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Alumni and Career - Houston
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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
George R. Brown Convention Center, 1st Floor Concourse outside of Hall C
Thursday, April 19 - 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. CST
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 2 Balcony D

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!

Collegiate and Regional FIRST Alumni Groups Recruiting Session
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. | George R. Brown Convention Center - 350 E

College 101 – a Q/A with College Admissions Professionals
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. | George R. Brown Convention Center - 360 B/C

Turning your FIRST Experience into a Compelling College Admissions Essay
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. | George R. Brown Convention Center - 350 F

Putting FIRST to Work for You: Leveraging your FIRST Experience for Internship and Job Opportunities
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. | George R. Brown Convention Center - 350 D

Using the FIRST Scholarship and Internship Portals
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. | George R. Brown Convention Center - 360 A

Resumes: Learn the Inside Secrets to Grab a Recruiter's Attention
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. | George R. Brown Convention Center - 360 B/C

Manufacturing the Future
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. | George R. Brown Convention Center - 360 A

Collegiate and Regional FIRST Alumni Groups Meet-up
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. | George R. Brown Convention Center - 360 A

Navigating the Selective-Admissions Process at STEM-focused Colleges and Universities
Friday, April 20, 2018 - 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. | George R. Brown Convention Center - 350 F

Completing the Cycle: FIRST Alumni Organizations in the Professional Setting
Friday, April 20, 2018 - 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. | George R. Brown Convention Center - 360 A

Ace Your Next Interview: Inside Secrets from a Professional Recruiter
Friday, April 20, 2018 - 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. | George R. Brown Convention Center - 360 A