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Zipcar Overview

Boston, MA (US)
201 to 500 employees
2000
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Car Hire
€100 to €500 million (EUR) per year
Competitors

SHARE NOW, Enterprise, Uber

Hi there. We’re Zipcar, the world’s leading car-sharing network, driven to make cities better places to live.

We started with a simple but brilliant idea: get more people sharing cars than owning them in major cities around the world ... Read more

Mission: At Zipcar, we're driven by our mission: to enable simple and responsible urban living. Since inception in 2000, we've envisioned a future where car-sharing members outnumber car owners in major cities around the globe. And we've ... Read more

Zipcar Reviews

  • "Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager
    Current Employee - Manager
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Zipcar full-time

    Pros

    Good place to work nice people

    Cons

    Tech difficulties but other than that good

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Zipcar Photos

Zipcar photo of: Wrapping up an amazing week in D.C. at the 2019 Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, where we had the chance to talk future cities w/ mobility leaders from around the world.
Zipcar photo of: Stump Trivia!
Zipcar photo of: Stump Trivia!
Zipcar photo of: To celebrate Pi Day, we hosted a science fair to educate employees on building and coding with Raspberry Pi. Oh, and we ate some delicious pie.
Zipcar photo of: To celebrate Pi Day, we hosted a science fair to educate employees on building and coding with Raspberry Pi. Oh, and we ate some delicious pie.
Zipcar photo of: Continental Breakfast in honor of our Zipsters who participated in the #panmasschallenge
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Zipcar Interviews

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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Cambridge, MA (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Zipcar (Cambridge, MA (US)) in October 2013.

    Interview

    Start with pair interviews with multiple groups of folks from Engineering. There were a total of 4 pairs of engineers and the DBA. Then HR person. And finally the VP of Engineering.

    Interview Questions

    • Looked over resume, and briefly ask some of the achievements and description, etc   Answer Question
    • Some technical stuff for role, java or database or ruby depending on your role   Answer Question
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Zipcar Awards & Accolades

  • PR Daily Awards(Best Speech), Ragan Communications, 2013
  • Communications or PR Campaign/Program of the Year - Events & Observances(Silver Stevie Winner), American Business Awards (the Stevies), 2013
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