About HMH

At Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, we aim to spark a lifelong love of learning in every individual we touch.

Changing People's Lives by Fostering Passionate, Curious Learners

It's not just our mission; it's our passion. As a global learning company, HMH specializes in pre-K–12 education content, services and cutting edge technology solutions for today’s changing landscape.

HMH creates engaging, dynamic and effective educational content and experiences from early childhood to K-12 and beyond the classroom, serving more than 50 million students in more than 150 countries. Available through multiple media, our content meets the needs of students, teachers, parents and lifelong learners, no matter where and how they learn.

Our renowned and awarded children's books, novels, nonfiction, and reference titles are enjoyed by readers throughout the world. Our distinguished author list, from Ralph Waldo Emerson to Philip Roth, and brands from Curious George to The Lord of the Rings, includes 10 Nobel Prize winners, 48 Pulitzer Prize winners, 15 National Book Award winners, and more than 100 Caldecott, Newbery, Printz and Sibert Medal and Honor recipients.

Our Benefits:

At HMH, we are proud to have a positive, welcoming workplace. 
We understand how important it is that our team members feel supported and confident - our employees are at their best when they are healthy and happy and secure. This is why we are pleased to offer a wide range of benefits and perks.

Our Values:

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is an organization rooted in purpose and strengthened by passion. Our values drive our decisions, shape our strategies, and increase the benefit we provide to customers and colleagues alike.

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We value enabling and promoting the curiosity of others, resulting in remarkable discoveries and new ideas.


We must always mean what we say and deliver on our commitments to each other and our customers.

Effectiveness and Reliability

Our content and our solutions must be more than just innovative, they must also be effective and reliable.


We are passionate learners. We are driven by the promise of understanding new ideas. We are committed to improving teaching and learning around the world.


We are driven to overcome obstacles and succeed. We recognize our role in ensuring the success of others and we are committed to achieving our goals.

Best In Class

We are committed to providing our partners, our customers, and our communities with services and solutions representing the best our industry can offer.

Culture at HMH:

As champions of curiosity, our employees are as much a part of the Houghton Mifflin Harcourt brand as the programs we promote, the products we sell, and the services we provide. We view every interaction as an opportunity to communicate our brand, our promise, and our potential. We are passionate, trusted, collaborative, rigorous, practical visionaries.

In addition to increasing our standing as a leader in education reform, fostering sustainable business processes, and addressing the social challenges faced by our customers, we strive to support employees’ passions and facilitate their engagement with the community. We proudly support 12 employee-run Community Investment Councils (CICs) across the US and Ireland, which utilize corporate funding, resources and support to help engage local colleagues in volunteer opportunities and charitable campaigns that improve the communities where they live and work.