Pathrise - A career accelerator that's 100% free until you're hired
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Pathrise invests in students or tech professionals by providing personalized advice and training on how to get the best possible internship or job. The program is completely free upfront. Pathrise fellows pay zero tuition until they land an offer they are happy with and get hired.

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Learn From the Best

We've brought together only the best advisors from Google, Facebook, Apple, and other top companies, big and small.

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Anywhere and Anytime

Learn online with live video sessions tailored to suit your schedule, including unlimited support whenever you want.

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1-on-1 Personalization

Have 1-on-1s with your advisor, who works with you face-to-face every week until you get hired.


We've helped all types of students launch their careers

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Conor Livingston

Software Engineer

“I wanted a support system and Pathrise was everything I could have asked for. My advisors helped me accomplish what would have taken me 3 years alone in less than 3 months.”

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Kajol Patel

Cloud Support Associate

“My advisor and I had personalized sessions and plans that we came up with together before each interview. He truly went above and beyond, teaching me everything from how to best convey my work to any technical concepts I needed (he even re-taught me recursion from scratch).”

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Yu Wang

Research Engineer

“Before Pathrise, I had applied to hundreds of companies online, heard back less than ten times, and received zero onsites. I joined Pathrise and landed two big offers I could never have even dreamed about before.”

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Kimberly Lo

Software Engineering Intern

“I was nervous that my past projects weren't good enough or that I wasn't describing them right. My mentor's help with my behavioral matrix helped me find a level of depth in the stuff I've worked on that surprised even me!”

We've worked with over a hundred fellows and counting. Read their stories here.


Our advisors come from industry leading companies

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Our network consists of both part-time and full-time advisors. See some of their profiles here.


Proven to get you hired and make you more money


alumni fellows


increase in interview scores


above industry average compensation


free until you start work


A general overview of our core modules and schedule


Don't pay for anything until you get paid first


$0 upfront + 9% of income for 1 year

Pay us if and only if you land a position with our help

It's free to withdraw in the first 2 weeks, no commitment

We cover the cost of course materials for you ($1,000+)

Pays for itself in significantly increased comp ($12,000+)


You probably have some questions — we have answers

Is Pathrise really worth 9% of my salary for a year?

We understand that 9% is a big commitment, but we have to emphasize that every fellow that participates in Pathrise improves their job seeking prospects by astronomically more than just 9%. Beyond just getting you better opportunities with higher salaries, our negotiation advice alone can account for a salary increase of over 10%. Every single part of our program, from teaching you how to do outreach that will 4X your response rate (5% to 20%) to interview preparation that improves your coding test scores by at least 50%, is designed to statistically improve your job prospects way more than what you commit in return.

How much of a time commitment is the accelerator?

Though the specific timing varies for each individual, you can expect the Pathrise program to take 10 hours a week until you get hired (including your actual interviews). Most of our fellows apply for positions, interview, hear back and sign a final offer within 3 months, but we are willing to support you for as long as you need to get hired, as long as you are still committed. We expect our fellows to be consistently committed to the program, but are happy to be flexible during hectic times, like before a big exam or project deadline.

Can I focus more on the topics that are the most helpful to me?

Of course! The Pathrise program is completely personalized to your unique situation. Because our fellows have ranged from undergrads looking for their first job to PhDs looking to enter a specific industry, we heavily modify the curriculum to suit individual circumstances. We never give you busywork. Instead, we invest that saved time into helping you with the other parts of the job seeking process you could use more help with.

Got more questions? Read our FAQ or contact us here.