All Fleishman Center services are available virtually! Schedule an appointment in hireBING. Contact careers@binghamton.edu with any questions.

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.

This affinity group is for: 

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

  • Students who lived with and received support from only one parent/guardian who did not complete a 4-year degree 

20+ Ways to Gain Experience If You’re Interested in Service

As a Career Consultant at the Fleishman Center, I meet so many students who say “I just want to help, but I’m not sure how.” The good news is, there are innumerable career paths that can fulfill this desire. To …

By Jessica Lane-Rwabukwisi
Jessica Lane-Rwabukwisi Career Consultant Jessica Lane-Rwabukwisi
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2020’s Top Employers: Rapid response to COVID-10, diversity, and innovation

Original article written by Alaine G. Levine | October 30, 2020 | Sciencemag.org

In a year like no other, 2020’s Top Employers Survey not only highlighted the best working environments in pharma and biotech but also addressed some of the unique issues …

By Erin Wise
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Working in Social Justice: Why 90% of People Would Sacrifice Money for Meaning (With Example Career Paths)

Click here to read the original article on Indeed.com

By: Jamie Birt

Jamie Birt is a career coach with 3+ years of experience helping job seekers navigate the job search through one-to-one coaching, webinars and events. She’s motivated by the …

By Erin Wise
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First Generation Alumni Feature: Logann Dolan

To celebrate national first-generation week, we spoke with a few of our first-generation alum. Logann Dolan received her Bachelors in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing in 2018 and went on to complete her MBA in 2019. She is …

By Erin Wise
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Featured Resources

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.

Mentoring Network for first-generation faculty, staff and students at Binghamton University

Get In Touch

Phone
607-777-2400
Address

University Union 133

Office Hours

  Spring Office Hours Virtual Appointment Hours
M 10 am - 4 pm 9 am - 8 pm
T 10 am - 4 pm 9 am - 8 pm
W 10 am - 4 pm 9 am - 8 pm
TH 10 am - 4 pm 9 am - 8 pm
F 10 am - 4 pm 9 am - 8 pm

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