The Everything Guide to a Career in Public Service

When I was 13 years old, I went to science camp. One day, I sat and listened as a scientist described what global warming was going to do to the planet—rising ocean levels, mass extinctions, devastation of populations around the …

By Heather Krasna - The Muse
The Muse
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Learning the Lingo Beyond Academia

In the first few weeks/months of a grad program, you’re inundated with new concepts and vocabulary – what discipline-specific language should you know? What research tools will you be using? What are some respected journals in this field?

If you’re …

By Laura Coutts (she/her)
Laura Coutts (she/her) Assistant Director, Career Services
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How to Successfully Navigate One-way Video Interviews

You have an interview coming up – excellent! But it’s with an online system where you won’t have the chance to speak with a person – ugh! Check out these tips for how to navigate those one-way video interviews on …

By Laura Coutts (she/her)
Laura Coutts (she/her) Assistant Director, Career Services
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Humanities PhDs: Transferable Skills And How To Talk About Them

In this blog, Connected Academics project coordinator Stacy Hartman introduces two downloadable documents to help job seekers in the humanities identify their skill sets and describe them in ways that make sense to potential employers.

By Rachel Coleman (she/hers)
Rachel Coleman (she/hers) Director, Career Development and Education
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How to Decline a Job Interview Without Being the Worst

When a recruiter emails and invites you to interview for a job, your split-second reaction can range from “YESSSSS” to “ugh.” The “YESSSSS” next steps are pretty straightforward: You respond, schedule it, prepare for it, and shine bright like a …

By Stav Ziv - The Muse
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Being: Centered | Duke Catalyst

As a Technology Analyst at Accenture, Eyram is no stranger to trial and error. He is comfortable adding and subtracting to find the perfect balance. Learn how you can pursue any industry post college with confidence no matter your degree.

By KJ Juett
KJ Juett Catalyst Fellow
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Thinking: Adaptable | Duke Catalyst

Taking chances, inviting risk, and seeking reward are not easy tasks to take on. The thought of uncertainty can turn a dream into a nightmare riddled with doubt. The ability to embrace uncertainty is a critical skill for career building. …

By KJ Juett
KJ Juett Catalyst Fellow
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[PM Series] 2. PM Recruitment Tips

 
PM Recruitment Tips

The interview process for Product Managers will vary significantly depending on the company, the specific role, your level of seniority, etc.  However, there are some elements that are pretty typical across the board.

Here are the …

By Qintian Zhang
Qintian Zhang Career Ambassador
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Communicating: Explainer | Duke Catalyst

A member of the class of 2019, Josh Curtis is driven by the future of policy around the world. Curtis spread his knowledge far at Duke. From Duke Student Government (DSG) to the Center for Jewish Life to the Duke …

By KJ Juett
KJ Juett Catalyst Fellow
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Motivating: Self-Belief | Duke Catalyst

Sloan Talbot is a graduate of the Trinity School of Arts, Class of 2019. She spent much of her time on campus with the Kenan Institute of Ethics as a tutor to refugee students and as a student researcher in …

By KJ Juett
KJ Juett Catalyst Fellow
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