Penn Student Career Plans Study

Location: United States Experience Type: research opportunities


Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania are seeking First-Gen, Low-Income (FGLI), and middle-class students (household income is $70,000-$140,000) to share their thoughts on their career plans. Participants will be asked to participate in a 60-90 minute interview. All eligible participants will be compensated $20 upon successful completion of the study.

Eligibility criteria are:

  • Identify as First-Gen, Low-Income (FGLI) (*First-Gen: if neither parent or guardian(s) graduated from a four-year institution) or identify as a middle-class student (household income is between ~$70,000 and ~$140,000)
  • Identify as White, Black, or Asian-American
  • Juniors and seniors in the College or Wharton
  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Hold U.S. citizenship and at least one parent/guardian is residing in the U.S.

If you fit these criteria and are interested please email Joyce Kim at or text (214) 717-7608.