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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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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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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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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Students Report Success in the First Generation Career Readiness Series at Nebraska

 

University Career Services launched the First-Generation Career Readiness Series in the Fall of 2020 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The series was an opportunity to respond to the need to truly prepare Fist-Gen students for the workforce. At total …

By Letty Garcia
Letty Garcia Career Advisor Letty Garcia
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Tell UNL About Your Internship/Co-op, Volunteerism, Research, and other Experience!

Introducing the Experiential Learning Dashboard in MyRed!

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 

By Mallory Celani
Mallory Celani Assistant Director of Employer & Internship Strategy Mallory Celani
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Women Leaders in STEM at UNL

In celebration of Women’s History Month, University Career Services in collaboration with student leaders Sophia Deras and Andrea Goertzen at the University of Nebraska Lincoln invite students, faculty, staff, and alumni to attend a panel session and discussion about current …

By Letty Garcia
Letty Garcia Career Advisor Letty Garcia
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Women of Color in STEM Career Panel

In celebration of Women’s History Month, University Career Services in collaboration with student leaders at the University invites students, faculty, staff, and alumni to attend a career panel session to discuss the many contributions that women of color have had …

By Letty Garcia
Letty Garcia Career Advisor Letty Garcia
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First Generation Nebraska Glow All In!

The third annual Glow Big Red and its 24 Hours of Husker Giving will take place from noon to noon on Feb. 17 and 18. Glow Big Red is a 24-hour giving event to advance the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, and …

By Letty Garcia
Letty Garcia Career Advisor Letty Garcia
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