The Academic Advising and Career Development department at the University of Nebraska at Kearney supports students’ individual goals and strengthens retention by integrating academic advising and career development.

UNK campus is currently serving it’s students online. Academic Advising and Career Development can be reached either via phone call (to the main number or to individual lines) or email (either through careerserv@unk.edu or to individual staff members). We will continue to provide as many services as we are able. Some of our online services include:

  • Handshake – complete or update your profile, search for jobs, check out virtual career events hosted by employers, schedule an appointment with an advisor 
  • Big Interview – use a webcam to practice online/video job interviews…they have hundreds of pre-recorded questions and great tutorials 
  • FOCUS 2 – take career assessments, find out what careers are associated with certain majors, and research occupations based on industry 
  • Resume critiques – email your resume to careerserv@unk.edu to get feedback

Academic Advising & Career Development Goals

We educate students through advising practices to build confidence in their decision making

We provide a neutral environment for student exploration

We improve campus-wide advising through collaboration with faculty by offering training, recognition, resources, and other forms of support

We increase career development opportunities through engagement with campus and professional communities

We increase student awareness of various options and paths available to achieve their goals

We develop targeted marketing to motivate deciding and decided students to use our services

Academic Advising & Career Development Partners

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