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We’re looking for people who want to make a difference, at a university that’s making a difference by rewriting the rules of higher education to put students’ lives first.

Join us in our commitment to the WGU Promise: helping our students achieve their dreams for a degree and career success by providing a personal, flexible, and affordable education based on real-world competencies. Ever since WGU was founded in 1997 by a group of U.S. governors, our competency-based education model has revolutionized the way students learn, master concepts, and progress to a degree. Every bachelor’s and master’s degree program curriculum is designed in partnership with leading employers, increasing our graduates’ chances of launching exciting careers. If you’re passionate about building a better future for individuals, communities, our country—and you’re committed to working hard to play your part in building that future—we invite you to consider WGU as the next step in your career. 

Location. Location. Location.

Come work for the world’s most student-centric university at one of nine regional hubs. Here are three of them. 

Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City has inspired many nicknames, including “Crossroads of the West” and “Utah’s Urban Gateway.” Forbes calls it “a mecca for IT professionals” because numerous tech companies have put down roots here. It’s easy to see why they would. Set at the foot of spectacular mountains, this modern metropolis features breathtaking natural landscapes and a newly remodeled international airport. Locals pay low taxes and get around easily thanks to a street grid system based on a standard compass grid plan. SLC is also home to must-see murals and street art, world-class skiing, and dining options from every corner of the globe. 

Austin

Austin

Austin is a premier business and leisure destination with a culture all its own. The city is home to many musicians, live music venues for every taste, and South by Southwest, a 10-day festival celebrating film, music, and digital media, with thousands of performers playing on 100 stages around downtown every spring. Eclectic restaurants and great vintage shopping also top the list of activities visitors love and locals can’t get enough of. Forbes ranked Austin #8 on its list of “Best Places for Business and Careers 2019.” 

Phoenix

Phoenix

In this city known for iconic landscapes, it’s no wonder that the options for outdoor activities abound. Explore the magnificent natural scenery on one of countless drives or hikes. See a saguaro cactus up close at the Desert Botanical Garden. Take flight in a hot air balloon. Wind down a day of lively exploring by tucking into a plate of tacos. They’re a mainstay here, and you’re never more than a stone’s throw away from some of the best Phoenix has to offer. The city is also home to luxurious spas, championship golf courses, and countless other ways to recharge your batteries after a hard week’s work. 

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