Reported by EAB, The University of California at Berkeley’s FirstGen program offers an annual career conference where their first-generation students can network specifically with first-generation alumni and employers, and receive both academic and career advice from graduates who have taken a similar path to themselves.
The takeaway? For how much these mentor relationships increase our student’s satisfaction with our institutions, how can we find creative ways like these to connect our students with potential mentors and increase their networks?
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