Work at a Startup


What startup hiring looks like in 2021 — and during a pandemic

When we first created Work at a Startup in 2018, our goal was to eliminate friction in finding a job at a startup. Our initial thesis was to…

Startups For Students Guide

In the past two years, we’ve met over 6000 students during our virtual outreach tours. We compiled a list of the questions they most frequently asked about startups, and created this Startups for Students Guide.

Black Engineers in Startups Seminar

In February, Michael Seibel (Managing Director, Early Stage and Group Partner at YC) and Aston Motes (Investor, Director of /dev/color and first employee at Dropbox) are bringing together a cohort of black engineers who are interested in learning about startups and [finding roles][1] at fast-growing YC companies.

Come Work at YC – October 2021

YC is hiring across many of our teams, including Admissions, Continuity, Software, People Ops and Finance. Find out more about the open roles.

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YC Jobs Series: Women Eng in Startups

This fall, YC and Elpha (S19) will bring together a cohort of women engineers who are interested in finding roles at fast growing startups.

YC will host a month-long series where participants will meet once a week for two-hour sessions. During sessions, you will hear from women who joined startups as early engineers, meet YC alumni and alumni company engineering managers, and build a community of peers. The program will culminate in at least two interviews for each participant.

11 YC startups hiring for biology, life sciences, chemistry and data informatics roles

YC funded our first biotech company, Ginkgo Bioworks, in 2014. Since then, we’ve expanded aggressively into all areas of biotech and the life sciences. Today, YC funds more…

Find a remote or in-person job at a YC startup from the most recent Winter ’21 batch

Y Combinator hosted our Summer 2021 Career Expo last month, which included 34 founders — many of whom graduated from YC’s most recent W21 batch. Many have customers and revenue and completed a fundraise; all are hiring early team members in engineering, product, design, sales and more. The event was fully virtual and included YC startups from across the world, including Seattle, Toronto, New York, Barcelona, San Francisco and more. We’re sharing the founder pitches on Work at a Startup where you can create a profile to meet the founders and learn about open roles.

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