Employment and Jobs

Upskilling in the News: Five Guys Serves Up Free College Degrees

February 25, 2020  • UpSkill America

UpSkill America is an employer-led movement to expand opportunity for America’s workers and allow our economy and communities to thrive. As part of our mission to advance the upskilling movement, we are pleased to share the following news from one of our partners.

Two Five Guys employees work at the cash register

Photo credit: Five Guys / Guild Education

Restaurant chain Five Guys is partnering with Guild Education to launch a debt-free college education program for employees. This benefit includes 100% upfront tuition coverage for degrees in business administration, hospitality management, and finance, and up to $5,250 per year for other degrees, such as accounting, marketing, supply chain, computer science, and more. Participants have access to dozens of high school and college degree programs, as well as a personal education coach who will provide support from day one through program completion. Click here to learn more.

We are thrilled to welcome Five Guys to the upskilling movement and look forward to following their continued progress in this exciting new initiative.



Order up! ? @FiveGuys is partnering with @GuildEducation to offer debt-free college degrees to employees, including tuition support for dozens of programs and access to a personal education coach. ?


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