Career Services Center (CSC)


CSC Staff

Nancy Ann Cintrón, Director

Nancy CintrónNancy Ann Cintrón, Director of the Career Services Center, has been a member of the Center since 1990 when she started as a career advisor.  She graduated with a B.A. in Business Education from Hunter College of CUNY. She received a Fellowship to pursue and earn her M.S.Ed. in Guidance and Counseling, with an emphasis in bilingual education, from CUNY’s College of Staten Island. She spent several months in Puerto Rico as part of this educational goal. Her diverse resume includes working in the corporate sector after graduating from Hunter College, teaching in the NYC public school system, working as the Registrar’s Graduation Coordinator at LaGuardia Community College/CUNY, and then serving as a faculty coordinator in LaGuardia’s cooperative education program.  Ms. Cintron is a lifelong resident of the Bronx and has a long and very successful relationship with CUNY, both as a student, educator, and administrator.

Bascillia Toussaint, Associate Director and Employer Relations Manager

Bascillia Toussaint, Associate Director and Employer Relations Manager joined the career services team in 2008 and she is  also an Adjunct Lecturer with Department of Economics and Business. Prior to Lehman College, Bascillia worked in the corporate sector and brings a wealth of expertise in recruitment, training and development and employer/employee relations.  She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from CUNY’s Hunter College and Master of Arts in Social-Organizational Psychology from Columbia University. In addition, Bascillia holds certifications in the Myers Briggs Type Indicator, Strong Interest Inventory; Career Planning and Development from New York University, and professional memberships with MNYCCPOA, NCDA and NACE.  Bascillia’s diverse expertise has been instrumental in the career advancement of students and continues to foster improvement in programs, services, and processes for the department.

Navisha Maharaj, Career Advisor

22Navisha Maharaj joined the Career Services Center in 2010.  She serves as a Career Adviser for students in all Health Professions and pre-professional majors.  She earned her Bachelor’s degree from CUNY’s Queens College and a Master’s degree in Counseling from Mercy College. In her previous employment as the Cooperative Education Coordinator and Career Counselor at Mercy College, Navisha has gained insights in working with students of all majors to develop and integrate the skills necessary for academic and career success.  She completed a recent publication on Counselor Education with a specific focus on high school transition.

Nicole McFarlane, Career Advisor

nicoleNicole McFarlane joined the Career Services staff in 2014 as the Career Advisor for students in Business, Accounting, Economics and Computer Science. With over eight years of experience working in the non-profit sector and higher education, she has assisted students of diverse cultural and academic backgrounds achieve academic and career success. Nicole has worked as an Admissions Counselor and Transfer Coordinator with CUNY’s Central Office of Admission Services and as a Career Counselor with the CUNY LEADS Project at New York City Tech.  She earned a B.S. in Criminal Justice from St. John’s University, M.S.W. from Columbia University’s School of Social Work, and M.A. in Higher Education Administration from Teachers College, Columbia University. She looks forward to preparing students to become leaders in Business and make a positive impact in the world.

Diane Machado, Career Advisor

nicole Diane Machado has been a member of the Lehman Career Services staff since Fall 2014. She advises students in Education, Social Work and the Liberal Arts. Prior to coming to Lehman, Diane worked in several private colleges directing career development and internship programs and also has experience in residence life, academic and international student advising.  Diane holds an M. A. in Higher Education Administration from Teachers College, Columbia University, a B. S. in Psychology from Fordham University and has Myers Briggs Type Indicator Certification. She is a past president of MNYCCPOA (Metropolitan New York College Career Planning Officers Association) and has worked as a volunteer Career Advisor for Dress for Success.

Angela Ho, SYI Career Advisor

22Angela Ho joined the Lehman College Career Services staff in 2015 as the SYI Career Services Advisor. Her focus is on guiding undecided freshman and sophomore students on the start of their career path.  She is an alumna of Lehman College and graduated with a B.A. in History and a minor in Economics.  She has also earned a M.S.Ed. in Higher Education Administration from Baruch College. Angela has worked in various CUNY colleges, including as Baruch College and York College. Prior to working at Lehman, Angela was the Employment Readiness Counselor at Hostos Community College’s Career Services Office. She is also fluent in Cantonese-Chinese.

Luisiana Baez-Canela, Internship Coordinator/Career Advisor

22Luisiana Baez-Canela joined the Career Services Center in 2016 in the role of Internship Coordinator and Career Advisor, providing advisement and assistance in the internship acquisition process and throughout the internship experience for students. She has developed expertise in experiential learning through several years of experience managing diversity-centered student career development programs with a focus on career coaching, internships, and fostering collaborative partnerships with employers in higher education and the non-profit sector. Prior to Lehman, she was the ASAP Career & Employment Specialist at Medgar Evers College (CUNY). She earned a B.A. with distinction from CUNY’s Hunter College and an M.P.A from CUNY’s Baruch College School of Public Affairs. She is a member of MNYCCPOA (Metropolitan New York College Career Planning Officers Association), National Career Development Association (NCDA) and National Employment Counseling Association (NECA). Luisiana is fluent in Spanish and is a resident of the Bronx.

Roberto Herrera, Information Systems Support

Roberto HRoberto Herrera joined the Career Services staff in 2000. He is the Information Systems support in the Center and for the Student Affairs Division. He maintains the department website and provides technical support for the staff, as well as assisting student users in the Career Lab. He has a strong and diverse educational background in information technology and makes recommendations for new equipment and upgrades that advance the Center’s ability to provide state-of-the-art assistance for the staff and the students they serve. Roberto earned an A.A.S. degree in Data Processing from CUNY’s Hostos Community College and a B.S. degree in Computer Science from Lehman College of CUNY. Roberto lives in the Bronx.

Enid Martinez, Office Manager

Enid Martinez, a member of the staff since 2007, is the Office Manager in the Career Services Center. Her skills and personal nature add to the inviting atmosphere of the Center when students, faculty and staff visit. Enid earned a B.A. degree in Mass Media/Communications from CUNY’s Hunter College. Her background in the corporate sector, working in advertising and the architectural field, serves her well in her role in Career Services. She is a resident of the Bronx.


Last modified: May 19, 2016

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