In Handshake Now: Leadership Program for First-Year Students Developed by Dining!

“This program is designed to help build future student leaders, as well as assist students who have Nebraska Promise and scholarships that cover tuition, to also have a way of paying for their housing and dining needs while on campus,” …

By Letty Garcia
Letty Garcia Career Advisor Letty Garcia
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First Gen Voices

As a first-generation student, you may be wondering if anyone else encounters the same challenges and surprises higher education offers. That is why University Career Services will feature stories from first-generation students, alumni, faculty, and staff, from the University of …

By Letty Garcia
Letty Garcia Career Advisor Letty Garcia
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Job Accommodation Network (JAN) Deep Dive

The Job Accommodation Network, or JAN or short, is an outstanding resource that can provide useful information to a broad range of folks. In this blog, I’ll highlight some helpful features of JAN and discuss how you can use this …

By Greyson Holliday
Greyson Holliday Graduate Career Advisor Greyson Holliday
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First Gen Career Events for Fall 2021

Welcome back First Gen Huskers!

Approximately one in four students at the University of Nebraska Lincoln is a First Generation student, being the first in their families to attend a four year institution. For many First Gen students simply attending  …

By Letty Garcia
Letty Garcia Career Advisor Letty Garcia
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Resource Highlight: Incorporating Pronouns and Preferred/Chosen Name

It is becoming increasingly common for professionals to include their pronouns on professional documents. Both individuals who identify within the LGBTQA+ community and allies who want to normalize the practice of giving pronouns, and using correct pronouns, often include their …

By Greyson Holliday
Greyson Holliday Graduate Career Advisor Greyson Holliday
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CEHS Career Center Events, Workshops and Opportunities

Hi! Welcome to the College of Education and Human Sciences Career Center blog! Here is where you can check for CEHS Career Events happening around campus. Keep reading for more info. Scroll down for the CEHS Career Calendar of Events, …

By Mollie Rappl
Mollie Rappl Career Coach Mollie Rappl
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Volunteer opportunities added to UNL’s Handshake

Previously, community engagement (volunteer) opportunities at UNL were housed in a separate system called GivePulse.

Now students can find these opportunities in Handshake, UNL’s job posting system. Having work and experiential learning opportunities posted in one place will give students …

By Tracy Lungrin
Tracy Lungrin Director Tracy Lungrin
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Define American: My Life as an Undocumented Immigrant

In 2011, journalist Jose Antonio Vargas “outed” himself as an undocumented immigrant in an essay published in The New York Times Magazine. The article stunned media and political circles and attracted worldwide coverage. Vargas has since testified at a United …

By Letty Garcia
Letty Garcia Career Advisor Letty Garcia
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UNL Students Create New Scholarship for Undocumented, DACA Students

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By Letty Garcia
Letty Garcia Career Advisor Letty Garcia
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1st Gen College Student Beats Covid-19 Barriers to Stay in School

Learn about the story of Guillermina Gutierrez Martinez, a first generation college student from the University of Washington who balances school and job amid the pandemic to fulfill her dreams and her decision of continuing school to become the first …

By Letty Garcia
Letty Garcia Career Advisor Letty Garcia
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