Lincoln Career Services
Make preparing for your job search easy. The UNL Office of Career Services provides workshops to help you:
In order to intentionally increase your chances for a successful internship or job search, all College of Engineering students are required to take a seven-week seminar class that enables you to:
- Meet and network with future employers
- Perfect your resume and cover letter
- Learn helpful interviewing tips
- Define your future
Visit UNL Career Services or make an appointment with Lark Bear, Career Development and Academic Advising coordinator, through MyPlan.
Career FairsThe College of Engineering offers career fairs throughout the year for students to interact with employers for full-time and internship opportunities. Attending a career fair will enable you to:
- Explore possible career opportunities specific to your area of interest
- Interact and network with employers
- Increase your chances of interviewing with an employer.
To view the dates and times of upcoming career fairs and how to prepare, visit the college's Student Events Calendar.
Our research suggests that more than 80% of students who graduate from UNL with an engineering degree get a job that averages approximately $55,000 per year. This placement rate and salary are higher than any other college at UNL. With the help of Career Services and Engineering Student Services, our alumni have been offered full-time jobs nationally and internationally.
To see a list of full-time job opportunities, visit Husker Hire Link.
Advance your career and develop professional skills prior to graduation. Internships allow you to gain the hands-on experience and knowledge necessary to succeed in your specific area of engineering. You will have the opportunity to work with practicing engineers on real-world projects. Career Services helps more than 300 UNL engineering students participate in internships per year. Many of these positions lead to full-time job offers prior to graduation.
Visit Internship FAQs for more information and listings of employers looking for interns. The UNL Career Services Internship Resources page does not list employers.
Gain experience, money, and job offers, all while completing your degree. Cooperative Education combines education with practical work for the ultimate student experience. Numerous co-ops are available as an engineering student at UNL. You will spend a semester away from campus exploring your career field of choice and may be able to arrange academic credit with your department for this experience.