The Trailblazers Program assists first generation college students majoring in Criminal Justice as they learn to navigate college life successfully. The focus is on providing peer mentorship, career guidance and internship placement, and access to academic tools and resources to first generation students. We connect students with representatives from a wide range of criminal justice agencies and with successful alumni who work in fields of interest to students.
First generation students mentees are partnered with first generation mentors based on background characteristics in an effort to help them navigate the college environment and to ease the transition into higher education. First generation mentors have been selected based on their successful acclimation to university life.