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Black Engineers in Startups Seminar

by Ryan Choi1/19/2022

This February, YC's Michael Seibel and Aston Motes, Director of /dev/color and 1st employee at Dropbox, are bringing together a cohort of black engineers who are interested in learning about startups and finding roles at fast-growing YC companies.

Startups For Students Guide

by Tamanna Khemani, Kat Mañalac1/18/2022

In the past two years, we’ve met over 6,000 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.

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

by Ryan Choi1/17/2022

Since launching Work at a Startup in 2018, we’ve collected a lot of data about the startup job landscape. We wanted to share some trends we’ve seen over the last year that show where we’ve been – and inform where we’re going as a product:

How to pick the right startup to work for

by Ryan Choi10/19/2021

I talk to a lot of people who are trying to figure out which startup to join. Iwant to share some of the advice I’ve been giving, and I hope it helps younavigate your own job search.Ask about the company’s runway, burn rate and plans for future funding.A company’s runway is the number of months that it has until it runs out ofmoney.

Come Work at YC - October 2021

by Y Combinator10/11/2021

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

YC Jobs Series: Women Eng in Startups

by Kat Mañalac8/26/2021

This fall, YC and Elpha (S19) will bring together a cohortof 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 fortwo-hour sessions. During sessions, you will hear from women who joined startupsas early engineers, meet YC alumni and alumni company engineering managers, andbuild a community of peers.

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

by Ryan Choi8/12/2021

Today, YC funds more seed stage biotech companies than any other investor. To help further the mission of our biotech and hard science startups, YC is now expanding YC’s job platform to support science-related roles.