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Deliver Innovation, Insights, and Inclusivity Across Education

Welcome to the National Student Clearinghouse!

We’re the National Student Clearinghouse, a nonprofit organization that provides crucial educational reporting, verification, and research services to thousands of colleges, high schools, and other stakeholders across the United States. Our mission is to serve the education and workforce communities and all learners with access to trusted data, related services, and insights.

The work we do each day helps shape the future of education, increasing access, boosting outcomes, and improving college and career readiness for millions of learners nationwide. We’re a team of curious and mission-focused innovators who care deeply about learners and the institutions, educators, policymakers, and businesses that serve them.

We’re proud of our strong, vibrant culture and remote-first work environment — and we’re looking for creative thinkers, problem solvers, and trendsetters to join our team. 

Get To Know Us

​At the National Student Clearinghouse, you’ll be part of a team that combines the innovative spirit of a technology company with the mission-driven commitment of a nonprofit organization. We’re proud to be a people-first organization because we know putting our people first is the best way to achieve the Clearinghouse’s mission.

We’re a team of kind and authentic people with unending curiosity and a steadfast desire to serve our customers. We look for employees who are smart, caring, respectful, trustworthy, inquisitive, and mission-driven.

We have an informal, friendly, and supportive atmosphere, ample growth opportunities, and an award-winning work-life balance. Our employees enjoy competitive compensation and benefits, along with a high-performance, employee-centered environment that brings out the best in each of us.

Sound like a good fit for you? Employer Member

National Student Clearinghouse is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities and E-Verify participant.

Our Company Culture

Mission Driven

We are passionate about our mission, and each Clearinghouse team member is committed to and accountable for its successful execution.


We trust one another. We believe in the integrity, reliability, and fairness of our organization and each person who works here.

Open & Authentic

We are committed to the free flow of information and ideas in support of each other and the Clearinghouse’s mission. This commitment is essential to our organization’s spirit of innovation and is central to helping each other advance personally and professionally.

Caring & Respectful

We treat others as we expect to be treated, and we care about the success and well-being of every person. Our organization embodies a spirit of cooperation. We value human dignity and embrace individual talents and diversity of thought.

Intellectually Curious

We are knowledge seekers, continuously looking for new and better ways to create innovative solutions for our customers and one another.

Does this sound like you?


Our comprehensive benefits program is designed to help support you and your family, both now and in the future. Our benefits are competitive and flexible, recognizing our employees’ diverse needs. Not surprisingly, the Clearinghouse has been recognized as one of Mogul’s Top 100 Companies with the Best Benefits and honored with an excellence in work-life balance award from Constangy.

Medical, dental, and vision insurance

Retirement savings 401k with generous company match

Vacation, holiday, and paid leave program

Remote-first work environment

Life insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance

Professional development and education assistance

Continuing learning subscriptions and opportunities

Employee recognition and fun activities

Wellness programs and onsite gym

Business casual dress code

And more!

Available Career Opportunities

​We’re looking for great people who can help us make higher education work better for everyone.

Internal Candidates: Apply through Clear Company via My Apps.


The National Student Clearinghouse is committed to hiring great people. Whether you work remotely or report to one of our offices in Herndon, Virginia, or Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the Clearinghouse has office spaces and virtual tools to spark collaborative work, teamwork, and innovation.

Herndon, VA headquarters

The National Student Clearinghouse is located in the Dulles Technology Corridor, often called “The Silicon Valley of the East.” Close to hundreds of restaurants, great schools in Fairfax and Loudoun counties, Dulles International Airport, and the future Innovation Center South metro station (across the street from our building!), the Clearinghouse is a great place to come to work each day.

National Student Clearinghouse
2300 Dulles Station Blvd. Suite 220
Herndon, VA 20171

Pittsburgh, PA location

Our riverfront office building is located in the North Shore area across from PNC Park, with beautiful views of downtown Pittsburgh.

National Student Clearinghouse
12 Federal St., Suite 310
Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Affirmative Action: The National Student Clearinghouse is committed to hiring, promoting, and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or characteristics, protected veteran status, or any other protected class.

Additional related information can be found on our Human Resource Policies.

Know Your Rights (pdf)

Accessibility: If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please send an e-mail to or call (703) 742-4200. Reasonable accommodation requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis.