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When you register for Career Services you'll gain access to our robust team of mentors and guides. When you sign up for our Career Boost package our team works with you in close contact, providing you with personalized mentorship that ensures you're ready to launch your career. All this and more is why 87% of our grads find a job within 180 days.
Non-job seeking students may include those who:
- are ineligible to work full-time in Canada - are returning to the same employer after graduation - want to work as freelancers or entrepeneurs - want to continue their education after graduation
Our expert Career Services team works with job-seeking students to help you outline your professional goals, and map out the most effective way to achieve them. Our team takes an immersive, personalized, hands-on approach to help you sharpen your resume and hone your interview skills. We then tap into our wide-ranging industry networks to connect you with potential employers and networking opportunities.
We'll help you cultivate your career goals and lay out a plan of attack.
You will have endless opportunities to practice your elevator pitch and we'll show you how to highlight your assets.
Whether you want to see career options close to home or coast-to-coast, we'll help promote you to our expansive network of employers.
Our Career Services team is highly connected to the industry. We have our fingers on the pulse of what skills are in demand, and know how to best prepare our students for successful, fulfilling careers.
We hit the ground running, and we expect you to do the same.You need to be dedicated to creating your own opportunities. Finding a job is no easy task, and even with Career Services to guide your way we expect you to be on your game. Be a kick-ass programmer, focus on building your portfolio and keep your (rubber) ducks in a row (resumé, LinkedIn, GitHub). Do. Or do not. There is no try.
When it comes to our students, your success is our success. Our Student Outcomes Report is evidence of our proven track record of connecting graduates with fulfilling careers.
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With years of human resources and career counseling experience under their belts, our Career Services team are motivated by connecting our graduates with amazing opportunities.
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What are your graduate employment rates?
97% of our job-seeking graduates have been hired after graduating, and 87% within 180 days of graduation! You can view the complete breakdown of our employment statistics in our Student Outcomes Report.
How does Career Services at Lighthouse Labs work?
At Lighthouse Labs our guiding belief is that over 80% of training will be learned on the job, and the first year of working as a developer or data analyst can be seen as paid high-intensity training. Our dedicated Career Services team is here to connect our students with their new roles. They work with all students to identify their career goals, and help them jump from classroom into the real world ASAP to continue honing their skills.
You can learn more by reading our blog post: Getting Hired After Bootcamp.
How does Career Services work for International students?
Your employability in Canada is completely dependent on you being able to independently obtain a work visa or find an employer who is willing to sponsor you. Unfortunately, we are legally unable to help you obtain a work visa. Obtaining a work visa independently is completely dependent on your unique situation, including your educational or professional background, the type of job you want, as well as the country you are coming from.
We encourage you to become an expert in your own immigration by contacting Canadian Citizenship and Immigration or an immigration lawyer as early as possible.
Our Career Services team will speak to you about your individual situation and come up with a plan on how we can best support your job hunt, be it in Canada or elsewhere. If you are unable to work in Canada, we are not able to directly connect you with employers, but we are still happy to support you through resume workshops, technical interviewing coaching, and networking tips.
For more info on coming to Canada for bootcamp, check out this handy Newcomer's Neighbourhood Guide that we've put together!
I need a Developer! Can I hire a Lighthouse Labs graduate?
Absolutely! Our Career Services team will work with you to find the perfect fit your organization's needs. Our grads are sought-after, challenge hungry developers and data analysts. A combination of our rigorous admissions process, tests and mentorship, guarantees our graduates are setup for success and are eager to contribute to your team from day one.
100% of our focus is on producing high quality junior devs and data analysts who can continously learn. Visit our Employers Page or get in touch for more information!
Who has hired Lighthouse Labs graduates?
More than 1,200 organizations have hired our grads! You can learn more about our hiring partners on our employers page.