Career Development at F.I.R.S.T. Institute


The Career Development department at F.I.R.S.T. Institute ensures you’re ready for entry-level employment upon completing your program. It was designed to help students prepare to begin their job searches after graduation. Every Career Development team member works hard to create awareness among employers. That way, they look to F.I.R.S.T. Institute as a major source to […]

Alfonso Alvarez: Faculty Spotlight, Career Development


Meet Alfonso Alvarez, Director of Career Development at F.I.R.S.T. Institute in Orlando, FL. Interestingly enough, he started off wanting to be a Miami rapper as a teen. So, he and his friends opened up their own independent record label, right out of high school. Very quickly, Alvarez realized that the performing side of the music […]

5 STEPS TO SERIOUSLY IMPROVE YOUR NETWORKING SKILLS


One of the fuels known to accelerate success is networking. It’s been known to help boost careers in every industry. When you improve your networking skills, you get the chance to learn directly from the professionals you meet. You’ll also benefit from growing your own authority within your industry, which can be both rewarding and […]

CAREER DEVELOPMENT TIPS – TOP 10 TOOLS YOU NEED TO SUCCEED


As a graduate of F.I.R.S.T. Institute, you already have the education you need to land a new job in your industry. Whether you plan to work for a large corporation or small business or work as a freelancer, you’ll need certain tools to help you succeed in the digital arts world. In this guide, we’re […]

DON’T BLOW IT! 5 WAYS TO TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR JOB INTERVIEW


After graduation, it’s time to start actively searching for a job. That means rigorously putting in job applications and preparing for interviews. Yes, you need to prepare for each individual one to be sure you’re prepared to woo and impress your interviewer. The best way to do this is to put yourself in the driver’s […]