Information for Incoming Students

Welcome to the University of Nebraska – Lincoln!

Career Services is excited to help you with the next step in your story. As a new student, there are several action steps we recommend you take before or as you arrive at UNL:


Now is the time to finish enrolling for classes. Connect with your Academic Advisor and/or Admissions to finalize the enrollment process.

Activate Your Handshake Account

Handshake is the place for students of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to engage with employers and search/apply for internships, so-ops, part/full-time jobs, work study, and campus employment. All students at UNL automatically get an account to access the platform within a few days of officially enrolling for classes.

Connect With A Career Coach

A Career Coach can assist with career exploration, part-time job searches on and off campus, resume support, and career development resources.

Transition Your Resume

As you enter your University experience, it is time to start transitioning your high school resume to a professional resume format.

Follow Career Services On Social

Get career development tips and stay up-to-date on career events by following the Career Services social accounts.