Explore Careers in Biotechnology at SCC’s Upcoming Discovery Dinner

You are invited to attend a free Biotechnology Discovery Dinner at Southeast Community College!

The event is generously sponsored by Neogen Geneseek, on Tuesday, November 13 at 6:30 pm. in the Synergy Space at The Career Academy (8800 O Street, Lincoln NE 68520).

At this event you will be able to learn about the amazing science happening right here in Lincoln and surrounding areas, along with the fastest route to getting a job in the science/biotechnology industry. Please RSVP and send any questions to Misty Wehling, SCC Biotechnology Instructor, at mwehling@southeast.edu or call 402-437-2846.

CLICK HERE to learn more about SCC’s biotechnology focus area!

Announcing the Junior Rogue Program: An Esports Accelerator for Fortnite

In partnership with esports organization Rogue, Find Your Grind is launching the Junior Rogue Program, a semester-long professional gaming accelerator program that gives young Fortnite players a direct path to pursuing their dreams.

Those accepted will receive mentorship from Rogue’s professional Fortnite team, a $500 scholarship, access to industry experts from a wide variety of backgrounds, and resources unique to the Junior Rogue Program. Find Your Grind wants to enable the next generation of Fortnite pros and provide the resources and experience necessary to chase that goal!

The Junior Rogue Program is currently open to residents of the U.S. and registered U.S. territories under the age of 18. Applications are open until October 1, 2018 at 5pm Pacific Time. So if you think you’ve got what it takes to pursue a career in esports, but just need some mentorship to get there, apply now.

SCC Discovery Days – Fall 2018

SCC has released the dates for their fall 2018 Discovery Days. This experience gives students, parents, teachers, and counselors the opportunity to tour an SCC campus and discover the numerous opportunities available. Participants will learn about each program on the campus they visit, have the opportunity to speak individually with instructors and staff, and learn what it takes to be a successful student at SCC. Each event day runs from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm (lunch is included).

Lincoln Campus – Friday, October 26th, and Friday, November 16th
Beatrice Campus – Friday, October 12th, and Friday, November 9th
Milford Campus – Friday, November 2nd, and Friday, November 30th

CLICK HERE to register for a Discover Day!

UNK Health Careers Fair

Area high school students (most beneficial for Juniors and Seniors) are invited to the UNK Health Career Fair on Wednesday, September 26.  Students may come in large school groups, or with a parent or chaperone.  There is no fee for the fair.  UNK asks that all attendees check-in between 8:15 AM – 8:50 AM in the UNK Fine Arts Building.  The event will feature new breakout sessions, professional programs, and more!  View below for more information and to pre-register.  You can also visit the Health Science Career Fair website here.

Free job-getting help from a local non-profit

Next TuesdayApril 17, from 5:30-6:45pm at the Nonprofit HubLead Up** will host a forum called “Apply Yourself”. It will feature three panelists from YMCA, HyVee and Gallup. This forum will focus on finding and successfully securing a first job or summer employment with an emphasis on helping students learn that first jobs are more than just a way to make some money, but rather a chance to start a resume, and develop  skills needed for future college and careers. 
Sound cool? Check it out, and stop into the Counseling Center with any questions!
**Lead Up is a Lincoln-based non-profit whose mission is to increase diversity in higher education and the workforce in Lincoln by providing support to underrepresented students. 
 

ASVAB Test

LSW will be offering the ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery) on February 2nd. Students may register for this free assessment in the Counseling Center. The ASVAB is a multiple-aptitude battery that measures developed abilities and helps predict future academic and occupational success in the military. It is administered annually to more than one million military applicants, high school, and post-secondary students. Although it is a required assessment for students who plan to enter the military, the ASVAB is an excellent career assessment for any student who is exploring career options. To learn more about the ASVAB, please visit http://official-asvab.com/. If you have questions about the ASVAB test being offered at LSW, please contact Mr. Feeken.

University of Nebraska’s Civil Engineering Program

For students who are strong in math and science and want to impact the world, Civil Engineering is a great major to consider. Offered at both the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Omaha campuses, Civil Engineering majors work on infrastructure, clean water, environmental impact, soils, flood control and many other facets that impact the lives of all citizens. Please click here to view a handout on Civil Engineering at Nebraska Engineering

For more information, please contact:

  • Nicole Franta, MA
    Assistant Director of Recruitment, Omaha
  • College of Engineering
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Peter Kiewit Institute 1110 S 67th Street Omaha NE 68182
  • Office 107C
  • 402.554.3146 • nicole.franta@unl.edu

Plains Equipment: Student Opportunity

A career event for a select group of students will be held at the Plains Equipment Group location in Seward on Thursday, February 2, 2017 from 9:00 to 12:30.

Students selected for this event should possess the following:

  • Mechanical inclination
  • An interest in active hands on work
  • A desire to know how systems work
  • An interest in agriculture

This career event will give the selected group of students an opportunity to experience the world of a John Deere Ag Technician and will introduce them to the possibility of earning a John Deere Ag Tech Degree through a sponsorship by Plains Equipment Group.  There is also an offer of a tuition reimbursement plan where a student’s tuition and fees could be paid at 100%.

Please notify Diane Waters by Thursday, January 12, 2017 with your name and grade level if are interested in this opportunity so that a spot can be reserved for.  Her contact info is as follows: