First Generation

Find information and resources for First Generation Students.

This community was created to bring together first generation students and community members, and act as a place to share resources, advice, and opportunities for others of similar backgrounds.

How First-Generation College Students Can Find Internships And Entry-Level Jobs Upon Graduation

By Diana Brush

In a good economy, the average entry-level job search can take from three to six months.  In a poor economy, it takes even longer.  First-generation students who are searching for internships or entry-level jobs need to make …

By Steven Rothberg - College Recruiter
College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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How to Find Resources for First Generation Professionals

Are you a first generation professional? You may belong to this demographic without knowing that there is even a term for it. First generation professionals are those who are the first in their families to enter the professional workforce.

You …

By Mateo Sánchez Morales - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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Campus Philly’s First-Gen Journal: Stories, Advice, and Resources from First-Generation Students

Being a first-generation student comes with new territory, experiences, challenges—and a unique story. We had the chance to chat with four first-generation college students and recent grads about their experience as a first-gen college student in the Greater Philadelphia region!

By Kiersten Borkert
Kiersten Borkert Career Counselor
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Register for CSN’s Virtual Mentorship Program

Collective Success Network is accepting registrations for their Virtual Mentorship Program for first-generation and/or low-income college students in the Philadelphia area. In this program, you will learn how to successfully navigate college and fulfill your career aspirations, see the world …

By Kiersten Borkert
Kiersten Borkert Career Counselor
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