Migracode supports migrants refugees and asylum seekers in gaining IT skills, building employability, and finding job and work experience opportunities. In addressing the employability support needs of this group it is important to recognise the specific challenges that come from the identity of ‘refugee’, ‘migrant’ or ‘asylum seeker’. Employment outcomes for refugees in particular lag behind those of other migrant groups (OECD, 2016). Refugees often face uncertainty and limited opportunities in their country of resettlement (Obschonka, Hahn & Bajwa, 2018). The career counselling that Migracode offers to its graduates should be designed with the contextual challenges of the identity of ‘migrant’ or ‘refugee’ in mind.