Startups are hot. Nowadays, it's almost inevitable that you'll find one of your friends wanting to a launch a new company. And, if not, there is certainly at least one friend desiring to land a startup job. This trend of moving away from big companies with traditional roles and into startup jobs isn't new – and it's surely something that will only continue to increase in prevalence as these corporate giants themselves attempt to instill a “startup culture” in the workplace. But if you or someone you know is looking to find work at a startup, it could be hard to figure out how to go about actually doing that. To help you in your efforts, we've gathered 18 of the best sites you can use to help you find a startup job.
AngelList can help you find startups that are hiring in any part of the country. Through the site, you can connect directly to companies or people working at those companies. Your overview of jobs will also include available jobs in your professional network. And because AngelList is such a robust community of startup folks, people will sometimes note that they're interested in you.
Whether you're attempting to land a job in Silicon Valley or Silicon Alley, AngelPad offers you info on their portfolio companies and which ones are looking to hire.
Authentic Jobs was created specifically to help designers, hackers, and creative professionals find jobs. Most of the companies that post available positions are startups (with some offerings from big names like Apple and Facebook), and they come from all over the world. Jobs listed range from freelance contracts to full-time positions.
Of course CrunchBoard has a job board, considering that TechCrunch covers many of the major startups in the world.
Hacker News has a job board that lists jobs exclusively at various startups. Obviously, as Hackers News is associated with Y Combinator, most of the listed startup jobs are at companies that have gone through the accelerator's program.
If you specialize in sales, business development, marketing, or customer relations, then turn to HireArt when looking for a startup job. The site caters specifically to these communities and lists jobs at great startups from across the country.
Inside Startups offers a great weekly newsletter that gives you info on the latest job openings at some of the hottest startups from BuzzFeed to Venmo. Their site also gives you info on companies that are currently hiring.
Whether you're looking for a media internship or a full-time position as an engineer, Join-Startups can give you information on available startup jobs. You can sort by location – from Atlanta and NYC to Stockholm and Paris.
If you live in Europe, or plan on making a move overseas, then consider using OnStartupJobs to find your next startup job.
StartupAgents is a matching service that aims to pair job candidates with the right positions at tech startups. According to the site, the startups listed on the platform have all existed no longer than 5 years, have less than 100 team members, and offer equity as a form of compensation. Using the website is free for startup job seekers.
StartUpHire offers a pretty standard job board, with the listed positions obviously all at different startups.
StartupJob.Me is focused on landing you a startup job, and does so in the simplest way possible: connecting you directly to VC firms and startups who may be interested in hiring you. All you have to do is submit the short form on the website along with a copy of your resume.
Whether you're looking for an executive position or a non-technical job at a startup, StartupZone's got you covered. Most of the listed startups are venture-backed, but they're also all located in the Silicon Valley and surrounding bay area. So, be willing to move if you're not already in the area.
The Muse offers a fantastic, extensive job board featuring positions for startups around the country. The site is also just a great career resource overall – featuring content and advice on interviewing, writing a cover letter, and how to excel in your career.
Similar to StartupJob.Me, you simply submit some basic information along with your resume to Underdog.io. The platform then reviews and ranks all of the candidates on its website and sends those names out to their hiring network of startups. From there, startup founders and hiring managers will get in touch if they're interested.
VentureLoop boasts more than 36,000 available jobs at nearly 3,000 venture-backed startups.
We Work Remotely
From a programming job at Upworthy to a copywriting job at Recruiterbox, We Work Remotely only lists positions at startup companies that don't depend on location. All remote jobs on this site – how great is that?