Education, Government, Nonprofit & Policy

Explore the Education, Government, Nonprofit & Policy Career Community

This community is a great starting place for those who value purpose-driven work. Students interested in Education, Government, Nonprofit & Policy careers often like to instruct, advocate, mentor, research, guide, and assist individuals and various groups or populations. They are concerned with issues like social justice, equality, educational access and attainment, mental health, and individual and community wellness. They enjoy helping others, working with organizations delivering services aligned with their passions, and contributing to the good of society. Career paths dedicated to public good cut across industries, and are all connected through the common goal of addressing society’s big challenges. Those who follow this community are often involved in matters such as education reform, racial justice, human rights, sustainability and climate change, mental health, and food security. This work can occur in the classroom, through direct service organizations, community organizing, public service, fundraising, policy research and development, and even in corporate settings through roles in social responsibility. No matter the setting, this community presents opportunities to connect over social change and mission-driven work on individual, community, and global scales.

EGNP’s 1st & 3rd: Attorney Kate Ferguson ’12

This series was created with students in mind. We want to be able to provide opportunities for you to dive into what’s possible in the world of education, government, nonprofit, and policy jobs. So with that said, we like to …

By Ängela Bonner
Ängela Bonner Associate Director, Career Readiness
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Registration OPEN! Spark Your Career! January 8th!

Hey Blue Devils! Don’t miss out on a 1/2 day conference focused on your career readiness!

Save the date for Monday January 8th (in the afternoon) for Spark Your Career!

Interactive sessions, great merch & food, professional headshots, alumni networking …

By Nicole Mitchell (she/her)
Nicole Mitchell (she/her) Associate Director, Career Readiness
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NIH Undergraduate Scholarship Program

NIH UGSP Scholarship Overview:

NIH UGSP Informational Webinars:

Time: 2:00pm-3:00pm ET

Time: 2:00pm-3:00pm ET

Important Application Dates:

Applications Open: January 2024

Application Deadline: March 29th, 2024, at noon E.T.

We believe that many within your network would benefit immensely from …

By Michael "Rudi" Rudisill (he/him)
Michael "Rudi" Rudisill (he/him) Assistant Director, Career Services
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Heat Checks with Professor Connell Fullenkamp

Duke Student Broadcasting (DSB) produces Heat Checks, a series hosted by Suraj Dhulipalla. In a Hot Ones style interview, Dhulipalla interviews familiar faces across Duke. In this episode, Dhulipalla is joined by Prof. Fullenkamp, ECON 101 professor, consultant, writer and …

By Catherine Allen (she/her)
Catherine Allen (she/her) Assistant Director, Career Services
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5 Technical Interview Questions for All Careers

Technical interview questions are, unsurprisingly, the main part of a technical interview. They’re the questions that dig deep into your skills and abilities and give you a chance to show in real time what you’re capable of.

While one of …

By Forage
Showcase your skills. Find your career fit.
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