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Connect with Employers

Student Connecting with an Employer at Career Fair

Meet and network with employers in your field of interest. Take advantage of the resources the Business Career Center offers, from the daily Employer In Residence to networking events to find your ideal career.

Career Fairs and Events

Career fairs and events help students learn about organizations, positions and career fields while also developing relationships with employers. Stop by the Business Career Center for tips on how to prepare and make the most of your experience.

UNL Career Fairs
Nebraska Career Fairs
Regional Career Fairs

Employer in Residence

Employer in Residence showcases employers who recruit Nebraska Business students. The college hosts a new employer every day to interact with students looking for career opportunities. The Employer in Residence booth is located just inside the southeast doors on first floor of Howard L. Hawks Hall.

Learn More About Employer in Residence

Informational Interviews

Informational interviews give you an inside look at an occupation, industry and employer that can help you determine if that career is a good fit.

Identify Individuals

Identify individuals in the fields that you are interested in and prepare the contact them. Use your connections to help you find professionals.

Contact Person

Contact the person you are hoping to interview. Keep in mind that all of the professionals you are contacting have been where you are now, and many are excited to pass on their knowledge and experience to students.

Prepare For Interview

Prepare for the interview by researching the organization and preparing questions.

Conduct Interview

Conduct the interview professionally, dressing appropriately and arriving on time. If conducting a phone or virtual interview, call on time and be in a quiet place.

Salary and Negotiation

Every job offer is different. Visit the Business Career Center to discuss your situation before making a decision.

Accepting/Declining Offers
  • Thank the employer and ask when they need you final answer
  • Consider the entire offer package (benefits, signing bonus, moving expenses, etc.) and the position fit
  • Sent a courteous letter of acceptance or decline after informing the employer of your decision over the phone
  • Once you have accepted an offer, stand by your decision and do not continue to job search.


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