UNL Career Services to offer relaxed, curated career events this academic year

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Career Services will debut a new style of career events this fall that will offer students an educational opportunity, distinct from a traditional career fair. These new “niche” events will target specific career interest communities with …

By Bailey Herrera
Bailey Herrera
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UNL interns lead the charge to meet the needs of the Nebraska workforce

From working at a desk to cultivating cells in a lab, all internship experiences are important. Internships are meant to help students integrate knowledge and theory learned in the classroom with practical application and skill development, all while helping employers …

By Annelise Christen
Annelise Christen
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Health & Wellness Meet-Up

A Meet-Up is a more relaxed, low-pressure way to make connections and learn from experts in specific careers. Students can gain ideas and insight about how to better prepare for fields they are interested in and explore their future career options.

By Mollie Rappl
Mollie Rappl Career Coach
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National First Gen Celebration Week Features UNL Alum Mekita Rivas

In 2017, the Council for Opportunity in Education (COE) and the Center for First-generation Student Success, an initiative of the Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA) and the Suder Foundation, launched the inaugural First-Generation College Celebration. Campuses across the …

By Letty Garcia
Letty Garcia Career Advisor
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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
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Virtual Career Fair Attire: Dress for Success without Breaking the Bank

UNL’s spring virtual career fairs are happening Feb. 23-26th so it’s time to start preparing to have a great career fair experience.  Even though interactions with employers will be online, professional dress is still encouraged for virtual professional interactions. Here …

By Amber Pape
Amber Pape Events & Marketing Coordinator
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Tell UNL About Your Internship/Co-op, Volunteerism, Research, and other Experience!

UNL students participate in a wide variety of experiential learning opportunities and the University wishes to capture information around these experiences.  If you have had an internship/co-op, volunteer, research, or career-related experience this summer or fall, share your experience via …

By Mallory Celani
Mallory Celani Assistant Director of Employer & Internship Strategy
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$50/hr. to walk a dog?!?! How to spot a fraudulent job.

A new job opportunity is waiting in your inbox.  An employer is interested in you and they just need a little more information to get you set up with this great opportunity.  The pay sounds phenomenal so you’re about to …

By Amber Pape
Amber Pape Events & Marketing Coordinator
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You’re a College Grad, Now What? Part 1 | Dealing with the Post-Collegiate Blues

Editor’s Note: This piece was originally published in June 2019. If you’re a 2020 grad, you’ve probably had a particularly bumpy ride in the last few months. Likewise, the road to getting your first post-college job might be especially unusual. …

By Jennifer Abcug, LCSW - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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How to Answer “How Do You Plan to Achieve Your Career Goals?” in an Interview

Interviews can be fraught with difficult questions. “Tell me about yourself,” which seems simple but can be quite intimidating. “Where do you see yourself in five years?” “How many windows are in the Empire State Building?” You can also add …

By Angela Smith, MBA - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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