Register for the fall 2022 Experience Lab, no application required

Sunday, March 27, 2022 - 6:15am

Join the CoJMC Experience Lab in the fall 2022 semester. The Experience Lab gives students a chance to gain hands-on experience from the first semester they enroll in the College of Journalism and Mass Communications at UNL. Working with faculty liaisons and professional mentors, students will build their academic skill set while exploring their professional interests in one of the college's media outlets.

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  • Students can earn 1 credit and work 4-6 hours per week
  • Programs include KRNU, Buoy, Heartland, Nebraska Nightly, Unlimited Sports and the Nebraska News Service. After registration, students will receive a survey from the program managers asking for their top two program preferences.
  • Day-to-day projects will vary depending on the program
  • To register for course credit, select JOMC 197, 297 or 397 in MyRed.
  • Students can join as volunteers without registering for the class. Contact Jill Martin ( or Jemalyn Griffin ( for more information.
  • Experience Lab meetings will be on Tuesdays from 3:30-5:15 p.m. 
  • An additional 3 hours per week will be required outside of the required Tuesday meeting time during varied lab times as it works with student schedules
  • Student leaders will mentor first-year and second-year students and manage day-to-day operations.
  • New in the fall of 2022 – Political news division to serve Nebraska News Service, Nebraska Nightly and KRNU

No application is required for fall 2022. Register in  MyRed or contact the co-directors to volunteer. 

Group of students working around a table
Student in Buoy work with professional-in-residence Nathan He