FIRST® is the world’s leading youth-serving nonprofit advancing STEM education.

For 30 years, FIRST has combined the rigor of STEM learning with the fun and excitement of traditional sports and the inspiration that comes from community through programs that have a proven impact on learning, interest, and skill-building inside and outside of the classroom.

Join our team and let's work together to prepare young people for the future.

 

FIRST Core Values

FIRST Core Values

 

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The FIRST® Regional Director will report to the Field Operations Manager and work collaboratively with the FIRST Program Directors and staff in the development, growth, and support of the FIRST Programs, including FIRST® Robotics Competition, FIRST® Tech Challenge, and FIRST® LEGO® League at the region/territory level. Learn more!
Working closely with the Senior Manager, Human Resources and our Chief People Officer, the person in this role will help develop & execute a recruitment strategy that finds and attracts talented, diverse candidates who will add value to our organization. Learn more!
The FIRST Regional Director in the Minnesota/North & South Dakota territory will work part-time in a home office environment, traveling at times throughout the region to develop teams, establish and maintain sponsor relationships and collaborate with other FIRST leaders and volunteers in the area as well as program staff. Learn more!
The FIRST Regional Director in the Iowa/Nebraska territory will work part-time in a home office environment, traveling at times throughout the region to develop teams, establish and maintain sponsor relationships and collaborate with other FIRST leaders and volunteers in the area as well as program staff. Learn more!
The FIRST Regional Director in Ohio will work part-time in a home office environment, traveling at times throughout the region to develop teams, establish and maintain sponsor relationships and collaborate with other FIRST leaders and volunteers in the area as well as program staff. 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 has temporarily suspended our annual summer internship program.
We hope to offer this internship opportunity in the future. Please email hr@firstinspires.org with any questions.

FIRST Employee Benefits

FIRST Employee Benefits

 

 



 

"Every single person at FIRST is contributing toward a brighter, more innovative future. We all have a part to play in that goal, and the result is an energized and collaborative workplace.”

- Jennifer O’Callaghan, Community Engagement Manager
Jennifer O’Callaghan, Community Engagement Manager



 

"I like working at FIRST for a number of reasons. First, our mission is powerful and works. Second, everyone here is dedicated to working towards that mission. Finally, our leadership is incredibly supportive of employees and empower us to find new ways that we can increase our impact."


- Collin Fultz,
Stewardship Manager
Collin Fultz, Stewardship Manager



 

"I have learned so much since starting work here in 2015. I learned that I am capable of many different things and have a wonderful support group to help me grow."


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