First Generation

Navigating college and career readiness can be overwhelming when you are a first-generation college student.  This affinity group will provide advice, resources, and networking opportunities tailored to your needs to help you gain the most from your college experience and feel more confident and prepared after graduation. 

Who is first-gen?

Depending on who you’re asking, the definition of first-gen students can be a bit different.  Here at the Fleishman Center, we are keeping it simple.

  • Students whose parents/guardians did not complete a 4-year degree 

First Generation Alumni Feature: Jessica Samboy

First Generation Alumni Feature: Jessica Samboy ’08, MSW ’10

The Fleishman Center for Career and Professional Development spoke with Jessica Samboy, a first-generation/ EOP Alumni from the College of Community and Public Affairs. She is an Integrative Wellness Coach and …

By Yaleza Fernandez
Yaleza Fernandez
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Look Out for this Upcoming Opportunity- L’oréal Digital Internship

L’oréal is hosting its 2023 USA Digital Summer Internship for Undergraduate students! 

Deadline: January 2, 2023 3:00 AM

ABOUT L’OREAL

Innovation has fueled L’Oréal’s business for more than 100 years, and they rely on their culture of innovation and entrepreneurship …

By Yaleza Fernandez
Yaleza Fernandez
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Gaining Experience as a TRIO Mentor

Outside of classes, it is essential to get involved on campus by seeking opportunities that enhance your leadership skills. As a Human Development major, I have always been passionate about giving back to my community by fostering relationships with organizations …

By Yaleza Fernandez
Yaleza Fernandez
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Internship Spotlight: The Ford Foundation

As I reflect on my summer, one of the experiences that truly stands out to me was interning at the Ford Foundation. I worked closely with the People and Culture Team, where we learned how to implement diversity, inclusion, and …

By Yaleza Fernandez
Yaleza Fernandez The Ford Foundation
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Featured Resources

Binghamton University’s Fleishman Center for Career and Professional Development has partnered with Visions Federal Credit Union to help improve student …

Virtual program connects first-generation students with first-gen marketing professionals for advice and discussions.

This guide provides first-generation college students with the resources they need to have a successful start of their college journeys.

Success Coaches support undergraduate student learning through personalized coaching appointments, weekly supportive accountability groups, workshops, and access to virtual resources.

Get In Touch

Phone
607-777-2400
Address

University Union 133

Office Hours

Office Hours Walk-In Hours
M 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Noon - 4 p.m.
T 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Noon - 4 p.m.
W 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Noon - 4 p.m.
TH 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Noon - 4 p.m.
F 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Noon - 4 p.m.

Learn more about career consulting appointments here!