Our Staff


Matthew Donato
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 Counselors

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


Beverly Ehrich
Associate Director Career Counseling, Graduate Program
Bev advises undergraduates, graduate students, and alumni. Bev manages programs and services for graduate students, including GradCON... 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

Graduate Fellows


Pre-Professional Advising Office

George Vassilev
Associate Dean of the College & Director of Pre-Professional Advising (health and law careers)
George Vassilev came to Brown in 2010 to work with students interested in pursuing careers... Read More


Anja Lee
Health Careers Advisor
Anja joined the pre-professional advising office as a health careers advisor in April 2017. Her work is focused on advising first-year and sophomore students... Read More

Kathy Toro
Program Coordinator
Kathy joined the pre-professional advising office as the program coordinator in June 2014. Her work is focused to serve as a central point of contact... 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

Employer Relations

The Employer Relations team is comprised of Emily Nolan, Associate Director and Michele Carreiro, Employer Relations Manager. The Employer Relations team's primary responsibility is to manage and cultivate relationships with employers and recruiters who want to bring great opportunities to Brown University students. Brown University uses Handshake, so please log into your Handshake account to request Events or Interview Schedules. Feel free to reach out to the ER team for help with planning your recruiting visit to Brown. 

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 Joshi 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.

Interested in being a peer career advisor?  Check out the job description.