Working at Carnegie

About the Carnegie Foundation

Founded by Andrew Carnegie in 1905 and chartered in 1906 by an act of Congress, the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching is an independent policy and research center engaged in a wide range of activities and research to support and advance the work of educators at all levels. Following the appointment in 2008 of Anthony Bryk as the Foundation’s 9th president, the Foundation has undergone a significant transition in its program of work. The new focus seeks to pioneer a radically different model of educational research and development capable of advancing improvements in student learning at scale.

The Working Environment

The Foundation offers a collaborative, community-building atmosphere grounded in an environment of mutual respect. The facility itself is located in Stanford, California in a quiet pastoral setting near a hiking trail. Amenities include a communal kitchen (coffee, tea, and drinks provided), outdoor eating/gathering areas, and free parking.

Salary & Benefits Offered

The Carnegie Foundation offers a wonderful and positive team oriented work environment, a competitive starting base salary depending on your experience level, plus a comprehensive and generous benefits package, including: three to four weeks of vacation your first year; ten paid holidays off plus the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day off as a holiday week; up to twelve days of sick leave annually; full 100% employer paid medical, dental, and vision insurance for employees; life, disability, and long term care insurances; a 403b plan with generous matching provisions; matching charitable contributions; free onsite weekly yoga/fitness classes; free parking, plus other Foundation benefits.

Carnegie is an Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy and practice of The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching to provide equal opportunity in employment to all employees and applicants. The Foundation strongly values, encourages and promotes diversity throughout the organization. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds.