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What’s It Like to Work at Onshape?
By Alex Fusco - January 11, 2017

Onshape is an exciting place to work, and we attract a unique and dynamic type of employee. Of course, every personality is different and every resume has its own virtues. But there are many things we all have in common.

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Support Team Onshape’s Ride for Cancer Research
By Diane Amadeo - July 21, 2016

If you’re not familiar with the Pan-Mass Challenge, it’s an amazing opportunity for thousands of cyclists (experienced and casual) to pedal their energies for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. The main ride runs 190 miles through 46 Massachusetts towns, though there are 12 different routes of varying distances to accommodate riders of all abilities.

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Onshape is the First 3D CAD system for iPad Pro & Apple Pencil
By Darren Garnick - March 21, 2016

Onshape is the only professional 3D CAD system that fully runs on mobile devices (both Android and iOS) – and as those devices evolve, so do our mobile apps.

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Even Without Sleep Pods, Onshape is an Awesome Place to Work
By Darren Garnick - December 23, 2015

When I was in high school eons ago, I had a few teachers who tried really hard to be our best friends. I remember a Spanish language teacher who let us play “Spanish basketball” when we practiced new vocabulary lists. Each time we translated a word correctly, we could shoot a Nerf basketball at the hoop over the blackboard.

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Under The Hood: Onshape Sketches
By Paul Chastell - November 24, 2015

Many of the features in Onshape use sketches. As a result, sketches account for about 35% of the features that are created every day. How do they work and why do that work this way? If you've used a professional MCAD system before, you likely already understand how Onshape’s sketching works in general – and you likely will have noticed the differences. However, let’s assume that you haven't, so I can explain the foundations of Onshape sketches.

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Introducing The Onshape Video Library (again)
By Jeff Reiner - November 17, 2015

One of the things we’re always working to improve is providing the right training resources to our users at the right time. We have training for brand new users, training for advanced users and training on specific topics like Drawings or Section Views. Also, we have training in all sorts of forms: tech tips, webinar recordings, tutorials and so on.

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What I’ve Learned From My First Year at Onshape
By Dan Shore - November 11, 2015

It’s been more than a year since I decided to step down as CFO of Harvard University to become the CFO of Onshape. In a blog post last spring, I explored the counterintuitive similarities between a world-famous institution and a relatively unknown startup. I shared my excitement for joining a company determined to change the design and manufacturing world and my initial impressions of the Onshape workplace.

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Be an Agent of Change: Become an Onshape Campus Rep!
By Noa Flaherty - October 19, 2015

Onshape is working hard to modernize CAD, making professional tools simpler to use and more accessible to everyone. Although Onshape is building the most powerful CAD tool in the world, it won't matter much if tomorrow's engineers and designers don't know about it.

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