Remote within United States, South America, Europe, Canada
Posted 13 days ago
CollegeVine hires and cultivates first-rate minds, who prefer systems over reactions, and working together as a highly conscious team.
What if the most important life decisions could be made more wisely?
We're the company that's showing millions of families how good guidance can materially change life outcomes.
To make good guidance possible, we focus on consumer technology, encompassing everything from innovative applications of machine learning to elegant data-driven experiences to non-exploitative social media and a fast-growing marketplace—all while staying true to a distinctly human purpose: turning crucial milestones into life-changing opportunities.
Our best known brand, CollegeVine, is revolutionizing the high school to college transition period. In contrast to just a few years ago, families can now explore schools efficiently, make the admissions process less lonely and stressful by connecting with peers, learn from the best admissions experts for free via livestreams, and construct school lists with known acceptance risk profiles thanks to our ML models. Using the CollegeVine platform, millions of students from all walks of life are making better decisions every year and finding new, valuable opportunities—all for free.
And this is just the start. Our vision is ambitious: to be the lifelong guidance platform for the next generation. We're growing rapidly and can't wait to meet mission-oriented teammates like yourself!
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In addition to your awesome attitude and values, we're looking for someone with the following skills:
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CollegeVine was founded in 2013 in Cambridge, MA and reaches over 10 million families annually who are in the high school-to-college or college-to-career phases. Our roots are in delivering near-peer mentorship at scale, which has since evolved to delivering lifelong guidance with a focus on data and technology. We have raised over $42m in venture funding from dedicated investors such as Morningside Technology Ventures (Xiaomi, TikTok), the founding partner of 5Y Capital, Fidelity, University Ventures, and more. In 2020, after years of being a remote-friendly company, CollegeVine became a fully remote company centered on Eastern Time with a diverse cast of team members based predominantly in the United States, but also around the world.
CollegeVine🍃 was started by three friends in a dorm room in 2013. Our founders had just gone through the college application process and wanted to level the playing field of undergraduate admissions. Now we employ over 850 consultants and are looking to hire more. We offer college prep for a fraction of what our competitors charge, with a robust pro bono program and scaled pricing to make CollegeVine an option for every family. As a CollegeVine consultant, undergrads at top schools get to make a difference, make bank, and build their careers through our network. Our curriculum works, with 73% of clients gaining admission to one of their top three school choices. The Positions posted here would be for their R&D department, working for their software engineering team! Useful context CollegVine are a bunch of polyglot veteran FPers who mostly work in Haskell and PureScript. Our infrastructure and non-mission-critical tooling tends to be in whatever works best for the task at hand: sometimes that's Haskell with 34 GHC extensions; other times it's minimalist Ruby or bash—basically, it's a team decision based on whatever sits at the intersection of appropriateness, developer joy, quality, and velocity. Old-school ed-tech user experiences are not acceptable to us. Our software must impress and work for a wide audience since we serve students and their families. On any given day, your code will be run by high schoolers, college students, young professionals, guidance counselors, parents, and grandparents from all walks of life. Consider applying anyway even if you don't have professional FP experience. We will seriously consider anyone who passes our technical bar, regardless of how they got there. Please submit a cover letter. Expect autonomy in exchange for transparency and results. Since you are well-read, curious, and self-aware, we will treat you like the awesome, interesting adult that you are. We have core hours and a goal-based environment; we understand mindfulness and the value of deep focus. We're chasing a big idea and we need every good teammate we can find.
$150K - 185K + Equity
Benefits & perks
Unlimited Vacation Policy
$81K - 125K
$81K - 125K
$81K - 125K
Ground Floor, Verse Building, 18 Brunswick Place, London, N1 6DZ
108 E 16th Street, New York, NY 10003
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