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.Full story: news.unl.edu
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.
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/saFull story: vetsuccess.unl.edu
-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
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!).Full story: blog.suny.edu
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.
November 28, 2016
Veterans are focus of Nebraska, Iowa team-up
Huskers and Hawkeyes are hitting the pavement to raise awareness about veteran suicides.Full story: news.unl.edu
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.
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.Full story: military.com
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?
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