Get Involved

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Get Involved

Build experience, skills, friendships, and connections that will last a lifetime

Explore your unique interests by pursuing independent study, internships, and research activities that can be substituted toward the major, with prior approval of the Academic Advisor.

Community Internship Program

The Institute for Ethnic Studies introduces undergraduate students to the work of local nonprofit organizations that focus on race and social justice.

Meet Marcus and Ivy and hear their stories.

For more information, contact our office

Student organizations

The Institute for Ethnic Studies supports the events of:

Afrikan Peoples Union

APU is the Black student government on campus. APU promotes cultural, social, and academic events designed to celebrate Black culture. APU students host the Martin Luther King, Jr. Banquet, participate in the Black and Brown Bowling Tournament, and host other social events.

University of Nebraska Inter-Tribal Exchange

UNITE promotes the cultural, social, and academic events and services designed to celebrate the Native American community at UNL and in the city of Lincoln. Each year UNITE visits high schools to promote college to Native American youth and sponsors the UNL Powwow to celebrate the graduation of high school and college Native American students.

Mexican American Student Association

MASA promotes cultural, social, and academic events designed to celebrate all Latino cultures. MASA supports Fiesta on the Green and hosts the MASA Youth Latino Leadership Conference.