Career Expo

College & Career Expo

FIRST® New York City Science and Technology College & Career Expo

Concurrent with the 2017 FIRST® New York City Competition on April 7-9, 2017, the 11th Annual FIRST® New York City 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 FIRST® New York City Science and Technology College Expo will take place on Friday, April 7 (12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.) and Saturday, April 8 (11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.). The following colleges and universities will be participating in this year’s Expo. They are among the 200 colleges and universities, professional associations and corporations who provide $50 million in scholarships to students who are members of a FIRST® team:

  • Capitol Technology University
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Clarkson University
  • Drexel University
  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • Harvey Mudd College
  • Hofstra University
  • Illinois Institute of Technology
  • Johnson & Wales University
  • Lawrence Technological University
  • Randolph College
  • Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Stevens Institute of Technology
  • Syracuse University
  • University of Rochester
  • Vaughn College of Aeronautics & Technology
  • Webb Institute
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute
  • Yale University

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


The FIRST® New York City Career Expo will be held on Sunday, April 9 (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 competition. 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 are participating in this year’s Career Expo include:


  • AB AllianceBernstein
  • Bloomberg
  • Con Edison
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Google

Organizations & Associations:

  • 4H
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • FIRST Scholarships
  • Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)
  • Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
  • U.S. Army

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.