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Kat Castro

Assistant Director of Industry Relations, Career Design Lab, Columbia SPS

Kathleen Castro, mainly known as “Kat,” is currently serving as Assistant Director of Industry Relations at the CDL, specifically working with the talented Applied Analytics students. 

Prior to Columbia, Kat worked in Career Services at her Alma Mater Hofstra University and Marymount Manhattan College.  Before her career in Higher Ed, Kat worked in the busy life of television. She scouted locations for the long-run show Law and Order, worked as a Production Manager for NBC Sport’s Football Night in America and managed the NBC Page Program. She started her TV life as an NBC Page, just like Kenneth from 30 Rock! 

Kat holds a Bachelor of Arts in Television/Video Production and is a born-and-raised Queens New Yorker, currently residing in Forest Hills with her husband and two daughters Jocelyn (8) and Lucy (6).