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5 Ways to Be a Better Mentor – First Workings featured in Forbes!

We’re excited to share that First Workings has been featured in Forbes! The article, 5 Ways To Be A Better Mentor—And Get A Return On Your Investment, highlights the success of our […]


First Workings Founder and Executive Director, Kevin Davis, Quoted in Quartz

The article, titled What to do in the First 90 Days of a Remote Job, explores how “a significant number of people who acclimated to working from home during the […]


First Workings 2020 Mentor and Mentee Pair Featured in Forbes

First Workings mentor and mentee, Graham Clempson and Destiny Fernandez were recently profiled by Forbes, “Diversity Has Its Rewards. Just Ask This Multi-Billion Dollar Company”. To read the full piece, […]


First Workings in New York Daily News

First Workings was recently featured in the New York Daily News, “New York needs a Rooney Rule: Here’s how to make hiring fairer to blacks”, a byline written by our […]


BlueCrest Capital Management Supports Our Mission!

We are very happy to announce that BlueCrest Capital Management, one of the world’s leading hedge funds, has generously donated $300,000 to First Workings. BlueCrest joins other Wall Street titans […]


First Workings Team Update

Dear First Workings Community, We are pleased to announce that Chloe Mullarkey is taking on a new role as Senior Advisor and Head of Strategic Planning, effective October 1. In […]


Our Year in Review – 2018

The First Workings Team would like to wish you a safe and happy holiday season, and a peaceful new year! We want to recognize and thank our students, internship partners, […]


First Workings’ Busy Season

This summer First Workings participated in its own internship program. Justin Moore, a rising senior at Democracy Prep Charter High School, and Alexandria McPherson, a rising senior at New Visions […]


August 2018

Summer 2018 First Workings successfully completed its fourth summer with 50 paid internships! All of our interns had wonderful professional experiences that have influenced their college and career plans. We’re […]


Newman’s Own Foundation Grant

We are thrilled to announce that Newman’s Own Foundation awarded us a $10,000 grant due to our commitment to the empowerment of individuals. We look forward to using this grant […]