While graduating from college can be an emotional and nostalgic time, it's also an exciting one. With a degree under your belt and the world at your feet, entirely new experiences await as you enter the “real world.” For many, this includes their first job. If you’re graduating this spring and have yet to line up that first employment opportunity, we’ve got you covered. Here are the top entry-level jobs at NYC tech companies right now.
What they do: Managed by Q is building a comprehensive technology and service platform that helps offices run more efficiently. The company handles everything from catering to cleaning to IT.
Why you want to work there: You will have the opportunity to be part of a supportive team at one of the fastest-growing startups in the world. Benefits include a competitive salary, generous stock options and full health insurance.
What they're looking for: The company is looking for highly motivated and scrappy sales professionals to work on the team's front lines. This person will be responsible for prospecting and driving new business to Managed by Q, so the company needs a confident and coachable conversationalist to join its ranks.
What they do: Trustpilot is a global online review community that builds trust and transparency between customers and businesses through reviews.
Why you want to work there: In addition to jumpstarting your career in sales, Trustpilot provides perks such as full health benefits, a 401k, a commuter stipend and an energetic office culture.
What they’re looking for: Trustpilot is looking for candidates that are interested in building a career in sales. The perfect person for this position is a go-getter with a competitive drive, that is eager to work in a high-energy sales environment.
What they do: Signpost is an online advertising service that connects local businesses with new customers.
Why you want to work there: Signpost offers competitive benefits, including health insurance, a 401k, two weeks of paid time off, monthly happy hours, uncapped commission and stock options, and an awesome office environment in the heart of Chelsea. The company also invites the top 10 percent of sales representatives to a four-day all-expenses-paid vacation each year.
What they’re looking for: The company is looking for candidates that are eager to thrive in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment. This person will develop and cultivate company-provided leads through the entire sales cycle.
What they do: SiteCompli keeps New York’s buildings running. The company has created software that makes it easy for landlords to stay ahead of building compliance requirements.
Why you want to work there: Building regulations exist to keep us safe, and SiteCompli is working to make sure those regulations are met. In addition, the company provides some pretty enviable perks. Employees get a bonus if they take five days off in a row, and the company also provides its workers with a seasonal clothing budget.
What they’re looking for: They’re looking for candidates with exceptional written and verbal communication skills who thrive interacting with clients via phone and email to identify and resolve issues.
What they do: Splash builds experiential software designed to track and optimize events at scale. The company strives to control the event experience from planning to post-event management.
Why you want to work there: Working at Splash is just plain fun. The company is in the business of throwing parties, so naturally, you can expect some awesome parties. Splash also touts an uplifting, supportive, collaborative and inspiring environment for their employees.
What they're looking for: Splash is looking for a candidate that will empower the company's event organizers through communication. Ideally, this person will have past experience in journalism, communications or the hospitality industry, and be proficient with relevant communication software tools (i.e. social media platforms).