Choosing Your Career Path: Technical vs. Management Tracks

By on January 22, 2015 in Career, Engineering with 0 Comments
Choosing Your Career Path: Technical vs. Management Tracks

When thinking about career development as an engineer, there are often two primary paths: Technical and Management. Which one is right for you?

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5 Questions to Ask When Hiring Engineers

5 Questions to Ask When Hiring Engineers

As a startup in rapid-growth mode, we have a lot of hiring meetings at Course Hero. Early on, they tended to be long, drawn-out discussions that went in circles. We had a hard time making clear and confident decisions. Over time, though, we’ve refined our discussions to be much more…

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Intro to Adobe Illustrator, Course Hero-Style

By on January 12, 2015 in Course Hero Team, Events, Tips, Tutorials with 0 Comments
Intro to Adobe Illustrator, Course Hero-Style

Learn all about our new Course Hero workshop series, complete with a step-by-step tutorial so you can learn Adobe Illustrator with us!

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Course Hero 2014 in Review

By on January 2, 2015 in Course Hero Team with 0 Comments
Course Hero 2014 in Review

Happy New Year, Everyone! 2014 was a fantastic year for the Engineering and Design Teams here at Course Hero. Most importantly, we’ve helped the company continue to achieve strong growth across the board—revenue, traffic, all core metrics—but I’d like to call out a few highlights from our team, specifically: Hiring…

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Motivating Your Team: A Letter from a Course Hero Intern

Motivating Your Team: A Letter from a Course Hero Intern

Here at Course Hero, we’re always excited to receive updates on the great things our student interns are accomplishing—both on-campus and beyond. Therefore, we were delighted to receive the following message from Scott at Mizzou, detailing the ways he motivates his peers to do good in addition to doing well.  Hello! My name…

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Course Hero Hackathon Version 2.0

By on December 2, 2014 in Course Hero Team, Events, Technology with 0 Comments
Course Hero Hackathon Version 2.0

Right before Thanksgiving, Course Hero held its second-ever in-house Hackathon event! There was food and ping pong and Super Smash Bros. and lightsaber battles…oh, and some hacking as well. Now that we’ve had some time to catch up on all the sleep we missed, we wanted to give you a…

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Course Hero Intern Video: Building Your Team

By on December 1, 2014 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

Mae Sullivan has been an outstanding intern from the very beginning. Her willingness to learn and apply all the workshops allowed her to utilize effective communication and leadership skills, resulting in her team to donate over 50 books to the Knowledge Drive. With such an infectious positive attitude, Mae is…

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Course Hero Intern Video: From Intern to Student Manager

By on December 1, 2014 in CH Internship, Knowledge Drive with 0 Comments

Chase Dimond is one of my best Student Managers and Nick Vega is one of his awesome interns. Chase successfully completed the Business Development program and is now passing on that wisdom to help one of his former group members lead their own Knowledge Drive team on their campus. Throughout…

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A Course Hero Intern Perspective: Nicole Troccoli

A Course Hero Intern Perspective: Nicole Troccoli

CH: Tell us about yourself. NT: I’m a senior at John Jay College, pursuing a double major in Criminal Justice and English. My majors have allowed me to better analyze all aspects of law, an area of study that has always interested me. I’m also a huge fan of learning—whether…

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Why We Conduct Interviews in Reverse

By on November 18, 2014 in Career, Course Hero Team, Jobs with 0 Comments
Why We Conduct Interviews in Reverse

First it was our upside-down style of management, and now it’s our interview process. I guess we do things backwards here at Course Hero.

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