First Generation

Finding jobs and internships as a first-generation grad

For first-generation college students, the entire college experience is completely new and uncharted. With no family to lean on for advice and support in terms of knowing the ins and outs of college life, it’s no wonder that a recent …

By Sean Kelly - College Recruiter
College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
Read more »

How first-generation college students should find internships and entry-level jobs

First-generation college and university students in the United States are defined as those whose parents did not attend college. According to Wikipedia, first-generation college students tend to be older, come from families with lower incomes, attend college part-time, live off-campus, …

By Steven Rothberg - College Recruiter
College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
Read more »

Career Guidance for First-Generation Students

First-generation college students are learners from households where neither parent (or guardian) has obtained a Bachelor’s degree. In other words, they are the first ones in their immediate family to attend college.

These students forge their own paths ahead in …

Read more »

First-generation students should use information interviewing as part of their job search

One of the disadvantages that a first-generational student has when searching for a part-time, seasonal, internship, or entry-level job is a lack of a built-in network. Given that their parents didn’t go to college, it is less likely that they’ll …

By Steven Rothberg - College Recruiter
College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
Read more »

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.
Read more »

Sidebar

Featured Resources

How to Schedule an Internship Coaching Appointment

You can get help finding, learning about, and applying for internships by meeting with a peer coach who is familiar …

How to Schedule an Appointment

All current UA students and alumni that have graduated in the past year can schedule a one-on-one appointment with a …

Contact & Location

Phone
(520) 621-2588
Address

Bartlett Academic Success Center Room 301AA
1435 E. 4th Street
Tucson, AZ

SECD Hours

M 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
T 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
W 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
TH 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
F 8:00 am - 5:00 pm