Create tomorrow’s world by helping students finish what they start today

It is humbling to think that every day, millions of students use the Starfish platform to overcome a challenge that might have otherwise derailed their academic plans and perhaps their future.starfish_company_nov2014

Whether through groundbreaking data science, innovative software engineering, or best in class client service – we have lots of ways for you to advance your career at Starfish.

Serious work, serious fun

We’re always looking for creative thinkers who like a good challenge and a fun, collaborative workplace. If that’s you, check our open positions and let us hear from you. If you don’t see something today, new positions are added frequently, so please check back, or follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn where we also post new opportunities.

We’re hiring

We hope we have convinced you that Starfish could be your next home. Although we are not always actively hiring for every position, we are growing quickly and always looking for top talent

What sets us apart

When you visit the Starfish offices, you’ll find a company full of people that care – about the work we are doing, the students we are helping, and most importantly, about each other. We are hardwired with the following philosophy:

  • Our people make the difference. We work like a team, and that helps us provide tremendous value to our clients and partners.
  • Our commitment is to student success. We keep students and their goals at the center of everything we do.
  • Our drive is always towards excellence. We strive to be better, faster, stronger every day.

Make your mark

Whether you are looking for your first position out of school, or you are seeking that next opportunity to share your proven talents, our company is at the perfect size for you. We give our team members the freedom to create and contribute, while also offering thoughtful paths to your future. If this appeals to you, chances are you have a little Starfish in your DNA.

Find a match

Each job description provides an overview of the requirements, experience level, and expectations.  We routinely add new career opportunities so check back until you find the one that is right for you.

Get in touch

When you see a job that fits with your goals, click “Apply Now” to start your application. You’ll have a chance to upload your resume/CV and you’ll receive a confirmation e-mail once your information is submitted.

Talk with us

When we think you might be a match, a member of our team will send you an e-mail to arrange a telephone interview. After that, we’ll contact you if you’ve been selected for additional interviews or to give a brief presentation to the interview team.

Let’s make a deal

Once you are identified as the candidate we’d like to hire, you’ll receive an offer letter. We hope you decide to join us.

Stay connected

If you’re not ready to apply for a specific opportunity, we still want to hear from you. At any point, you can follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn where we routinely promote new opportunities.

If you work hard, you should expect a lot in return

Starfish offers a comprehensive benefits program to help you – and those you care for – stay happy and healthy.

Competitive Salary

Great skills should be rewarded, and Starfish offers competitive pay packages for all employees.

Comprehensive Health and Dental Benefits

We offer multiple plan options for health and wellness coverage for you and your eligible dependents, so you can make the best decision for your needs.

Retirement Savings Plans

Planning for the future shouldn’t happen in the future. We offer a 401(k) program with a variety of investment options to help you save for your retirement.

Pretax Benefits

Our pretax benefit plans enable you to set aside a portion of your salary to pay for eligible out-of-pocket care expenses, including medical and dependent care expenses.

Disability Insurance

Although we hope you never need it, we cover short and long-term disability insurance for all full-time employees.

Paid Time Off

No matter how passionate you are about your work, you need some time away as well. In addition to paid holidays and two floating holidays, our employees enjoy a minimum of 15 personal days (PTO) to take care of life outside of Starfish.


To keep from getting lonely, our employees are given a fish (the Beta kind) to keep on their desk (in a bowl, of course).

The items listed above are intended to provide a general summary of the benefits offered by the company. More information is available in the plan documents. In the event that there is a discrepancy between this summary and the plan documents, the plan documents will be considered official. Starfish reserves the right to change or terminate any of the plans or programs described in this summary at any time, without advance notice.

Success goes beyond the classroom

Starfish believes in student success – both inside and outside the classroom. An internship is the perfect opportunity for you to apply what you are learning in school – and get connected to your future. An internship at Starfish is a hands-on experience where you will get to do real work, and make a real impact.

Internship opportunities

Starfish invites both undergraduate and graduate students to submit an application for our internship program. While the program is available regardless of your major, our internships offer exceptional opportunities if you’re studying:

  • Education
  • Computer science
  • Data analytics
  • Business
  • Marketing

How to apply

Most of our internships last one semester. Flexible schedules are generally available. Internship opportunities are listed within the Jobs section of our Web site. Please read each opportunity carefully to ensure that you are submitting all required documents and are meeting any specified deadlines.

Starfish Retention Solutions, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to a drug free work environment.  Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. Starfish participates in E-Verify.

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