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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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

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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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3 Ways to be More Inclusive of your Latinx Colleagues


It’s Latinx Heritage Month, which is a time to celebrate our Latinx friends and colleagues and the contributions and accomplishments of the Latinx community around the world. While I am by no means an expert on Latinx inclusion, it is …

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Step-by-Step Guide to Getting Hired in Healthcare

Healthcare worker in a lab coat.

According to the Occupational Outlook Handbook, jobs in the healthcare industry are projected to grow by 14% between 2018 and 2028, which will equate to approximately 1.9 million new jobs in 10 years. This rate of growth is much faster …

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Free Coursera for University and College Students

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Online learning has grown exponentially more popular throughout recent years, especially in the current climate of physical distancing due to COVID-19. In addition to colleges and universities converting some or all of their instruction to virtual settings, online learning platforms …

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What to do when it seems like you have nothing to put on your résumé

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As a student, the pressure to build a strong résumé is high. There are lots of sample résumés out there – perhaps some that belong to your friends and classmates – that seem to have endless experiences and accomplishments listed on them. …

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Recap: From First-Gen Student to First-Gen Professional


In November 2019, UConn celebrated its inaugural First-Generation College Celebration. Initiated by the Council for Opportunity in Education and NASPA’s Center for First-Generation Student Success, the goal of the First-Generation College Celebration is to celebrate the success of first-generation college …

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Pathways to Healthcare (That Don’t Require Med School)

Pathways to Healthcare

Are you on the pre-med track but looking to learn more about other careers in healthcare? Do you want to work in healthcare but not attend med school? If yes, this is the video for you!

Each semester, the Center …

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The Global 2,000: Multinational Corporations You Could Work For

Global 2000

Do you have an interest in international relations or global affairs? Do you want to work for a company that has a reach beyond the country where you live now? Are you an international student looking to work in the …

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