Top Talent Starts Here.

Contrary Talent is a select, diverse community of the top early-career engineers, designers, and product minds working in technology.

Members get lifetime access to exclusive job opportunities, funding when they start companies, mentorship from industry leaders, and much more.

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We interview and select the top early-career talent across North America to join.

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Whether you’re starting a company, catching up with old friends at Retreat, or just need help negotiating a raise, we support our members for life.

Our community includes

Raven D.

Vanderbilt '18

Yixin L.

Duke '18

Basil A.

Columbia MBA '21

Eva Z.

Stanford '21

Zack K.

Maryland '19

Natalia D.

Columbia '21

If you're a recruiter, founder, or investor, get connected with our Talent Community.

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