Coursera is transforming lives through learning of millions worldwide by building cutting-edge technologies, collaborating with top global universities and businesses.

Founded 2012
501-1000 employees
  • Education
  • Headquarters address
    381 E Evelyn Ave, Mountain View, CA 94041, USA
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    Coursera is scaling a global platform to provide universal access to the world’s best education, and we’re driven by the passion and mission to let people learn without limits.


    We envision a world where anyone, anywhere can transform their life by accessing the world’s best learning experience. We empower our learners to advance their careers, further their studies, improve their communities, and change the world. We believe education can unlock your potential and help you become your best self.


    We are building a scalable, personalized learning experience that supports each learner in achieving their goals, while enabling instructors to gain insights and improve teaching through data. Learn more about our technology at


    Our mission and vision unite our team; above all, we share a common passion for our ambitious goals. We’re also a strong, fun-loving community that shares meals, music, volunteering, sports, and more.


    We take care of our employees, and offer competitive salary and equity packages, comprehensive health and dental plans, and a flexible vacation policy. At our Mountain View office, we have catered lunch and dinner daily, an onsite gym, and a bike room.

    Diversity & Inclusion

    We are committed to making our team, culture, courses, and partnerships reflect and respond to the needs of our global community of learners, including those least served by the world’s best education. We believe that we do our best work when we hold and exhibit mutual trust, camaraderie, inclusion, and respect.

    Closed Series C funding and doubled our revenue in 2015: Coursera's latest funding shows that (online) classes are still in session - Fortune
    Coursera is Apple TV's first online learning partner - Education Dive
    Coursera Partners With Google, Instagram, 500 Startups And Others On Students’ Capstone Projects – TechCrunch
    Impact Revealed: Learner Outcomes in Open Online Courses - Study by Coursera in HBR

    Tech stack

    React, GraphQL, ES6, Flow, Scala, Cassandra, AWS, Java, Node.JS, JavaScript, Redux


    Compensation and retirement

    Performance bonus
    Stock Options
    RSUs (Restricted Stock Units or Awards)
    401k plan
    Cell phone reimbursement
    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

    Unlimited time off
    Flexible working hours
    Work from home flexibility
    Volunteer time off
    Maternity benefits
    Paternity benefits

    Personal development

    Tuition reimbursement
    Management training
    Job training
    Conferences reimbursement
    Internship program

    Values and quality of life

    Diversity program
    Accessible via public transportation
    Commuter shuttles
    Bike parking
    Employee groups and committees
    Snacks and beverages
    Catered meals
    Company activities
    Games and recreation
    Employee discount programs
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