Rhema Meggett: Finding Work That Fulfills You

Rhema Meggett, a junior Agriculture and Environmental Science Communications major with minors in Engler Entrepreneurship and English, got the opportunity to learn what kind of work and work environment fulfill her the most last summer.

Meggett interned with Minority Landowner …

By Gage Boardman-Allgood
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UNL Career Services to host inaugural event aimed at helping students gain last-minute summer opportunities

On Monday April 3, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Career Services will debut a new event entitled, “Just-In-Time Fair: Summer Internships, Experience and Opportunities”. This event will be aimed at helping students of all majors and degree levels secure last-minute summer internships …

By Bailey Herrera
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UNL criminal justice major claims free Handshake account, gains “life changing” experience.

Handshake is a free resource available to all University of Nebraska-Lincoln students and alumni, that can help Husker students find both jobs and internship opportunities. For senior criminal justice major, Meylin Espinoza, signing into her free Handshake account landed two …

By Bailey Herrera
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Carden explores her interest in conservation through hands-on experience with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

The sun was peeking over the horizon as she began her day. The Parker River National Wildlife Refuge was slowly coming alive. She had eight to nine hours of work ahead of her on the refuge. Her first task was …

By Annelise Christen
Annelise Christen Engagement and Connections Coordinator
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Internship experience helps UNL software engineering student “connect the puzzle pieces” between coursework and industry 

As a child, McKellan Clarke spent his days learning the ins and outs of computers. He prided himself on his ability to remove computer viruses from his mother’s computer without any help from antivirus software. In middle school, he began building PCs, …

By Annelise Christen
Annelise Christen Engagement and Connections Coordinator
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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 Engagement and Connections Coordinator
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‘Women definitely have a place here’: Women in manufacturing are building more inclusive future

The following story highlights several women who are pursuing careers in manufacturing, a field in which women are underrepresented. Importantly, Women in Manufacturing‘s Nebraska chapter is highlighted as an organization that provides support, opportunities and networking for women in …

By Greyson Holliday
Greyson Holliday Graduate Career Advisor
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Women in Natural Resources

More and more women are pursuing careers in fisheries, wildlife, forestry, water studies and climate sciences. Read this story about some women in Nebraska, including many at UNL, who are doing important work related to natural resources.

By Greyson Holliday
Greyson Holliday Graduate Career Advisor
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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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