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Land your 1st dev role in half the time πŸ’»

Ascending helps job-ready software engineering grads quickly land their first role through mentorship matching, apprenticeship work, and technical interviewing resources.

Inclusive employers who've hired our engineers πŸ’Ό


The formula that gets you hired faster 🏁


πŸ“Š WE BUILD YOUR NETWORK

Connect with industry engineers to quickly get your foot in the door. Meet other engineers, job seekers, hiring managers and employers ready to help you succeed.


πŸ’Ό THEN GET YOU EXPERIENCE

Tap into our Apprentice Launch hubℒ️, the largest list of ready-to-join technical projects, internships, and apprenticing opportunities for first-year software engineers.


πŸ“Ά AND LEVEL UP YOUR INTERVIEWING SKILLS

Turn interviewing from a guessing-game to science using our Career hub, where you can ask questions questions, get answers, and access technology-specific resources.

Why engineers choose Ascending βœ…

Trusted advice

πŸ§‘πŸ»πŸ€πŸ§‘πŸ½ Get mentored, start working then pay it forward

Get plugged into a Mentor Pod, led by a current industry-developer who has personally navigated the job search. Find community dedicated to sharing best practices so you can focus on bringing your best self to the interview.

Career-Building Community

πŸͺœ Find supportive community for your career ladder

Meet your Programmer Pair! Re-imagine your job search by connecting to folks with shared background, interest and experiences for more meaningful accountability. Collaborate and contribute by sharing what's helped your process and in order to succeed together.

Work Opportunities

πŸš€ The quickest way to gain engineering experience

Explore the Apprentice Jam Launch hubℒ️, our peer-to-peer apprenticeship listing hub. Find immediate opportunities to build products, develop your resume and gain the experience needed to land that first full-time role.


Engineers who went from skills-acquired to hired πŸ’―


✏️ From college academic to engineer

Meet Joseph, Support Engineering @ Clearbit


πŸ’° From startup sales to engineer

Meet Charmaine, Software Engineering @ Pariveda


πŸ“ˆ From risk analyst to engineer

Meet Stephen, Growth Engineering @ Pinterest


Helping engineers level up since 2018 πŸ’ͺ

Proven process

🌴 Relax, you're in good company

We've been supporting people from all walks of life get to work as full-time software engineers. Whether you're formerly a teacher or biologist, or currently a college or bootcamp grad, Ascending is the place for you to rise to the top.


Access value with outstanding ROI πŸ“ˆ

Ascending Personal: For job seekers πŸ§‘πŸ½πŸ’»
(Use Code: LaunchQ4 for 30% off - applied!)

$15 $10

For job seekers wanting to accelerate the job search, build resume experience & access industry engineering leaders.

This one-time pricing unlocks LIFETIME access to:

  • Full engineering community

  • Frequent engineering webinars, AMAs & tech talks

  • Mentorship pod

  • Career hub resources

  • School alumni community group

  • Premium job tracking resources

  • Programmer accountability buddy & success action plan

  • Curated engineering job board

  • Data on employer company's current DEI progress

  • Post-hire job resources for 1st year success

Ascending Basecamp: for sourcing πŸ’πŸ’Ό
(annual contract)

$99/mo. per seat

For community-minded Talent Acquisition professionals looking to engage the future of software talent.

This monthly subscription unlocks UNLIMITED access to:

  • Platform features include

  • Access to the full engineering talent community

  • Host live & text-based events in-app

  • Post job listings in dedicated Company Spotlight page

  • β€”

  • Company DEI & culture features include

  • Access the Ascending DEI company culture assessment

  • Job seeker engagement analytics weekly report

  • Employer branding article features

  • DEI Dialogueβ„’ monthly Talent Acquisition event invites

Tired of solo job-searching? πŸ”
Join Ascending's talent community today!

Discover personal, thoughtful, and curated resources designed to help you make the right moves and quickly land your first tech role.


Creating career outcomes for all πŸ™Œ

Typically placement services charge $2,500 up front or 7-11% deferred "pay-upon-hire" of your first year's salary πŸ™ƒ

We think there's a better way to get you the value you need to level up your career.

Access value with outstanding ROI πŸ“ˆ

Ascending is career outcomes democratized. With top value at an accessible, rock bottom price.

Your support enables us to sustainably craft quality content and facilitate intentional community connections for all.

Cheers!

β€”Jeremy & team Ascending πŸ‘¨πŸΎπŸš€

Ascending Personal πŸ§‘πŸ½πŸ’»
(Use Code: LaunchQ4 for 30% discount)

$15 $10

For job seekers wanting to accelerate the job search, build resume experience & access industry engineering leaders.

This one-time pricing unlocks LIFETIME access to:

  • Full engineering community

  • Frequent engineering webinars, AMAs & tech talks

  • Mentorship pod

  • Career hub resources

  • School alumni community group

  • Premium job tracking resources

  • Programmer accountability buddy & success action plan

  • Curated engineering job board

  • Data on employer company's current DEI progress

  • Post-hire job resources for 1st year success

Ascending Basecamp: for sourcing πŸ’πŸ’Ό
(annual contract)

$99/mo. per seat

For community-minded Talent Acquisition professionals looking to engage the future of software talent.

This monthly subscription unlocks UNLIMITED access to:

  • Platform features include

  • Access to the full engineering talent community

  • Host live & text-based events in-app

  • Post job listings in dedicated Company Spotlight page

  • β€”

  • Company DEI & culture features include

  • Access the Ascending DEI company culture assessment

  • Job seeker engagement analytics weekly report

  • Employer branding article features

  • DEI Dialogueβ„’ monthly Talent Acquisition event invites

Tired of solo job-searching? πŸ”
Join Ascending's talent community today!

Discover personal, thoughtful, and curated resources designed to help you make the right moves and quickly land your first tech role.

Give coding grads the confidence to choose you πŸ‘πŸ½

Easily attract, engage, and hire values-aligned, early-career developers while accessing DEI content and employer branding opportunity.

Join a community of inclusive companies hiring bootcamp devs

Access benefits to help you hire, grow, and retain πŸ“ˆ


πŸ€“ Engage diverse talent

Enhance your talent pool by connecting with early-career software professionals eager to connect with inclusive organizations.


πŸ—οΈ Build Employer Brand

Invite potential applicants to your curated, private community-space or reach the entire Ascending talent community in our public space.


πŸ“š Get Inclusion resources

Inclusion is not an individual sport. Ascending supports companies walk the walk via company culture assessments and weekly resources.

Pricing

πŸ“‘ Discover software hiring with
more signal

Despite a plethora of recruiting tools, developer hiring still takes 50% longer than other, non-software roles. We're convinced teams should get true ROI out of a hiring toolβ€”one that doesn't lose signal as it scales.

Ascending Lite

$299/mo.

For teams wanting to support & engage a diverse community of developers.

  • Access to the Ascending developer community

  • Company profile listing page

  • DEI employer branding

  • Comprehensive culture assessment

  • Formational inclusion resources & tips

  • Customer support SLA

  • Engineering webinar & tech talk platform

Ascending Premium (save 20% off 1st-year)

$699 $549/mo.

For community-minded companies wanting personalized space to transform technical talent on their terms.

  • Includes all features from Lite, plus:

  • β€”

  • Access to private, company-specific space

  • Sponsored jobs postings

  • Job seeker analytics

  • Employer branding article features

  • DEI Dialogue β„’ (coming)

🚦 Signal inclusion to the software community

Begin confidently talking the talk and walking the walk with your future employees.