Calling Education Change Agents

ALEX is looking for talent to build the future of higher education

Our team is looking for change agents passionate about creating a future where everyone can access higher education. We are looking for volunteers and independent contractors that are interested in supporting the movement and potentially interested in joining the team longer term.

Here are the roles that are most in need. If you have other skills and want to join us enter your information here. If you have other skills and are not sure how to join, fill out the form and we will get back to you on how you can support!

Platform Engineer

Our bootstrapped startup is looking for a Platform Engineer engineer with a passion for ushering the future of higher education. We welcome an team member who is willing to help us solve problems in creative ways using technology. You will be responsible for designing and implementing core feature additions and improvements to our platform. You will be driven to use code to solve real problems not just writing code that is intellectually interesting. This will involve working closely with the product team to understand user needs to come up with solutions.


- Able to do data mining/scrapping

- Proficient in Python and/or other scripting languages

- full stack engineering experience, with strong system fundamentals

- Experience developing Server-side code in PHP, Python, (Node.js), Go, Java

- Experience developing web applications using modern JavaScript frameworks

- Experience in building or working with e-commerce sites

Marketing Associate

The Marketing Associate will be responsible for crafting and executing ALEX’s media strategy. We are looking for someone that can think strategically about how to recruit students around the world on to ALEX. You will determine who to target, where and with what. This may include creating marketing collateral, drafting blog articles, and other outreach materials.

Writers & Researchers

Individuals passionate about blogging and creating social media around trends in higher education and how we can close the gap.

Business Development Associate

The Business Development Associate will be responsible for helping ALEX source leads and secure relationships with school and employers. This involves prospecting for leads, qualifying prospects, conducting initial outreach and managing leads. You will be very organized and have an inclination to understand and solve problems rather than push solutions.

UX/UI Designer

The UX/UI Designer will be responsible for creating scenarios, sketches, storyboards, wire-frames, mock-ups, and prototypes. They will think about each user, dive into research, and can drive the vision into solid design deliverables. Must be familiar with industry standard applications (Sketch, Adobe CS, Invision (or similar) and preferably a basic working knowledge of HTML, JavaScript, and CSS.

Email or fill out this form to join the movement today!

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