Instructure Careers

Does helping people of all ages learn and grow (and doing some learning and growing of your own) sound like a nice change from your current gig? Then consider this page a career crossroads. We're Instructure, the makers of Canvas. Learn about our company, check out our open positions, and come join our crew of smart, fun, innovative people who are busy making education even more awesome.

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What We're All About

Our Mission and Values

Our mission is to inspire everyone to learn together. We work toward this goal by focusing on openness, relationships, equality, ownership, and simplicity. These values apply across the board: to our software and services; our coworkers, customers, and partners; and our company culture and work ethic.


Diversity & Inclusion

We believe that fostering a culture of inclusion and embracing diversity helps us transcend the status quo and create transformational learning experiences for everyone. Our global Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DIB) Council meets regularly to help promote best practices and alignment across the organization. This intersectional group is hyper-focused on increasing Instructure's outreach, improving our recruiting and mentorship programs, and hiring and promoting diverse talent.

Instructure Careers Diversity Inclusion Belonging


We know that a career path isn’t always a straight line. And that the detours involve just as much (or more) growing and learning as the more predictable parts. That kind of life experience isn’t just valuable to you—it means a lot to Instructure, too. If you’re looking to get back into the corporate workforce after a break or give it a try from a nontraditional angle, a returnship might be just the thing. It’s like an internship for people with more life experience—a chance to ease into things, find a support system, and refresh your skills. On your timeline.

Instructure Careers Returnship

Why We Love
Working Here

on Education

When you join Instructure, you join an innovative community of passionate educators and learners that exists within the company and in schools around the world. When you show up to work, you feel good about what you do.

Employee Development

We work hard to provide the people who work here with professional learning and career development opportunities—in fact, we dedicate an entire week to it every year: Basecamp Employee Development Week!

Community Engagement

Improving teaching and learning experiences through technology is our M.O., but we also offer student scholarships, educator awards, leadership programs, and TONS of free resources for teachers, students, parents, and other edtech users.


*How* you work is much more important than *where* you work. We offer work-from-home flexibility and flex time off ('cause we're all grown-ups here, and we trust our employees to kick some buns and get stuff done).

Company Culture

Ours is a fun, friendly, and supportive culture, from Motivosity rewards to mentorship opportunities, from our Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging program to our sought-after swag and Slack channels for everything.


Things move at a pretty brisk pace around here, and, thanks to our aforementioned employee development initiatives and supportive culture, as well as our continued growth as a company, there's lots of opportunity to gain new skills and progress in your career.

Current Open Positions