Creating STEM engagement in high-poverty schools; FIRST brings alumni together; tips to highlight your FIRST experience
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4 Strategies for Successful School STEM Programs

Many schools struggle to offer hands-on STEM opportunities because they lack funding, coaches, and other forms of support. Our latest case study explores the impact of FIRST® STEM Equity Community Innovation Grants on high-poverty schools and identifies four strategies to help any school open pathways for students.  

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A FIRST Love Story

FIRST alumni Amanda and Robert Stephenson met in college when Amanda noticed Robert’s FIRST® Robotics Competition shirt. The couple, now married, volunteer alongside other family members at FIRST events.

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Why You Should Put FIRST Experience on Your Resume

FIRST builds the skills that universities and employers seek. FIRST mentor and event volunteer Ilene Rein shares tips on how to highlight your FIRST experience on your resume.

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OUR VISION: “ transform our culture by creating a world where science and technology are celebrated and where young people dream of becoming science and technology leaders.”
— Dean Kamen, Founder