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First-Gen Experience

The OSU Library First Generation College Student Employment-Mentor Experience was founded in 2017 as a way to connect first-generation college freshmen to the Oklahoma State University community. The program’s goal is to positively impact the lives and empower the success of first-generation college students.

First-Generation Mentees in the program are provided student assistant job with the OSU Library. In addition to receiving a student assistant job, First-Generation Mentees will be assigned a student Peer Mentor as well as a Senior Mentor from the Library’s faculty or staff.

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…