Job Search Strategies for Data Scientists

March 22, -
Speaker(s): Christina Plante, Assistant Director of Career Services
Duke Career Center

In this session, Christina will cover job search strategies for students looking for internships and jobs in the data science and statistics fields. She'll also discuss resources for international students and how to effectively utilize tools offered by the Career Center.

Christina Plante (she, her, hers) is an Assistant Director in the Duke Career Center and manages the Science and Sustainability Community. She has 7 years of experience in career services and focuses on transitions and career exploration. She is an advocate for wellness and mental health, and is also a College Adviser in Trinity College of Arts and Sciences.

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, programming and messaging 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 from the 3rd ranked Counseling Education Department at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She also holds a B.A. in Psychology from North Carolina State University.


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