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Career Development Team

Yisell Cirion

Associate Director, Career Development and Exploration

As Associate Director for Career Development and Exploration, Yisell oversees development and implementation of career readiness programming and resources to support the career development of all students and recent alumni across the university. Yisell joined our team 16 and a half years ago and is a proud two-time FIU Alum with a bachelor’s in psychology and Women’s Studies, as well as a master’s in psychology with a specialization in Mental Health Counseling. Yisell is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the State of Florida and Adjunct Faculty in the Department of Psychology at both FIU and Miami Dade College. Complementary experiences in Counseling and Education are integrated in her philosophy and approach to service delivery. She is a Certified Strengths Coach and holds a certification for the Myers Briggs Type Indicator and STRONG Interest Inventory.

Yisell is a first-generation college student who is passionate about education and its power to support advancement and career fulfillment.  She collaborates across units to develop programming and engage students looking to explore, clarify or launch their careers. Her work over the years has focused on creating and integrating tools and resources to support students in their journey to a successful career.

Top 5 Strengths
Context, Futuristic, Intellection, Ideation, Strategic


Phone Number
(305) 348-2423
Modesto Maidique Campus