Open Positions

Data Scientist (Internship)

Predictive modeling is central to us at Upstart. Underwriting more accurately and using variables that no other lender considers are what allow us to give people the rates they deserve, which in turn gives our business its biggest competitive advantage. We're looking for someone to join our data team and help change how creditworthiness is assessed. Because our challenges are so new, this person will need to have strong creative problem solving skills, in addition to a background in statistics. Experience with consumer credit is preferred but not required.

Requirements
  • Rigorous quantitative background
  • Comfort with programming
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Data Scientist (New Grad 2017)

Predictive modeling is central to us at Upstart. Underwriting more accurately and using variables that no other lender considers are what allow us to give people the rates they deserve, which in turn gives our business its biggest competitive advantage. We're looking for someone to join our data team and help change how creditworthiness is assessed. Because our challenges are so new, this person will need to have strong creative problem solving skills, in addition to a background in statistics. Experience with consumer credit is preferred but not required.

Requirements
  • Rigorous quantitative background (graduate-level study preferred)
  • Comfort with programming
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Full Stack Software Engineer (Internship)

Interns at Upstart are really just summer-time employees. Are you an engineer with strong technical problem solving skills, excellent communication skills, and a desire to learn and take on responsibility? We're hiring! You will have an impact across all aspects of the Upstart platform, from our data prediction model to our backend financial platform, to our web interfaces and 3rd party API integrations. You'll enjoy significant autonomy in architecting systems, writing algorithms, and crafting elegant user interfaces.

Requirements
  • Strong academic background and performance
  • Experience with web frameworks (Ruby on Rails preferred)
  • Experience with JavaScript and JavaScript frameworks (we use Angular)
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Full Stack Software Engineer (New Grad 2017)

Are you an engineer with strong technical problem solving skills, excellent communication skills, and a desire to learn and take on responsibility? We're hiring! You will have an impact across all aspects of the Upstart platform, from our data prediction model to our backend financial platform, to our web interfaces and 3rd party API integrations. You'll enjoy significant autonomy in architecting systems, writing algorithms, and crafting elegant user interfaces.

Requirements
  • Strong academic background and performance and track record of internships
  • Experience with web frameworks (Ruby on Rails preferred)
  • Experience with JavaScript and JavaScript frameworks (we use Angular)
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Graphic Design Intern

Upstart is looking for a Graphic Design Intern with experience/interest in digital marketing, branding, visual & UI/UX design, and advertising to join our team. You will help shape our brand and visual identity through your designs - providing innovative ways to introduce Upstart to the world through marketing materials and public pages on our site that are visible to hundreds of thousands of people on a daily basis.

The Graphic Design intern will directly support our Communications Design Lead and other Growth Channel Leads by creating high quality assets used across the entire company. The ideal candidate will have a great attitude, work hard, and will take pride in creating visual assets that are on brand and that delight our customers.

Responsibilities:

  • Create digital and print assets to support marketing and growth
  • Aid the Communications Design Lead in project managing creative requests from the Growth Team and other stakeholders
  • Design ads used across our social and affiliate channels, including Facebook, direct marketing, and partnerships
  • Design and create email campaigns
  • Contribute to visual development of the Upstart brand
  • Keen eye for pixel perfection
  • Strive to always iterate, improve, and innovate

Requirements:

  • Pursuing a BA/BS in Graphic Design, Human Computer Interaction, or other relevant field
  • Design portfolio (PDF/website) to illustrate experience
  • Experience in Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
  • Capable of working fast and under very tight deadlines while still maintaining a high degree of accuracy
  • Bonus: Illustration, photography, Financial Industry, and/or start-up experience
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