Career Pathways at Nebraska

Career Pathways at Nebraska

July 15 | 9 a.m.–2:30 p.m.

  • Juniors, Rising Seniors
  • In-Person
A woman standing facing away from the camera putting on a lab coat.

Discover how college connects to your career at Career Pathways at Nebraska on July 15—an exclusive event for high school juniors and rising seniors. Now is the time to learn more about yourself—what ignites your curiosity, what excites you and what makes you want to create change.

Join us on campus to see how the experiences and people you meet at Nebraska will connect you to your future career. Our sessions will cover research, global experiences and community. You’ll get a chance to hear from real employers and why they hire Nebraska graduates. You’ll end the day with a campus tour led by a current student!

Registration closes on July 8 for the July 15 event. Space is limited, register early.


$5 per person*

*Refunds will not be provided.

Register for This Event

COVID-19 Event Information

As it has done throughout the pandemic, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln continues to follow the most recent guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department.

The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department no longer requires face masks in all indoor spaces. Face masks are now optional in all indoor spaces on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln campus in accordance with local guidance. Please note—we will inform you of any change in the current directed health measure in a final details email prior to the event.

A student and professor standing at a table reviewing printouts

Event Schedule

Time Activity
8:15 a.m.


Check-in will begin in the Nebraska Union (1400 R St.) at 8:15 a.m. At check-in, we’ll give you everything you’ll need for your day ahead.

9 a.m.

Welcome to Nebraska

During this "big picture" welcome to the university, you will learn why Nebraska is a great place to start your future and what steps you need to take to apply, earn scholarships and gain federal aid.

9:30 a.m.

Career Communities

Do you know what you want to do after college, but have no idea what to major in or what classes to take? You will learn how the academic colleges will support your career community. Using Career Services' Career Communities students can attend two college sessions that are represented with those communities. Not quite sure which community or session is right for you? No worries, admissions staff will be available to direct you on event day.

10:30 a.m.

Student Engagement Sessions

During this time, you will have the opportunity to pick from different experiential sessions. Learn how Global Experiences, Learning Communities, the University Honors Program and Career Services can add experiences to your time at Nebraska and elevate you into your career.

11:30 a.m.

Employer Panel

The university has deep roots with many employers in the area as well as in the Midwest. During the employer panel, hear from current employers on what internships/jobs/careers they offer and why they continuously partner with the university to recruit top talent to their industries.

12 p.m.

Lunch & Housing Tour

Enjoy lunch in one of our on-campus dining halls—the cost will be covered with your $5 registration fee. During lunch will also give a tour of our traditional or suite style residence halls.

1:30 p.m.

Campus Tour

End the day by going on a tour of campus. Experience what life is like as a student at Nebraska. Walking will be involved during the campus tour, so we recommend wearing comfortable shoes.

Parking & Check-in

Parking is available at the Larson Building (1317 Q Street) and Que Place (1111 Q Street) parking garages. No need to pay—your parking will be validated before you leave.