Becoming an NHRI Counselor

FAQs about Becoming a Counselor:

Jason Hawkins, NHRI Interviewer
Jason Hawkins, NHRI Interviewer.

Q: What year in school do you need to be to serve as a NHRI Counselor?

A: NHRI primarily seeks Freshman and Sophomore students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (with a few students from Nebraska Wesleyan). The purpose of selecting students early in their college career is to give them at least two years to develop a strong relationship with their Junior Counselor.

Q: What qualifications do you look for in a NHRI Counselor?
A: NHRI seeks outstanding leaders who have high human relations capital (the capacity to positively influence and develop relationships with others), allowing them to maximize the strengths of their Junior Counselor.

Q: How do I become a NHRI Counselor?
A: All interested students can attend an Information Session conducted by the NHRI Interviewer, Jason Hawkins. Jason will hold weekly meetings to inform prospective students about NHRI and the process of becoming a counselor, and will schedule interviews with interested students following each information session.

Q: When can I become a NHRI Counselor? 
A: Informational sessions will be held starting the second week of January. For more information, contact Jason Hawkins at

Scheduled Informational Sessions
Wed., Nov. 29, 2017 7:30 - 8:30 PM OTHM Rm 106
Sun., Dec. 3, 2017 8:00 - 9:00 PM HAH Rm 102
Wed., Dec. 6, 2017 7:30 - 8:30 PM HAH Rm 131
Wed., Jan. 17, 2018 8:00 - 9:00 PM Burnett Rm 107
Sun., Jan. 21, 2018 7:00 - 8:00 PM Neihardt Rm 1107
Wed., Jan. 31, 2018 7:30 - 8:30 PM Burnett Rm 107
Sun., Mar. 4, 2018 8:00 - 9:00 PM Burnett Rm 107