Lantern FAQ

Find answers to some of our most popular questions.

What is Lantern?

Lantern is a platform for career changers like you to discover and build your career and education journey, with guidance and resources to help you make a plan and stay on track.

How does the Career Interests Quiz work?

Our 5-10 minute personality quiz matches you with career options and education programs that are tailored for you. Using the Holland Code, each question is matched to a RIASEC (Realistic, Investigative, Artistic, Social, Enterprising, Conventional) personality type and you’re given scores. At the end of the quiz, you’re matched to your top personality type and given careers that align with this result.

Can I redo the Career Interests Quiz?

Yes, you can. You can either retake the quiz here, or you can log into your account, go to the menu bar and select Career, and under Overview, click on the Retake quiz button.

How does Lantern use my data?

We use your data to create customized results. This can include careers that best match your personality and interests, a snapshot of how much education will cost you for a year, or other results from our product features.

For more information on how we use your data, visit our Privacy Policy.

How much does Lantern cost?

Lantern is 100% free to use. After creating an account, you'll have access to Lantern's features, such as the Career Interests Quiz, Career Browser, and Education Browser.

What is Lantern Lighthouse Crew?

We're always looking for ways to improve the Lantern experience, and could use your help. You can join our Lighthouse Crew and participate in research opportunities to help improve Lantern’s features and tools –– plus you may even be compensated for your feedback.

How does Lantern Lighthouse Crew work?

In order to be part of our crew, simply respond to this survey and opt-in to become a member of the Lighthouse Crew at the end. Your response allows us to better understand what type of tools would be most beneficial for your review. Knowing what career changers want to see from us helps us build a better product. By joining, you'll get exclusive sneak peeks for upcoming features and the chance for compensation.

How do I contact Lantern?

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How do I get a job at Lantern?

If you crave an environment that inspires you to become your most unstoppable self and help others do the same, let’s talk. Email us at

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