First-Generation College Students

Career Tips for First-Generation Grad Students

October 8, 2018
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Finding your career path after graduate school can be daunting when you come from a family in which your parents did not graduate from college and are …

By Alissa Clark
Alissa Clark Graduate Student Program Director
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Community Support for First-Generation Graduate Students

We cannot assume that just because they successfully navigated their undergraduate years they will smoothly sail through graduate training, write Arnaldo Diaz Vazquez and Natalie Lundsteen.

https://www.insidehighered.com/advice/2021/08/09/advice-helping-first-generation-students-succeed-graduate-school-opinion

By Alissa Clark
Alissa Clark Graduate Student Program Director
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Disclosing Your Immigration Status as a DACA Recipient

When it comes to job applications and interviews with potential employers, it can be challenging for Dreamers to know when, how or if to disclose their immigration status. Ultimately, deciding whether to disclose your DACA status is up to you. …

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Resources and Tools

University of Rochester First Generation Brochure
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