First Generation Students

Welcome to the First Generation Students Community!

Career and Professional Development at St. Edward’s University is committed to supporting our first generation students throughout their career exploration and job/internship search process. We are here to help you understand the transferable skills you have acquired through your own unique experiences, find experiential learning opportunities that fit with your schedule, and support you in discovering your career interests.

Schedule an appointment to meet with your Career Coach or explore this Affinity Community page for resources specific to first generation students. The resources listed below reflect only a sample of those available. If you discover a great resource you would like to see listed here, please e-mail us at




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Center for First-Generation Student Success

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