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Applications rolling in for First Ascent


WVU and Marshall University have combined their resources and expertise to offer this two-year program designed to help graduates launch their professional careers through the power of remote and hybrid work, all while maximizing work-life balance, enjoying outdoor recreation, building community and driving purpose-centered collaborations. 

The program also creates opportunities to network with seasoned professionals, explore how to best integrate work and personal endeavors via outdoor recreation, and provides the building blocks for emerging community leaders through service and connection. 

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