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Instructure Overview

Salt Lake City, UT
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
Enterprise Software & Network Solutions
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
At Instructure, we believe in the power of people to grow and succeed throughout their lives, and our goal is to amplify that power. We achieve this goal by creating intuitive products that simplify learning and personal development, facilitate meaningful relationships, and ... Read more

Mission: We help people grow from the first day of school to the last day of work.

Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2016 (#4)

Top CEOs: 2016 (#15)

Instructure – Why Work With Us?


  • Founded in 2008
  • Launched Canvas in 2011
  • Launched Canvas K-12 and Canvas Network in 2012
  • Launched Canvas Commons in 2014
  • Launched Bridge in 2015
  • Went public in 2015 (NYSE: INST)
  • Went private in 2020 (w/ Thoma Bravo)
  • 900+ employees
  • Canvas is used by over 1,200 colleges, universities and school districts
  • 16+ million users
  • Selected by Cisco Networking Academy to power “the world’s largest classroom”
  • A human receptionist replaced the panda robot receptionist (or so HR claims)

Get in on all the awesomeness at Instructure.

  • Competitive salary and 401k 
  • 100% paid medical, dental, disability, and life insurance 
  • HSA program, vision, voluntary life, and AD&D 
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Paid time off and flexible work schedules 
  • Gym club memberships and rewards-based fitness tracking  
  • Macbooks
  • Career development 
  • Food, lots of food...oh, and weekly company lunches

Hear from some of our current employees on what their experience has been like at Instructure! 

Instructure Reviews

  • "A lot of fun and productive work for great company"

    Current Employee - Learning Consultant in Salt Lake City, UT
    Current Employee - Learning Consultant in Salt Lake City, UT

    I have been working at Instructure full-time


    Instructure has an amazing culture with wonderful people and amazing products.


    There is a lot of change.

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Instructure Interviews



Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview





    L1 Tech Support Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in El Cajon, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview


    I applied online. The process took 6 days. I interviewed at Instructure (El Cajon, CA) in July 2020.


    Applied thru LinkedIn, Got emailed for a phone interview & had interview with Manager & supervisor next day. They were super chill and recruited me to be yoda’s voice for Halloween

    Interview Questions

    • What percentage best describes the amount of control you have over your life?   1 Answer
    • If we were to ask your friends, what are 3 character traits that best describe you?   1 Answer
    • It’s a super busy day and there are many people on query on the chat, on the phone, and emails... how do you handle it?   1 Answer
    • Name a time at work or school where two people had an argument over something and how did you go about it and resolve it?   1 Answer
    • If you could change one thing about your previous work, what would it be?   Answer Question
    • Name a time where you troubleshooted something and what were the steps to your thoughts of going about it?   Answer Question
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Instructure Awards & Accolades

  • CEO of the Year, Utah Business Magazine, 2013
  • Best Companies to Work For, Utah Business Magazine, 2013
  • EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 Utah Region Award, EY, 2014
  • Best Companies to Work For, Utah Business Magazine, 2014
  • Best Resource for Youth (Secondary Grades), Education Resources Awards, 2016
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Pledges & Certifications

Pay Equality Pledge

Committed to paying equitably for equal work & experience

Tech Hiring Commitment

Helping to train, hire and promote more technology workers

Career Advancement Program

Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions

Diversity Commitment

Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

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