Our Staff


Matthew Donato
Director, CareerLAB

 Matt came to Brown from Pitzer College in Claremont, CA where he served as Director of Career Services and Associate Dean of Students.  At Pitzer, Matt worked to strengthen... Read more 


Career Education

Jim Amspacher
Associate Director Career Counseling, Careers in the Common Good 
In addition to general career counseling, Jim directs the Careers in the Common Good project. Read More

Ron Foreman
Associate Director Career Counseling, Undergraduate Program
Ron has worked for CareerLAB since 2000. He manages the execution and overall philosophy of undergraduate counseling and programming.  As part of that, he supervises the Peer Career Advisor program. He especially enjoys helping students who feel overwhelmed... Read More

Amy Tarbox
Associate Director Career Counseling, Campus Partnerships
Amy has been a Career Counselor at Brown since spring 2013. She develops resources and programming... Read More

Karen Whittet

Career Counselor
Karen re-joined CareerLAB in 2017 as a career counselor, after previously working in the office in the same capacity. Karen works with all class years as a general advisor ... Read More



Emily Nolan
Associate Director, Recruiting
Emily's primary responsibility is to manage and cultivate relationships with employers and recruiters who want to bring great opportunities to Brown University students. She is also responsible for the planning and execution of the Career Fairs and consortiums.

Michele Carreiro
Employer Relations Manager, Recruiting
Michele Carreiro joined CareerLAB in 2017 as Manager of Employer Relations. In this role, she manages and maintains employer relationships and executes employer recruiting plans. Additionally, she oversees employer relations issues, programs, policies and procedures. Read more



Aixa Kidd
Deputy Director of CareerLAB, Director of BrownConnect
Aixa Kidd joined the CareerLAB team in June 2014 as the Director of BrownConnect, a new initiative linking students to the Brown community for career success... Read more

Sarah Brown
Assistant Director, BrownConnect
Sarah joined the CareerLAB team in January 2015 as the Internships Manager, working very closely with the BrownConnect initiative. She oversees... Read more

Gregory Seiler
Assistant Director, BrownConnect
Greg Seiler joined the CareerLAB team in January 2015 as the International and Signature Internship Programs Manager.  Greg works closely with... Read more


Marketing and Outreach

Julia Issa
Communications and Outreach Manager

Julia joined the CareerLAB team in August, 2019 and is responsible for the department’s marketing, communications, and social media activities. In addition, ... Read More


Laura Joshi
Data and Systems Manager
Laura has been with CareerLAB since 2004. In her current role as Data and Systems Manager, Laura maintains the career services management platform and... Read More 


Peer Career Advisors

Peer Career Advisors (PCAs) are Brown students who help their peers with many aspects of the career development process. PCAs advise students on CareerLAB resources, provide resume and cover letter critiques, and collaborate with DUGS and other student organizations.