First-Generation College Students

Event Broadcast: 2023 First-Generation College Celebration

You’re invited to two upcoming opportunities co-hosted by the Center for First-Generation Student Success and the Council for Opportunity in Education.

These events feature first-gen graduates in leading roles at some of the world’s most recognizable companies. Panelists from Disney, …

By Mindy Peet
Mindy Peet Volunteer Program Director
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How to Build Your Network as a First-Generation Student

Research shows that having a strong network can help you find your first job and succeed early in your career. Take a look at this by Harvard Business Review article by Aimée Eubanks Davis for some tips on how to …

By Mindy Peet
Mindy Peet Volunteer Program Director
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To Highlight or Hide: Navigating Diversity in Internship Applications

In an increasingly competitive job market, internships have become essential stepping stones for students to gain valuable experience and build their professional networks. As students from diverse backgrounds navigate the internship application process, they may wonder whether to highlight or …

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College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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Resources and Tools

University of Rochester First Generation Brochure
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Career Service Hours

Monday 9am – 4:30pm
Tuesday 9am – 4:30pm
Wednesday 9am – 4:30pm
Thursday 9am – 4:30pm
Friday 9am – 4:30pm

Learn more about 1:1 advising appointments here.

Contact & Location

(585) 275-2366

4-200 Dewey Hall
500 Wilson Blvd
Rochester, NY 14627

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