Life at BenchPrep

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Hi, We’re BenchPrep

We’re a Chicago-based growth-stage technology company with rock-solid fundamentals, a successful Series C, and a mandate to scale. We make the world’s best professional learning platform, and we have plenty of room for creative, hardworking people who want to do meaningful work in a place where they can build a career. Come join us.

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What We Value

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Put People First

We prioritize the happiness and wellbeing of our people. We carry humility. We are empathetic and respectful. We embrace different perspectives, prioritize an inclusive culture, and recognize our success is correlated to our diversity as a team. We care more about the greater good of the team than our individual selves.

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Never Stop Learning

The impact we make on learners, their communities, and society at large is what inspires us to do great work. We believe in lifelong learning, a growth mindset, and intellectual curiosity — for our people, our customers, and our learners. Our intrinsic drive around continuous learning propels our success.

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Do the Right Thing

We act with integrity and transparency. We value ethics. We lack hidden agendas, say what we mean, and act with pure intentions. We collaborate in pursuit of the truth. We have no tolerance for egos, entitlement, hierarchical thinking, or me > we. We believe building trust means building a better company.

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Focus On the Customer

Our customers are our partners. We work to transform their online learning experience. Their success depends on our ability to deliver outstanding results. We view our customers as colleagues, and we win together. We build solutions they love. We are fans of our customers, and they are fans of ours.

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Have a Bias For Action

We make ideas reality. We resist paralysis by analysis. We take calculated risks, and we are thoughtful of long-term impact. We experiment. We hustle as we did when we were a fresh startup. We move quickly, learn fast, and pivot. We are intentional in learning for the future.

What We Offer

Meaningful Work

We make a product that helps people learn and grow and potentially change their lives. All our jobs are important, and every coworker’s contribution makes a difference.


A Chance to Grow

BenchPrep cares about your professional development and provides you with $1,200 annually to develop your skills. And if career progression is among your goals, your manager will help you establish clear milestones and objectives to help you reach the next level.

A Commitment to Diversity,
Equity, & Inclusion

From the C-suite to the entry level, BenchPrep sees the value in a diverse team and takes active measures to create a culture and space that is equitable and inclusive for all.

Flexibility in Work and Life

Flexibility and a focus on a healthy work / life blend is a priority of ours. We also seek flexibility in our approach to working together and problem solving.

Fair Pay and Benefits

We believe in taking care of our people as well as providing fair and equitable pay across our teams. We offer competitive salaries, comprehensive health benefits, generous paid time off, and a variety of benefits and perks.

Amazing People

We’ve assembled an amazing group of high performing and motivated professionals who are excited to leverage technology to impact the lives of millions of learners.

We're from Chicago

We are proudly headquartered in the heart of Chicago's famous Loop. Our office is currently open, but coming in is strictly voluntary right now. With the ever-changing times, our approach to work is flexible. Please let us know if you prefer being in-office, hybrid or remote-only.

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Our Workplace and Culture Awards

Inc's Best Work Places 2020Timmy Awards by Tech in Motion 2019BuiltIn 2021 Best Places to Work Chicago Midsize CompaniesCrain's Best Places to Work 2020
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