FIRST® is the world’s leading youth-serving nonprofit advancing science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). For nearly 30 years, FIRST has evolved into a global movement by engaging millions of people with a proven game-changer for preparing kids to solve the world’s greatest problems.

Join our team and help create the leaders of tomorrow and those who will change the world today.


FIRST Core Values

FIRST Core Values


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We are seeking a collaborative team player who is passionate about providing youth with equitable access to programs, enjoys engaging with thought leaders, and loves a fast-paced position where the work makes a difference. Apply today!
If you are an experienced engineer that can come up with solutions to complex problems, who leads by example, writing pragmatic but elegant code with technical rigor and attention to detail, as well as someone who enjoys collaboration and supports and mentors team members, this is the job for you. Apply today!
This person is responsible for the management, direction, assessment and evaluation of the Operational Partners of FIRST within defined regions of North America. Apply today!
As a key member of the Marketing team, this person will lead the development and delivery of digital marketing campaigns to various audiences across multiple digital channels. Apply today!
Our employees have a passion for STEM education and youth development and are committed to helping the young people of today become the scientists and engineers of tomorrow. Learn more!
VISTA members support and assist in the recruitment of teams, mentors, coaches and volunteers with an emphasis on securing and sustaining support to the low income/underserved. Learn more!
FIRST Senior Mentors are a group of highly skilled and talented, technical and non-technical individuals serving in various locations across the United States and Canada. Their main focus is on recruiting, supporting, and expanding FIRST programs at the local level. Learn more!

FIRST Employee Benefits

FIRST Employee Benefits




"FIRST provides me a challenging, rewarding career while also allowing flexibility to care for my family. As a working mother, that benefit is invaluable."

- Mariel Feller, Strategic Sourcing Specialist II
Mariel Feller, Strategic Sourcing Specialist II


"We not only teach Gracious Professionalism to teams and volunteers, we live it. The people I work with have the same friendly mindset which makes the workday a lot of fun."

- Daphne Frownfelter, Regional Director
Daphne Frownfelter, Regional Director


"I love working at FIRST because you can be yourself while trying to change the world. It’s a wonderful work environment with awesome people."

- Malcolm Strickland, Mechanical Engineering Technician
Malcolm Strickland, Mechanical Engineering Technician