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  • January 11, 2017

    Student Veteran Scholarship

    NBC Universal is committed to increasing diversity both on the air and behind the scenes. Doing so provides a secure, powerful, and competitive advantage in the media and entertainment industry. As part of this commitment, Student Veterans of America and NBC Universal have partnered to distribute two (2) $12,000 scholarships to any eligible student veteran! Interested applicants are encouraged to read the below information carefully. If you meet the eligibility requirements, please click on the link at the bottom of this page to access the application form. Complete all fields and upload the required documents, preferably as PDFs. If you have any questions regarding the application or the scholarship, please contact us here.

    To be considered for the Student Veterans of America-NBCUniversal Scholarship, all required materials must be submitted and/or received no later than March 31st, 2017, 11:59PM EST.

    Eligibility:
    Eligible student veterans must meet the minimum criteria outlined below:
    In pursuit of an Associate, Bachelors, or Graduate degree at an Accredited Institution of higher education for the 2016/2017 academic year.
    Must have a Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.
    Submit a Resume
    Submit proof of military service (DD214)
    Submit proof of enrollment in an accredited U.S. institution of higher education (transcript)
    Must be a U.S Citizen or have the legal right to work in U.S without requiring sponsorship now or in the future.

    Essay:
    All applicants must answer the following essay questions in one document. Upload your completed essay on the application page, preferably as a PDF. Please thoroughly, but succinctly (300-500 words per essay question), answer the following prompts:
    1. Tell us about your previous leadership experiences, during your military service and beyond. How have you carried these experiences forward in the classroom or in other university activities?
    2. Please discuss how a career in the entertainment industry could align with your career goals or objectives?



    This scholarship will open on January 5th, 2017

    Full story: studentveterans.org

  • December 14, 2016

    Expanded food pantry to open in Nebraska Union

    The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is expanding upon a national trend of establishing food pantries on college campuses.
    On Jan. 9, Nebraska's Office of Student Affairs launches Huskers Helping Huskers Pantry+ in a quiet, third-floor corner of the Nebraska Union. The new facility, managed by the university's Student Money Management Center, will offer food, hygiene and other necessities alongside housing assistance and financial counseling — all for free — to Nebraska students in need of help.

    Full story: news.unl.edu

  • December 9, 2016

    State Department Jobs and Internship Opportunities

    -Now accepting applications for Diplomatic Security Special Agents! Please note the deadline to apply is December 15th! Here is link and flyer attached as well: https://careers.state.gov/work/opportunities/vacancy-announcements/sa

    -Still accepting applications for Spanish speakers for our Consular Fellows Program, deadline is December 29. Please see this link for more information https://careers.state.gov/work/opportunities/vacancy-announcements/cfp-spanish

    -Accepting applications for Foreign Service Construction Engineers. https://careers.state.gov/work/opportunities/vacancy-announcements/con

    -We are now accepting applications for Foreign Service Information Management Technical Specialist-United Communications. https://careers.state.gov/work/opportunities/vacancy-announcements/imts-uc

    -For more job opportunities with the State Department click the following link: https://careers.state.gov/work/opportunities/available-jobs

    Full story: vetsuccess.unl.edu

  • December 6, 2016

    Scientifically, The Best Ways To Prepare For Final Exams

    Finals week can be a stressful time for all students–I know it is for me. So, knowing how to properly prepare for finals is the key to avoiding stress and acing every single one of your exams. Of course, all students would love to relax by receiving massages or by the healing power of dogs before finals (I sure would!).

    But, we all know this isn’t really possible. There needs to be a uniform way to assess our performance as students and it has to happen at some point (hence, “finals”). So how else can we lower stress and know that we’re on the right track to excel in each course? Well, here are some proven methods that will have you focused and better prepared for final exams.

    http://blog.suny.edu/2013/12/scientifically-the-best-ways-to-prepare-for-final-exams/

    Full story: blog.suny.edu

  • November 28, 2016

    Veterans are focus of Nebraska, Iowa team-up

    Huskers and Hawkeyes are hitting the pavement to raise awareness about veteran suicides.

    Organized by student veteran organizations at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and University of Iowa, more than 200 volunteers are walking a ceremonial football to the Hawkeyes' Kinnick Stadium for the Nov. 25 game between the Big Ten institutions. The "Things They Carry Ruck March," having started at Memorial Stadium on Nov. 17, will traverse 347 miles.

    Full story: news.unl.edu

  • November 28, 2016

    JOBS FOR VETERANS

    Get inspired to work at one of the many veteran employment companies featured on Military.com. These companies are offering the information you need to make important decisions around your civilian job search. The information highlighted on their individual employer profile pages will help you get the answers you need before you hit apply.

    Career mapping – will they have a job that relates to my military experience?
    Success stories – are there other veterans thriving in this company?
    Professional development – how can I make this a career and not another job?
    Military spouses – can I find a flexible career while my spouse is deployed?

    Full story: military.com

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