We get it, job searching can be tough. Whether you’ve been looking for months or are just starting to think about your next step, finding the company with the perfect culture and job opening for you—and in the right location—is no small feat.
That’s why we wanted to give you a little boost with 12 companies that are hiring new college grads on the West Coast right now. Take a peek inside their offices, browse job openings, and see if your perfect “next thing” just landed in your lap.
HP aims to create technology that makes life better for everyone, everywhere. By engineering experiences that amaze, HP has a legacy of pushing the boundaries of technology to deliver life-enriching, world-changing innovations at every turn. The company believes that the ultimate driver of its success has been and will always be the power of its people—HP considers its diverse, inclusive global community of employees to be one of its greatest strengths and what truly differentiates it in the marketplace.
TOMS’ One-for-One business model provides shoes and other services to children and people in need around the world, One-for-One, for every product purchased. Since its inception in 2006, the organization has helped restore eyesight, given shoes, provided clean drinking water, supported safe birthing services, and promoted youth bullying prevention and response programs for millions of people, globally.
3. Gap Inc.
Doris and Don Fisher opened the first Gap store in 1969 with a simple idea—to make it easier to find a pair of jeans and a commitment to do more. Over the last 46 years, the company has grown from a single store to a global fashion business with five brands—Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Athleta, and Intermix. Gap's clothes are available in 90 countries worldwide through 3,300 company-operated stores, almost 400 franchise stores, and e-commerce sites and is still growing.
Reddit bridges communities and individuals with ideas, the latest digital trends, and breaking news—okay, and maybe cats. It’s a community of over 300 million active users with a mission of helping people of all shapes, sizes, and backgrounds discover places where they can be their true selves.
There's something for everyone on Reddit—whether it's baby elephant gifs, DIY projects, or just casual conversation—and the company wants everyone to be able to enjoy its vibrant communities.
Founded by musicians and music-lovers, Pandora aims to create a world inspired through listening. Using musicological DNA and constant listener feedback, Pandora crafts personalized stations from a growing collection of recordings. Tens of millions of people across the U.S. use Pandora to listen to their favorite artists—and discover new ones—every day.
Quizlet believes that learning is more powerful when it’s a shared experience. As one of the leading education tech startups, Quizlet provides users with powerful learning tools that are not only effective, but fun. The company prides itself on being a place where anyone can share knowledge in any subject at any level, and gain confidence as a learner.
7. Mohawk Industries
Mohawk Industries is the world’s largest flooring manufacturer and has been creating quality flooring products for over 100 years. The company not only employs an innovative and award-winning Design Team but also invests heavily in environmentally responsible practices—and even assembles 100 percent of its carpet products in the United States.
Learn more about Mohawk's Accelerated Sales Development Program.
Lithium's technology allows companies to create tailored community platforms on their web and social properties. With its unique suite of advanced tools, Lithium help brands like Sephora grow their fan bases, drive sales, and reduce service costs—empowering passionate customers to connect to their brands and engage with other fans.
10. Matthews Real Estate Investment Services
Matthews REIS stands as one of the nation’s fastest-growing brokerage firms, with a top ranking for annual retail sales and an exceptional reputation for shopping centers, STNL retail, multifamily, leasing, management, portfolio disposition, and 1031 Exchange transactions. However, these accomplishments are only half of the picture—since real-time marketing and superb salesmanship add to buyer relationships, everyone involved can expect more.
Since 2002, Galileo has inspired collaborative ways to excel by making educational summer camp programs available within communities. Galileo strives to boost creativity and innovation in children by nurturing and exploring their intellectual talents. The potential of each individual camper is brilliantly shaped by excellent teams of instructors, counselors, and interns—using out-of-the-box learning tools that incorporate art, science, technology, and outdoor play.
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Here at The Muse, we partner with a lot of great companies to bring you insider looks at their offices and awesome job listings. These employers pay us to be featured on the site, but rest assured that we don't just work with anyone. And when it comes to articles like this, these Muse-worthy brands made this list not because they want to be included, but because their culture, policies, and employee feedback showed us that they deserve to be. Here's to finding the company of your dreams!