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How to join

EWB-NU is looking for students who enjoy either marketing, communications, fundraising, leadership, volunteering, or engineering. If you are a student of any major at UNL or UNO and would like to get involved, there are a number of ways you may become a part of this organization:

Why you should join

Interested in marketing and communication?

EWB-NU needs people to make all of our marketing materials: our newsletters, social media posts, flyers, and communications with corporate sponsors.

Creative People Needed - EWB-NU
Interested in local volunteering?

EWB-NU provides great opportunities for volunteer work, not just for our international projects, but also right here in Nebraska.

EWB-NU members posing with trash bags after twice annual stream cleanup
Interested in non-profit fundraising?

EWB-NU is the place for you! The biggest section of our chapter is devoted to fundraising. Our projects cannot be implemented without significant fundraising efforts.

Engineers Without Borders University of Nebraska (EWB-NU) group photo at their mini golf event: Engineers Without Bogeys
Interested in leadership?

EWB-NU provides opportunities for leadership for people of all interests. We have leaders for our chapter (President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Recruitment Chair, Social Chair, Publicity Chair, Omaha Lead), for our project teams, and for the Nebraska (Fundraising and Outreach) Team.

EWB-NU accepting the University Program of the Year Student Impact Award
Interested in engineering?

On our project teams, you will work on a real-world engineering project alongside professional engineers and other engineering students. You will get hands-on experience with the engineering process, and learn skills that are impossible to attain in a classroom setting. No prior experience needed!

EWB-NU Madagascar Team installing a solar panel on a roof with the help of locals
EWB-NU 3D model of Kalomo River Pedestrian Bridge design
EWB-NU Zambia Team member surveying at the future site of the Kalomo River Pedestrian Bridge

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Professionals

EWB-NU also greatly encourages your support as a professional. If you are a professional or non-student and would like to help, there are a number of ways in which your help would be greatly appreciated:

Become a project mentor. EWB-NU is in great need of project mentors that can help our project teams in both technical and non-technical areas. Project mentors are needed for traveling and to help with design work here in Nebraska. If you are interested in becoming a project mentor, please contact Libby Jones at libby.jones@unl.edu or 402-554-3869.

Donate

Make a monetary donation. Monetary donations will help us make an impact on the lives of villagers in developing countries by helping with both implementation and travel costs. Learn more here