Kathy Douglas, Associate Director
Kathy has over thirteen years of experience in career development and student services at Yale, eight of them at F&ES. She has expertise in a broad range of environment-related careers in addition to career services in higher education. Kathy is committed to supporting the career development of F&ES graduate students interested in high-impact, solution-based environmental careers, advanced research and thought leadership.
As Associate Director, Kathy works collaboratively with the CDO team on strategic planning, general operations, budgeting, recruiting and employer and alumni relations.
In addition, she leads CDO in these key areas: Counseling; Marketing/Communications; Resource Development; Programming--Environmental Careers Exploration/Job Search Skills.
Kathy holds two MFAs--one in Museum Studies from Syracuse University and one in Creative Writing and Literature from Bennington College--and a BA in Studio Art from SUNY Potsdam. She is a blogger for and member of the career services professional association National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). Kathy is a 20+ year New Haven resident and Yale University affiliate, and is a founding neighbor of the Nash Street Community Park, an Urban Resources Initiative
's urban restoration project.