Careers at WGU
WGU is committed to supporting the lives of our employees and offers a robust benefits program that encompasses health and wellness, compensation and financial protection, career development, and volunteering opportunities.
Here’s a snapshot of our top benefits:
WGU's comprehensive, affordable healthcare program includes medical, pharmacy, dental, and vision. Plus, supplemental coverages are available at group rates. Eligible employees also receive generous WGU contributions toward the cost of coverage or deposits to health accounts. Eligible spouses, partners, and children are also eligible for coverage. Robust virtual healthcare services are available too.
WGU understands we all face ups and downs at home and at work. To assist employees and their families in getting assistance when they need it, WGU offers a wide range of services geared to many situations and circumstances. Whether it's a simple boost for the day, temporary counseling or an ongoing need for treatment, WGU has in-person, phone, and virtual resources that can help.
WGU Wellbeing strives to help you on your path to a healthier lifestyle—every day! Our comprehensive focus on well-being helps define our culture by knitting together our dispersed workforce. Our fun and invigorating online experience is all about small, simple nudges and inspirations to help you help yourself. Explore nutrition, physical activity, stress management, emotional well-being and more. Spouses or partners are also eligible and encouraged to join you on your well-being journey!
WGU provides all employees the ability to save and invest for retirement. Eligible employees receive generous WGU contributions made directly to their plan accounts.
We understand the importance of a work-life balance, and we appreciate the hard work you do. That’s why most employees have access to paid time off to use as needed. Depending on their position, employees are eligible for paid time off for vacation/personal, sick, or holidays.
WGU provides regular, full-time employees with generous life and disability benefits at no cost. Supplemental life coverage is also available at group rates.
WGU is proud to support employees on their unique paths to parenthood. Through our partnership with Carrot, we offer a robust suite of family forming services. Available benefits include fertility education and assessments, fertility preservation, in vitro fertilization, donor-assisted reproduction, 12 weeks of paid parental leave, adoption, and fostering support.
Furthering one’s education positively impacts personal growth and capacity to further the mission of WGU. WGU offers reduced-cost tuition available for WGU and WGU Academy. In addition, WGU makes this benefit available to eligible family members too.
We offer a benefits program that supports you and your family, protects your income, and helps you save for retirement.