Career Expo

College & Career Expo

New York City FIRST Science and Technology College & Career Expo

Concurrent with the 2015 New York City FIRST Expo on March 13-15, 2015, the 9th Annual New York City FIRST Science and Technology College & Career Expo will provide prospective college students, parents and interested individuals with the opportunity to talk to college representatives about their respective programs and scholarships as well as Fortune 500 companies and professional associations about careers in science and technology.

The New York City FIRST Science and Technology College Expo will take place on Friday, March 13 (12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.) and Saturday, March 14 (11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.).   As of January 20, 2015, the following colleges and universities will be participating in this year’s College Expo.  They are among the 175 colleges and universities, professional associations and corporations who provide over $20 million in scholarships to students who are members of a FIRST team

  • Adelphi University
  • Boston University
  • Capitol College
  • Columbia University
  • Culinary Institute of America
  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • Harvey Mudd College
  • Hofstra University
  • Johnson & Wales University
  • Lawrence Technological University
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Merrimack College
  • Milwaukee School of Engineering
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology
  • Pace University, Seidenberg School of Computer Science and IS
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • Randolph College
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Stevens Institute of Technology
  • SUNY Polytechnic University
  • University of Iowa
  • Vaughn College of Aeronautics & Technology
  • Virginia Commonweath University’s School of Engineering
  • Webb Institute
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute

The College Expo provides a unique opportunity for all college bound students to meet college representatives and learn more about their schools, programs and respective scholarships.  For more information regarding scholarships for FIRST Robotics students, go to http://www.usfirst.org/about/scholarships/scholarship-opportunities.

 

The New York City FIRST Career Expo will be held on Sunday, March 15 (10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.).  In addition to being generous sponsors of FIRST, many of the companies at the Career Expo provide mentors to our teams and volunteers for our Mega-Celebration.  The Career Expo provides attendees with an inside look into the real world applications of science and technology in the business world as well as a better understanding of potential careers and opportunities. Companies and organizations who participated in the 2014 Career Expo include:

Companies:

  • AllianceBernstein
  • Bloomberg
  • CSC (Computer Sciences Corporation)
  • Con Edison
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Google
  • MTA NYC Transit Authority
  • Tekserve
  • Two Sigma Investments

Organizations & Associations:

  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • Army ROTC
  • Code-to-Learn Foundation
  • Girl Scouts of Greater New York
  • I LUG NY (LEGO Users Group)
  • Intrepid Museum
  • Museum of Mathematics
  • NYS 4-H Robotics
  • Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers
  • Society of Women Engineers

 

Our thanks to the colleges, companies, organizations and associations for their continued support of FIRST and participation in our College & Career Expo and celebration of science and technology.