handshake
"Handshake - Man and Woman" by Amtec | CC BY-SA 2.0

Tues., January 23, 2018

Getting invited for an interview with a company or university is a big step. Learn how to put your best foot forward so that you will successfully earn the job.
Alarm clock on a book
"Wecker auf einem Buch" by Marco Verch | CC BY 2.0

Tues., January 9, 2018

Successfully finishing your graduate degree is more than just coursework and writing a dissertation or thesis. There are also specific timelines for applying for graduation or submitting the forms along the way. Read on to see if you are on track.
balloons
"Balloons" by Stephanie Riddell | CC BY 2.0

Tues., December 12, 2017

As the semester winds down, it's a great time to reflect on the last semester and celebrate your successes and achievements. So we thought we would share some of our achievements from the Office of Graduate Studies and from graduate students across the university.
job search compass
"Lost in a sea of opportunities" by Sebastien Wiertz | CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Tues., November 28, 2017

Finding a job after graduation takes time and planning. Whether you are planning on a career in academia or not, read on to learn about some possibilities and how to prepare.
keyboard with copy and paste keys
"copy paste" by Esther Vargas | CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Tues., November 14, 2017

A key part of behaving ethically and responsibly is ensuring that you cite and reference when you use the work of others in your own work. Learn more about what plagiarism is and how to avoid it. The UNL Libraries provide resources to help.
diploma and graduation cap
"Graduation & Safe Driving" by State Farm | CC BY 2.0

Tues., October 31, 2017

Finishing your graduate degree can be a busy time. Check the requirements for your degree and review the necessary paperwork to make sure that everything is in order well before the end of the semester.
defense walls
"Óbidos Castle Walls" by Felipe | CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Tues., October 17, 2017

A thesis or dissertation defense can be intimidating, but careful preparation will help you successfully pass your defense.
studying with books
"Studying" by That_Bee | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Tues., October 3, 2017

Many graduate programs may require a comprehensive exam (also known as "comps"). Successfully passing your comps requires preparation and hard work.
magnifying glass
"Mini magnifying glass" by Ricky Willis | CC BY-NC 2.0

Tues., September 19, 2017

For some graduate students, internships can be a great way of building work experience specific to your field. In some fields, you may be required to complete an internship as part of your graduate program, but internships can be useful for students in other fields, especially if you are interested in non-academic careers.
support beams
"High Rise Train Tracks" by Brave Heartl | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Tues., September 5, 2017

Strong support networks are essential to being successful in graduate school. Don't hesitate to look for support from your friends and family, your faculty members, your peers, and university staff.

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