First-Generation College Students

Finding Resources as a First Generation Professional

Entering the workplace can feel intimidating. How will you integrate yourself? How will you find a support network? How will you thrive? This article by Mateo Sánchez Morales contains some tips for overcoming the learning curve in a new job …

By Mindy Peet
Mindy Peet Volunteer Program Director
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The First Gen Lounge

Take a look at this award winning podcast! It’s the first and #1 show in the world for first-generation scholars and professionals.

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By Mindy Peet
Mindy Peet Volunteer Program Director
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CareerSpring Advisor Network

Your life isn’t cookie cutter. Your career journey isn’t either. 

That’s why CareerSpring offers over one thousand real-world professionals from dozens of different industries to connect with first generation, low-income (FGLI) career seekers for personalized advice and networking. CareerSpring Advisors …

By Jonathan Bratt
Jonathan Bratt Career Advisor
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Resources and Tools

University of Rochester First Generation Brochure
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500 Wilson Blvd
Rochester, NY 14627

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