Career Services

As a team of dedicated career educators, we serve as a resource to internal and external constituents, offering career advising, job-readiness skill training, internship information, and employment services.

University Career Services provides programs and services that create opportunities for students, alumni, faculty, and employers to engage in mutually beneficial partnerships that meet the needs of an evolving and global workforce.

As University Career Services, we will be known for leadership through our ability to anticipate and respond to changing student needs and the job market. We will be a target school of choice for New York City and regional employers seeking diverse and highly qualified interns and employees.


As University Career Services we will be known for our proactive ability to show leadership in our field by continuing to anticipate and respond to changing student needs and the economic climate.

Learning Outcomes

Students and alumni who utilize University Career Services will be provided with opportunities for academic enrichment and personal and professional development. They will be able to:

  • Demonstrate awareness of the connection between knowledge, skills and abilities developed through academic experiences and the world of work;
  • Identify the academic preparation needed to attain the careers they are considering;
  • Market their education, skills and experience to achieve lifelong career success;
  • Articulate realistic self-appraisal based on assessments of values, skills and abilities;
  • Articulate personal, work and lifestyle values and apply identified values in career decisions.

Office Hours and Locations

Queens Campus:
Chiang Ching Kuo (CCK) Hall

Spring and Fall Hours:
Monday to Friday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Summer Hours:
Monday to Thursday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Staten Island Campus:
Lavelle Hall, Room 106

Spring and Fall Hours:
Monday to Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Summer Hours:
Monday to Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Contact Information

Queens Campus Staff

Denise Hopkins
Executive Director

Judy Courtney
Senior Director, Employer Relations

Joni O'Hagan
Senior Associate Director

Michelle Kyriakides
Director, Experiential Learning

Lenora Kinchen
Director, Employer Relations (St. John’s College)

Jennifer Grauso
Associate Director, Employer Events and Services

Lydia Horemis
Employment Specialist

Patrick Holton
Associate Director Career Advisement and Employer Relations

Karen Casingal-Acampado
Career and Internship Advisor

Cheresa Fewell
Career & Internship Advisor

Jennifer Friary
Career and Internship Advisor

Donna Haynes
Career and Internship Advisor

Joby Jacob
Career and Internship Advisor

Nicole Wolfrath
Career and Internship Advisor

Elisa Zervos
Career and Internship Advisor

Tracy-Anne Vitale
Career and Internship Advisor

Mansoor Khan
Systems Analyst and Data Manager

Julia Tramonti
Coordinator of Employer Development

Staten Island Campus Staff

Valora Blackson

Roseann Sorensen
Associate Director

Sophia Fenn

Support Staff

Cheryl Cannella
Senior Career Services Assistant

Stephanie Petrellese
Career Services Assistant