Our Guiding Philosophy: Career Everywhere for Everyone

Career Everywhere for Everyone, is the belief and understanding that students are seeking advice about their career aspirations and the questions associated with those goals not only from the staff at the Career Center but from faculty and staff, Duke alumni, our employer partners, their peers and more. It is our role to create and curate career content, identify and amplify career resources, consult and collaborate with campus colleagues, and to set the vision for a campus committed to career readiness and career success. We are committed to ensuring that students do not fall through the cracks and have access to the tools, resources and support they deserve for a purpose driven life. 
With that philosophy, we have three guiding principles–Relevancy, Visibility, and Inclusivity. [Learn More]

Personalize Your Career Hub for the Best Content for You

Join Career Communities and curated jobs, events and information are at your fingertips!

Also, your Career Hub weekly newsletter can be customized to your interest areas in two minutes–including upcoming events, sample jobs, and helpful articles/blogs. It is important that …

By Megan Wilson (she, her, hers)
Megan Wilson (she, her, hers) Associate Director, Communications and Outreach
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When You Start a New Job, Pay Attention to These 5 Aspects of Company Culture

by Allan H. Church & Jay A. Conger

Article Originally Appeared in the March 29, 2018 issue of Harvard Business Review


Starting a new job is one of the most important — and challenging — parts of any professional’s career. All …

By Greg Victory (he/him/his)
Greg Victory (he/him/his) Assistant VP Student Affairs/Fannie Mitchell Executive Director, Career Center
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10 Tips to be More Confident at Work

The following is an excerpt from the original article written by Laura Clark of Trello


A study [found] that self-awareness gives you more satisfaction with past decisions, and the confidence to make future decisions. If self-awareness leads to more confidence, …

By Kai Kelley Jr. (he/him)
Kai Kelley Jr. (he/him) Career Advisor, Discovery & Exploration Career Community
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How to Be a Strategic Career Explorer

Mark Skoskiewicz, Founder of MyGuru

Whether you’re concerned with success in high school, college, a job search, or a specific career, it turns out that who you are (your background, skills, talents, etc.) is actually less important than what you …

By William Frierson - College Recruiter
College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career. Each year, we help more than 3 million students and recent grads find part-time, seasonal, internship, and entry-level jobs requiring 0-3 years of experience.
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Networking Step by Step from a Duke Alum

You’re ready to look for internships and jobs and you hear someone tell you to network or start connecting with individuals with like interests, do you know where to start? When thinking about connecting with individuals who share the same …

By Alicia Rhodes (she/hers)
Alicia Rhodes (she/hers) Assistant Director, Career Services
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Employer Spotlight: EY Parthenon Thrive Event

Join us for THRIVE sponsored by Unity, EY-Parthenon’s LGBTQ+ Professional Network on Friday, August 5, 2022

By Leigh Ann Muth-Waring (she/hers)
Leigh Ann Muth-Waring (she/hers) Assistant Director, Employer Relations
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Evolutionary Biologist to Science Writer

This is a great story about a career path that wasn’t planned out step by step!

Read about Robin Smith PhD ’05 and the advice she has for current students posted on The Graduate School blog.

Alumni Profiles Series: Robin …

By Megan Wilson (she, her, hers)
Megan Wilson (she, her, hers) Associate Director, Communications and Outreach
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