Physical Sciences Overview

See a snapshot of possible industries and roles within physical sciences.

Career opportunities in physical sciences cover a wide range of industries including consulting, product development, design, research, marketing, sales and project management.

You can build the transferable skills needed …

By Christina Plante (she/her)
Christina Plante (she/her) Assistant Director of Career Services
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Beware Job Seekers! Phishing Attack Reported

The Duke IT Security Office has received multiple reports of the following widespread phishing attack purportedly offering a “DUKE Job Opportunity” or a “Job Offer” to Duke students.  

If you have received the message below, please delete without clicking on …

By Megan Wilson (she/her)
Megan Wilson (she/her) Associate Director, Communications and Outreach
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It is never too early to ask: Where do I want to be?

Whether you are starting your pre-health journey, you are in the thick of applications, or you have already been accepted into your dream health program. It is never too early to think about where you hope to practice one day.

By Michael "Rudi" Rudisill (he/him)
Michael "Rudi" Rudisill (he/him) Assistant Director, Career Services
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Healthcare in 2022

It is no secret the healthcare industry has evolved rapidly over the past several years. While much of the world was pivoting, healthcare accelerated its evolution and now, six months into 2022, we see how the industry has responded/adapted to …

By Michael "Rudi" Rudisill (he/him)
Michael "Rudi" Rudisill (he/him) Assistant Director, Career Services
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Evaluate & Refine – Working in Healthcare Series

Now that you have spent time exploring the Healthcare industry, it is time to reflect on what you have discovered. Reflection is two parts in this scenario: assessment and appreciation. First, assess the steps you have taken, then take time …

By Michael "Rudi" Rudisill (he/him)
Michael "Rudi" Rudisill (he/him) Assistant Director, Career Services
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Local Art Exhibits and Museums

If you’re looking for art inspiration around Durham, here are some top picks for local art exhibits and museums. This article was originally featured in Best of the Bull and has been updated for 2022:

Nasher Museum of Art at …

By Cindy Xu
Cindy Xu Career Ambassador
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Want to be a Great Production Assistant (PA)?

LinkedIn Learning offers an array of courses that can help you develop knowledge and skills for future careers. This 46 minute course is a beginner + intermediate guide to working in video production. You can also hop in and check out …

By Laura Coutts (she/her)
Laura Coutts (she/her) Assistant Director, Career Services
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Focus and Prepare – Working in Healthcare Series

Now that you have spent time getting to know yourself and exploring options. Take the next step and focus and prepare!

Narrowing down options is like the multiplication part of PEMDAS – before you can arrive here, you must first look …

By Michael "Rudi" Rudisill (he/him)
Michael "Rudi" Rudisill (he/him) Assistant Director, Career Services
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Want to Break Into the Finance Industry? Here’s How

In this article from The Muse, author Claudia Pou describes how to transition into the finance industry even if you don’t have a degree in business or finance.

https://www.themuse.com/advice/want-to-break-into-the-finance-industry-heres-how

By Rachel Coleman (she/hers)
Rachel Coleman (she/hers) Director, Career Development and Education
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How to Apply Your Problem Solving Skills in the Workplace

Illustration by Marian Blair

Problem solving is a “soft skill” valued by just about every employer. And its importance will only grow in the future—the World Economic Forum predicts that by 2025 (and beyond), employers will increasingly seek out creative …

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