Exclusive Opportunity for Graduates Entering Remote and Hybrid Careers
Are you ready to find adventure, cultivate meaningful relationships, and prioritize
work-life balance while simultaneously advancing your career? The First Ascent
community is specifically designed to help you propel your remote or hybrid career
in the mountains of West Virginia through Community, Purpose, and the Outdoors.
West Virginia University and Marshall University graduates who accept a full-time,
remote, remote-first, or hybrid job offer are eligible to apply for a unique two-year
program launching summer 2023. Selected participants will live in one of the
above featured community and receive access to the following perks:
- Professional mentorship
- Success coaching
- Remote worker certification
- Entrepreneurship Ecosystem
- Social trips & activities
- Coworking space
- Outdoor gear rentals
- Outdoor recreation adventures
- Networking opportunities
- Community engagement
- Professional development
- Orientation experience
Qualified applicants will have graduated from West Virginia University or Marshall
University with a bachelor's degree or higher within the past year; this includes
2022 and 2023 graduates.
Need Help Landing Your Dream Job?
Don't go it alone. Your university's Career Services Office(s) can help you accelerate
your search for a full-time remote, remote-first, or hybrid career opportunity.
Once you've received an offer for employment, you can apply to join the First Ascent
Step 1: Schedule an appointment with Career Services.
Step 2: Curate a job search toolkit and resume designed to resonate
with your target employers.
Step 3: Leverage your university's powerful employer and alumni networks,
personalized career coaching sessions, and interview resources to get one step
closer to the job offer you've been waiting for.
Contact Your University's Office of Career Services:
Once you've accepted your remote, remote-first, or hybrid job offer, you can apply
for First Ascent!
Notify Me When the First Ascent Application Opens
Contact the First Ascent Assistant Director:
Jessica R. Stidham, MA