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FIRST TRAINEES

FUTURE INSTITUTE ROAD TO SUCCESS TRAINING

The Future Institute Road to Success Training (FIRST) program establishes meaningful connections between successful companies and college students to help set and achieve their career goals through real-world, structured training experiences.

FIRST participants are Concept School graduates who are currently pursuing college degrees and are interested in obtaining real-world experience in their fields of study.

1. You will complete an application of interest.
2. Upon acceptance, you will submit a resume and cover letter.
3. FIRST coordinators extend a prescreening opportunity to you.
4. FIRST coordinators notify the company and provide the information from you for their final review.
5. The company interviews you and makes a final decision.
6. If accepted, you will be enrolled in the company’s customized training program.*

*The program will last over the course of your college career.

– Developing a positive work ethic
– Improving interpersonal skills
– Working on an industry-specific project/task assigned by the company
– Gaining experience in a professional setting
– Building networking opportunities
– Being exposed to many different experiences that the program may offer

The companies are successful in particular fields such as medicine, business, and technology and are willing to provide a training experience on a small scale in a structured program. Each company customizes its program according to their specific preferences and guidelines.

– Participants are to comply with program expectations as agreed with the company and with the FIRST program.

– FIRST commits to offering a scholarship of $1,000 annually* to each participant as compensation for their time and commitment.

– Participants who do not comply with the terms and conditions dictated by the company will be disqualified from the program.

*The scholarship will be sent to the participant’s college’s financial aid office in two installments in December and May.

    • Committed FIRST trainees receive an annual scholarship, which is applied to college-related expenses.

    • Scholarships are sent directly to your college or university’s financial aid offices in two installments (December and May).

    • Scholarship funds can be used for tuition, books, class materials, lab equipment, and housing.