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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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 Amber Pape
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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 Mallory Celani
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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 Amber Pape
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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
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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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6 Things You Can Do Right Now to Increase Your Job Security During the Pandemic (and Beyond)

The coronavirus pandemic has turned the world of work upside down—and with 26 million Americans filing unemployment claims in a matter of five weeks, job security is likely on your mind.

“There’s a lot of uncertainty in a world that’s …

By Mary Kearl - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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What Is a Furlough? All Your Questions Answered

With most of the United States under orders to stay home to prevent the spread of COVID-19, many employers have pressed pause on workers’ jobs through layoffs or furloughs, a form of temporary layoff. (More than 26 million Americans filed …

By Jane Hodges - The Muse
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Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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