Lisa Vázquez Vigil

Senior Career Consultant

Lisa Vázquez Vigil

Lisa Vázquez Vigil is a San Antonio native, after working many years within the Colorado State University system. An alum of CSU-Pueblo, she received her Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications and a Master’s degree in Organizational Leadership from CSU-Global. Since 2011, Lisa has gained experience in higher education, working in Admissions, Financial Aid, First Year Advising, Concurrent Enrollment, and Career Development.

Currently, Lisa sees students within the College of Sciences. She welcomes questions regarding career assessments, job & internship search strategies, résumé assistance, mock interviews, or other related career engagement areas. Lisa also serves as a liaison for specialized career development programming for her affinity groups including Latinx and DACA/Dreamer students, as a liaison for the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), and as a supervisor for several UCC student employees. For the past few years, she has co-coordinated a UCC Student Advisory Board with the goal of hearing directly from students about their career needs. This past summer, she facilitated the rollout of the new ‘Runner Career Launch program to assist on-campus supervisors with resources to provide to their students for professional development.

Her passion for fitness and health also leads her to be a Rowdy New U Wellness Champion and hopes everyone finds a way to take care of themselves emotionally, physically, and mentally.

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Virtual HACU Experience – 2020 to now

Over the last year, almost everything in our world has been upended. However, groups like the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities  (HACU) have kept pushing onward and upward. As a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), UTSA is able to …

By Lisa Vázquez Vigil
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Tech Bloc

After attending a few days of #SAStartupWeek, I caught the cool, hip, entrepreneurship and tech bug (which coders will help me figure out and get rid of, ha ha).  In all seriousness though, Tech Bloc SA is growing into a …

By Lisa Vázquez Vigil
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Internship Week with CSPD

All last week, September 24-27, the Center for Student Professional Development (CSPD) hosted a series of focused events (A.S.K., S.E.E.K, K.N.O.C.K, O.P.EN.) which provided students a plethora of information regarding internships and experiential learning.   I enjoyed hearing so much regarding …

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NACE 2019 Conference Recap

Be sure to check out the amazing re-cap of this year’s event! So many insights on Career and Employer trends which could be helpful to you in a future job or internship search. Thank you to Jeffrey Moss for the …

By Lisa Vázquez Vigil
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Cyber Security Focus – Part 2

The focus of a Cyber Security conference recently held in San Antonio, was to serve as a showcase for new products, software and other technology to enhance an organization’s options to protect and/or counter cyber attacks.  Many of the vendors …

By Lisa Vázquez Vigil
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Cyber Security Focus – Part 1

Many students have big goals, hopefully you are one of them, of becoming top industry performing cyber security phenoms…but are you sure you are taking the necessary steps to get there?

Recently, a cyber security fair hosted several leading cyber …

By Lisa Vázquez Vigil
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Are you Professional Ghosting?

LearnVest shared recently the ways people are evading professional contacts, hence the “ghosting” 👻 terminology, and it’s a professional no-no.
While it may seem harmless now, and/or the time it takes to keep up with other professionals may be overwhelming, think …

By Lisa Vázquez Vigil
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What You Can Realistically Do When You Realize You’re Not a Good Culture Fit

Back with more from The Muse.  Advice hopefully you don’t need right now, but just in case, here you go! ~UCC

You’ve been at your new job now for a few weeks—or maybe even a few months. You feel more …

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The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Cover Letter Advice from NACE

Hopefully you are busy applying for jobs, building an excellent resume and working on a great first impression cover letter.  So many questions come up regarding cover letters, and we think this information provided by the National Association of Colleges …

By Lisa Vázquez Vigil
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How To Answer: Why Do You Want This Job?

A great message brought to you by WayUp – how WOULD you answer this huge question? Read on for best practices! ~UCC

One of the most important questions you’ll ever be asked in an interview: Why do you want this …

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