News & Events

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 such as Morgan Stanley, KPMG, Lazard, PJT Partners, GTIS, Nasdaq, CVC Partners and MidOcean Partners in partnering with First Workings to enhance upward social mobility […]

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 her new position, Chloe will advise on strategy as First Workings continues to grow. Her new role coincides with her relocation to Colorado. Chloe played […]

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, and supporters who’ve helped us expand this year. See highlights below and learn more about how you can get involved! First Workings in the news […]

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 Advanced Math and Sciences I, both worked alongside the First Workings team for their two week paid summer internship. As the official Software Developer Intern […]

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 incredibly proud to have had such an incredible group of students this summer. The First Workings Team is excited to welcome 50 new alumni members […]

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 to purchase the necessary materials, professional attire, metro cards, and lunch stipends in order to best prepare and train our next cohort of interns. The […]

Match Day!

June 1st was our official Match Day for our 2018 Cohort! We were thrilled to notify our 50 interns on where they’ll be interning this summer. This year, we are working with a total of 37 companies! Our internship partners represent a variety of industries including business, technology, fashion, law, communications, and more. Our interns […]

April Training 2018

We successfully hosted two training sessions with our Internship Partner, SThree. First Workings Interns actively participated in trainings covering resume writing, networking skills, and commercial acumen. Over thirty SThree employees volunteered to take our students through the training. The training concluded with an executive panel where interns prepared great questions covering career challenges, support systems, and academic journeys. We are thankful for our […]

April 2018

This month we’ll be hosting the first training sessions interns will receive as a First Workings participant! The interactive training session will be co-hosted by our partner SThree, a recruitment company in downtown Manhattan. The SThree employment experts will take students through a series of workshops covering resume writing, networking skills, and commercial acumen. Our interns-in-training will receive individual […]

January 2018

With the help of one of our Internship Partners, SThree, we hosted our first Alumni event yesterday! Alumni members had the opportunity to practice and learn about networking, interviewing, resume building, and necessary soft skills in the work place. The training was followed by a wonderful celebratory dinner. Our Alumni look forward to bringing these […]