FIRST® is the world’s leading youth-serving nonprofit advancing science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). For over 30 years, FIRST has evolved into a global movement by engaging millions of people with a proven game-changer for preparing kids to solve the world’s greatest problems.

Join our team and help create the leaders of tomorrow and those who will change the world today.


FIRST Core Values

FIRST Core Values


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FIRST® looks toward attracting its next President to carry the vision of FIRST® into the next decade, whereby creating a world where science and technology are celebrated and where young people dream of becoming science and technology leaders. Apply today!
We are seeking a customer orientated Facility Maintence Technician to maintain, service, and conduct minor repairs to our 1844 Mill building, equipment and grounds. Apply today!
Our Stewardship Specialists are an integral piece of our operations and consist of professionals who enjoy working in a setting that challenges you daily with the highest levels of accuracy, communication and team work.Apply today!
If you have excellent communication skills, keep current with the latest trends in application development, and have a history of producing quality work, we want to hear from you. Apply today!
If you are an experienced engineer that can come up with solutions to complex problems, who leads by example, writing pragmatic but elegant code with technical rigor and attention to detail, as well as someone who enjoys collaboration and supports and mentors team members, this is the job for you. Apply today!
Our employees have a passion for STEM education and youth development and are committed to helping the young people of today become the scientists and engineers of tomorrow. Learn more!
VISTA members support and assist in the recruitment of teams, mentors, coaches and volunteers with an emphasis on securing and sustaining support to the low income/underserved. Learn more!
FIRST Senior Mentors are a group of highly skilled and talented, technical and non-technical individuals serving in various locations across the United States and Canada. Their main focus is on recruiting, supporting, and expanding FIRST programs at the local level. Learn more!

FIRST Employee Benefits

FIRST Employee Benefits




"Every day is a new challenge and experience at FIRST. There are so many things that I never would’ve been able to do working anywhere else. These challenges allow me to grow in my profession and as a person."

- Andrea Mikus, Director of Events
Andrea Mikus, Director of Events


"Our mission is powerful and works, everyone here is dedicated to working towards that mission, and our leadership is incredibly supportive of employees and empowers us to find new ways that we can increase our impact."

- Collin Fultz, Stewardship Manager
Collin Fultz, Stewardship Manager


"I've worked at FIRST for the past nine years and I absolutely love it! FIRST truly cares about their employees, and if an employee wants to be challenged, there are many opportunities for growth and professional development."

- Haley Dunn, Public Relations and Social Media Specialist
Haley Dunn, Public Relations and Social Media Specialist