7 Tips For First-Generation College Students Navigating the Job Search

If you’re a first generation college student, you bring valuable skills, experiences, and most importantly, your personal story to any workplace! Learn how to highlight your experience as a first generation college student in the job search.

“It’s important to show off your personality and highlight the fact that your upbringing and familial ties plays a part in why you’re the perfect candidate. You might be a first-generation graduate with little guidance, but you also might speak a second language, or you taught yourself a particular hobby because you’re so accustomed to learning new things on your own. Whatever your interesting fact is, embrace it.”

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By Mary [uConnect]
Mary [uConnect]