Help all students realize their career potential

  • Boost student engagement
  • Improve career outcomes
  • Mentoring, virtual career fairs, job board, webinars, and email campaigns – all in one platform

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Help your career services team punch above its weight

Alumni Mentoring

Make it easier than ever to connect with alumni mentors.

Job Board

Sync with your existing systems and pair jobs with mentors.

Interest Groups

Bring students together around career interest groups.

Global Advisors

Go beyond alumni mentors with access to 10K+ global advisors

Resource Library & Webinars

All your content in one place, plus 200+ Firsthand webinars.

Email Campaigns

Deliver the right opportunities with career goal segmenting.

Virtual Fairs

Host fairs that build stronger student-employer relationships.

Group Discussions

Connect questions with answers and offers with asks.

Integrations

Integrate with LinkedIn, SSO, calendars, job boards, and more.

Firsthand is a great career tool for students and alumni. It’s easy to use, branded for the university, and our users have been extremely satisfied.

Joep Elemans

Director Career Centre at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University

Engage more students by giving them a tool they’ll actually use

Give them the career help they're craving

  • On-demand video meetings with inspiring working professionals
  • Direct access to employers through virtual job fairs
  • Webinars and group discussions with the “inside scoop” on landing the job

Connect them with opportunities that are a perfect match

  • Harness the industry’s leading mentor matching algorithm
  • Email the right people with powerful career goal segmenting
  • Enable easy job referrals and job shadowing
  • Automatically pair every job opening with relevant mentors

Support student and alumni career success

  • Provide lifelong career support for alumni
  • Invite alumni to be mentors
  • Keep young alumni connected
  • Demonstrate results with data

Choose a safe, secure, and reliable solution

  • Easily manage access inside and outside your institution
  • Ensure your data is safe, protected, and compliant
  • Hosted on Amazon Web Services (AWS) for 99.99% SLAs

Boost confidence, inclusion and employment

Boost knowledge and confidence

96%

Rate their one-on-one mentor or advisor meetings positively

Support those less connected

  • Minority
  • First generation
  • International
  • Veteran
  • Non-traditional

Increase full-time employment rates

18%

Firsthand mentees are 18% more likely to graduate with a full-time job

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The Firsthand Promise

Your Success Is Our Success

Make it your own

Modular and branded for your institution, everyone can use the platform for their needs. Engagement and data in one place.

World-class support

We pair you with a customer success manager and offer phone, email, and chat support for all users seven days a week.

Data-backed decisions

Spend your time in areas of impact. We’ll take care of automating all those administrative tasks and crunching the numbers.

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