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First Generation: Genesis Ortiz

For Genesis Ortiz, life is full of firsts. She is the first in her immediate family to go to college – where she is studying civic and economic thought and leadership at Arizona State University. She just finished her first year in college, and she just signed a lease for her first apartment. Originally from…

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Student Spotlight: Christian Mickelsen

“Being able to work with my supervisor while teaching students what they needed to know to go out onto the floor in a unique way that empowers them to succeed, was a great opportunity and I really didn’t want to pass up.” After gaining insight about the opportunities available at Education at Work during a…

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Senior Spotlight: Andrew Bland

“If it wasn’t for EAW, I wouldn’t have finished college.” Andrew Bland is an Arizona State University senior who graduated this spring, and was among the first class of agents to work with Education at Work on technical care services and software support. Majoring in computer science, Andrew got to truly grow with his program.…

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Senior Spotlight: Spencer Howard

“If you were in my boat and having such a hard time finding an internship, this is great.” Spencer Howard, a recent graduate of University of Cincinnati, earned his degree in finance this past May and will be taking a full-time position with one of Education at Work’s partners. Spencer, after working with EAW in…

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Senior Spotlight: Hue Tran

  At Education At Work, Hue gained technical skills that she didn’t have before and enhanced soft skills like problem solving. Hue Tran, a recent grad from the University of Utah, first heard about Education at Work (EAW) at an on-campus EAW recruitment booth. As she walked by the booth, a recruiter asked her if…

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Senior Spotlight: Benjamin Martinez

Two years ago, Benjamin Martinez learned about Education at Work (EAW) from his sister after she visited an EAW booth at an on-campus event. Soon after, they both applied for part-time positions at EAW and begun their EAW journey. Benjamin graduated this spring from the University of Utah with a degree in French and received…

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Senior Spotlight: Jacob Hopkins

“[EAW] made me graduate debt-free and got me into the work force.” Jacob Hopkins is a first-generation college graduate from University of North Texas. Jacob earned his degree this month in Aviation Logistics after working with Education at Work since November, 2018. Aiming towards a career path in the business world, Jacob took classes –…

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Senior Spotlight: Shelby Sammons

Shelby Sammons is a recent Northern Kentucky University graduate who says she’s gotten a leg-up in her career after working with Education at Work for almost two years. “EAW set me up so well,” says Shelby. “I’m picturing having to start fresh right now, with no experience, and I feel like I’m so much further…

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Senior Spotlight: Robert Witt

Robert Witt graduated from Northern Kentucky University with his degree in business management this spring and earned approximately $19,000 in tuition assistance during the four years he was employed at Education at Work (EAW).  Robert learned about Education at Work through a friend of his mothers. He had just begun his college career was applying…

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Senior Spotlight: Jerylle Guanso

  Jerylle Guanso is an Arizona State University graduate who earned a degree in biological sciences this spring and worked at Education at Work during all four years of her college career. After learning about EAW from a friend, Jerylle applied to her first job in college. At EAW, she found a network of peers…

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