ALUMNI UPDATES

2017 FIRST Championship FIRST Alumni Mixer Poster Design Contest

Feb 22, 2017 Written by FIRST Staff

We're excited to see some amazing poster designs for this year’s first ever FIRST Alumni Mixers and accompanying Poster design contest.

FIRST Alumni Spotlight: Jordan Burklund

Feb 03, 2017 Written by Jordan Burklund FIRST Alum

We caught up with FIRST® Alum Jordan Burklund from FIRST Tech Challenge Team 3550; BETA from Des Moines, IA

Jordan is a recipient of the 2016 Roberto Padovani Scholarship. The Roberto Padovani Scholarship program was created in 2008 to recognize Qualcomm Research interns who demonstrate extraordinary technical talent during their summer internships. It is a global program that includes nominees from Qualcomm Research offices across the globe.

FIRST Alumni Spotlight: Ashray Reddy

Feb 02, 2017 Written by Ashray Reddy FIRST Alum

We caught up with FIRST® Alum Ashray Reddy from FIRST Robotics Competition Team 835; The STING! from Beverly Hills, MI.  

Guest Blog: Help us create the world that the world is demanding; Qualcomm

Dec 13, 2016 Written by Qualcomm

A career at Qualcomm gives you the opportunity to join in the creation of technologies that change the world. Thousands of dedicated people working diligently to make a mark in the evolution of our planet. Sounds like a pretty big deal to just start with a simple job application. But it does.

FIRST Alumni Spotlight: Naoka Gunawardena

Dec 05, 2016 Written by Naoka Gunawardena FIRST Alum

We caught up with FIRST®Alum Naoka Gunawardena from FIRST Robotics Competition Team 3504; Girls of Steel from Pittsburgh, PA. 

FIRST Alumni Spotlight: Rachel Holladay

Nov 07, 2016 Written by Rachel Holladay, FIRST Alum

We caught up with FIRST® Alumna and Dean’s List Award Winner Rachel Holladay from FIRST Robotics Competition Team 1912; Team Combustion from Slidell, LA.

 

FIRST Alumni Spotlight: Milka Piszczek

Oct 11, 2016 Written by Milka Piszczek, FIRST Alum

What did Milka do after becoming a FIRST Alum: Milka Piszczek is currently attending MIT and studying 6-7 Computer Science and Molecular Biology; before that she was a FIRST VISTA in Maryland from 2014-2015.

FIRST Alumni Updates

Oct 01, 2016 Written by FIRST Staff

Welcome to FIRST Alumni Updates, a place for sharing new and exciting updates in the world of FIRST Alumni including: Alumni Spotlights and stories, Programs, and opportunities. Subscribe to the RSS feed, or keep checking back at www.firstinspires.org/alumni to see what's new.

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Questions? Ideas? Email us at alumni@firstinspires.org 

Guest Blog: LinkedIn profiles for high school students

May 05, 2016 Written by FIRST Alumna Callie Carbajal

FIRST Alumna Callie Carbajal shares her advice on how to create a LinkedIn Profile as a FIRST Participant

SpaceX FIRST Internship

Apr 12, 2016 Written by FIRST Staff

FIRST is proud to partner with SpaceX as they support the development of the next generation of amazing engineers and innovators.