Jobs & Careers at UNL
Campus job? Work-Study Job? Unsure of a major or career path? In this video learn how Career Services Teams across campus can help you from your first semester to your last and beyond. You will also learn your job/career action steps to take now and how Career Services can help you strengthen your professional possibilities.
For even more information, visit careers.unl.edu.
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[00:00:01.410]Thank you for joining me
[00:00:02.700]for a quick overview of Job and Career Services
[00:00:06.010]at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
[00:00:08.360]I am Emily Wilber,
[00:00:09.660]your guide from University Career Services.
[00:00:13.500]Your action steps to start on your career and job search
[00:00:16.980]at UNL are: activate your Handshake account,
[00:00:20.520]find your career coach, and update your resume.
[00:00:24.150]We will talk more about these but first,
[00:00:26.700]an overview of Career Services at UNL,
[00:00:30.030]which includes career coaches
[00:00:31.800]who will help you explore majors and careers,
[00:00:35.160]gain experience through part-time jobs, involvement,
[00:00:38.110]internships, and more,
[00:00:39.750]create effective application materials like resumes,
[00:00:43.230]develop and practice your interviewing skills,
[00:00:46.310]and connect with employers and professionals,
[00:00:49.570]plan for and prepare graduate school applications,
[00:00:52.550]and create search strategies for opportunities of interest.
[00:00:57.370]Career resources are available 24/7 at careers.unl.edu.
[00:01:03.970]These include self-directed resources
[00:01:06.100]on all those topics and for specific groups
[00:01:09.550]such as first-generation, LGBTQIA+,
[00:01:14.120]students of color, and more.
[00:01:17.020]One job search you may be interested in right now
[00:01:20.100]is a campus job search, including work study jobs.
[00:01:24.710]Handshake is Career Services' job listing system
[00:01:27.650]and includes campus and work study jobs.
[00:01:30.980]As soon as you are enrolled in credit hours
[00:01:33.490]at the University, you have access to Handshake.
[00:01:37.050]You can connect to Handshake
[00:01:38.370]on careers.unl.edu or unljoinhandshake.com.
[00:01:45.630]Once enrolled, log in to Handshake with your NUID
[00:01:49.530]and follow the prompts to complete your profile and search
[00:01:53.110]for campus or work study jobs listed in Handshake.
[00:01:57.220]You may be applying through Handshake
[00:01:59.520]so will need to submit a resume there.
[00:02:03.190]A college employment resume may look different
[00:02:05.930]than your high school resume.
[00:02:07.550]Here's one example
[00:02:09.140]of the style of resumes employers look for.
[00:02:12.760]Resources on careers.unl.edu
[00:02:16.350]and career coaches can help you develop your resume.
[00:02:21.130]Most colleges at UNL have career coaches dedicated
[00:02:24.680]to their students.
[00:02:26.120]Go to careers.unl.edu under About Us
[00:02:30.500]to find your career coaching team or reach out
[00:02:33.560]to University Career Services at firstname.lastname@example.org.
[00:02:40.320]Start your campus job search in July
[00:02:42.970]and don't wait to hear from one
[00:02:44.670]before applying to others of interest.
[00:02:47.180]Keep watching and applying as new positions are posted
[00:02:51.140]and watch for and respond to email
[00:02:53.790]from employers reaching out to you.
[00:02:57.050]That is your quick overview of Career Services at UNL.
[00:03:01.000]Remember those action steps.
[00:03:03.120]Activate your Handshake account,
[00:03:05.070]find your career coach, and update your resume.
[00:03:09.300]For more information for our new students,
[00:03:12.000]visit us here and follow our social media
[00:03:15.890]to keep up to date on career news, events,
[00:03:18.830]resources, and programs.
[00:03:20.460]Thanks for joining me today and welcome to UNL.
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