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Christina Plante

She/ Her/ Hers

Assistant Director of Career Services
Durham, NC 27708

Christina Plante (she, her, hers) is an Assistant Director in the Duke Career Center and manages the Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Design Community. She has around 9 years of experience in career services and focuses on transitions and career exploration. Most recently, she was the Science and Sustainability Community Manager where she coached students interested in research, energy, environment, and sustainability.

Christina joined the Career Center staff in August 2014 and advised master’s students in the Pratt School of Engineering. Here she managed job search work groups and predominantly coached international students through recruitment in the U.S. In August 2016, Christina transitioned to advise first years and sophomores on the undergraduate team. In this role, she developed strategy, branding, and programming for the “First Year Initiative.”  Christina also helped lead a sophomore women’s first-generation, low-income career development group for 4 years.

Christina received her M.S. in Counseling with a concentration in College Counseling and Student Development at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She also holds a B.A. in Psychology from North Carolina State University.

During her free time, you can catch Christina practicing yoga, playing beach volleyball, or enjoying the outdoors with her family and dog.

Trainings and certifications completed:
Trans 101
Been Here, Still Here: Muslims and Islamophobia in the U.S
Racial Equity Institute Groundwater Training
Mental Health First Aid Certified
Strengths Profiler Certified