Applying for the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

rural road
"Road at Sunset" by Susanne Nilsson | CC BY-SA 2.0
Jessica De Silva offers advice on the process of preparing an application for a NSF Graduate Research Fellowship.

Making Lincoln Home

Downtown Lincoln skyline
Image courtesy of University Communications
Ramin is a Graduate Ambassador and PhD student in Mechanical and Materials Engineering. Originally from Iran, Ramin talks about his experience as an international student at UNL and how he’s made Lincoln his home.
Grad Life
Navigating Graduate School

6 Strategies for the Last Week of Class

"Waterland (Explore)" by Christian | CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
The final week of the semester is the perfect time to bring learning full circle. Help students make large scale, meaningful connections.

Going Up: The Elevator Speech

elevators going up
"Going Up" by Theodore Lee |  CC BY-ND 2.0
Quickly and effectively relay information about an organization, a product, a process, or even your own credentials as a potential employee or contact.
Professional Development

How to Run a Meeting Well

ducks in a row
"crossing color" by lorenzo colloreta | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
Follow this simple format to ensure you'll lead effective, efficient, results-oriented meetings.
Professional Development

18 Tips for Moving to Nebraska

Welcome to Nebraska sign
"Welcome to Nebraska" by Jimmy Emerson, DVM | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
Two ambassadors weigh in on picking where to live: Jessica Tate offers considerations for graduate students looking for an apartment or house, and Brianna Hitt shares her experiences as a commuter.
Grad Life

Make Time to Recharge

"Pyloned" by Grant Hutchinson Follow | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
Give your mind a rest between challenging tasks by making time to pursue a hobby or interest.
Grad Life
Time Management

Transform Your CV into a Résumé

The supporting beams on a ceiling
"Variety" by Jacques Holst | CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
Create the résumé that will land an interview--and get you in the front-running for the job.
Career Development
Job Search

6 Ways to Work Out in Winter

Photo courtesy of UNL Outdoor Adventures
Try one of these winter-proof workouts and enjoy the benefits of keeping active!
Grad Life

How to Make the Most of Your Semester

stairs leading upwards

"the colorful way up" by Lars Ploughmann  | CC BY-SA 2.0

Systematically plan your career and professional development for the semester so you aren’t overwhelmed and don't waste your time.
Professional Development
Career Development