Undergraduate Resume & Cover Letter drop-in hours will be held from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. this week Monday, December 5 - Wednesday, December 7th, and Friday, December 9th at the Science Library, G50!

First Generation

Being the first in your family to attend college can be rewarding and challenging. As a first-generation student, you have many unique strengths, qualities, and skills to help you on your career journey. Our career advisors are here to help you articulate those skills and experiences in a way that can help you achieve your goals. Please take a look at the content curated just for you on this page.

Calling all Graduates: Where to Next?

Do you know what your plans are for after graduation (employment, grad school, etc)? We want to know! Please take a few minutes to provide us with valuable information on our 2021-2022 baccalaureate graduates by completing the First Destination Survey. 
By Megumi Kim (she/her)
Megumi Kim (she/her) Career Advisor
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3 Ways Employers Can Support First Gen Students

Read the Harvard Business Review’s article on how employers can recruit and support First Gen students:

https://hbr.org/2022/02/3-strategies-to-recruit-and-support-first-gen-college-grads?fbclid=IwAR0lZ9FmgdmTUEohXnu9eM89MsTMc4IK9wxF45pjtErNhynzfM2dXUB0BNI

By Jessica Pugliese (she/her)
Jessica Pugliese (she/her) Career Advisor
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Why the Model Minority Myth is so Harmful

Being a diverse individual is something to be celebrated! But the reality of a workplace can sometimes be at times jarring when one faces micro-aggressions or being in a lagging-behind-the-times work culture. In this article from the Harvard Business Review, …

By Megumi Kim (she/her)
Megumi Kim (she/her) Career Advisor
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5 Ways Entry-Level Employees Can Advocate for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Work

Find out ways to advocate for diversity, equity, and inclusion at work.

See the full article below.

https://www.themuse.com/advice/early-career-entry-level-advocate-diversity-equity-inclusion

By Vincia Phillip (She,Her)
Vincia Phillip (She,Her) Assistant Director of Career Education
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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.
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Science Library - G50
1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12222

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M 8:30 - 5:00 2:00 - 4:00
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