Carl Fengler

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Associate Director of Career Counseling & Professional Dev, Lecturer Ctr for Career and Professional Dev, Continuing and Professional Studies 718.636.3506 p 718.636.3547 f Brooklyn Campus, East Hall 1ST FL


Univeristy of Connecticut, Fordham University, New York University


Carl runs Career Development programs, develops big-picture, innovative strategies for students and alumni, and helps lead a team of career counselors and student ambassadors for Pratt School of Design. Carl is also an adjunct faculty member at Tisch, NYU teaching all enrolled Tisch Drama internship students. Carl previously worked as Career Specialist for the NYU, Tisch Drama department and before that as a Career and Program Counselor at Columbia University. As an actor, he has performed numerous lead roles in independent films that have found success in film festivals including Jeremiah Chase in Quantum Wave at Slam Dance. Among Carl’s numerous off Broadway performances, Carl originated the role of Leon, the romantic lead from the play Rite of Return at Theater for the New City and played Mark in a special Tisch production of the Shadow Box. Carl was also a featured hip-hop dancer in a Chris Rock video. Carl attended and graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Connecticut, earning a BFA from their competitive acting program before continuing his study with NYU, Tisch faculty. After a few years of professional acting, Carl developed a love of psychology and helping people. Carl graduated with high honors from Fordham University's Counseling Psychology graduate program where he cultivated a focus in multicultural counseling and helping people find success and satisfaction in their life’s pursuits. In graduate school, Carl was an author and member of 2 doctorate research teams studying multi-cultural sensitivity and self-efficacy. Carl presented findings of a study on Urban, academically at risk middle school students demonstrating effective vicarious learning models at APA and ICP psychological conferences. In addition to counseling and performing, Carl enjoys traveling and athletics especially soccer, surfing, rock climbing, and running. Carl annually competes in marathons and has run 12 full marathons to date.