Careers with Ascent

Consider a bright future with Ascent Student Loans -
Named one of San Diego’s best employers.

We’re hiring!

Are you interested in being a part of a team that is changing the way people pay for college? If you are ready to be a part of something big and make a difference, then keep reading… Headquartered in downtown San Diego, CA, Ascent Student Loans is a rapidly growing private student loan company that is built around one guiding principle: Student loans should expand possibilities, not limit them.  Ascent is proud to be part of the Goal Solutions family, named “Best Places to Work” by the San Diego Business Journal since 2015 and awarded a “Top Workplaces” honor by The San Diego Union-Tribune 2016 & 2017.  Learn more about us.


Would we be a good fit for you? A few tenets that we hold dear:

  • Look for the right answers. Be diligent about driving toward good decisions, testing via experiments to find proof points and solve problems.
  • Be collaborative. Our team and our customers are pretty sharp, with a variety of backgrounds, experience and perspectives. Be willing to listen, to partner and to grow together.
  • Lead by example. Each of us are leaders, no matter our title, learning and growing each day, driving good outcomes for our fellow team members and our customers.


Current positions in San Diego, CA

Please submit your resume, cover letter and portfolio (if applicable) to [email protected].

UX/Design Intern | 
Fall/Winter 2019 – Spring 2020 | 6+ Months, Part-Time $16/ hour 

The UX/Design Intern will be responsible for assisting Ascent in the design and implementation of its website, banner ads, marketing materials and product application experience. (Experience with Sketch, Adobe Suite, Zeplin and Invision a plus.)


UX/Design Intern Job Description


Marketing Intern | Fall/Winter 2019 – Spring 2020 | 6+ Months, Part-Time $16/ hour 
The Marketing Intern will be responsible for assisting Ascent in the development and implementation of its marketing, business development and sales strategies by developing, maintaining and expanding marketing methodologies and social media channels to our students, families, schools and our other institutional clients.


Marketing Intern Job Description


Additional perks

Some of our employee benefits that make us award-winning include:

  • Parking reimbursement
  • Free on-site gym membership plus private group fitness classes four times per month
  • A fully-stocked kitchen of healthy and organic food
  • A Wellness Program that hosts wellness seminars throughout the year plus a meditation room and stand-up desks