Tanya Farirayi - University of Houston
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Tanya Farirayi

Liaison to the Colleges of Natural Sciences and Mathematics; Cullen College of Engineering; College of Technology (STEM)

Tanya Farirayi serves as a Career Counselor for the Colleges of Engineering, Natural Sciences and Mathematics and Technology (STEM). She is a proud alumna of the University of Texas at San Antonio. She received her Bachelor of Science in Health in 2014 and will receive her Master of Education in Clinical Counseling from Texas Southern this December. Prior to joining the UCS team, Tanya’s experience focused on supporting underrepresented populations as an educator with the North Forest community and a college counselor serving the Third Ward community.  

She provides a wide variety of services that include: career assessments, job & internship search strategies, resume assistance, mock interviews, career development workshops and individual support based on student needs.  Tanya recognizes each student’s experience is distinct, so she maintains a supportive environment that is inclusive for students from all backgrounds. Tanya’s goal is for students to feel supported, empowered, and more confident as they navigate career and major exploration. 

Tanya is excited to pursue her licensure as a professional counselor and is a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated and Texas Counseling Association.