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F-1 STEM Optional Practice Training (OPT) Extension Expanded to 22 New Degree Fields

Wonderful news from the US Department of State and Department of Homeland Security (DHS)! It’s been announced that the F-1 STEM optional practice training (OPT) extension will be expanded to 22 new degree fields, including economics and computer science, data, …

By Yeng Yang (he/him/his)
Yeng Yang (he/him/his) Associate Director, Global Careers
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Learning the Lingo Beyond Academia

In the first few weeks/months of a grad program, you’re inundated with new concepts and vocabulary – what discipline-specific language should you know? What research tools will you be using? What are some respected journals in this field?

If you’re …

By Laura Coutts (she/her)
Laura Coutts (she/her) Assistant Director, Career Services
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How to Successfully Navigate One-way Video Interviews

You have an interview coming up – excellent! But it’s with an online system where you won’t have the chance to speak with a person – ugh! Check out these tips for how to navigate those one-way video interviews on …

By Laura Coutts (she/her)
Laura Coutts (she/her) Assistant Director, Career Services
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The Art of Asking a Good Question

Asking a good question is an essential life skill. In fact, in October 2020 when searching “ask questions” in the LinkedIn Learning platform, 595 results appeared. In August 2021, there were 745! Results included entire courses on asking questions (How …

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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Humanities PhDs: Transferable Skills And How To Talk About Them

In this blog, Connected Academics project coordinator Stacy Hartman introduces two downloadable documents to help job seekers in the humanities identify their skill sets and describe them in ways that make sense to potential employers.

By Rachel Coleman (she/hers)
Rachel Coleman (she/hers) Director, Career Development and Education
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Scholarships & Grants

Duke Career Center Internship Funding Program for Masters Students

The Duke Career Center’s Internship Funding Program aims to reduce the financial challenges associated with participating in a wide range …

Career Readiness Resources

T. Howard Foundation

The T. Howard Foundation is an internship program for minority students interested in the multimedia and entertainment industry. In addition …


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