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OpenAI is an AI research and deployment company dedicated to ensuring that general-purpose artificial intelligence benefits all of humanity. AI is an extremely powerful tool that must be created with safety and human needs at its core.

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ChangemakerFuture MakerFuture Unicorn
TEAM SIZE 201-500
LOCATION San Francisco, CA, USA
Culture Values
Inclusive & Diverse
Inclusive & Diverse
Feedback Forward
Feedback Forward
Collaboration over Competition
Collaboration over Competition
Growth & Learning
Growth & Learning
Benefits & Perks
Medical Insurance
Mental Health Resources
Conferences Stipend
Learning & Development
401K Matching
Employee Resource Groups
Dental Insurance
Maternity Leave
Paternity Leave
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Join us in shaping the future of technology Developing advanced artificial intelligence systems requires people from a wide range of disciplines and backgrounds. At OpenAI, we’re always looking for curious minds that want to help us create safe and beneficial AI.
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Photo of the rising woman Anna Makanju Public Policy at OpenAI

I believe that my colleagues recognize the importance of what they’re building and genuinely care about the outcomes—this wasn’t necessarily the case with previous technological breakthroughs.

For employees Benefits

✔ Health, dental, and vision insurance ✔ Mental healthcare support and services ✔ Commuter benefits ✔ 401(k) with generous matching ✔ Domestic conference budget for each employee

Life & family Benefitd

✔ Flexible working hours ✔ 20 weeks paid parental leave ✔ Life and AD&D insurance ✔ Fertility treatment and family planning coverage ✔ Flexible spending account for healthcare and dependent care

Culture & development Benefits

✔ Annual learning & development stipend ✔ Employee resource groups ✔ Team-driven celebrations and events ✔ Daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner ✔ Freshly baked cookies

Core Values

Audacious We make bold bets and aren't afraid to go against established norms. Thoughtful We thoroughly consider the consequences of our work and welcome diversity of thought. Unpretentious We’re not deterred by the “boring work” and not motivated to prove we have the best ideas. Impact-driven We’re a company of builders who care deeply about real-world implications and applications. Collaborative Our biggest advances grow from work done across multiple teams. Growth-oriented We believe in the power of feedback and encourage a mindset of continuous learning and growth.

OpenAI Residency

OpenAI Residency is a six-month program which offers a pathway to a full-time role at OpenAI for researchers and engineers who don’t currently focus on artificial intelligence.

OpenAI CEO, CTO on risks and how AI will reshape society OpenAI CEO Sam Altman tells ABC News’ Rebecca Jarvis that AI will reshape society and acknowledges the risks: “I think people should be happy that we are a little bit scared of this.”
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Interview guide

Overview of OpenAI’s hiring philosophy and interview process.

Commitment to diversity, equity & inclusion

We believe the development of general-purpose artificial intelligence that benefits all of humanity must be carried out with a knowledge of and respect for the different perspectives and experiences that represent the full spectrum of humanity.