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Carl Thompson

Senior Career Specialist
(919) 684-9002
Durham, NC 27708

A native of Greensboro, Carl Thompson received his Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, before attending Argosy University where he received his Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Economics.

Before joining the Duke Career Center, Carl had more than 7 years of experience working in higher education as a career counselor and a student services coordinator for the institutions of Rockingham Community College, Forsyth Tech, and Alamance Community College. Prior to that, he worked in the private industry as a professional development specialist and for the NC Department of Commerce as a career counselor.

Devoted to the goal of providing holistic support to individuals, Carl has developed a passion for helping people identify and achieve their strategic goals, while maintaining motivation and personal self-care along their educational journeys.

Outside of work, Carl enjoys web designing, playing piano, rooting for the Carolina Panthers, and spending quality time with his family. His diverse range of interests and experiences make him a well-rounded and engaging professional, and an asset to our community.