First Generation and Low Income Students

The Gordon Career Center is dedicated to supporting and celebrating all facets of a student’s identity. Explore this page to find information, resources, and opportunities specific to first-generation and low-income students and alumni.

First-Generation College Student Career Barriers (and How to Overcome Them)

I was a first-generation college student, and while I’ve held numerous jobs over the past decade, the struggles that began in college still have a lasting effect on me today. Unfortunately, many of the issues we first-generation college students (or …

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Understanding Your Job Offer – It’s Not Just About the Salary

One of the most common mistakes we see early-career professionals make when negotiating is focusing too singularly on base salary. While it’s an important part of your compensation (and very likely one you should negotiate!) – there are many other …

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How to determine if a company values DEI

DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) is crucial to workplace culture, the hiring process, the day-to-day of an office, and so much more. Diversity and inclusion have always been important, but it has become a priority for companies across all industries …

By College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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How to Find Resources for First Generation Professionals

Are you a first generation professional? You may belong to this demographic without knowing that there is even a term for it. First generation professionals are those who are the first in their families to enter the professional workforce.

You …

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