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Planning for Careers with Impact

Undergraduate Research & Fellowships

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Virtual Location: Zoom
Target Audiences:
Courtney Santos, (402) 472-5024,
Courtney Santos, Director of Undergraduate Research & Fellowships, shares strategies for identifying an issue that motivates you to act, using career development resources effectively, and planning a high-impact career.

Learn how to align your passions and skills with opportunities in fields such as public service, nonprofit work, social entrepreneurship, academia, and more. Gain insights on identifying career paths that create positive change, networking with professionals in your chosen field, and leveraging fellowships and research experiences to enhance your career prospects. The webinar will feature practical tips for building a career that not only fulfills you but also contributes to the greater good.

This event is intended for currently enrolled UNL undergraduate students and alumni within one year of graduation with a bachelor’s degree. Staff, faculty, and graduate students who support undergraduate student success may observe the event.

This session is eligible for summer UCARE event participation credit.

Can’t attend live? This workshop will be recorded and posted to our website ( within 1-2 weeks after the event.

Photo Caption: Alumna Rachael Lange ‘23 traveled abroad to Georgia and studied Russian with the Critical Language Scholarship. As a Fulbright U.S. Student English Teaching Assistant, Lange shares US culture and language with Georgian students. The Fulbright exchange will advance her goal to contribute to sustainable global development and international policy advocacy. Upon her return to the United States, she plans to attend law school and pursue a career in international environmental law.

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