Welcome to Career Pathways & Advising! Let’s talk about your dream job and create
a roadmap to get you there.
Career Pathways & Advising has been of great use for me. They helped me create a resume
and made me realize all of the campus activities that I participated in were worth
writing about.Molly Tamirat2019 Graduate
What We Do
We’re here to help you discover your career pathway, choose your first-semester coursework,
and create a plan for your academic and career success. We have an open door and welcome
you anytime. To schedule an appointment, call 308.635.6050, use our scheduling portal, or email us.
After being admitted to WNCC, you'll work with an Admissions Counselor to get you
started on the righth foot.
Then, you'll want to set up a first-term advising appointment to help understand how to navigate the student portal, how to register for first
semester classes, and how to start your college journey successfully.
Our goal is to help you identify a career pathway that fits your interests, then develop
a roadmap to get you there.
Complete our short intake form, then schedule an appointment with a Career Pathways Advisor.
WNCC students, alumni, and community residents have the opportunity to search and
apply for jobs posted exclusively for them and other opportunities via national job
boards. Additional resources like podcasts and the ability to create a resume or career
portfolio can be done in CCN and made available to employers. Employers also have the chance to post unlimited positions and search resumes for
Does your to-do list seem never ending? Organization is key. Give us call at 308.635.6050
so we can start crossing items off your list.
Are you planning to transfer to a four-year institution to continue your education?
We’ve compiled a list of transfer tips to keep in mind.
Identify the school you’d like to transfer to during your first semester at WNCC
Plan to submit your application to the school you wish to attend at least four months
Check out our Transfer page to learn more about the process!
Growth Mindset Program
The Growth Mindset program was designed to help students discover a more positive
approach in stressful situations. Students within the program are guided by a mindset
coach during their time at WNCC. When you participate in the Growth Mindset Program
at WNCC, you’ll have the opportunity to:
Identify your own growth ideas and fixed ideas
Discover strategies for developing positive habits that contribute to a growth mindset.
Empower yourself to take control of your own education, career, and future.
Explore career possibilities.
Develop skills to not only survive college, but to thrive.
Tonya Hergenrader Career Pathways & Advising Director Program Specialty: Health Sciences Career Specialties: Strong Interest Inventory Assessments, Career Workshops, Resume
Building, Mock Interviewing firstname.lastname@example.org 308.635.6346
Mai Lee Olsen Career Pathways Advisor Program Specialties: Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources, Information Technology,
STEM, Business Management & Administration Career Specialties: Job & Internship Fairs, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Personality
Assessment email@example.com 308.635.6341
Amy Zitterkopf Career Pathways Advisor Program Specialties: Human Services, Law/Public Safety, Corrections & Security, Arts,
A/V Technology & Communications, Education & Training Career Specialty: Job Shadowing & Internships firstname.lastname@example.org 308.635.6336
Grace Hendrickson Academic Advisor Program Specialties: Applied Technology, Transportation/Distribution & Logistics,
Manufacturing, Health Sciences Career Specialties: Transfer Advising, Growth Mindset Program email@example.com 308.635.6139
Chad Gibney Student Services Specialist Specialty Area: Student Athlete Career Programming firstname.lastname@example.org 308.635.6027