Plan your career trajectory.

The Career Center provides services, programs, events, online tools and resources for undergraduates, graduate students and alumni for one year after graduation from Trinity College, Duke’s Pratt School of Engineering, the Graduate School, the Divinity School, and the School of Medicine’s Master of Biostatistics and Population Health Sciences programs.  Duke Pratt School of Engineering Master’s Programs provide alumni services for up to four years after graduation.

Duke Alumni can access Handshake using Duke OneLink

Alumni Career CoachesFellow alums you can engage for advice. It’s not always easy to discern the best next step in your career. A professional career coach can help. A coach works with you to consider how your skills, knowledge, and experience might prepare you for opportunities you hadn’t considered on your own. And your coach can help you present yourself in the most favorable light.

Check out the Duke Alumni site for more Alumni Career Resources.

Why People Who Build Smaller Networks Are More Successful, Backed by Science

“Research shows that people who build open networks earn higher salaries and get promoted more rapidly. They manage “balanced ties” across organizational lines to obtain information and influence impact. They network not just across functional lines, but also up and down …

By Kai Kelley Jr. (he/him)
Kai Kelley Jr. (he/him) Career Advisor, Discovery & Exploration Career Community
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5 insights that will allow you to compete in the future of work

5 insights that will allow you to compete in the future of work

Management consultant and bestselling author Keith Ferrazzi insists that the most important lesson of all is that this is your opportunity to learn from your peers.

Article originally appeared in Fast Company on April 16, 2022.

Keith Ferrazzi is the founder …

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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5 Ways Using Social Media Can Help You Get a Job

Depending on your age and where you are in life, odds are you use social media for one or two reasons– entertainment purposes, to keep up with your friends and family, or to share moments of your life. 

When it …

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Careers for Life Scientists Outside of the Lab

Have you ever wondered what other opportunities beyond academia or the lab exist?

Are you still trying to determine how you are going to use your degree in the life sciences?

Check out this resource from BioSpace to begin brainstorming …

By Michael "Rudi" Rudisill (he/him/his)
Michael "Rudi" Rudisill (he/him/his) Assistant Director, Career Services
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Tech Resume

It’s a great time of year to draft or update your resume. In the tech world, depending on the role you’re applying to, you will be crafting a resume that may look a little different than other industries. Here’s an …

By Catherine Allen (she/her)
Catherine Allen (she/her) Assistant Director, Career Services
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