Cengage Overview

  • www.cengage.com
  • Boston, MA
  • 1001 to 5000 Employees
  • 2007
  • Company - Private
  • Publishing
  • $1 to $2 billion (USD)

Cengage is the education and technology company built for learners. The company serves the higher education, K-12, professional, library and workforce training markets worldwide. As the largest US-based provider of teaching and learning materials for higher education, we offer ...
Mission: Cengage is Committed to Positive Change Students: We're on a mission to make every student a confident learner. Our flexible tools give you access to content where and when you need it, so that you can learn in sync with your work, school and life. We put students first in the ...

Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2019(#41)

Top CEOs: 2019(#84), 2018(#17)

Company Updates

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Dec 18, 2020

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At Cengage, we believe in radical transparency. Our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), such as Women In Tech, help us encourage diverse voices and create an inclusive work environment. Laurabeth Fox Monti's story highlights how our ERGs can make a personal impact.

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Dec 11, 2020

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What a week! From College spirit days to virtual events like Bingo to motivational Zooms, the Cengage sales team didn’t let working remotely stop them from growing as a team during this year’s annual Engagement Summit sales meeting. Cengage is #BuiltForThis – whatever 2021 throws at us, we’ve built a strong foundation of easy-to-use, quality digital learning solutions that are designed to empower all kinds of students. We’re unabashedly raising the bar on our standard of service, and look forward to helping faculty, institutions and learners reach new heights in the New Year.

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Cengage - Why Work With Us?

Be Unstoppable

At Cengage, we are united by a single belief: Every student has the potential to be unstoppable.

We see a world where every student is a confident learner. Where all learners are propelled by the power of education. A world where they get further with every question, sharper with every lesson and stronger with every challenge. A world of acceleration, advancement and ambition. We see a world where students have the audacity to know their potential and the tenacity to make it real. So that no matter where they go or what they strive for, they will be unstoppable.

 

 

Who, What, Why and How

Who We Are

Cengage is the education and technology company built for learners.

What We Do

We create learning experiences that build confidence and momentum toward the future students want.

Why We Do It

Confident students are successful learners, so we design tools that keep them moving toward their goals.

How We Do It

  • Our flexible learning tools give students access to content where and when they need it, so that they can learn in sync with their work, school and life.
  • Our immersive experiences let students go deep and master concepts so that they don’t just get the grade they want; they gain skills for life.
  • Our on-demand customer service offers students and faculty the support they need to solve any problem and keep moving forward.

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Cengage Reviews

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"Excellent place to work"

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Pros

Great culture, CEO is very smart and plugged into the issues of the company and the landscape. HR is generous and helpful. Training is available and supported. I love the employee-driven culture.

Cons

Due to the naturally cyclical nature of the work, the workload can be hard to manage at times--but management is supportive of taking time to recharge.

Advice to Management

Keep on doing what you're doing!
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Diversity & Inclusion at Cengage

4.3
(38 Reviews)

Diversity Programs & Initiatives

As an education company serving millions of students and educators globally, Cengage has a critical role to play in providing quality, inclusive learning materials that empower progress and combat ignorance. We are impacting the education ecosystem through the continued evolution of our materials

Cengage is committed to making inclusion and diversity a sustainable, core part of the Cengage culture.

Diversity & Inclusion FAQs

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How is diversity at Cengage?

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Cengage Interviews

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Positive64%
Negative19%
Neutral16%
Getting an Interview
Applied online56%
Employee Referral20%
Recruiter13%
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    The first interview was a phone screen. During the in-person interview I met with three managers. They were pretty conversational and explained the day to day of the position. A smooth process overall
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Cengage Awards & Accolades

  • Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Best Places to WorkGlassdoor2019
  • Top CEOs 2018 by GlassdoorGlassdoor2018
  • 2018 EdTech Digest Awards - Winner of Higher Education Mobile App CategoryTHE EDTECH AWARDS 2018 | Moving Forward2018
  • 2018 Hermes Awards - ​Platinum Winner: Electronic Media / Social Media / Interactive Media | Website OverallHermes Creative Awards2018
  • 2018 CODiE Best Virtual Learning SolutionSIIA CODiE Awards2018

Pledges & Certifications

  • Career Advancement Program

    Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions

  • Tech Hiring Commitment

    Helping to train, hire and promote more technology workers

Cengage FAQ

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What are perks and other benefits like at Cengage?

...Great, inclusive travel perks and a good bonus scheme for sales people....

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