BrainStation 2018 Outcomes Report
The 2018 BrainStation Outcomes Report covers the employment outcomes for BrainStation graduates of the Web Development Full Time and User Experience Design Full Time programs that ended between 2015 and 2017 at our Toronto and Vancouver campuses. The Report also provides data and analysis of the composition of BrainStation’s student body. The outcomes included in the Report were audited with the support of BDO.1
The following BrainStation full-time programs are included in the Report:
User Experience Design
Students prepare for a career as a UX Designer by using Sketch, InVision, and Sprint Methodology to complete multiple design projects for web and mobile.
Students prepare for a career as a Data Scientist by learning how to develop statistical and machine learning models using tools like SQL, Python and Tableau.
*Data Science outcomes are not included in this report but will be available in 2019.
2018 Report Highlights
User Experience Design program graduates were hired by:
Wealth Management Associate, RBC Dominion Securities
UX Researcher, Shopify
Design and Art Director, Artform
Senior UI/UX Designer, Air Canada
“It’s amazing to see the level of work that the students can produce by the end of the program. The need for design talent is huge these days and BrainStation is in a unique position to create that talent and provide that to the industry.”
Senior UX Lead, Shopify
Web Development program graduates were hired by:
Full Stack Web Developer, SQA Canada
Sr. Web Developer, RBC
Project Manager, Seven25
Developer Support, Slack
“We recently hired two graduates of the BrainStation Web Development program to our Technical Support team at Unbounce. Both have been able to leverage the skills they learned at BrainStation to immediately excel in the hybrid role of Technical Support and I’m excited to see where the future takes them at Unbounce!”
Customer Success Technical Operations Lead, Unbounce
BrainStation has partnered with the most innovative organizations and industry leaders in the world to define digital skills training for the future of work. The breadth of BrainStation’s enterprise partnerships connects graduates across North America with cutting-edge companies looking to hire ambitious digital talent.
The 2018 Outcomes Report is part of BrainStation’s ongoing commitment to our students, and to developing and delivering the best digital skills training. Since its founding, BrainStation has worked to address the widening global education and skills gap, providing cutting-edge, hands-on training programs and courses to over 50,000 professionals. The findings in this report illustrate the positive impact of our digital training, bringing us closer to our mission of empowering over one million professionals by 2025.
1 More details on findings, methodology, and definitions. Reporting period: June 1, 2015 to December 1, 2017. Data based on the total number of graduates who were seeking employment. Data included is self-reported by our graduates who were actively seeking employment and responded to the campus team’s outreach efforts 180 days after graduation. This data is based on email, BrainStation surveys and self-reported information from students, including LinkedIn. Rates rounded to nearest digit.