Catherine Allen (she/her)

Assistant Director, Career Services

With experience ranging from advisor and instructor, program developer, and employer relations, Catherine (she/her) joined the Duke Career Center in 2019. She is an Assistant Director currently managing the Data, Technology & Engineering Career Community and advising undergraduate and graduate students with interests across all areas. Catherine grew up in Seven Lakes, NC. In her first career as a licensed K-12 School Counselor, she worked at the middle school and district levels in Albuquerque, NM, with a focus on college and career readiness. Career development and education remained a primary focus for Catherine as she transitioned to Higher Ed career services in 2017 at UNC Chapel Hill. A fan of music, podcasts, food, and sewing, Catherine is always interested in discovering new bands, shows, and restaurants. Feel free to share your favorite listens or local eateries.

Specialties and Interests

Data, Technology & Engineering

Career Communities

Data, Technology & Engineering

Career Development Process

Evaluate & RefineExplore OptionsFocus & PrepareKnow YourselfTake Action

Career Planning

Build My NetworkCreate a Resume / CV / Cover LetterExplore Your Interests / Self AssessmentFind an InternshipGeneral Professional DevelopmentNegotiate an OfferPrepare for an InterviewSearch for a Job / Employer

Class Year

First YearJuniorSeniorSophomore


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