Meet the Staff

Career Counseling Library Staff

Chris Garcia, BS

Administrative Lead

Chris Garcia joined the CAPS Career Counseling team in 2011. He received his BS from St. Mary's College of California. His role at UHS includes connecting students with career-related resources and managing the personality and interest assessments. He enjoys sports, video games and graphic art. 
Kate Zuby

Kate Zuby, MS

Career Counseling Outreach Coordinator

Kate Zuby joined the CAPS Career Counseling team in 2018. She received her Master's degree in College Student Personnel Counseling in 2017 from San Francisco State University. Her role at UHS includes working with students, alumni, and community members to provide career exploration support for individuals struggling with career indecision.

Kate has over six years of experience working in various educational settings as an undergraduate advisor, program coordinator, and career counselor providing one-on-one assistance and resources to individuals seeking career services.

Career Counseling Interns

Janelle Webster, BS

Career Counseling Intern Janelle Webster (she/her) attends graduate school at St. Mary’s College of California, specializing in Marriage and Family Therapy and Higher Education and Student Affairs. She received her Bachelor’s degree in finance from Brigham Young University. 

Some of Janelle’s passions include creating safe spaces for spirituality and religion on college campuses; this extends to working with clients on LGBTQIIA+ issues, particularly within a religious or spiritual context. She helps people gain awareness of their personal value system to guide them into a career path that best matches their personality, goals, and needs.

Janelle has worked as a teacher, a bonds broker, and a real estate broker. She has also volunteered with many local nonprofits, including Jewish Family & Community Services in rehoming Afghan refugees. In that role, she also assisted Afghan families in learning basic English, navigating public transportation, and using the U.S. monetary system. The service organization also gathered supplies to furnish temporary housing for refugees from around the world.

Janelle celebrates 21 years of marriage and has four children. She has three daughters and her oldest child is nonbinary. Along with her family, Janelle loves to boat on the California Delta, ski at Bear Valley, and host dinner parties.

Gaurie Mittal, MA

Career Counseling Intern Gaurie Mittal (she/her) is a doctoral graduate student working on her PsyD in Clinical Psychology at the Wright Institute, where she also received her Master’s in Psychology. She received her BS in Psychology at Duke University. 

Previously, Gaurie was a CAPS intern at Mills College, providing therapy for students. She also has experience working with high school students and with adults ages 18 and over. Her clinical interests include college counseling and combatting stigma in the South Asian community.

Gaurie loves dancing to Indian music. She grew up watching Bollywood movies and listening to Bollywood songs, which translated into her love of Bollywood dance. Though she hasn’t gotten a chance to dance recently, she was on two Indian dance teams in college and can’t wait for the opportunity to dance again!

Julia Diskin, BA

Julia Diskin (she/her) is a CAPS Career Counseling Intern attending San Francisco State University where she is working on her Master’s degree in Counseling, specializing in College Counseling. At SF State she is also attending the Equity and Justice-Focused Integrated Behavioral Health Counselor Training Program. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Ethnic Studies from UC Berkeley.

Julia loves to make lei, play board games, and pretend to be a sports color commentator.