Lea Alvarado
Assistant Director of Alumni Career Services

As an alumni career advisor, Lea provides career support to our alumni population, helping them achieve job search and career success. She is a trained life coach and has a master’s degree in counseling with a specialization in career development. She has 20 years of career counseling experience in corporate, nonprofit and university settings as a career counselor, executive recruiter and staffing manager. She has experience working with adults in career transition in both the aerospace and biotechnology industries and also has experience creating programs and services specifically for alumni. Lea’s favorite part of her job is helping people shift their perspective in a way that decreases their anxiety and improves their confidence with regard to their career exploration process.