Explore Your Options

The exploration process can help you gain valuable insight about yourself that could lead to new academic and career opportunities that will fit your interests, skills and values.


Assess My Interests & Values

Understanding yourself is the most important part of making a career decision. Clarify your interests, skills, strengths, and values with some of the resources here.

Learn About Career & Majors

There are hundreds of career fields to explore. Discover and research careers and majors here to find the many possible connections to your interests, skills, strengths, and values.

Prioritize & Test My Top Options

After investigating your major and career options, start prioritizing and testing your top options using the resources here.

Reflect & Choose a Path

Career decisions can be made by reflecting on all you have learned about your top options and evaluating and comparing them. A variety of decision making strategies are available to you including those found here.


Career Resources

Welcome to Handshake at UNL!

Handshake is the place for students of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to engage with employers and search/apply for internships, co-ops, …

Career Interest Communities Resource

In an expanding labor market, it can be challenging to know about the many sub-specialties that exist in each field.

Candid Career Videos

Learn about careers from interviews with hundreds of professionals in a wide range of fields.

Major Exploration Videos

On this resource, you will find videos featuring many of the majors at Nebraska. These videos will provide a basic …

Holland Code Activity

Students can utilize this activity to rank their Holland Codes from 1 (most like them) to 6 (least like them).  …

What Can I Do With This Major?

Learn how majors connect to career fields and strategies to pursue them successfully. Watch this video for tips on best …

Career Service Hours

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