Engineering is a hands-on profession, and it starts here.
Students find diverse opportunities to specialize their interests to help them excel both in and out of the classroom, including participating in numerous clubs and organizations, research with faculty, community service, and internships and coops.
Develop here as a Complete Engineer
Nebraska’s unique Complete Engineer® program gives our students a competitive advantage for their future careers by becoming well-rounded professionals in their technical skills along with other essential competencies.The world needs qualified engineers and leaders.
Find your Specialty for Future career experiences
Connecting our students with clubs, organizations and companies and organizations early on is a priority for the college, which provide n vast practical experience in their fields of interest. Many times, job offers follow.
Reach for the Stars
After only four years into her career, Taylor (a mechanical engineering major) was honored as one of the world's top young aerospace professionals. She's a systems engineer in California developing propulsion systems for satellites and NASA spacecraft and credits her involvement in and out of class.Aerospace Club, mentors offered support and hands-on interactions
Full Circle Moments
As engineers, computing and construction professionals, you'll question many things while you're at Nebraska. We're here to guide you as you learn about yourself, about others, and how you can discover and pursue what drives you.
Engineer a Safer Future
From experiencing a deadly earthquake in Nepal to the joys and challenges of earning a civil engineering degree at Nebraska, Yajyoo forged his own path with the help of his professors, peers and others within the community.Read more about his journey
Participate in internships for unparalleled career experiences
Connecting students with companies and organizations early on is a priority for the college, enabling our students to gain vast practical experience in their fields of interest. Many times, job offers follow.
Pave the Way for Future Jobs
Austin combined four years of construction engineering courses along with three summer internships and two part-time internships. His experiences included helping to build a new training headquarters for Kiewit, which helped him discover an interest in working with contracts and risk management.Internships pave way to success for construction engineering student
Career Fairs establish professional networks and future opportunities
A critical component of gaining hands-on knowledge and experience is working with industry professionals. Career Fairs are offered several times a year on campus, are easy to prepare for, and connect you directly with professionals in your areas of interest.
We're Hiring! Companies Seek our Students
How do you gain career experience when you don’t have any? For Mary Ankenbauer, UNL’s STEM career fairs helped her meet employers in person and make valuable contacts. After each career fair - including as a freshman - she left with scheduled interviews and internship offers.Career fairs supported Ankenbauer’s early engineering success
Engage with your Community
Students find diverse opportunities to specialize their interests and connect with their classmates, through numerous clubs and organizations, education abroad, and internships. These experiences provide valuable connections for their futures.
Do Big Things In and Out of the Classroom
In your courses or via our more than 50 student organizations in engineering, computing and construction, you will create lasting friendships and connection and hone new skills that future employers seek - such as creating a prosthetic leg prototype for Olive the cat.Problem Solve with Real-World Applications