Lisa Famularo

Career Consultant

Lisa Famularo

Lisa Famularo (she/her/hers) is a Career Consultant with a focus on the physical, life, and behavioral sciences within the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences (CLAS). Lisa works closely with many CLAS offices and departments to provide programming and resources to meet the career-related needs of CLAS students, including those who are pre-med or pre-health. Lisa also meets one-on-one with students to discuss many career-related topics, including major and career exploration, career planning materials and resources, post-graduation opportunities, and general career development.

Lisa currently serves as the chair of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) Committee within the Center for Career Development, where she is leading efforts to create more inclusive resources for the entire UConn community. She is working with the Committee to collect information about the career development experiences of students of color, highlight more Black-owned and minority-owned employers and alumni, and build web content for the Center’s various affinity communities. She also serves as a liaison between the Committee and the Women’s Center and the Center for Students with Disabilities.

Lisa earned her Master of Arts in Higher Education and Student Affairs in 2018 from the Neag School of Education at UConn. She graduated from Ithaca College in 2016 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, concentrating in Management.

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Empowering Pre-Health Students and Medical Professionals with Disabilities

Pursuing A Career in Healthcare

Pursuing a career in healthcare is a journey that often comes with a lot of questions. This may be because generally lots of schooling and training is required whether you are interested in medical school, …

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Transportation Resources to Get You to Your Next Interview, Internship, or Job

Transportation is a critical piece of the job and internship search process and can present an employment barrier for those who don’t have convenient reliable access. If you are able to drive and afford a car (and all the associated …

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New Neurodiversity at UConn Microsoft Teams Community

If you are a UConn student who identifies as neurodiverse, consider joining this new Microsoft Teams community along with other neurodiverse students at UConn!

The goal of this community is to build a network of support for students to share …

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Join the NSA for their Virtual Career Invitational for People with Disabilities!

What is the National Security Agency (NSA)?

The National Security Agency (NSA) leads the U.S. government in cryptology, also known as the art and science of making and breaking codes. This includes working with both signal intelligence (communication systems, radars, weapon …

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Inspiring Women Mentors: Find Yours Today

The Power of Mentorship Among Women

March is Women’s History Month, and with all the buzz I’ve been hearing about the accomplishments of inspiring women, I can’t help but stop and think about the women in my own life who …

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Opportunity Employment: A Commitment to Diverse Talent

As a job or internship seeker, there are so many ways to evaluate a company’s commitment to diversity. A common suggestion is to look at the company’s website or social media accounts, but sometimes it can be hard to know …

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Tips for Working with Depression

If you have been diagnosed with depression and are curious about how it might impact your experience in the workforce, you are not alone.

In 2014, a survey called the Impact of Depression at Work Audit was conducted by the

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11 Questions to Ask to Assess an Employer’s Commitment to DE&I

Evaluating an employer’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) is an important part of the job or internship search process. Nowadays many companies have statements available on their websites that outline their commitment to DE&I, but how can you …

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Native American-Owned Small Businesses

According to the most recent Survey of Business Owners and Self-Employed Persons conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau, there are more than 270,000 Native American-owned businesses in the United States. Check out these federal resources designed to support Native American-owned …

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National Disability Employment Awareness Month Spotlight: Nursing Alum Lindsey Runkel

Lindsey Runkel, a 2019 graduate of the Certificate Entry into Nursing Program at UConn’s Stamford Campus, was hired within weeks of graduation by Yale New Haven Hospital in New Haven, CT. Lindsey began her tenure at Yale New Haven Hospital …

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