Black/African American

Information and Resources for students that support the advancement of Duke students that identify as Black / African American.

The following resources are curated specifically to assist students who identify as Black/African American, and all students who support the advancement of students who identify as Black/African American, explore their interests, find opportunities that best suit their needs and desires, and attain the goals they set for themselves.

We hope to continue to add resources that might be helpful and if you find something valuable, please share it with us by using the Guest login (top right of Duke Hub).

Empowering Black and Latina Women Through Financial Independence

Today’s episode is another Financial Literacy Month conversation, this time with Money Coach Aqura Nicholson. Earning more money doesn’t automatically mean you know how to manage more money. This is something that both Aqura and I had to learn the …

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Research Participants Needed

Register to participate in a research study. Participants will be asked to complete two thirty-minute interviews as well as participate in a career-related intervention aimed at exploring career preparedness. The intervention is proposed to include 3-4 group sessions, lasting 30 …

By Catherine Allen (she/her)
Catherine Allen (she/her) Assistant Director, Career Services
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Have you heard about ‘Dear Pathfinder’?

Are you on the road to professional achievement but encountering challenges along the way? ‘Dear Pathfinder’ is here to provide the answers you seek. Our advice column is ready to address your questions, whether they pertain to job searches, career …

By Jared Smith (He/Him)
Jared Smith (He/Him) Associate Director, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging
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Vetting Organizations for Fit

What steps can be taken during the scouting and recruitment process to identify the best professional environments for you?

By Jared Smith and Hal Matthews

Finding the right organizational or positional fit isn’t only about identifying an ideal role at …

By Jared Smith (He/Him)
Jared Smith (He/Him) Associate Director, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging
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DELAYED JOB START: WHEN TO WAIT AND WHEN TO MOVE ON

Written by: Sarah Johnston, Founder and CEO at Briefcase Coach.

If you aren’t a Master’s or professional student this article still offers great topics for you to consider. All students can connect with a career advisor to discuss their next …

By Jared Smith (He/Him)
Jared Smith (He/Him) Associate Director, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging
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***Please note that the Professional Development Fund award cycle will pause over winter break.
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