Category Archives: Student Opportunities

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… Read more »

2019 World Food Prize Nebraska Youth Institute

Mark you calendars now! The 2019 Institute will be held on Monday, March 4, 2019! The paper submission deadline is February 5, 2019. The World Food Prize works to engage and inspire high school students to pursue future careers and educational pathways in STEM as it relates to agriculture and global food security. We work to identify motivated students, encourage… Read more »

Rotary Youth Leadership Award

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Rotary District 5650 is currently seeking and accepting nominations for Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA). RYLA camp (April 5-7, 2019), an intensive 3-day training program for High School Sophomores and Juniors that helps participants think critically about important issues and share ideas with talented peers, learn how to coordinate and lead community service projects, discuss the importance of good governance… Read more »

VFW Voice of Democracy Essay Contest

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Since 1947, the Voice of Democracy has been the Veterans of Foreign Wars’ (VFW’s) premier scholarship program. Each year, nearly 40,000 high school students compete for more than $2 million in scholarships and incentives. Students compete by writing and recording an audio essay on an annual patriotic theme. This year’s theme is, Why My Vote Matters. Prizes and scholarships can be… Read more »

SCC Discovery Days – Fall 2018

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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… Read more »

Job & Extended Learning Opportunities for LPS Students

Lincoln Public Schools has created a new resource for LPS students who are looking for jobs or learning opportunities. Check it out at the link below, or by using JumpCode JELO in the search box at LPS.org. Single Sign On is required with your LPS login information. Job & Extended Learning Opportunities for LPS Students Website

UNK Health Careers Fair

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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… Read more »

Diversity Matters camp @ UN-L

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Diversity Matters is an education-focused summer camp occurring on UN-L’s campus from June 10-15 of this year. The camp’s purpose is to support high school sophomores and juniors of color, as well as those from other marginalized communities, who are interested in possible careers in education by giving them hands-on experience working with young students, connecting them with like-minded peers, and through providing them… Read more »

Friday Grab Bag

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Here, for your information gathering pleasure, is an eclectic assortment of news relevant to students from the LSW Counseling Center: Scholarships: For Peter Kiewit Institute enrollees, they have extended the deadline for the scholarship opportunity listed below. Note that students must be accepted into their Architectural Engineering Program to be considered, but other criteria are not necessarily required (due to… Read more »