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Design Your Duke Experience

The Career Center has 6 cool suggestions for you to begin to Design your Duke Experience!

Are you deciding about how you can begin to be actively engaged within Duke? Well, never fear, as you continue throughout your semester take …

By Alicia Rhodes (she/hers)
Alicia Rhodes (she/hers) Assistant Director, Career Services
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Cover Letter Tips for Creative Careers

Good advice– on anything these days– is hard to find. But in no area is it so woefully inadequate as cover letters for creative professionals looking to thrive in creative careers. 

What’s so wrong with cover letter advice for creatives? In general, …

By Capitol Standard - Firsthand
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We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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Morgan Stanley – “These are the Faces of Change”

Interested in pursuing a career with Morgan Stanley? Take a look at their upcoming events on campus to network, gather additional information, and apply for their open positions.

See below for additional information.

By Grace Athy
Grace Athy Assistant Director, Career Services
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The Dos and Don’ts of Crafting a Creative Résumé

Although in most industries it’s safe to stick to a traditional résumé format, those in creative industries like graphic design, fashion, or film can benefit from using a more imaginative and non-traditional résumé. If you want to pull off a …

By Marianne Stenger - Firsthand
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What Are Transferable Skills? Definition and Examples

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Even if you haven’t had your first professional job, chances are you’ve gained some transferable skills from internships, volunteering, classes, and even extracurriculars. Transferable skills, as the name suggests, are skills you can transfer from …

By Zoe Kaplan - Forage
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