Thanks for visiting the Careerist Education Terms page. Careerist adopts and implements General Education Rules to better clarify the educational process of our training programs. These General Education Rules are part of the educational process and can be reviewed by Careerist at its sole discretion. Upon enrollment, the Student (hereinafter “Student,” “student,” “You,” “you”) agrees to carefully read and agree to these Careerist Education Terms.
1. Education Process.
1.1. The Student is entitled to request a re-enrollment (one time only) for the next cohort of their program, but the final decision about this re-enrollment is at Careerist’s sole discretion and is subject to availability.
1.2. Access to training materials is private and nontransferable. The Student is responsible for the safekeeping of the training materials, login details, and password information. Careerist has the right to suspend access to training materials if any suspicious activity is detected.
1.3. Access to training materials is valid during the twelve (12) months after the Student first enrolls in the program.
1.4. The training program schedule, video recordings, homework tasks, and Student learning rating can be found in Careerist’s Learning Management System.
2.1. The Student can request Mentorship sessions to complete homework and/or to review lesson materials:
- One time by phone (for each lesson).
- Two times by email (for each lesson).
These support sessions are subject to the additional following conditions:
2.1.1. The Mentors email addresses and phone numbers are provided by request via [email protected] or the Student’s Slack channel.
2.1.2. The maximum duration of each support session by phone is 60 minutes and should be booked by the Student no later than two (2) business days in advance.
2.1.3. Mentorship by phone and email for each lesson is not cumulative and not interchangeable (i.e., if the Student does not use Mentorship for a certain lesson, the Student may not roll them over as additional mentorship for another lesson).
2.1.4. Limitations of Mentorship sessions for certain training programs:
- Data Analytics Program: the number of Mentorship sessions is limited to 6 per each course module;
- UX Design Program: the number of Mentorship sessions is limited to 2 per Learning section.
2.2. The Student is eligible to receive Mentorship only regarding the lesson materials. This type of support does not provide consultations with respect to job counseling or other requests which are not connected to the lessons materials.
2.3. While Mentorship is integral to the Learning section of the program, the Student may also request additional Mentorship sessions during the Internship and Career Coaching. These additional sessions are subject to availability and at Careerist’s sole discretion.
3.1. Additional services – such as an internship opportunity in the form of an internship or internship simulator/internal internship (the “Additional Services”) are subject to eligibility criteria set forth below depending on the training program type.
3.2. The internship opportunity access criteria:
The Manual QA internship stage consists of two projects:
Internal project (1.5-week internship at Careerist). To gain access to this part of the internship, a student needs to:
The QA Automation program includes a 3-week internship. To gain access to the internship, a student needs to:
The Sales Engineering training program includes a 3-week internship simulator. To gain access to the internship simulator, a student needs to:
The Systems Engineering training program includes a 4-week internal internship/internship simulator. To gain access to this internal internship /internship simulator, a student needs to:
The UX Design training program includes a 5-week internship. To get access to the internship, a student needs to:
3.3. A Student who was granted access to the basic-level internship but failed to complete it is entitled to one re-enrollment to the basic-level internship, but the final decision on re-enrollment is at Careerist’s sole discretion and is subject to availability.
3.4. A Student who completes the basic-level internship (if applicable, depending on the training program) is entitled to gain access to the next level of internship, but the final decision about this access to the next level is at Careerist’s sole discretion and is subject to availability.
3.5. The Student has the right to join the advanced-level internship only if this opportunity is granted by the Careerist’s Internship department.
3.6. Access to any level of internship is granted and valid only if the Student complies with all requirements of the project and these Education Rules. Careerist has the right to revoke access to the internship in the case of any noncompliance with the project requirements.
3.7. The Student is provided with support during the internship by email and via messaging application (Slack).
The Student is eligible to receive support from the Internship department only regarding the internship. The Internship department does not provide consultations with respect to job counseling or other requests that are not connected to the internship.
3.8. Internship materials are private and not transferable. The Student is responsible for keeping internship materials safe. Careerist has the right to suspend access to internship materials if any suspicious activity is detected.
3.9. Please be informed that by joining an internship, you accept full responsibility for the applicable laws, including but not limited to labor and immigration laws and regulations. If it is applicable to your situation, you agree to receive all necessary visas and permissions and to comply with all applicable regulations to be eligible to get access to the internship. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold Careerist, along with its affiliates, officers, directors, contractors, employees, subsidiaries, educational partners, agents, and permitted assigns, harmless from any liability for, or assessment of, any claims or penalties or interest with respect to such labor or immigration requirements, including any liability for, or assessment of, penalties imposed on Careerist, its affiliates, officers, directors, contractors, employees, subsidiaries, educational partners, agents, and permitted assigns, by the relevant authorities with respect to any violations of labor or immigration laws set forth herein.
3.10. By joining the internship program, you agree to sign a non-disclosure agreement (NDA) as required by the internship program’s terms and conditions. Please be aware that Careerist reserves the right to cancel the internship program if you refuse to sign the NDA.
4. Career Coaching Services.
4.1. Career Coaching services include mock interview sessions, recommendations on how to build a LinkedIn profile and resume, recommendations regarding job search strategies (the geography and number of relevant positions to apply for, and extra information regarding the interview process in tech companies), personalized job matching, and job search tracking.
CAREERIST CAREER COACHING SERVICES FOR NON-US STUDENTS ARE LIMITED TO MOCK INTERVIEW SESSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS ON BUILDING A LINKEDIN PROFILE AND RESUME. CAREERIST DOES NOT OFFER STUDENTS SERVICES RELATED TO APPLYING FOR WORK OR INTERNSHIP VISAS OR ANY OTHER TYPE OF AUTHORIZATION TO LIVE AND WORK IN THE US. CAREERIST DOES NOT OFFER SERVICES RELATED TO JOB SEARCH MARKET GUIDANCE OUTSIDE THE US.
4.2. Career Coaching services are divided into two steps:
Job Search Preparation includes Career Week,* 1:1 mock interviews, and resume and LinkedIn building with a Career Coach. This step may take up to eight weeks, depending on the student’s performance;
* Applicable only for the Manual QA Program starting December 21st, 2023.
The Active Job Search step includes recommendations regarding job search strategies, personalized job matching, and job search tracking. This step may take up to 12 months, depending on the student’s performance, commitment to maintaining contact with a Career Coach, and adherence to the Careerist Educational Terms.
4.3. Career Coaching services are subject to eligibility criteria and general rules of offering as set forth below:
4.3.1. You have passed the internship stage successfully (according to the rules of the internship stage, depending on the course you have chosen).
Your Career Coach is assigned within 3–5 business days of completing your internship stage.
If you are in a Manual QA program, a Career Coach for 1:1 sessions is assigned after your successful completion of Career Week. However, you will have access to a Career Coach who can assist with questions throughout this stage. To successfully complete Career Week, you agree to finish the lessons and assignments (and have these assignments checked and approved by the Careerist instructor/resume specialist, where applicable) within one month of gaining access to Career Week.
4.3.2. You maintain contact with your Coach and respond to your assigned Career Coach within 72 hours after the initial contact (outside of emergency situations). During the Job Search Preparation step, you maintain contact with your Career Coach at least three (3) times per month. In the subsequent Active Job Search step, you contact your Coach at least one (1) time per month.
4.3.3. Coach Change: You have the right to request one Career Coach change during the entire service period. When requesting a coaching change, You must provide a clear description of the issue, including specific examples related to their current coaching arrangement. You are required to provide evidence and documentation that substantiates the unsatisfactory quality of the current Career Coach’s services to proceed with a Career Coach change request. After analyzing your Career Coach change request and supporting documents, we will grant or deny the Career Coach change request. Careerist’s decision is final and binding.
4.3.4. You thoroughly complete each step in the Career Coaching process; to gain access to the Active Job Search step of the Career Coaching services, you need to have 100% of the Job Search Preparation step completed within the time frame indicated on the Career Coaching step in your personal account of the Learning Space (these time frames depend on the course you have chosen and are shown in your Learning Space).
4.3.5. You are expected to adhere to the Career Coach's guidance on resume and LinkedIn profile development, and to engage in studying the mock job interview questions and answers within the specified time frame allocated in your personal Learning Space account (under Career Coaching, dependent on your chosen course).
4.3.6. Schedule calls with your personal Career Coach via the Calendly link. You are responsible for attending these 1:1 sessions fully prepared and providing your Career Coach with a clearly defined agenda and list of objectives in writing (via email) at least 24 hours in advance. The objectives and agenda must pertain to the Careerist educational process or job search process.
Communication Platforms: Career Coaching calls can be conducted via phone, Google Meet, or Zoom.
You refrain from booking more than one (1) call for the same calendar day. If you need to reschedule, you will notify your Career Coach at least 24 hours in advance.
Advance Notice for Rescheduling or Cancellation:
4.3.7. The period of unlimited 1:1 sessions with your assigned Career Coach implies an unlimited number of 1:1 sessions lasting up to 60 minutes each during the period of Career Coaching services.
Please note that if you are in the Manual QA program, the number of 1:1 sessions with the Career Coach during the Job Search Preparation step is limited to five (5) sessions within one (1) month of Career Week completion. The sessions expire after that time.
You have unlimited 1:1 sessions with a Career Coach during the Active Job Search step.
Careerist reserves the right to suspend the option of unlimited 1:1 sessions if (without prior notification to your Career Coach) your performance falls below the expected standard required to progress through the current coaching step and complete it within the indicated time frame in the Learning Space.
4.3.8. Students are expected to maintain regular communication with their Career Coach. In the event that you fall behind schedule without a valid reason (as defined in this document), you are required to notify your Career Coach and furnish supporting evidence for the delay. You accept full responsibility for reaching out to your Career Coach when you are ready to continue the Program (both during the Job Search Preparation and Active Job Search steps).
In some emergency cases (health issues, medical emergencies, or death of an immediate family member such as parents, siblings, and children), the Job Search Preparation step can be prolonged at the student’s request, subject to confirmation by the Career Coach and at the discretion of Careerist.
4.3.9. To access the Active Job Search step of the Career Coaching service, you must successfully pass a final interview and attend a job search introduction call (where the alignment of your resume and LinkedIn profile will be confirmed).
Bi-Weekly Progress Review Calls: during the Active Job Search, You will schedule a minimum of two (2) progress review calls per month with your Career Coach so they can monitor your progress.
If a student fails to engage actively in the Career Coaching process, they may be removed from the Career Coaching service.
5. At Careerist, we uphold a secure and education-centered community for all our students. Our unwavering dedication lies in upholding the principles of courtesy, inclusivity, and teamwork. It is our expectation that the manner in which we engage in communication at Careerist will consistently mirror these principles.
All students agree to abide by the Careerist communications policy, which forbids the following:
We believe adherence to these guidelines will help foster a positive and inclusive learning environment at Careerist.
To create a welcoming and inclusive environment that promotes learning, collaboration, and positive engagement, please keep to the following communication guidelines:
6. Careerist may suspend additional services or immediately terminate them if: (i) you use the services in a way that disrupts or threatens the services or violates the Careerist communication policy; (ii) we determine, in our sole discretion, there is evidence of fraud with respect to your account; (iii) we receive notice or we otherwise determine, in our sole discretion, that you may be using services for any illegal purpose or in a way that violates the law or violates, infringes, or misappropriate the intellectual property rights of any third party.