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.

  • Glossary – All students, not just first-generation students, are bound to come across unfamiliar terms during their college search and application process. While this is not an exhaustive list, it’s a place to start. See additional Financial Aid terms.
  • Handshake – complete or update your profile, search for jobs, register for career fairs, check out virtual career events hosted by employers, and 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 
  • If you need your resume or cover letter critiqued, please complete this survey.

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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