Amber Pape

Events & Marketing Coordinator

Amber Pape

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers 

How did you gain experience when you were a student?  

I had numerous on-campus jobs throughout my time as an undergraduate student. These on-campus employment opportunities allowed me to easily work around my classes, build up my employment history, and learn some great baseline skills.

How did you become a career development professional? 

I received a Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design. After a season of graphic design jobs and freelance opportunities, my design career took a pause when I chose to stay at home with my young children. Once my kids entered school, I started looking for new career opportunities. Career Services has allowed me to take on numerous roles in the office and learn so much about how we facilitate career connections between Huskers and the world. My time at Career Services has allowed me to assist many different groups of people, ranging from students, faculty & staff, and employers all over the world.

Who is someone who impacted your career development? 

My senior year graphic design professors were instrumental in helping me learn how to develop my resume and design portfolio. This preparation was instrumental in gaining my first job out of college as a graphic designer for an athletic-wear company.

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6 Job Search Tips for New Grads and Anyone Else Starting Their Careers During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Graduating from college or otherwise applying for your first professional job is stressful in any circumstance. But it feels especially daunting when the economy, the job market, and the world in general seem to be turned upside down.

As the …

By Lisa Rabasca Roepe - The Muse
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How to Prepare for a Video Interview

Editor’s Note: When this post was originally written, we admittedly did not have the understanding we have now of the severity and extent of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). But with more employers encouraging social distancing to control the spread of …

By Nisha Kumar Kulkarni - Idealist Careers
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From Education to Real-Life Inspiration: Springboard Alum Haotian Wu Shares His Story

Here at Springboard, not only do we pride ourselves on our students’ successes, but we genuinely believe that their dreams are what make up the foundation of our mission. Our alumni dream big – and they make big moves in stride.

By Katie Ried - Springboard
Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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How Can I Break into the Human Resources Field with Only a Bachelor’s Degree and No Experience?

Renee from Harrison College asks:

“How can I get my foot in the door in Human Resources with my Bachelors and no experience in this area?  I have been searching now for over a year after being informed by my …

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Building the Rural Physician Workforce: The International Medical Graduate (IMG) on a J-1 Visa


Those in the primary care sphere predict physician shortages could reach north of 50,000 physicians by 2032. With just 9% of physicians practicing in rural communities where 25% make up the US population, rural recruiters must consider additional solutions …

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New Year, New Career: A Data Science Success Story

A physics major and computer science minor, Jonas Cuadrado was headed toward a Ph.D. when he decided to pivot and learn data science formally.

It’s the “perfect mix” of disciplines he has studied and is interested in exploring further, he …

By T.J. DeGroat - Springboard
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