Zavi has over 20 years experience in teaching, developing innovative programs and career coaching/counseling. She is very passionate about educating, engaging and empowering Queens College students towards career success and social mobility. Zavi enjoys going to Bounce U and bowling with her two children.
- LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/zavigunn/
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Associate Director of Career Education
Liz has over 25 years of experience in education, business, and human resources. She enjoys connecting with students and guiding them through their career education experience at Queens College. Seeing the success of her students and building valuable relationships with employers and alumni are also an important part of her role. In her spare time she enjoys running, boating, and traveling with her friends and family.
Aaron Copland School of Music, American Studies, Art, Classical, Middle Eastern, and Asian Languages and Culture, Comparative Literature, Drama, Theatre and Dance, English, European Languages and Literatures, Film Studies, FYC (First Year College), Hispanic Languages and Literatures, Journalism, Labor, Studies, Latin American and Latino Studies, Media Studies, Pre-Law, Psychology*, QC in 4
- LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lizoconnell618/
- Email: email@example.com
Career Educator and Specialist
Karen has over 10 years of experience in creating and facilitating leadership development and career engagement programs. She has a passion for working in an advising, counseling, and mentoring capacity with diverse populations. She lives a life of use to others. She is happy to bring to Queens College her significant understanding of the many facets of student development and its impact on student success.
Computer Science, Mathematics, Sophomore Initiative Programs
- LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/karen-m-johnson/
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
CUNY LEADS Support Specialist
Kristina has over 13 years of experience in Mental Health Counseling and Career Counseling. She is also a Disabilities Rights Advocate. Kristina is also a published author. She published her first book of poetry, “Words As Weapons”, in November 2017. Her favorite book and movie is ‘Gone With the Wind’. In her spare time she enjoys writing, reading and listening to music.
LEADS (Linking Employment Academic Disability Students, Any major or class year for LEADS, Veterans
- LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kristinaaran/
- Email: email@example.com
Business & Internship Specialist
Eleanor has 20 years of experience in education, teaching and business. She enjoys helping students succeed in the business field by connecting them with specific internships and recruiters. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her kids and traveling to other countries.
Accounting and Information Systems, Business Administration (BBA), Business and Liberal Arts (BALA), Economics, Family, Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences, Risk Management (M.S.)
- LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/eleanor-mavashev/
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Caterina (Cathy) Alessio
Office Assistant & Customer Service Engagement
Cathy enjoys taking long walks and reading novels in her spare time. Cathy also speaks fluent Italian and lived in Italy for many years. She loves to try different cuisines from different cultures all over the world. Cathy’s favorite movie is My Big Fat Greek Wedding.
- Email: email@example.com
Tithung (Dan) Ma
Tech Assistant & Customer Service Engagement
Dan is originally from Hong Kong, China. He enjoys his trips back to China to visit his family and friends and have some good authentic Chinese cuisine. Dan’s favorite movie is Casablanca. His hobbies are listening to music, watching movies and reading literature.
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Career Peer for Marketing & Communications
Maria is currently pursuing her bachelor’s degree in Urban Studies and an accelerated master’s degree in Urban Affairs at Queens College. In her free time she enjoys immersing herself in social equity & justice activism in the cannabis industry and expanding her environmental & political interests.
Celida is pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science at Queens College and double minoring in Urban Studies and Music Production. She is a musician and creates original songs with her own lyrics and instrumentation and is a member of the QC Pre-Law Association. She enjoys going to the studio, video gaming, and traveling around the world.
Sadia is pursuing a double Bachelor’s degree in Biology (with a Pre-Medicine track) and English and minoring in History at Queens College. She is a Student Ambassador and the Secretary of the English Club at Queens College. She works as a Bengali Interpreter at the Board of Elections NYC. In her free time, she translates TED talks into Bengali and writes for an online platform, Bengalis of New York. She has three dreams: wear that white coat that doctors wear, publish her bestsellers in both Bengali and English and perform music at a concert. She likes to introduce herself using this quote, “Don’t be busy; be productive.”
To educate, engage, and empower students and alumni for career opportunities within a transforming local and global workforce.
Students’ career education is fully-integrated in their academic, personal, experiential, co-curricular and employment activities. Career Center staff are educators, connectors and collaborators through the engagement of students, alumni, faculty, staff, employers and the community. The Center will implement quality and innovative services.
Start Your Career Journey
FOCUS 2 is a self-guided career, major and education planning system designed to guide you through the steps of the career planning process. You can use FOCUS 2 at any stage of your education and career planning according to your personal needs. Start with any feature, repeat a feature if desired and use the system as an ongoing resource. All your results are saved and accessible in your FOCUS 2 Portfolio.