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Chegg Overview

Santa Clara, CA
501 to 1000 employees
2005
Company - Public (CHGG)
Consumer Services
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Unknown
About Chegg

Online Academic Student Hub for Learning: Chegg Study, Chegg Tutoring, Careers Search, Internship Admissions, and College Admissions.

As the leading student-first connected learning platform, Chegg's Student ... Read more

Mission: As a part of the company's philanthropic efforts, Chegg is dedicated to its Chegg for Good program, which empowers students to be catalysts for change while on campus, in their communities and around the world. Since it launched nationally as a textbook rental ... Read more


Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work:2015 (#28)

Chegg Reviews

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    I worked at Chegg part-time

    Pros

    You make your own work time

    Cons

    No cons, it was a great part time job during college

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Chegg Photos

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Chegg Interviews

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
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    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at Chegg (New York, NY) in April 2017.

    Interview

    Applied for a position within Chegg's product line. Started off with phone screens from HR and hiring manager. I was then asked to come onsite where I was to put together a case study on one of their products and present it to the group.

    Onsite interviews lasted about three hours, which consisted of said presentation and three individual sessions.The presentation and Q&A afterwards were pretty straight forward. The one on one individuals were relatively straight forward as well, asked about my experience/background, projects i've worked on, etc. My negative experience mostly stemmed from the last person I met with when he said something along the lines of "I don't like to be the smartest person in whichever environment I'm in, whether it be at work or with friends. But maybe in this room, I am." He also mentioned something about my background/talking points being "institutionalized" and was well rehearsed. Not sure what would prompt someone to mention those condescending remarks but that couldn't be any more of a turnoff.

    Afterwards, I sent my thank yous and followed up with HR which I have received no responses.

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Company Updates

  • Come join us for an evening of great #CheggChats from members of our Engineering, Marketing, Data Science, and UX Design team who help make the Student Hub possible! http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vIQCg

    Bay Area Girl Geek Dinner #110: Sponsored by Chegg

    Join Chegg and Bay Area Girl Geek Dinners on Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016 at Chegg's Santa Clara headquarters for an evening of #CheggChats, mingling, and awesome food and drinks! Come join us for an evening of great #CheggChats from members of our Engineering, Marketing, Data Science, and UX Design team who help make the Student Hub possible!

  • Chegg to Replace Campus Textbook Center and Help Students Save Money!

    Bowdoin Partners with Chegg to Replace Campus Textbook Center and Help Students Save Money

    In a move to improve textbook affordability for students, Bowdoin has partnered with Chegg, The Student Hub, to replace the campus bookstore with an online version powered by Chegg. Beginning in fall 2015, Bowdoin students, using a customized Chegg website, will be able to rent or purchase textbooks at generally lower prices than the College's Textbook Center could typically provide.

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Chegg Awards & Accolades

  • Employees’ Choice Award - Top 50 Small & Medium Companies, Glassdoor, 2015
  • 10 Silicon Valley Companies you wished you worked for, Wired Magazine, 2012
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