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First-Gen Experience

For the fall 2019 semester, the OSU Library will offer student assistant positions for first-generation college students, preferably freshmen. Once hired, the student will be paired with a mentor selected from OSU Library faculty or staff.

The goal of the First Generation College Student Student Employment-Mentor Experience is to positively impact the lives and empower the success of first-gen college students at OSU.


The Library will begin taking applications for the First Generation College Student Employment-Mentorship program in mid-March.


  • Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2019
  • Closes: Sat Aug 10, 2019
  • Salary: $8.75/hour

The OSU Library is one of the largest student employers on campus and offers unique employment opportunities for OSU students. The First-Generation Mentees are provided with the opportunity to learn new and critical skills that help to prepare them for the workforce today. For example, a Library job…

  • Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2019
  • Closes: Fri Apr 19, 2019
  • Salary: $8.75/hour

As a Library Peer Mentor, you will provide mentorship to a first-generation college freshman mentee. Mentors serve as a resource for information about college and OSU in particular. They are guides on success in school and work, and are a source of positive encouragement for their mentees. In addition,…