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Alumni and Career - Detroit
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The Alumni and Career experience at FIRST Championship is for participants, alumni, parents, and mentors to understand and explore the opportunities that are available to FIRST Alumni after high school.

Innovation Faire and Scholarship Row

The FIRST Innovation Faire and Scholarship Row is not just a place for fun and hands-on activities, it’s an opportunity to think about what comes after high school. At the FIRST Championship Innovation Faire, learn from some of our nearly 200 FIRST Scholarship Providers about college scholarship opportunities; and learn from FIRST supporter about internship and job opportunities with their companies!

FIRST Alumni Mixer

FIRST Alumni Mixer
Ford Field, Grid Iron Club
Thursday, April 26 - 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. EST
RSVP appreciated

Take some time out from the FIRST Welcome Party to join FIRST Alumni from around the world to network, get to know one another, and enjoy refreshments. Remarks from our sponsors, and you never know who else might show up!

FIRST Alumni Lounge

FIRST Alumni Lounge
Thursday and Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Level 1

FIRST Championship Conferences

FIRST Championship Conferences Alumni and Career Track

FIRST Alumni and Career Conferences are a great opportunity for participants, alumni, parents, and others to learn about college and career opportunities available to FIRST Alumni. Be sure not to miss the sessions below!

Resumes: Learn the Inside Secrets to Grab a Recruiter's Attention
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. | Cobo Center - 250 A

College 101 – a Q/A with College Admissions Professionals
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. | Cobo Center - 250 B/C

Completing the Cycle: FIRST Alumni Organizations in the Professional Setting
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. | Cobo Center - 250 A

Turning your FIRST Experience into a Compelling College Admissions Essay
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. | Cobo Center - 250 B/C

Ace Your Next Interview: Inside Secrets from a Professional Recruiter
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. | Cobo Center - 258/259

Navigating the Selective-Admissions Process at STEM-focused Colleges and Universities
Friday, April 27, 2018 - 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. | Cobo Center - 250 B/C

Using the FIRST Scholarship and Internship Portals
Friday, April 27, 2018 - 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. | Cobo Center - 250 B/C

Putting FIRST to Work for You: Leveraging your FIRST Experience for Internship and Job Opportunities
Friday, April 27, 2018 - 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. | Cobo Center - 258/259

Balancing FIRST and College
Friday, April 27, 2018 - 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. | Cobo Center - 250 B/C

Collegiate and Regional FIRST Alumni Groups Meet-up
Friday, April 27, 2018 - 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. | Cobo Center - 250 A

Collegiate and Regional FIRST Alumni Groups Recruiting Session
Friday, April 27, 2018 - 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. | Cobo Center - 250 B/C