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Our team serves as an access point for students and student organizations interested in engaging with the local community. Our team provides advising and project consultation, facilitates networking and travel experiences, and makes connections with campus and community partners.

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Handshake is the place for students of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to engage with employers and search/apply for internships, co-ops, part/full time jobs, work study, campus employment and volunteer opportunities.

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Nonprofit in Residence

Join fellow huskers the last week of the month to network with local nonprofit organizations from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. located in the Nebraska Union across from the N-Card Office. Students can stop by to learn about internships and volunteer opportunities.

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Urban Plunge

200 First-year students are invited to attend a Day of Service on Friday, August 19 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at eight nonprofits in Lincoln. Urban Plunge provides first-year students with an opportunity to explore the potential ways they can use their skills to make a positive impact in our community.

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Volunteer Digest

Join fellow huskers during the month of month volunteering at nonprofits. Volunteer Digest is a newsletter that shares monthly opportunities for students to learn about a community issue and volunteer at a nonprofit connected to that issue.

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Ignite Lincoln

Ignite Lincoln 14 will be held on August 11th at 7pm in Roca Theater. Huskers can get involved with the event by volunteering between 5:30pm to 9pm. Volunteers will assist with check in, walking guests to their seats, and serving as a floater during the event.

Community Partner Heat Map

The Community Partner map highlights mutually-beneficial projects between nonprofit organizations and the University of Nebraska - Lincoln.

We encourage you to explore this tool and use it to find nonprofit contacts, track our universities impact and spark conversations.