Tips for Navigating the Job Search as a First Gen Student

Here’s some advice from a first-generation college graduate who successfully tackled the challenges of transitioning into a career.

They emphasize the importance of early networking – even if you’re a freshman, discuss the value of seeking guidance from academic advisors and career services (especially when you’re unsure about job-related matters), and highlight the wealth of free resources available online for job seekers.

It’s encouraged for you to embrace your unique background and approach job applications with confidence, even if you feel like a newcomer in the workforce.

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By Sara Winland
Sara Winland Career Advisor; Instructor: Career Launch (EXLN 401)