FIRST® is the world’s leading youth-serving nonprofit advancing science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). For over 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 strong leader to oversee the day-to-day General Accounting operations of FIRST. Apply today!
We are seeking two excellent communicator and strategic leaders to be the primary source of communication and advocacy between FIRST Headquarters, Territory Leaders, and Program Delivery Partners (PDPs) responsible for multi-state territories in the United States. Apply today!
We are seeking a collaborative team player with excellent organizational and communication skills, that loves a fast-paced position where the work makes a difference. Apply today!
We are seeking a Software Engineer that is involved with the development, testing, and maintenance of the software used at FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) events.Apply today!
Due to the expansion of the Global Operations Team at FIRST, we are seeking a strategic and passionate Business Leader who is accomplished at guiding and directing a team to reach optimal growth and executional excellence of our programs worldwide. Apply today!
Due to the expansion of the Global Operations Team at FIRST, we are seeking a strategic and passionate Business Leader who is accomplished at guiding and directing a team to reach optimal growth and executional excellence of our programs worldwide. Apply today!
We are seeking a collaborative grant manager 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!
The Youth Protection Specialist role will be primarily responsible for administering FIRST background screening process and assist the Youth Protection Manager in responding to, investigating, and resolving complaints and concerns related to Youth Protection concerns reported by the FIRST community. Apply today!
FIRST® looks toward attracting its next President to carry the vision of FIRST® into the next decade, whereby creating a world where science and technology are celebrated and where young people dream of becoming science and technology leaders. 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

 

 



 

"Every day is a new challenge and experience at FIRST. There are so many things that I never would’ve been able to do working anywhere else. These challenges allow me to grow in my profession and as a person."


- Andrea Mikus, Director of Events
Andrea Mikus, Director of Events



 

"Our mission is powerful and works, everyone here is dedicated to working towards that mission, and our leadership is incredibly supportive of employees and empowers us to find new ways that we can increase our impact."

- Collin Fultz, Stewardship Manager
Collin Fultz, Stewardship Manager



 

"I've worked at FIRST for the past nine years and I absolutely love it! FIRST truly cares about their employees, and if an employee wants to be challenged, there are many opportunities for growth and professional development."


- Haley Dunn, Public Relations and Social Media Specialist
Haley Dunn, Public Relations and Social Media Specialist