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First Generation

Career Resources for First Generation Students

The Career Services & Internship Program Office is dedicated to supporting first generation students in their career development. We have pulled together select resources and websites that can be helpful for the career development and job search process.  If you have questions or concerns about the job search process, we encourage you to schedule an appointment with one of our career advisors who will be happy to meet with you.

America Needs You is an organization that fights for economic mobility for ambitious, first-generation college students by providing transformative mentorship and intensive career development.

First In The Family provides advice about college from first-generation students.

FirstGen Fellows is a summer fellowship program for first-generation students who have an interest in social justice.

I’m First is a resource that supports and informs first-generation students and their families while starting and navigating college.

U.S. News & World Report provides “Tips for First-Generation Students.”

FirstGen Society is a national social organization dedicated specifically for first-generation college students and alumni.

Performance Project brings together young adults ages 15-22 who self-identify as “first generation,” for artistic training, leadership development, and inter-generational mentoring.

The Scholarship System provides the ultimate first-generation scholarship list.

Rise First empowers first-generation and/or low-income (FGLI) students and professionals nationwide to achieve their full potential by providing life and career advice, lists of support resources, and mentorship opportunities through a technology platform with online tools.

CareerSpring unlocks the employment potential of FGLI students by providing career information, social capital, and job placement services.


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Contact & Location


Rondileau Student Union (RSU), Room 104
19 Park Avenue
Bridgewater, MA 02325

Career Service Hours

Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm