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EF Education First Benefits

125 Ratings

Employer Summary

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Everything we do starts with you, which is why we're committed to providing the best benefits and perks imaginable:

  • 25% company match on your 401(k) plan
  • Comprehensive and highly subsidized medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Company sponsored life insurance
  • Generous paid parental leave
  • Free international travel with EF and staff travel discounts
  • Three weeks paid vacation your first year
  • Complimentary on-site exercise classes
  • Disco lunch!
  • Pre-tax transportation benefits
  • Free foreign language classes
  • In-house salon - Boston
  • Onsite bar & restaurant (with awesome nachos) - Boston
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Wellness initiatives including fitness club reimbursement, running and walking clubs, and yoga classes

Employee Benefit Reviews

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  • Oct 04, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Cambridge, Massachusetts

    Incredibly generous. Significantly more than your average US company, probably because the company was founded in Europe.

  • Nov 23, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Boston, Massachusetts

    The main (arguably) benefit to working at EF is the constant pumping employees with alcohol. Lots of free alcohol or encouragement to go to the company bar at the end the day. Awesome at first if you are fresh out of college & looking for a party atmosphere with little pay or career development. Vacation and sick time off the definitely the best benefit, but most places offer the same.

  • Oct 29, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Boston, Massachusetts

    Worked as a freelancer so no included benefits other than freedom

  • Sep 05, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Boston, Massachusetts

    4 weeks of PTO and great health insurance.

  • Aug 30, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Cambridge, Massachusetts

    Amazing health insurance, time off and 401k.

  • Aug 27, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Project Manager in Cambridge, Massachusetts

    Great 401k match, excellent health benefits

  • Aug 15, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Tour Consultant in Denver, Colorado

    The vacation time is unprecedented for new hires. The medical plan is also generous.

  • Aug 11, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in New York, New York State

    Good Vacation, difficult to use

  • Jun 26, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Santa Barbara, California

    Benefits are the best thing there - 401k, medical etc

  • Jun 22, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Senior Tour Consultant in Cambridge, Massachusetts

    Travel perks are wonderful. Professional development opportunities are available. Fun at-work competitions and company wide trips. Discounts on things in Boston! Tons of vacation time and it's encouraged to use it.

Benefits Summary

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Insurance, Health & Wellness

  • CheckmarkHealth Insurance (84)
  • CheckmarkDental Insurance (23)
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • CheckmarkVision Insurance (20)
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Occupational Accident Insurance
  • Health Care On-Site
  • Mental Health Care
  • Retiree Health & Medical
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

Financial & Retirement

Family & Parenting

Vacation & Time Off

Perks & Discounts

  • CheckmarkEmployee Discount (75)
  • Free Lunch or Snacks
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Gym Membership
  • Commuter Checks & Assistance
  • Pet Friendly Workplace
  • Mobile Phone Discount
  • Company Car
  • CheckmarkCompany Social Events (22)
  • Travel Concierge
  • Legal Assistance

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