News & Events

August 2018

Summer 2018 First Workings successfully completed its fourth summer with 50 paid internships! All of our interns had wonderful professional experiences that have influenced their college and career plans. We’re incredibly proud to have had such an incredible group of students this summer. The First Workings Team is excited to welcome 50 new alumni members […]


Newman’s Own Foundation Grant

We are thrilled to announce that Newman’s Own Foundation awarded us a $10,000 grant due to our commitment to the empowerment of individuals. We look forward to using this grant to purchase the necessary materials, professional attire, metro cards, and lunch stipends in order to best prepare and train our next cohort of interns. The […]


Match Day!

June 1st was our official Match Day for our 2018 Cohort! We were thrilled to notify our 50 interns on where they’ll be interning this summer. This year, we are working with a total of 37 companies! Our internship partners represent a variety of industries including business, technology, fashion, law, communications, and more. Our interns […]


April Training 2018

We successfully hosted two training sessions with our Internship Partner, SThree. First Workings Interns actively participated in trainings covering resume writing, networking skills, and commercial acumen. Over thirty SThree employees volunteered to take our students through the training. The training concluded with an executive panel where interns prepared great questions covering career challenges, support systems, and academic journeys. We are thankful for our […]


April 2018

This month we’ll be hosting the first training sessions interns will receive as a First Workings participant! The interactive training session will be co-hosted by our partner SThree, a recruitment company in downtown Manhattan. The SThree employment experts will take students through a series of workshops covering resume writing, networking skills, and commercial acumen. Our interns-in-training will receive individual […]


January 2018

With the help of one of our Internship Partners, SThree, we hosted our first Alumni event yesterday! Alumni members had the opportunity to practice and learn about networking, interviewing, resume building, and necessary soft skills in the work place. The training was followed by a wonderful celebratory dinner. Our Alumni look forward to bringing these […]


December 2017

Summer 2017 Alumni are Getting into College! As our new cohort of Juniors submitted their applications on Friday, December 15th – our Summer 2017 Alumni have started to hear back from colleges they’ve applied to! Here’s a list of schools our fantastic 2017 Alumni have been accepted to: Boston College Boston University Brown University Dartmouth College […]


November 2017

The First Workings Summer 2018 Application is NOW OPEN! We’ll be visiting each of our Partner Schools throughout November to tell prospective Junior applicants all about First Workings. Find your school below:


October 2017

Third Annual Student Celebration We were thrilled to celebrate our interns with their families, school supporters, Internship Partners, and friends. Solomon and Kuff in Harlem was the perfect venue! Check out some photos from our event below.