Welcome to the Community for First-generation Students
Welcome to the First-Generation career community! If neither of your parents has earned a four-year college degree, then you meet the definition of being a first-generation college student, and this is the Career Exploration and Success (CES) community for you! It is a fantastic accomplishment that you are pursuing a four-year degree. This career community is dedicated to providing you with a helping hand as you navigate your way through Rutgers University and beyond. It will introduce you to resources and mentors to guide you through this journey.
At the Office of Career Exploration and Success (CES), we are here to help you connect with individuals who will provide the insightful knowledge, support, and guidance you may need as a first-generation student. CES is determined to help you locate and access the tools you need to help you pursue your educational and career endeavors.
Through this community, you will find industry resources, career advice, job/internship and networking opportunities, workshops, events, and advisors to help you strategize a plan to achieve your post-graduation goals.