a 98% placement rate to boot. Still skeptical? Download a full outcomes report to learn more about the latest 300 placements at Pathrise. 

Pathrise’s Software Engineering Track 

The Software Engineering track will assist you with mastering technical interviews, perfecting your resume, and other important aspects. Through live workshops and one-on-one meetings with your mentor, you’ll increase your application responses, interview scores, and negotiation skills. Check out the syllabus for the first 8 weeks of the program here. You’ll cover topics like opportunity sourcing, technical interview frameworks, salary negotiation, networking, CS Foundations, and more. 

Ready to learn more about career mentorship at Pathrise? Head to their website to get all the details. We’ll be cheering you on as you work towards landing your dream job in 2021! 

Ready to jumpstart your career as a UX Designer or Coder? Learn more about our Software Engineering and UX Design programs, or check out our free beginner’s coding program Kenzie Free.

Alexa Goins

Alexa Goins

Alexa Goins is the Content Marketer at Kenzie Academy. Before she joined the field of higher education marketing, she worked as a journalist and taught English in the South of France. When she’s not writing, you can find her reading non-fiction works, doing embodiment yoga, or planning her next trip to Paris. You can find more of her work at

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  • Date
    January 13, 2021
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