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Learn about our history, and mission to demystify higher education financing for prospective students, students, and alumni nationwide.
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American Student Assistance is an equal-opportunity employer that values our associates’ commitment to our organization. To show our appreciation, we provide a variety of benefits that enrich associates’ professional and personal lives.
At ASA, we deeply believe in the value of education. We help associates finance their education in two ways:
Tuition reimbursement program
American Student Assistance may reimburse undergraduate, graduate, and certificate program courses with up to $5,250 per calendar year.
Student loan reimbursement program
American Student Assistance helps associates repay their federal, private and Parent Plus education loans—up to $2,400 per calendar year.
We offer 2 comprehensive Blue Cross Blue Shield medical plans for New England residents, as well as a plan for out-of-state employees. For full-time regular associates, we subsidize 75% of the cost of HMO Blue and an equal dollar subsidy for the other two plans.
These plans offer:
American Student Assistance also offers:
We have no pre-existing condition clauses in our contracts, and coverage begins on the first of the month following your date of hire.
American Student Assistance actively encourages associates to evaluate their relationship to their jobs and find a healthy balance.
Paid time off:
American Student Assistance provides an EAP for employees and their families through HealthAdvocate™. HealthAdvocate can help find solutions to a wide range of personal and professional challenges.
Sometimes it’s the little things that matter most to our associates. Our fringe benefits include:
Located at 100 Cambridge Street in the heart of Boston, American Student Assistance is just minutes from Faneuil Hall, Downtown Crossing, and Beacon Hill. Our office is within walking distance of bus, subway, and commuter rail stations.
As a mission-driven, public-purpose organization, American Student Assistance’s greatest strategic asset is its people. Our future success is dependent on our continued ability to attract and retain a diverse workforce that has the ability to recognize and leverage our individual and collective strengths. We achieve our mission by aligning our business goals with our diversity goals, and by:
If you have any questions, comments, or ideas regarding diversity or other ways we can distinguish American Student Assistance as a choice employer, feel free to contact Alan Braverman, Director of Human Resources.
American Student Assistance® has been named as one of The Boston Globe’s “Top Places to Work” for 8 consecutive years, a special designation based on employee opinions about:
In addition, Boston Business Journal named American Student Assistance one of the “Best Places to Work” in both 2008 and 2009. As one associate said in response to that survey, “This company is by far the best place I have ever worked! I thoroughly enjoy my job!”
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