Academics + Experience = Opportunities

You don’t have to know where you’ll end up to get started.

Strong careers evolve over time and the range of existing career fields changes almost daily. It is impossible to predict where your path will lead, so let your curiosity move you. Learn about your own interests, abilities and values. Then connect your academics to real-world experience like internships, research, education abroad, leadership and service.

See the CAS Success Plan

Four resources to help you succeed

CAS Career Coaches

Meet one-on-one with a Career Coach to identify your interests and goals and connect them to real-world experience that compliments your academic program.

Meagan or Kristen can help you draft or revise your resume, apply for a variety of opportunities and explore options for careers and advanced education after graduation.

  • Make an appointment through the MyPLAN tab of
  • Call (402) 472-4190
Meagan Savage and Kristen Aldrich

Major Advisors

Departmental contacts for curricular information and opportunities in the department for research, student organizations and honoraries, internships, graduate school questions and more.

University Career Services

Trained career advisors can help you identify your interests and prepare for the job or internship search.  Get help with resumes, cover letters, interviewing and more while connecting to employers through Husker Hire Link. They also offer guides for job search, majors and careers, and graduate school.

Explore Center

The academic advising home for students who are undecided on a major, transitioning between majors, pre-health, or pre-law. They can help you explore your interests, skills, and values and connect them with majors and pre-professional fields.

Five ways to gain experience





Education Abroad

Education Abroad

Leadership and Involvement


Service and Civic Engagement


Build experience, skills, friendships and connections.
Find out more about getting involved.

Ready after graduation

Adding experience to your academics can take your career further. Here are some alumni stories to show what path your life can take.