This article lists the systems where new pilots start, the corporations they start out in and the corporations they'll end up in when leaving a player corporation.
Starter systems & corporations
New pilots always start out in one of the school corporations. Which one depends on the race and career chosen by the player during character creation.
Other NPC corporations with players
When a pilot joins a player corporation, they can never return to their starter corporation. If they leave the player corporation, they'll end up in one of the following corporations, depending on race.
Current EVE version
: 2.09.3913 (Bloodlines)