Welcome to the online learning management platform developed by Careerist Inc. (“Careerist”, “we”, and “us”) for students and instructors to communicate and learn in a more efficient way from our educational partners* (the “LMS”). Educational partners and Careerist are committed to your success, and will support you fully in the transition into your tech career. We back our commitment with the following Careerist Guarantee: subject to your full and continued compliance with the Terms below, Careerist will refund 100% of your upfront payment for the Applicable Training Program as defined below if you are not offered a Qualifying Position (as defined in the Terms) within the Guarantee Period of receiving a certificate of completion. If you are paying for your program by entering into the Income Share Agreement (the “ISA” or similar agreement) funded by Careerist, we will refund 100% of the Registration Fee you paid if you do not receive a Qualifying Offer (as defined in the Terms) within the Guarantee Period of receiving a certificate of completion.
Applicable Training Program shall mean Manual QA course, Automation QA course, Technical Sales course, System Engineering course, Tech Career Bundle, Tech Sales Bundle taught by our educational partners through the LMS on or after the date this Guarantee is published on the Careerist’s website. The date of publication is shown on the very last page of this Guarantee and the Guarantee is applicable if there is a link to it in the agreement signed between Careerist and the Student.
A career start or transition in the tech industry involves focused, consistent effort. We put in this effort to help you make that transition, and ask for the same commitment from you. Specifically, you shall satisfy the requirements below in order to be eligible for the Careerist Guarantee. If these requirements are not satisfied, you may still participate in the training program and receive all of the advantages of career support, but you will not be eligible for the Careerist Guarantee.
The following terms and conditions (the “Terms”) apply to the Careerist Guarantee:
Job Application Service (JAS) - is a service that will actively look for employment for You in Qualifying Positions. “Qualifying Position” is defined as any role that is or is substantially similar in nature to in the learning area of Manual QA: Software Quality Assurance, Software Development, Information Technology, Software test engineer, QA analyst, QA tester, Manual tester, Functional tester, UI tester, Hardware tester, Black-box tester, Test analyst, Quality engineer (QE); In the learning area of Automation QA:QA Automation Engineer, SDET (Software Engineer in Test), QA Automation Tester, Software Tester; In the learning area of Sales Training & Sales Engineer & Solutions Architect: Sales Associate, Sales Consultant, Sales Development Representative (SDR), Tech-Sales, Inside Sales, Representative, Outside Sales Representative, Account Executive (AE), Account Manager, Sales Manager, Sales Operations Analyst, Sales Support, Client Services, Sales Lead, Lead Generation/Development, Business Development Managers, Technical Sales, Sales Operations Manager, Regional Sales Manager, Director of Sales, Vice President (VP) of Sales, IT Support Representative, Sales Assistant, Sales Operations, Analyst, Sales Engineer, Solutions Engineer, Pre sales Engineer, Post sales Engineer, Systems Engineer, Applications Engineer, Sales Application Engineer, Associate Sales Engineer, Associate Applications Engineer, Associate Solutions Engineer, Associate Systems Engineer, Technical Support, Technical Support Engineer, Technical Sales Engineer, Field Sales Engineer, Software Sales Engineer, Customer Success Manager (CSM), Customer Engagement Manager, Product Manager, Data Analyst, Python Developer, Solutions Architect, Technical Architect, Senior Solution Architect, Associate Solutions Architect, Principal Solutions Architect, Technical Solution Architect, Senior Technical Architect, Presales Solution Architect, Junior Solutions Architect, Partner Solutions Architect, Chief Solutions Architect, Senior Cloud Architect, Senior Enterprise Architect, Analytics Architect, Customer Solutions Architect, Entry Level Solutions Architect, Solution Architect Manage; in the learning area of Systems Engineer: System Administrator, Cloud engineer, Network engineer, Network Administrator, System Operations engineer, IT Operations engineer, IT Support Administrator, IT Specialist, Helpdesk Administrator, IT Support and System Administrator, Network Operation Center (NOC), Storage Administrator, Information Technology, Software Administrator, DevOps, Software Development, Information Technology, Product Analyst, Data Analyst, Artificial Intelligence Developer, Machine Learning Engineer, Internet-of-Things Developer, Internet-of-Things Engineer, Cloud Engineers; and other similar positions:
Please note that while the training program offered through the LMS prepares you for a career in a specialized field, we cannot guarantee that your first position will be in that field.
If you are paying for your program using the Income Share Agreement funded by Careerist, a “Qualifying Offer” is defined as an offer for a Qualifying Position that you accepted and started working in this Qualifying Positions. If your Income Share Agreement is managed by a third party provider, we may communicate to your ISA manager that you have received an “Offer of Employment” once you have received a Qualifying Offer.
The “Guarantee Period” is defined as the period beginning at enrollment and ending 12 months after receiving a certificate of completion, or a longer period as set forth below. The Guarantee Period may be terminated or extended unilaterally by Careerist for up to six months if there is a natural disaster, including COVID-19 related reasons and mass vaccination, or extensive lay offs in the tech industry, or other occurrence beyond Careerist’'s control at any point during the Guarantee Period that disrupts the job market nationally.
The “Metropolitan Areas” means the 100 mile radius territory of the following cities: Atlanta, GA; Austin, TX; Boston, MA; Chicago, IL; Dallas, TX; Denver, CO; Los Angeles, CA; New York City, NY; Phoenix, AZ; San Francisco Bay Area, CA; and Washington, DC.
We require that you fully commit to your job search and take our recommendations seriously. As a graduate of the Careerist training program, we expect you to be an active participant in your own success, and put significant effort into your own growth and your job search. Therefore, for the Careerist Guarantee to be applicable:
Without limiting the foregoing, situations that void this Careerist Guarantee and make it null include, but are not limited to (at Careerist’s sole discretion):
If you believe you qualify for a reimbursement, you must provide a written and signed certification that you have met all the requirements set forth in these Terms, and have not been offered any Qualifying Positions, at firstname.lastname@example.org within one calendar month following the expiration date of the Guarantee Period.
DATE PUBLISHED: 11.16.2021
*Careerist contracts with reliable Educational Partners for providing educational services to the students, while Careerist will provide only career counseling and job placement services to the students.