Post-Eligibility Experiences

By NU Athletic Communications

Participation in PEO will be offered to all current and future letterwinner alumni who meet the following requirements on or after December 19, 2015: letter in a varsity sport, graduate from UNL, exhaust athletic eligibility and earn a scholar-athlete ring. To be eligible to participate in PEO, student-athletes will need to attend and complete mandatory workshops and meet specific opportunity requirements outlined below.

Internships

- In addition to requirements outlined in the internship checklist or international internship checklist, requirements include, but are not limited to, a polished resume, a successful interview, and an offer of a legitimate, professional internship. (Internship offer must include a detailed description of internship responsibilities and include, at minimum, 20 hours of work per week.) 

  • Recipients must also apply and be accepted as a non-degree, post-baccalaureate student and enroll in internship credit.

    Companies/Organizations can promote internship opportunities by contacting Ashley Stone, Director of PEO Programs, directly at astone@huskers.com.

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Study Abroad

- In addition to requirements outlined in the study abroad checklist, requirements include, but are not limited to, researching study abroad programs, being accepted into a program, obtaining the necessary travel documents – i.e. passport and visas, and vaccinations.

- Recipients must also apply and be accepted as a non-degree, post-baccalaureate student and enroll in study abroad credit.

- It is likely that participation would require students to invest time and effort for several semesters prior to graduation.

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Graduate School

- In addition to requirements outlined in the graduate school or medical and law school checklist, additional requirements include, but are not limited to, researching graduate programs, taking standardized pre-requisite exams, writing personal essays or purpose statements, and being accepted into a program.  

- Recipients must be enrolled in a degree-granting graduate or professional program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln or the University of Nebraska Medical Center.

- It is likely that participation would require students to invest time and effort for several semesters prior to graduation.

*Please note, Nebraska Athletics and its staff cannot guarantee all letterwinner-alumni will meet the above requirements outlined for internships, study abroad experiences or graduate school. 

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