Land a (Paid) Internship in Tech

Ascending connects emerging STEM Talent with tech companies ready to hire, mentor, and support career growth.


From "foot-in-the-door" to Full Time Employee


✏️ From English major to Support Engineer

Meet Joseph, Support Engineering @ Clearbit


πŸ’° From Coding Bootcamp to Full-Stack Developer

Meet Charmaine, Software Engineering @ Pariveda


πŸ“ˆ From Risk Analyst to Big Tech employee

Meet Stephen, Growth Engineering @ Pinterest


Our formula to get you hired faster 🏁


BUILD YOUR NETWORK

Create a profile & connect with industry engineers, other job seekers, and hiring managers ready to help you succeed.


GET EXPERIENCE

Explore our Employer Community featuring a list technical internships & apprenticeships for early-career.


BE INTERVIEW-SAVVY

Get winning interviewing strategies. Join "Office hours," ask questions, get answers, and access tech-specific resources.

Top tech companies hiring our grads πŸ’Ό

Why technical grads & interns choose Ascending βœ…

Work Opportunities

πŸš€ Quickly gain real world experience

Find immediate opportunities to build products, develop your resume, and gain the experience needed to land that first full-time role.

Career-Building Community

Find supportive community & build your career ladder

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.

Trusted advice

🀝 Get access to industry mentors

Find community and industry-mentors. Learn best practices so you can focus on bringing your best self to the interview.


Helping new grads level up since 2018 πŸ’ͺ

Proven process

🌴 Relax, you're in good company

Helping people break into tech is what we do.

Whether you're about to graduate or currently enrolled at a university or coding bootcampβ€”Ascending is the place for you to rise to the top.


Access value with outstanding ROI πŸ“ˆ

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.

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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 Lite: For job seekers πŸ§‘πŸ½πŸ’»
Access the early-career essentials

Free

For recent grads wanting access to job community, career tips and tech resources in a centralized, easy to use space.

Lite plan includes access to the following career resources:

  • General engineering community space

  • Public engineering webinars, AMAs, tech talks

  • Community-led job board

  • Your school's alumni community group

  • Mentorship pod

  • Career hub resources

  • 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 Pro: For job seekers πŸ§‘πŸ½πŸ’»
Accelerate your job-search outcomes

$19

For serious job seekers wanting to fast-track the job search, build working experience & access engineering network.

Pay ONCE, unlock LIFETIME membership & full features

  • All features included in Lite PLUS:

  • πŸ™Œ Unrestricted engineering community access

  • πŸ”₯ Referrals & warm-intros to full-time work opportunities

  • πŸ“ Weekly engineering webinars, AMAs & tech talks

  • 🀝 Personalized mentorship-matching

  • πŸ‘―Programmer Pair accountability buddy & action plan

  • 🧰 Full access to browse and launch apprenticeship work

  • πŸŽ“ Career center resources (job seeking thru first year)

  • πŸ” Premium job tracking resources

  • πŸ’» Curated engineering job board

  • πŸ“Š Data on employer company's current DEI progress

Don't job-search solo 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.

STEM hiring for
Diversity-focused
Tech teams πŸ‘πŸ½

Discover technical students & new grads with Ascending's Talent Discovery app. Designed-specifically for tech recruiters and hiring managers.

Join inclusive companies hiring diverse tech talent

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, tech-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.

Plans to help you hire top tier talent

Starter: for SMBs, Agencies & Startups

$399/ month

On annual contract

Features include:

  • Access Ascending diverse technical talent pool (1,000+)

  • Filter by skills, tags, and location

  • Create your dedicated Employer Community page

  • Host in-app, livestream events (coming soon!)

  • Access (live/webinar) internal employer DEI training

  • Participate in DEI-in-Talent-Acquisition roundtables

Enterprise: for Talent Teams of 10+

Let's chat πŸ’¬

Contact Sales

Premium features include:

  • Includes all features from Premium, plus:

  • β€”

  • Sponsored jobs postings

  • Quarterly People Operations team virtual check-in

  • Access a library of formational inclusion resources & tips

  • Dedicated customer support representative & SLA

🚦 Signal inclusion to the software community

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

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Upgrade your job search

πŸš€ Let's take a look inside Ascending Pro

This quick product tour covers just some of what Ascending can do along with a showcase of some premium community features for Pro members of Ascending. Have follow-up questions? You can always reach out to us at team@joinascending.com, see pricing options, or file a product suggestion. πŸ“š



  • 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

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  • 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

🧰 Hiring Developers?

Get Started πŸš€

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Ascending Lite: For job seekers πŸ§‘πŸ½πŸ’»
Access the early-career essentials

Free

Jumpstart your job search at ZERO cost!

  • General engineering community space

  • Public engineering webinars, AMAs, tech talks

  • Community-led job board

  • Your school's alumni community group

  • Mentorship pod

  • Career hub resources

  • 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 Pro: For job seekers πŸ§‘πŸ½πŸ’»
Get hired faster & access full features!

$19

Pay ONCE, unlock LIFETIME membership!

  • All features included in Lite PLUS:

  • πŸ™Œ Unrestricted engineering community access

  • πŸ”₯ Referrals & warm-intros to full-time work opportunities

  • πŸ“ Weekly technical problem sets, AMAs & tech talks

  • 🀝 Personalized mentorship-matching

  • πŸ‘―Programmer Pair accountability buddy & action plan

  • 🧰 Full access to browse and launch apprenticeship work

  • πŸŽ“ Career center resources (job seeking thru first year)

  • πŸ” Premium job tracking resources

  • πŸ’» Curated engineering job board

  • πŸ“Š Data on employer company's current DEI progress