Career Services Staff

Dr. Fernando Figueredo, Ph.D., APR
Executive Director
GC 230
Phone: 305-348-2423
Fax: 305-348-3829
Email: figueref@fiu.edu
Oversees Career Services and provides direction for the administrative, career development and employer relations teams of the centralized Career Services Office at the Modesto Maidique, Biscayne Bay and Engineering and Computing campuses.


Ivette Duarte, M.Sc.
Director
GC 230
Phone: 305-348-2423
Fax: 305-348-3829
Email: duartei@fiu.edu
Supports the Executive Director and provides strategic and forward-looking management for the daily operations, fiscal planning, staff development, and delivery of student-centered, comprehensive career and internship services at the Modesto Maidique Campus. Oversight of the Career Development and Employer Relations Teams charged with creating programs designed to meet evolving needs of students and employers.


Harold Clayton, M.Sc.
Associate Director
WUC 255
Phone: 305-919-5770
Fax: 305-919-5607
Email: heclayto@fiu.edu
Supports Director; oversees Career Services at the Biscayne Bay Campus; employer development; manages BBC Career Services team.


Efigenia Gonzalez-Duran, BSW, M.S.
Associate Director
GC 230
Phone: 305-348-2423
Fax: 305-348-3829
Email: egduran@fiu.edu
Develop and manage key employer relationships with the goal of increasing student/Alumni networks, internships and employment opportunities, assist with the coordination of career fairs, career industry specific and networking events. MBTI and STRONG certified.


Emmanuela P. Stanislaus, M.S.
Associate Director
EC 2852
Phone: 305-348-1281
Fax: 305-348-3829
Email: estanisl@fiu.edu
Supports Director; oversees Career Services at the Engineering Center; develops recruitment relationships with engineering companies; conducts individual career counseling; and delivers professional development workshops.


Yisell Cirion, M.S., LMHC
Associate Director
GC 230
Phone: 305-348-2423
Fax: 305-348-3829
Email: ycirion@fiu.edu
Provides leadership to the career development and management team, EPI (Executive Protégé Initiative Program) and the Walk-in Program. Conducts individual career counseling; delivers professional development workshops; administers and interprets MBTI and Strong Career Assessments.


Darren Gregory, MSW
Assistant Director
GC 230
Phone: 305-348-2423
Fax: 305-348-3829
Email: dgregory@fiu.edu
Counsels students on employment opportunities, facilitates career development workshops, is Strong Interest Inventory certified, and oversees the implementation of the Executive Protégé Initiative program, critiques resumes, as well as counsel’s students with special needs.


Carolyn Meeker, M.Ed.
Assistant Director
WUC 255
Phone: 305-919-5770
Fax: 305-919-5607
Email: cmeeker@fiu.edu
Provides individual career counseling and job search strategies at the Biscayne Bay Campus (BBC) for students and alumni, delivers professional development workshops, collaborates with student organizations, faculty, and staff, administers the Strong career assessment, and serves as Co-Advisor for FIU’s Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) student organization.


Matthew Tanner, M.S.
Assistant Director
GC 230
Phone: 305-348-2423
Fax: 305-348-3829
Email: mrtanner@fiu.edu
Coaches both students and alumni; develops and presents workshops and trainings on a variety of professional development topics on and off campus; certified MBTI practitioner and Career Coach; collaborates with student organizations, faculty and staff; supervises Peace Corps Campus recruiter and helps oversee the Executive Protégé Initiative program.


Martha Rosa, M.S.
Assistant Director
GC 230
Phone: 305-348-2423
Fax: 305-348-3829
Email: mrosa@fiu.edu
Supports employer relations team; maintains internship job postings, develops relationships with employers seeking internship programming; deliver internship related presentations; certified MBTI practitioner.


Lucy C. Moscoso
Assistant Director
GC 230
Phone: 305-348-2423
Fax: 305-348-3829
Email: lmoscoso@fiu.edu
Supports employer relations team; manages the coordination of career fairs, career industry specific and networking events; serves as the DEI advisor.


Audrey Johnson, M.Sc., MHRM
Budget & HR Coordinator
GC 230
Phone: 305-348-2423
Fax: 305-348-3829
Email: johnsona@fiu.edu
Assists in the preparation of the office’s annual budget; monitors and manages the reconciliations of expenditures and receipts; prepares all human resources documentation, and oversees the front line staff and student employees.


Sonia M. Gonzalez
Marketing and Publications Coordinator
GC 230
Phone: 305-348-2423
Fax: 305-348-3829
Email: sgonza@fiu.edu
Promotes events to our students, alumni, and employers; develops and executes social media and branding events for students and alumni; designs and produces all print and digital material such as calendars of events, brochures, and promotional material; maintains Career Services Office website and social media accounts.


Carmen Rosado
On-Campus Recruiting Coordinator
GC 230
Phone: 305-348-2423
Fax: 305-348-3829
Email: rosadoc@fiu.edu
Maintains employer contacts and assist in filling their recruitment needs; facilitates and schedules company information sessions; approves job postings.


Lauren Cavicchi, M.Ed.
Student Employment Coordinator
GC 230
Phone: 305-348-2240
Fax: 305-348-3829
Email: lauren.cavicchi@fiu.edu
Supports career development and management team; counsels students on career and internship choices; and delivers professional development workshops.


Desiree Gonzalez
Employer Relations Clerk
GC 230
Phone: 305-348-2423
Fax: 305-348-3829
Email: demgonz@fiu.edu
Provides support for event planning; assists in employer relations development; maintains employer contact database; posts career opportunities in Panther JOBLink.


Grace Mayorga
Senior Secretary
GC 230
Phone: 305-348-2423
Fax: 305-348-3829
Email: mayorgag@fiu.edu
Provides front desk customer service at the Modesto A. Maidique Career Services location; coordinates student/advisor appointments; initiates enrollment in Panther JOBLink; supports office management.


Sabrina Gonzalez
Senior Secretary
GC 230
Phone: 305-348-2423
Fax: 305-348-3829
Email: saelgonz@fiu.edu
Assist the director with daily clerical tasks and scheduling appointments. Provides project based support to both the career development management team and employer relations team as needed. Responsible for collecting student survey data while utilizing databases such as Qualtrics. Supports the Walk-In Program by advising students on resume critiquing.


Richard Azimov
Office Assistant
WUC 255
Phone: 305-919-5770
Fax: 305-919-5607
Email: razimov@fiu.edu
Manages the Front Desk Reception at the Biscayne Bay Campus location; supports office management; coordinates student/advisor appointments; supports programming at BBC.


Krystia Mendez
Graduate Assistant
GC 230
Phone: 305-348-2423
Fax: 305-348-3829
Email: kmendez@fiu.edu
Assist with the employer relations team. Helps in planning and implementing office events.


Stephanie Grass
Student Assistant
GC 230
Phone: 305-348-2423
Fax: 305-348-3829
Email: sgrass@fiu.edu
Assists with projects related to the career development management team; serves as a Career Coach.


Adriana Eiroa
Student Assistant
GC 230
Phone: 305-348-2423
Fax: 305-348-3829
Email: aeiroa@fiu.edu
Assists with projects related to the career development management team; serves as a Career Coach.


Christopher Iduate
Student Assistant
EC 2852
Phone: 305-348-1281
Fax: 305-348-3829
Email: ciduate@fiu.edu
Manages reception at Engineering Campus Career Services Office; supports front desk with student appointment scheduling, initiates enrollment in Panther JOBLink, and customer service; supports office management; serves as Career Coach.


Christopher Belgodere
Student Assistant
WUC 255
Phone: 305-919-5770
Fax: 305-919-5607
Email: cbelgode@fiu.edu
Supports front desk at Biscayne Bay Campus Career Services Office with student appointment scheduling, initiates enrollment in Panther JOBLink, and customer service; supports office management; serves as a Career Coach.


Paola Bayron
Student Assistant
WUC 255
Phone: 305-919-5770
Fax: 305-919-5607
Email: pbayron@fiu.edu
Supports front desk at Biscayne Bay Campus Career Services Office with student appointment scheduling, initiates enrollment in Panther JOBLink, and customer service; supports office management; serves as a Career Coach.


Rafael Hernandez
Student Assistant
WUC 255
Phone: 305-919-5770
Fax: 305-919-5607
Email: ranherna@fiu.edu
Supports front desk at Biscayne Bay Campus Career Services Office with student appointment scheduling, initiates enrollment in Panther JOBLink, and customer service; supports office management.