Team Member Opportunities


Colleges, universities, professional associations, and corporations offer college scholarships to Participants on FIRST teams – This is official recognition of the knowledge, technical, and life skills you have gained as a participant in a FIRST program.

The Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program is an opportunity for students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines to receive a full scholarship and be gainfully employed upon degree completion. Students pursuing degrees related to the following are encouraged to apply:

Internships & Careers

The FIRST Internship Portal is an in-development collaboration with FIRST Sponsors to connect FIRST Alumni with internship opportunities available at their organizations.

The Pathways Programs offer clear paths to Federal internships for students from high school through post-graduate school and to careers for recent graduates, and provide meaningful training and career development opportunities for individuals who are at the beginning of their Federal service. As a student or recent graduate, you can begin your career in the Federal government by choosing the path that best describes you and where you are in your academics

Other Opportunities

If you would like support the Wildcat Robotics alumni and other Destrehan High School students by offering scholarships, grants, internships, or other opportunities, please contact us at: