A job with a purpose

The Braven Accelerator empowers promising young people on their path to college graduation, meaningful careers, and lives of impact. Alongside educational institutions, Braven provides a scalable model to discover, develop, and connect extraordinary, diverse, and driven young people to high-quality skill building, opportunities, and networks. From the Accelerator will come a generation of leaders as diverse as our future demands. Braven currently operates in Chicago, Newark, New Jersey and the San Francisco Bay Area (San Jose in particular). We aim to become the nation’s leading accelerator of diverse talent, putting 100,000 emerging leaders on the pathway to college completion and economic mobility. Our work is highly data and outcomes-driven: college graduation; workforce readiness skills-based proficiency; employment in a high impact role within six months of graduation.

Please check the open positions below and contact jobs@bebraven.org with questions.

Braven is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor.  We encourage talented individuals of all backgrounds to apply.


Director of People and Culture (Chicago preferred, Newark, New York City, and Atlanta)

Chief Finance & Operating Officer (Chicago preferred, Newark, New York City, and Atlanta)

Director of Software Engineering (Newark preferred, Chicago, and New York City)

Post Accelerator Fellow Job Counselor – Contractor Role (New York City/Remote)

External Affairs Manager (Newark, NJ)

Program Manager, Recruitment (Newark, NJ)

Program Operations Coordinator (New York City)

Program Operations Coordinator (San Jose, CA)