About us

On a mission to empower you to take charge of your career and ignite change.

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What we do

We use your preferences to recommend careers and education options that meet your unique career goals.

We know that online information for switching careers can be overwhelming. It's often contradictory, unclear, or unhelpful. That's where we come in. It doesn’t matter if it’s your first career, a completely different career, or a promotion within your current career— we'll put together a plan to make your goals attainable.

  • Discover the careers that ignite your passions
  • Choose a career that checks all of your boxes
  • Find the education you need for your next step

How we do it

Lantern uses the information you provide to find careers and education options that work for your lifestyle. You tell us your preferences, and we find the best match for you.


When you take the Career Interests Quiz, we use the RIASEC personality types (Realistic, Investigative, Artistic, Social, Enterprising, and Conventional) to recommend career matches based on your interests. Our goal is to help you find the right career and work environment.


Based on your career matches, our technology finds programs that help prepare you for those careers. Some programs are offered by our partners. We only partner with accredited schools we've vetted, so you can feel confident in the quality of education you receive.

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Why we do it

  • We believe large goals like changing your career are attainable with small, strategic steps that you don't have to take alone.
  • We believe that you make the best choices when you're informed, so we back the information we show you with credible research.
  • We believe that all of your career and education options should be presented to you, so that you can make the best choice for your lifestyle and fulfillment.
  • We believe in being straightforward with you about what we do with your information, why we need it, and how we make money– that way, you're confident that our recommendations are tailored to your goals, not anyone else's.
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How it started

Lantern was created when we realized that students like you needed one place to manage your career and education goals.

Lantern became an all-in-one resource for you to decide on a new career, find education options, and feel confident about the path you're taking, so you can reach your full potential.

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How it's going

Our team of writers, designers, developers, researchers, and education professionals work tirelessly to create an experience that serves each and every potential student who encounters Lantern.

Together, we compile years of education experience to build a product evolving to meet your needs as your career path unfolds.

Why you should join us

If you crave an environment that inspires you to become your most unstoppable self, and help others do the same, join the Lantern team. We're always looking for teammates who are passionate about what they do and how they do it.

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