2U, Inc.

We deliver high-quality digital education at scale. Our global employee base is powering 4,000+ online education offerings – from free courses to full degrees – and helping unlock human potential.

Founded 2008
1501-5000 employees
  • Education
  • Headquarters address
    7900 Harkins Rd., Lanham, MD 20706
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    Eliminating the back row in education is more than a metaphor; it’s our mission.

    With edX, our leading global online learning platform, we partner with more than 230 non-profit universities and corporate partners to provide over 48 million learners and counting with access to world-class online education.

    We’re a diverse collection of innovators, dreamers and doers working together to transform lives through higher education. We’re all in on purpose – join us to make a difference: [https://2u.com/careers/](url)

    Tech stack

    Python, JavaScript, Salesforce, Redis, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, MySQL, AWS, Ruby on Rails, React, Node.JS, Kubernetes, Terraform, Ansible, Docker


    Compensation and retirement

    Performance bonus
    ESPP (Employee Stock Purchase Plan)
    401k plan
    401k matching
    Commuter assistance plans

    Health and wellness

    Insurance (Health)
    Insurance (Dental)
    Insurance (Vision)
    Insurance (Life)
    Insurance (Disability)
    FSA (Flexible Spending Plan)
    EAP (Employee Assistance Program)
    On-site fitness center

    Vacation and time off

    Paid time off
    Unlimited time off
    Paid holidays
    Work from home flexibility
    Volunteer time off
    Maternity benefits
    Paternity benefits

    Personal development

    Management training
    Internship program

    Values and quality of life

    Diversity program
    Accessible via public transportation
    Bike parking
    Employee groups and committees
    Snacks and beverages
    Company activities
    Games and recreation
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