How to get a job at

Credit Karma

Credit Karma is a personal finance company that offers free access to credit data and offers tax preparation and other financial services.

What

Credit Karma

Looks For

Credit Karma values out-of-the-box and innovative thinking. “Karmanauts” tend to have big dreams, be up for a challenge, and be excited to explore previously uncharted territory in the planet of finance.



History of

Credit Karma

Credit Karma was founded in 2007 and is best known for their free credit score reporting and financial management platform, but they also offer free tax preparation services and more. They have over 100 million members and are dedicated to giving the public free access to the tools, education, and opportunities needed to make the financial process simpler.

Quick Facts

Entry-level careers:
Engineering
Product
Operations
Marketing
Design (UI/UX)
Finance
Business Development / Corporate Development
Data / Analytics
industries
Financial Services
Tech
office locations
Greater San Francisco
2019 Revenue:
$500M

Credit Karma

Internship Programs

Credit Karma Intern Program (Summer/Fall)

The Credit Karma Internship Program is a paid, 10- to 14-week program located either in San Francisco, CA or Charlotte, NC. During the program, interns are integrated into a team where they work on various projects to help Credit Karma fulfill its mission. Interns also have the opportunity to participate in weekly cohort meetings, team outings, events, and engage in discussions with Credit Karma leadership.



Internship Info

Number of interns (2019):
Preferred education level:
Pursuing a bachelor’s degree
Perks:
  • On-site yoga, meditation & wellness workshops, plus a gym subsidy
  • 401k matching program
  • Social events and outings
  • On-site coffee bar with baristas

Credit Karma

Interview Process

Typically 2-3 phases, consists mostly of behavioral questions, some about preferences and values. There will be more technical questions, perhaps an assessment, for the technical positions.

1. Initial Phone Screening

After you submit your application, there will typically be 1 or 2 initial phone screenings to go over your resume and quickly screen you to see if you're potentially a good fit and ready for the next step.


2. Video Interview or an In-Person Interview

This interview will be with a team member or multiple team members to test your fit and go over your resume. Questions are mostly standard, behavioral questions, but there may be more technical questions for technical positions, such as for the Software Engineering internship position.

How to Prepare

Use your network

Reach out to your alumni network or employees via LinkedIn and see if they can offer you insight into Credit Karma and the interview process.


Do your research

Do research on Credit Karma, such as their culture, current projects, company goals, etc.

Check out the fintech market

Impress your interviewers with your knowledge of the fintech industry.


Practice makes perfect

The positions are very competitive to get, so doing your research and preparing for behavioral-type questions is imperative.


Common Interview Questions at

Credit Karma

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