Career Advice

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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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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Resource Highlight: Incorporating Pronouns and Preferred/Chosen Name

It is becoming increasingly common for professionals to include their pronouns on professional documents. Both individuals who identify within the LGBTQA+ community and allies who want to normalize the practice of giving pronouns, and using correct pronouns, often include their …

By Greyson Holliday
Greyson Holliday Graduate Career Advisor Greyson Holliday
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CEHS Career Center Events, Workshops and Opportunities

Hi! Welcome to the College of Education and Human Sciences Career Center blog! Here is where you can check for CEHS Career Events happening around campus. Keep reading for more info. Scroll down for the CEHS Career Calendar of Events, …

By Mollie Rappl
Mollie Rappl Career Coach Mollie Rappl
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Define American: My Life as an Undocumented Immigrant

In 2011, journalist Jose Antonio Vargas “outed” himself as an undocumented immigrant in an essay published in The New York Times Magazine. The article stunned media and political circles and attracted worldwide coverage. Vargas has since testified at a United …

By Letty Garcia
Letty Garcia Career Advisor Letty Garcia
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UNL Students Create New Scholarship for Undocumented, DACA Students

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By Letty Garcia
Letty Garcia Career Advisor Letty Garcia
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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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What Is Cybersecurity? Learn About the 6 Most Effective Cybersecurity Prevention Measures

By 2025, the world will have almost 39 billion devices connected to the internet, with cybersecurity attacks happening every 39 seconds. This has huge implications for how we lead our daily lives. For example, Garmin, a multinational GPS navigation firm, …

By Leah Davidson - Springboard
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How To Start a Career in UX Design, With Tips From a Former Google and Facebook UX Designer

User experience designers were among the most in-demand professionals in 2020, according to a LinkedIn report, and the profession remains on the rise in 2021 as organizations continue their hiring sprees to support their digital transformations. But while the demand …

By Sakshi Gupta - Springboard
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Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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disABILITY at Work

University Career Services, in collaboration with Services for Students with Disabilities, was excited to host disABILITY at Work! Through this event, expert panelists discussed strategies and resources that students with disabilities can use to be successful in their careers both …

By Greyson Holliday
Greyson Holliday Graduate Career Advisor Greyson Holliday
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