Inspiring students through research
Online marketplace for research mentorship
Polygence is a Stanford- and MIT-founded online academy that pairs intellectually curious high school students with PhD and postdoctoral researcher-mentors to pursue tailor-made research projects in the students' field of interest. Polygence's gives motivated students around the world access and exposure to cutting edge research in their chosen areas of interest.
Polygence's goal is to give motivated students around the world access and exposure to cutting edge research in their chosen areas of interest in both the humanities and in STEM. For many of our students this is their first time doing research and they find this experience both intellectually very rewarding and especially beneficial to their academic advancement.
What would I miss if I left?
The team and its openness for improvements and change.
What makes our product special
Polygence is incorporated in the US and launched out of the MIT Sandbox Innovation Fund.
First 5 students start mentorship program.
Venture-funding round closed from Reach Capital, Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund, NLVC and SDX Partners.
Team grows to 7 people.
Hundreds of students and mentors conduct cutting-edge research projects on our platform.
Polygence joins the Stanford-StartX accelerator.
Team grows to 11 people, including 4 engineers.
You come on board as a new hire!
How can the employees affect the company’s life?
You'll join a result-oriented team with an active feedback culture, where your voice will be heard by all of us. Your ideas will contribute to product specifications and team-building decisions.
Trainings and workshops
- Most proud of
- Social impact
- Sex ratio?
- The team!
Why we love our office
Budapest, Révay köz 4, 1065 Hungary
KAPTÁR is a co-working space in the heart of Budapest near Deák tér. It is a sunlit community office with well-equipped meeting venues, unlimited hot drinks consumption (including a light roasted specialty coffee) and lots of wonderful people. Polygence has permanent designated desks, where its engineers are working.
Why we love our office
138 Running Farm Ln, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Our California office is currently located right next to the campus of Stanford University, surrounded by palm and lemon trees, gyms, parks, great cafeterias and lots and lots of young people. It is a truly inspiring place to be in. While you will be working remotely most of the time, you will enjoy these wonderful surroundings whenever you visit for a job-related or team-building trip.
Personal qualities we appreciate
We are looking for impact-driven candidates looking for new challenges and real adventure. We prioritize personal qualities and future potential over a perfect match in technical skills.