Reimagining the traditional job search

Our mission is to help all students find their dream job regardless of who they know or where they go to school.

Our Story

While attending Rhodes College in Memphis, TN, Scholars founders Ben Siegel, Parker Pell, and Evan Deere discovered first-hand the inefficiencies that plague entry-level job recruitment. After reflecting on their own experiences, the three friends began gathering feedback from thousands of college students with the same frustrations. Recognizing the need for change (and utilizing Evan’s technical expertise), Ben, Parker, and Evan began building the Scholars platform. The mission of Scholars is to ensure every college student has access to resources and support when looking for that perfect fit with their future employer. Since its founding in 2019, Scholars’ network of college students and hiring partners has grown exponentially. By continually challenging the norms of the traditional job search, Scholars has become a leading player in the entry-level talent space.

Scholars Company Values

Strive for excellence

We understand excellence is not static – it is a moving target, the definition of which requires perseverance and grit. At Scholars, we strive to be the best partners, co-workers, and people we can be every single day.

Collaborate with confidence

At Scholars, we believe no one should be afraid to ask for help. Our team members work hand-in-hand with one another to ensure we are all working towards a common goal.

Have fun

If it’s not fun, why bother? We believe that you should enjoy the work you do and the people you do it with.

Operate openly

We recognize our individual differences and perspectives strengthen our ability to care for our teammates, our hiring partners, and our students. We are committed to constantly challenging our view of the world, considering alternatives, and building a supportive environment where everyone feels comfortable sharing their voice.

Learn every day

Our team’s mission is to continually explore, improve, and innovate. We dedicate time each day to learn something new and make sure that we are always growing as people and as a company.

Amplify positivity

“Keep your thoughts positive because your thoughts become your words. Keep your words positive because your words become your behavior. Keep your behavior positive because your behavior becomes your habits. Keep your habits positive because your habits become your values. Keep your values positive because your values become your destiny.” Mahatma Gandhi

Respect and embrace others

Whether it’s with each other, our hiring partners, or our students, the most important thing we do is treat others with humility and respect and work to build meaningful relationships.

Strengthen our community

Since our founding, we have always prioritized service above self. Our focus on community grounds our passion and drives our ambition. By serving others first, we become better stewards for our own success.

We’re always looking for amazing people to join our growing team! 

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