Cardinal Education Associate

Job Title: Cardinal Education Associate
Location: Burlingame, CA
Number of Positions: Open until filled
Start Date: TBD

The Cardinal Education team is built with premier talent providing advising and expertise to many of the most influential business leaders in the country. With many staff holding elite and advanced degrees, we create an intellectually engaging environment that encourages Associates to stretch to accomplish more than they thought possible. As a rapidly growing enterprise, Associates are uniquely positioned to gain exposure to business development and make a significant impact from day one. Our steep learning curve encourages enormous professional growth, and we are looking for individuals interested in seizing such opportunity. CE Associates are well-positioned for future success, whether at CE or otherwise.

We heavily invest in Associates to develop professionals with exceptional skills – CE employees have gone on to impressive positions at top consulting firms and Fortune 500 companies while earning admission to the best medical, law, and business schools in the nation. For those investing in a career at CE itself, we expect Associates to drive toward a path to an elite 6-figure salary within 5-years.

Being the best. Making a difference. Working with smart people. Overcoming challenges. Learning constantly. This is the typical day at Cardinal Education. To take the first step toward having a dynamic, challenging career, email with the Subject “Associate,” your resume and your academic transcript. We do not accept inquiries by phone.


  • Engage in a wide array of stimulating projects from content development to process integration that strengthen services, pedagogy, and client management
  • Manage, promote, and expand company initiatives, often in energetic and diverse team environments to grow project coordination experience
  • Communicate with educational professionals, school administrators, and local organizations to develop relationships to benefit clients
  • Taking on the cultivation of relationships with families to cultivate loyalty and generate life-changing impact by engendering student progress through instruction. Associates build student confidence, foster fundamental shifts in student thinking, and transform lives


  • Exceptional one-to-one instructional ability
  • Superlative drive to help students do more than simply strive for grades. Rather, we aspire to cultivate student thinking so that they become well-rounded individuals that no longer need coaching
  • Apply relentless dedication to delivering results. This can include working evenings and weekends as necessary to meet objectives. This is not a 40-hour per week position. To take advantage of the opportunities in the company for incredible professional development and growth, being willing to push yourself is necessary
  • Company needs are consistently evolving, and we prize individuals who do more than simply tolerate change. We are looking for those who thrive in it
  • Leverage superior communication skills to earn independence on complex projects and foster deep relationships with students
  • Ability to work independently yet collaboratively across multiple disciplines and functions
  • Bachelor’s Degree from a top university


  • Competitive starting salary with unrivaled opportunity for compensation growth. Successful Associates are expected to earn 10% or more compensation increases by exceeding expectations
  • Medical insurance reimbursement
  • Three weeks paid leave, including sick leave
  • Daily lunch
  • Performance bonuses
  • Team-building events