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Nearly 100% of America’s colleges and millions of students rely on the National Student Clearinghouse every day. Join us and help …

Make More Things in Education Possible

Welcome to the National Student Clearinghouse!

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

We are the trusted, neutral partner for more than 3,700 of the country’s colleges and universities, saving the education community, students, and taxpayers over $750 million each year. We also serve as a leading voice within the education community, using data to create a wealth of thought leadership and resources to benefit institutions, educators, policymakers, and businesses.

We’re looking for fellow innovators, problem solvers, and trendsetters to become part of our trusted team. Take a look at our current job openings to advance your career – and bring our mission to life.

Get To Know Us

Our informal and friendly atmosphere encourages both teamwork and individual initiative. 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 a team of kind and authentic people who bring unending curiosity and a steadfast desire to serve our customers. We look for employees who are smart, caring, respectful, trustworthy, inquisitive, and mission-driven.

The Clearinghouse is proud to be recognized as a leader in work-life balance. Our employees enjoy competitive compensation and benefits, along with a high-performance and supportive working environment.

Sound like a good fit for you? Apply today to join our team.

Our Company Culture

The National Student Clearinghouse has a strong and vibrant culture that has grown out of our shared commitment to a few defining values. Our strategic drivers are the goals we work toward every day, using collaboration, teamwork, innovation, and service excellence to get the job done.

And at the heart of it all is our mission, guiding everything we do.

The mission of the National Student Clearinghouse is to serve the education and workforce communities and all learners with access to trusted data, related services, and insights.

We are passionate about our mission. Each Clearinghouse team member is committed to and accountable for the successful execution of our mission.

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

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

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

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

How We Work



We enrich our work by drawing the best ideas from across the organization.



Everyone on the team is important, because by working together, we accomplish amazing things.



We’re constantly searching for new ways to improve our services and strengthen our value to customers.

Service Excellence

Service Excellence

Every day, we focus on making things easier for the students, schools, and requestors who depend on us, as well as for our Clearinghouse coworkers.

Do you have what it takes to be a Clearinghouse employee, manager, or senior leader?

Review our career competencies for each level to set your expectations for what it means to work at the Clearinghouse.

Does this sound like you?  Apply Today.

Available Career Opportunities

We’re in search of great people who can help us make higher education work better for everyone. Apply today for one of our career opportunities or internships and help us improve student outcomes.

Our job board has undergone a transformation, and we encourage you to check out our current openings, and review and update your presence/profile. Upon logging in, you will be prompted to change your password. We hope you enjoy this new experience and we look forward to reviewing your application!

If you are a current employee and want to view the internal openings or apply for an open position, log into Ultipro and select “Myself” and “View Opportunities.”

Recruiters/Recruiting Firms: If you are with an agency that has an established relationship with the Clearinghouse, please use the unique link to your job board that was provided to you by the Talent Team.


The National Student Clearinghouse’s comprehensive benefits program is designed to help meet the needs of you and your family, both now and in the future. Our benefits are competitive and flexible, recognizing our employees’ diverse needs.

Comprehensive insurance for your health & well-being

401K with a generous company match

Vacation, holiday and paid leave program

Professional development

Fun committees and employee recognition

Onsite gym

Business Casual Environment

And More!


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


The National Student Clearinghouse seeks undergraduate students for full-time paid internships (40 hours a week). Clearinghouse interns work in teams across our organization, including:

  • Account Management and Business Development
  • Corporate Communications
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Project and Product Management
  • Legal
  • Research
  • Software Development

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 decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and policy statements, visit our Human Resource Policies page.

EEO is the law

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.