October 14, 2016
State Department Offers Key Jobs for Veterans
The U.S. State Department is seeking Veterans to fill key Office Management Specialists positions. There are 75 vacant positions that have been created to support the State Department's Foreign Service Specialists categories.Full story: careers.state.gov
October 10, 2016
An Hour on Campus: The Writing Center
The Writing Center is open to the entire university community, including faculty and staff, to help with any kind of writing. Consultations can cover editing, brainstorming, proper citation, organization, forming an argument – anything someone needs assistance with. - Rachel Azima, Director of the Writing Center.Full story: news.unl.edu
October 10, 2016
First-Year Student Education Abroad Open House
Join the Education Abroad Office at an Open House for First-Year UNL Students.Full story: unl.via-trm.com
-Prizes will be raffled away if you create a profile in ViaTRM AND attend the open house (valued up to $150!)
- Stop by anytime and stay as long as you'd like.
Did you know that you can go abroad over spring break or in the summer of your first year? UNL Faculty-Led programs are popular among first-year students, giving you the chance to connect with fellow UNL students and faculty/staff.
New this year, we are introducing an interactive communication and “program-matching” tool just for first-year students. We would love for you to try it out before the Open House:
1. Create a user profile (By registering on this website on the right hand side of your screen). This will take less than 10 minutes. We promise.
2. Get matched with UNL Faculty-Led programs, depending on your goals, interests, and preferences.
3. Didn’t find a perfect fit among the Faculty-Led programs? Our program search tool on our website: educationabroad.unl.edu offers a comprehensive list of over 500 programs.
4. Check out the $2,000 Early Abroad Scholarship for first- and second-year students. Next deadline is February 1.
If you’re not ready to go abroad quite yet, it’s never too early to start planning for an experience down the road!
September 26, 2016
Fall career fairs set for arena, campus locations
More than 1,000 representatives from 364 employers are expected to attend the Fall Career Fairs on Sept. 28 and 29.Full story: news.unl.edu
Among the employers are several new to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln fairs, including Alliant Engineering, C.H. Robinson, AgriVision Farm Management, Farmer, Lumpe, and McClelland (FLM+), Hanover Re and Spring Branch Independent School District.
The Business and Liberal Arts fair is Sept. 28 and the STEM fair is Sept. 29. Both are at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Career Services said it anticipates a record high for employer attendance at the STEM fair, which will feature nearly 200 registered employers compared with last year's 158.
Career Services will also host an Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources fair Sept. 27 in the East Campus Union; an Actuarial Science fair Oct. 3 and Education Fair Oct. 20) in the Nebraska Union.
September 12, 2016
December grads must apply by Sept. 30
All University of Nebraska-Lincoln students planning to graduate in December 2016 must submit an application for graduation via their MyRED academics tab by Sept. 30.Full story: news.unl.edu
Students will be billed $25 per degree on their student account. Failure to submit a timely application may preclude the awarding of a degree in the intended term.
The application and required fee are good only for the term marked on the application. Neither the application nor the fee is transferrable to another term.
Students who submit an application and pay the fee for a specified term, but do not complete degree requirements in that term, will need to reapply to graduate in a future term and incur another $25 per-degree fee.
Commencement ceremony information will be emailed to all degree applicants about one month before graduation.
The graduate college commencement ceremony will be at 3 p.m. Dec. 16 at Pinnacle Bank Arena.
The undergraduate commencement ceremony will be at 9:30 a.m. Dec. 17 at Pinnacle Bank Arena.
September 2, 2016
Click the link to view the scholarships offered from: Google, Raytheon, Walt Disney and more!Full story: studentveterans.org