Business, Finance & Consulting

Explore the Business, Finance, & Consulting Career Community.

Business is a part of all industries. Considering the types of problems you want to solve and the impact you want to have can help you determine the area of business that is right for you, the industry you want to work within, and the skills you need to develop. Careers associated with this community range from corporate to nonprofit, from Wall Street to your local community. Through joining this community, you will gain deeper knowledge of industries you’re considering and also discover industries you haven’t engaged with before. There will be resources equally focused on general business, finance, and consulting. We encourage you to use this space to help you make an informed decision about the area(s) of business you want to engage in for volunteering, internships, and your career. Join this community by personalizing your Hub and set alerts to discover resources, career advice, job/internship opportunities, and events that will help you connect your skills to roles that exist in the global market.

ABC Opportunities Plan

When outlining opportunities of interest, it can help to stay ahead of employer timelines by considering an ABC Plan. Consider what each of those options might be and how to navigate through them concurrently.

Explore Options

Explore Your Options

Whether it’s a recruitment cycle or not, deciding what options you’re interested in exploring most is important. Don’t let recruitment cycles determine this for you. Get ahead by working through Explore Options and the rest of the Career Development Process.

Activision Blizzard (ABK) Summer Series

Come join the Activision Blizzard recruiters for a series of informative sessions as a follow up from their Spring Press Play Series to prepare for their Summer 2024 internships, types of opportunities, and ways to stand out. Pre-register for any …

By Lauren Coury
Lauren Coury Career Advisor
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How to Get an Investment Banking Internship

Landing an investment banking internship can be complicated because there are so many variables to consider: How early should you apply? Where should you apply? What should you include in your application? To simplify this process, we’ve compiled a comprehensive …

By Forage
Showcase your skills. Find your career fit.
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Are You Hung Up on That Career Path You Didn’t Choose?

by Rachel Burgess

Originally appeared in HBR online on 3/24/2023.

Summary: It’s only natural to think about alternate career choices we could have made — but can too much dwelling in the past keep us from succeeding in the present? Based …

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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I&E 190 Field Testing Ideas

I&E is offering a class (half credit, 6 weeks) in the fall for students interested in starting a venture/testing their idea. Check it out on Duke Hub today!

By Christina Plante
Christina Plante Assistant Director of Career Services
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#MoreWomenLeading Scholarship Contest

At Forté, we are celebrating 20 years of #MoreWomenLeading. To commemorate this milestone, we are hosting the #MoreWomenLeading Scholarship Contest where undergraduate women can win one of 20 $1,000 scholarships being awarded throughout 2023.

The #MoreWomenLeading Scholarship Contest is for …

By Grace Athy
Grace Athy Assistant Director, Career Services
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