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To start: 

Watch the recording of Building Relationships That Accelerate Success, an Engineering Master’s Professional Development workshop, led by Austin Belcak on the power of relationships and his approach to outreach (from September 2020).
Use the outreach guide created …

By Erin Carlini (she/her)
Erin Carlini (she/her) Assistant Director, Engineering Master's Career Services & Professional Development
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Gaining Momentum: Master These Search Fundamentals

Whether you have been searching for months or days, take a moment to build a strong foundation for your search. Here are three areas to focus first:

Learn How To Search, Develop and Use Your Strategy

Online applications are not …

By Cameo Hartz (she/her or they/them)
Cameo Hartz (she/her or they/them) Assistant Director, Engineering Master's Career Services & Professional Development
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Stabilizing: How to Improve Once You Find the Rhythm of your Search

Congratulations! You’ve got a stable search if you are: 

confidently submitting online applications 
reaching out to people at the organizations that most interest you to find a network of professional supporters irrespective of whether they have an active job posting …

By Cameo Hartz (she/her or they/them)
Cameo Hartz (she/her or they/them) Assistant Director, Engineering Master's Career Services & Professional Development
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Troubleshooting: Making adjustments when you don’t get the results you expect.

If your search is not getting the results you want, it’s time to troubleshoot. First, start with the basics and move on to advanced search techniques. Contact a coach (Jonathan Adams, Chloe Benjamin, Jenny Johnson and Cameo Hartz) using Teams …

By Cameo Hartz (she/her or they/them)
Cameo Hartz (she/her or they/them) Assistant Director, Engineering Master's Career Services & Professional Development
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The Nature Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy is a global environmental nonprofit working to create a world where people and nature can thrive. Learn more about their mission and search opportunities using their careers page! You can also search Duke alumni who work there …

By Christina Plante
Christina Plante Assistant Director of Career Services
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