Were you confused what to become in life - what career to pursue?

Do you feel students desperately need help to figure out their Education path?

Want to join the Mission to help youngsters to discover Inherent PASSION and their TRUE Career Path?

Lodestar is India’s Leading Career Guidance Company aiming to help millions of youngsters to choose correctly in their 10th and 12th standard and become confident, happy and valuable contributors to society.

We are looking for people who feel for this mission, who believe the current system for making this decision is inadequate and hence want to make a difference to the way students choose careers and education paths.

Our Vision To build the world’s most scientific & intelligent career guidance platform that enables millions of students to connect their Passion + Personality + Aptitude to their TRUE Career Path.

Who We Are

We are team of highly motivated people who believe that what we do at Lodestar is not a job but our life mission. We are moved and motivated by the fact that everything we do at lodestar is helping one more confused student to get clarity and lead the student to the path of success and happiness. For us, accuracy and honesty in our advice is more important than the time we spend or the money we make.

Lodestar means the “Guiding Star” and we are able to do a great job at Guiding students because we have built India’s best and most advanced Career Guidance Engine which uses a combination of Data + Proprietary Decision Algorithms to create personalized and unique career and education paths for high school students. The algorithms in this go way beyond simple Psychometric & Aptitude tests. They link more than 70-100 parameters for each student to help them make many decisions like Career, Stream, Elective, Exams, Courses, Tutorials. Colleges etc. Yes, we believe there is science in all these decisions!!!

We also believe the awareness of careers is the key to make a good choice and hence expose students to more than 250 career options via detailed and colorful career content which is available online. You might discover a new Career for yourself also out here!!!

Lodestar is a brain child of highly successful entrepreneurs from the IT and Education fields. Anand Sudarshan the former MD & CEO of Manipal Education, Murlidhar S & Madan Padaki – successful entrepreneurs who cofounded India’s No Leading Skills Assessment company - MeritTrac and Subodh Jindal a highly successful corporate executive – former MD of Stanley Black & Decker.

Lodestar is an exciting startup which has made tremendous progress in the last 3 years

Served more than 2500 students across 230+ schools in Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad & Mysore

Built a comprehensive and advance Career Decision Engine - the best in class in India.

Launched GICC - India’s first Career Awareness Quiz for High School students, Students from over 400+ schools in 4 cities have participated.

Our Future Goals

  • Be the No 1 Career Guidance Brand in India - People should say Lodestar instead of Career Guidance!!
  • Serve around 2 million students all India in next 5 years
  • Expand to 100+ Cities in India
  • Build multiple products/solutions to serve students from 10th till final degree

LEAP - Lodestar Executive Apprenticeship Program

LEAP - Lodestar Executive Apprenticeship Program is our flagship internship program to encourage ambitious, aspiring young leaders to join our mission to connect students to their passion.

After a successful first year in 2016 we are now expanding this program to more institutes in 2017.


Leap Internship Period and duration


3 to 6 months

Start Date

1st August 2017.

Areas of Internship

Marketing, Digital Marketing

The internship will be a live project to create/execute impactful consumer marketing campaigns aimed at students and parents.

Content Creation

Part of the Product& Research team and involved in creating new & innovative content to help students & parents to make accurate decisions.

Technology – Apps and Core Engine Development

Work on Next - Gen algorithms and AI to enhance our current platform.

Growth Hacking – Business Development & Sales

The internship will enable you to hone your skills in customer acquisition in both B2B and B2C situations. This will be a stepping stone to a future career in Ed-Tech industry. Ability to earn handsomely as you learn.

Event Management

Participate & lead a 4 city roll out of our flagship program GICC – The Great Indian Career Challenge. Live and exciting work.

Guidance Delivery

Be a part of team that delivers the Career Guidance to students. Chance to be certified by Lodestar and maybe even continue the work later on a freelance basis.

Who is a LEAP – Intern?

We are building the best system that the world has seen and hence are looking for the best. We are not looking for Degrees, CGPAs, Grades and made up CVs – we are looking for Talent and Passion.

We are looking for individuals who:

  • Want to make a difference to the World
  • Who believe they have the talent - but want an opportunity to showcase it
  • Who are willing to burn the midnight oil to make their dreams come true
  • Most importantly - who believe that youngsters deserve a better way to decide!

What do you get in - turn?

  • Live outcome driven projects - what you do will directly be implemented by the company.
  • Experience the excitement of a fast growing start-up in edu-tech space.
  • Mentoring by successful entrepreneurs - Opportunity to work closely with them.
  • Opportunity to impact the lives of young students.
  • Meet lots of young students and their parents from diverse backgrounds - rich learning experience.

Recognitions & Stipend

  • ₹10,000 – ₹20,000 per month – based on role specifics.
  • Certificates and letter of appreciations.
  • Pre-Placement Offer to high achieving interns (PPO).

How to Participate

  • Apply online
  • Online test – for shortlisted applicants
  • Group Discussion/Case Study for shortlisted candidates – at Institute or at Lodestar Location
  • Personal Interview
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