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Connect with Campus

At Nebraska, we know the unique elements of each of our colleges and departments is what makes us great. In this page, you’ll get to learn about some of those specific elements as well as get a better insight into what each college offers to help you connect with their students. To get started, click on a college/department below:

College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources

Career Development Offered

Not only does the college have its own career team, but its academic advisors are also trained to help students navigate their professional goals as well as their academic goals.

Ensuring Your Future

This program guarantees that any CASNR graduate who completes the Ensuring Your Future criteria and actively seeks employment will receive at least one job offer relevant to his or her academic program within the first six months after graduation. If they do not receive at least one employment offer, the College will pay for any course that is documented by an employer who interviewed you and found your degree program lacking critical elements.

Ways to Connect

For more information, connect with our team in the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources

  • Agribusiness
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication
  • Agricultural Systems Technology
  • Agronomy
  • Animal Science
  • Applied Climate Science
  • Applied Science 
  • Biochemistry
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Fisheries & Wildlife
  • Food Science & Technology
  • Forensic Science
  • Grassland Systems
  • Insect Science
  • Integrated Science
  • Microbiology
  • Natural Resource & Environmental Economics
  • Plant Biology
  • Plant and Landscape Systems
  • PGA Golf Management
  • Regional and Community Forestry
  • Statistics and Data Analytics
  • Veterinary Science
  • Veterinary Technology
  • Water Science

College of Architecture

Career Development Offered

Each Spring the College of Architecture hosts their own career and internship fair specific to the college. A series of coordinated preparation activities including resume and portfolio development, interviewing skills, and negotiation strategies are held prior to the Career Fair.

d.ONE

All first year students also participate in the d.ONE program, a common education model for all first-year architecture students. dThink and dMake are sequential hands-on courses where students learn to work in teams to address problems and promote innovation. At the same time, they learn foundational skills in composition, craft, presentation, and idea generation necessary for all design fields. At the end of the program, students have gained an understanding of the broad range of design required for their programs and are eligible to apply for their program of choice.

Ways to Connect

  • Architecture
  • Community and Regional Planning
  • Interior Design
  • Landscape Architecture

College of Arts and Sciences

Career Development Offered

One of the central beliefs instilled in these students is that strong careers evolve over time and the range of existing career fields changes almost daily. Since it is impossible to predict your path, they encourage students to let their curiosity move them toward the right opportunity for them. These students leave the University with a wide variety of experiences and academic accomplishments to promote a well-rounded experience. 

Career Course

On top of a career coaching team along with a team of academic advisors, students are able to enroll in CASC200: Career Development for Arts and Sciences. This course allows students to take ownership of their professional development and immerse themselves in all the ways to prepare for any step of the job search process.  

Ways to Connect

For more information, connect with our team in the College of Arts and Sciences

Humanities

  • Classics and Religious Studies
  • English
  • Film Studies
  • French
  • German
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Social and Behavioral Sciences

  • Anthropology
  • Communication Studies
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

Natural and Mathematical Sciences

  • Actuarial Science
  • Biochemistry
  • Ciological Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Geology
  • Mathematics
  • Meteorology-Climatology
  • Microbiology
  • Physics

Interdisciplinary Studies

  • Environmental Studies
  • Ethnic Studies
  • Global Studies
  • Women’s and Gender Studies

College of Business

Career Development Offered

The Professional Enhancement Program (PrEP) is a series of four, one-credit hour courses designed to develop confident, professional, and connected students for lifelong career success. Employers are an integral part of PrEP and provide industry expertise and connections to the business world.

  1. BSAD111: Investing in Strengths: Students discover, develop and apply their Clifton Strengths to maximize success in college and beyond.
    • Employers interact with these students primarily through career fairs. Designate yourself as First-Year Friendly to ensure students in this course connect with you. 
  2. BSAD222: Career Development & Planning: Students learn the major and career decision-making process, identify career goals, develop a résumé, and practice networking.
    • Employers provide informational interviews and participate in class networking events. 
  3. BSAD333: Internship & Job Search Strategies: Students learn how to search for, apply to, interview for, and secure internships and full-time jobs.
    • Employers provide practice interviews, résumé reviews, short video tips and interact with students at career fairs. 
  4. BSAD: Professional & Life Skills: Students learn to transition from college to career through presentations and informational interviews with alumni and industry experts. Topics focus on financial literacy, personal well-being, lifelong career management, and community engagement.
    • Alumni and employers provide informational interviews about the transition to life after college. They may also submit micro-lecture topics for consideration.  

Ways to Connect

  • Interact with students and faculty/staff at Employer in Residence by hosting an informational booth in the College of Business
  • Connect with College of Business Recognized Student Organizations (RSO’s) for potential opportunities to present and or share positions.
  • Conduct interviews in the Business Career Center
  • Join Husker Connect to provide informational interviews or mentorship relationships
  • Attend Employer Partners Day, a professional development opportunity that creates connections with College of Business faculty and staff and shares best practices to enhance your presence in Hawks Hall. 
  • Participate in PrEP connection opportunities and informational interviews
  • Attend campus-wide Career Fairs and Events

For more information, connect with our College of Business team as well as check out their full Employer Guide here.

  • Accounting
  • Actuarial Science
  • Agribusiness
  • Business Administration
  • Business and Law
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Supply Chain Management

College of Education and Human Sciences

Career Development Offered

Out-of-classroom learning is a large part of the College of Education and Human Sciences experience. With each student being required to have an internship/practicum experience before they graduate, students are exposed to a wide variety of development opportunities throughout their time.

5 Step Guide to Launching Your Career

Students in the College of Education and Human Sciences are taught the 5 Step Guide to Launching your Career. This guide focuses on having students explore/envision what they’re looking for, engage on handshake and other job searching platforms, find experiences through informational interviews and attending career fairs, enhance their ways of connecting with employers, and establish a network.

Ways to Connect

For more information, connect with our team in the College of Education and Human Sciences

Child, Youth & Family Studies

  • Early Childhood Education in a Mobile Society
  • Family & Consumer Sciences Occupational (Grades 6-12)
  • Human Development and Family Science
  • Inclusive Early Childhood Education (Birth-Grade 3)

Nutrition & Health Sciences

  • Hospitality, Restaurant & Tourism Management
  • Community Health and Wellness
  • Nutrition Science
  • Nutrition, Exercise, and Health Science

Special Education & Communication Disorders

  • Communication Sciences and Disorders
  • Elementary Education & Special Education (K-6) 
  • Special Education (7-12)

Teaching, Learning & Teacher Education

  • Elementary Education (K-6)
  • Secondary Education (7-12)

Textiles, Merchandising & Fashion Design

  • Merchandising
  • Textile Science
  • Textiles & Apparel Design
  • Textiles, Merchandising & Fashion Design Communications

College of Engineering

Career Development Offered

In an engineering student’s first two years, they will participate in two seminar courses focused on career and professional development. On top of this, the overall curriculum encourages students to develop skills that will enhance the technical knowledge their degree offers. This program is called The Complete Engineer.

The Complete Engineer

As mentioned above, this program is the foundation of the College of Engineering education. It focuses on enhancing solid technical knowledge and foundation by adding six essential, non-technical core competencies. These competencies include inclusive excellence, communication, teamwork, self-management & leadership, civic responsibility, and professionalism and ethics. More information on how these are incorporated into a student’s education can be found here.

Ways to Connect

  • Connect with our College of Engineering team about employer tabling opportunities.
  • Get connected with College of Engineering Recognized Student Organizations (RSO’s)
  • Connect with the CoE team for the Engineering Career Connection – newsletter to students
  • Attend our Career Fairs and Events
    • Durham Career Fair – hosted annually in Omaha in the fall.

For more information, connect with our team in the College of Engineering

Our College of Engineering is split across two campuses, Lincoln and Omaha. For more information on how to best reach students on each campus, please reach out to our College of Engineering team. Below is a guide to show which majors are offered on which campus.

Offered on both campuses

  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Construction Engineering
  • Construction Management
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering

Offered only in Lincoln

  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Biological Systems Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computer Science
    • In Omaha, Computer Science is offered in another department outside of Engineering. For more information go here.
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Software Engineering

Offered only in Omaha

  • Architectural Engineering

Hixon-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts

Career Development Offered

In the College of Fine and Performing Arts, students are challenged to create their own future through their creative pursuits with the backing of experienced faculty and the global connections they bring.

Emerging Media Arts (EMA)

EMA teaches students to tell stories and create worlds across disciplines old, new and those still being discovered. Through filmmaking, interactive media, virtual reality, experience design, sonic arts, wearable technologies, AI and more, our students grow into creative leaders for an evolving world, graduating with the skills they need to tell the stories that matter to them.

This highly-competitive program accepts a select amount of students each year into its program. Through their four years, they are delving into and innovating the unknown through the newest technology and award-winning faculty. To read more about the program, go here.

Ways to Connect

University Career Services oversees career coaching for this college. If you have questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to our team.

Art, Art History & Graphic Design

  • Art History
  • Graphic Design (B.A. and B.F.A)
  • Studio Art (B.A. and B.F.A)
    • Ceramics
    • Drawing
    • Painting
    • Photography
    • Printmaking
    • Sculpture

Emerging Media Arts & Film

Music, Music Education & Dance

  • Dance
  • Music (B.A. and B.M.)
  • Music Education (K-12)

Theatre

  • Acting
  • Design/Tech

College of Journalism and Mass Communications

Career Development Offered

With a “Do From Day One” motto, the College of Journalism and Mass Communications focuses on getting students hands-on experience in a variety of fields from their first day on campus. Through a variety of organizations, professional affiliations and more, students are exposed to their fields early on.

The Experience Lab

The Experience Lab gives students a chance to gain hands-on experience from the first semester they enroll in the College of Journalism and Mass Communications while also earning course credit. Working with faculty liaisons and professional mentors, students will build their academic skill set while exploring their professional interests in one of the college’s media outlets:

  • Buoy: an advertising agency where students will provide services for non-profit organizations and local community partners.
  • Nebraska News Service: a state news wire service that provides stories written by UNL student journalists to more than 100 community news organizations.
  • Nebraska Nightly: a student produced live news show for local audiences
  • KRNU 90.3: student-led radio station that focuses on entertainment and highlights important events happening in the local community.
  • Heartland Webzine: an online magazine that focuses on telling the stories of the people who live and work in Nebraska.
  • UNLimited Sports: an online student-led sports program covering local events.

For more information, go here.

Ways to Connect

For more information, connect with our team in the College of Journalism and Mass Communications.

  • Advertising and Public Relations
  • Broadcasting
  • Journalism
  • Sports Media and Communications

Career Service Hours

Monday 8am-5pm
Tuesday 8am-5pm
Wednesday 8am-5pm
Thursday 8am-5pm
Friday 8am-5pm