Career Resources

The Career & Professional Development Center (CPDC) at the Nicholas School of the Environment provides a variety of services in support of our guiding mission: making the vision of a sustainable future a reality. We work directly with MEM and MF students and alumni to teach and coach career readiness at all stages of professional growth.


Career Exploration Resource

Career and Professional Development Center FAQs (frequently asked questions)

Duke Environment Career Link(New & improved! Where to find assistantships, internships, and jobs)

Executive Education  

LinkedIn Alumni Group

Nicholas School Job Share 

Overview of CPDC Services    


QUESTIONS? Contact the Team!

Career and Professional Development Center

  • Allison Besch, Director 
  • Deanna Knighton, Assistant Director
  • Melissa Hunter, Assistant Director
  • Moriah Carleton, Career Staff Specialist

Executive Education

  • Laura Lipps, Assistant Director

General Inquiries: