First-Generation Students & Scholars

As trailblazers in your families, the Career Center is here to support your journey.

Welcome first-generation undergraduate students, graduate students, and postdoctoral scholars! We are glad that you have found our website and encourage you to spend some time reviewing all that we have to offer.

Our website features tailored advice and resources to support your unique professional development needs. You will also find details about events and workshops specifically for first-generation students and scholars hosted by the Career Center.

Please navigate to the page based on your university affiliation for more information (First-Gen Undergraduate Students; First Generation Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Scholars).

Being the first in your family to attend college is a significant achievement, and we are committed to providing personalized guidance to help you succeed. If you would like to get started, we encourage you to schedule an appointment with one of our career counselors, attend a drop-in, or register for one of our many events.


Contact & Location

(310) 206-1915

Strathmore Building
2nd & 3rd Floors
501 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1573

Career Service Hours

Monday 9:00 am- 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am- 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am- 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am- 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am- 5:00 pm