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
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How to find an Inclusive Workplace?

How to know what to look for?

For many folks, finding a workplace that is inclusive, affirming, equitable and welcoming of all gender identities and sexual orientations isn’t just a preference, it’s a a necessity. But finding an inclusive workplace …

By Greyson Holliday
Greyson Holliday Graduate Career Advisor Greyson Holliday
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October 14th Big 10+ International Students Networking Event

Big 10+ International Students Connect

Thursday, October 14th, 4:00pm-5:30pm CT / 5pm-6:30pm ET

Zoom: tinyurl.com/Big10INTLConnect

        Join us on Thursday, October 14th from 4:00-5:30pm CST/5:00-6:30pm EST for a virtual career networking opportunity with international peers across the Big 10+ network. This informal …

By Luiza Goncalves Oliveira Benvenuti
Luiza Goncalves Oliveira Benvenuti Career Connections Intern Luiza Goncalves Oliveira Benvenuti
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Celebrating Diversity: Hispanic Heritage Month

The University Career Services Employer Relations Team at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is excited to announce its cross-departmental development of employer education opportunities beginning in 2021. Celebrating Diversity is an ongoing series that highlights different marginalized groups each month to talk …

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Virtual Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Career Fair by Midwest ACE and Hire Big 10+

Midwest ACE and Hire Big 10 + are excited to invite you to the first joint Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Virtual Fair this Fall!

The HireBig10+ Career Consortium and the Midwest Association of Colleges and Employers (MWACE) are co-sponsoring a Virtual DEI …

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Pride in the Workplace Spotlight

With Pride in the Workplace coming up, we wanted to spotlight the amazing work of some of the companies attending. These efforts show that supporting LGBTQA+ employees goes beyond simple words, but requires specific and comprehensive policies that are intentionally …

By Greyson Holliday
Greyson Holliday Graduate Career Advisor Greyson Holliday
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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,” …

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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 …

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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  …

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Letty Garcia Career Advisor Letty Garcia
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