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Meet the WorldStrides Team

WorldStrides offers a variety of careers in Marketing, Sales, Account Management, Customer Service, Finance, and Human Resources. For a complete listing of current openings, please click here.

Click the job titles below for more information about the roles held by some current WorldStrides team members.

Educational Travel Specialist

Staff Accountant

Destination Specialist

Capstone Account Manager

Our Culture

WorldStrides was founded in 1967 by a middle school teacher from Chicago. Now, almost 50 years later, WorldStrides boasts a team of nearly 600 professionals, each with our own enthusiasm for education and travel. Our casual environment is filled with passionate people who work hard and have fun at the same time. From summer picnics to team outings and employee travel programs, WorldStrides offers an atmosphere that our employees love to return to each day. We nurture a supportive, positive environment by hiring talented individuals who share our belief that we are truly providing once-in-a-lifetime experiences to thousands of students and teachers each year. We invite you to join us in our mission of enriching students’ lives through experiential travel.

Benefits of Working at WorldStrides

In addition to our fun and inspiring environment, WorldStrides offers a number of benefits for our full-time, year-round staff:

  • Employee and family discounts on WorldStrides travel programs
  • Discounts on airfare, car rentals, hotel rooms, amusement park admissions, cruises, and more through optional membership in the International Association of Travel Agents (IATA)
  • Subsidized gym memberships for our Charlottesville and Salt Lake City offices
  • Comprehensive insurance (medical, dental, prescription, vision, life, and voluntary life and AD&D)
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan and flexible benefits plan
  • Paid time off with an additional day accrued each year of employment
  • Paid short- and long-term disability

Our Offices

WorldStrides has offices in 20 locations around the world and also offers a number of field-based career opportunities. In addition to our two largest offices in Charlottesville, VA, and Salt Lake City, UT, WorldStrides has locations in Annapolis, MD; Arlington, VA; Boston, MA; Chicago, IL; Houston, TX; El Dorado Hills, CA; Newport Beach, CA; New York, NY; Pasadena, CA;  Reno, NV; Richmond, VA; Seattle, WA; Staunton, VA; Williamsburg, VA; Toronto, Canada; Sherborne, United Kingdom; Shanghai, China; and Victoria, Australia.


Charlottesville, VA

WorldStrides is headquartered in Charlottesville, VA, home to the University of Virginia and Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello. With a population of just over 40,000, Charlottesville offers the feel of a small, suburban town with the benefits of a larger city. Opportunities for fine dining, shopping, and cultural events abound at the University and throughout the town. WorldStrides’ office is located just steps away from the historic Downtown Mall, one of the largest pedestrian malls in the country. Outdoor enthusiasts enjoy being just a few miles away from the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Salt Lake City, UT

Tucked away in the mountains, Salt Lake City, UT, is the beautiful home to WorldStrides Heritage Performance programs. While best known for its top-notch ski resorts in the winter, the Salt Lake City area is also a center for the arts, attracting many Broadway and off-Broadway performances, a thriving local music scene, and the Sundance Film Festival. The capital city of Utah also boasts five professional sports teams and a wealth of outdoor activities in every season.