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Play-Well TEKnologies Overview

San Anselmo, CA
201 to 500 employees
1997
Company - Private
K-12 Education
$5 to $10 million (USD) per year
Unknown
Play-Well TEKnologies (http://www.play-well.org) is an educational enrichment company that introduces children in grades K-8 to concepts in engineering, architecture and physics. We are proud to have received the Great Place to Work designation. Please visit our company review ... Read more

Mission: At Play-Well TEKnologies we strive to:

Build problem-solving skills
Provide an opportunity for creative expression
Foster a greater appreciation of how things work
Encourage the qualities of inquisitiveness, self reliance, and ... Read more

Play-Well TEKnologies Reviews

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    I have been working at Play-Well TEKnologies part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Pay is competitive. Compensation for time and travel is more than fair. Supportive co-workers and managers. Everything they do walks that very fine line between professional and fun.

    Cons

    Only downside is that I can't do this full time during the school year.

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Play-Well TEKnologies Photos

Play-Well TEKnologies photo of: LEGO-inspired engineering classes for kids K-8
Play-Well TEKnologies photo of: Longest Lego Chain ever created!
Play-Well TEKnologies photo of: Every piece you could ever need to build your dream!
Play-Well TEKnologies photo of: Explore the endless creative possibilities of the LEGO® building system with the guidance of an experienced Play-Well instructor.
Play-Well TEKnologies photo of: We prepare the youngest of builders for the challenge of Engineering!
Play-Well TEKnologies photo of: Build engineer-designed projects such as boats, bridges, mazes and motorized cars, and use special pieces to create your own unique design!
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Play-Well TEKnologies Interviews

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    Anonymous Employee in Stamford, CT
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Play-Well TEKnologies (Stamford, CT) in March 2013.

    Interview

    Casual meeting over coffee. I was told to dress casual ahead of time. The interviewer had very well thought out questions. He had a few standard interview questions, but some really cool thought-provoking questions as well. He really put me at ease and encouraged me to be myself. After meeting him, he made me really want to work for him and for the company.

    Interview Questions

    • If I was a car, what kind would I be and why?   1 Answer
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Play-Well TEKnologies Awards & Accolades

  • Great Place to Work, Great Place to Work® Institute, 2015

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