• 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.


    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


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    Career mapping – will they have a job that relates to my military experience?
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    Full story: military.com

  • November 28, 2016

    Nebraska State Veteran's Benefits

    Nebraska has four veterans homes located in Bellevue, Norfolk, Grand Island, and Scottsbluff that are part of the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services. The objective of these homes is to provide domiciliary care and both intermediate and skilled nursing care. Veterans who served on active duty in the armed forces of the United States may be eligible for admission to one of the Nebraska veterans homes; eligibility may extend to the spouse, widow(er), and Gold Star parent.

    Full story: military.com