Engineering Master's

Introduction

Welcome to the Engineering Master’s Career Hub, a one-stop source with easy access and real-time information for your career planning, job/internship search, and professional development opportunities.

Steps for Search Success

Your Engineering Master’s career coaches worked in partnership with students and alumni to clearly understand all of the tasks involved in a successful job or internship search. We concluded that following these eight steps will lead to your success. Use these eight steps and the recommended tasks to plan your search and troubleshoot when you get stuck.

Clarify What You Want Talk to People Set Up Your Search Find and Apply for Opportunities Get Feedback and Advice Stay Positive and Motivated InterviewClose Your Search

Your Career Supports

Get individualized coaching, advising, and feedback

  • Make an appointment with an Engineering Master’s Career Coach for a dedicated time and conversation
  • Log Into Friday Online Office Hours to meet with a coach, no appointment needed (search for log-on information in Handshake)
  • Chat with a Career Coach in MS Teams for quick questions

Use best in class tools for opportunities, practice, and feedback

  • Handshake (jobs, internships, career education and employer events, appointments)
  • Quinncia (AI-based tool for resume and interview feedback)
  • Big Interview (interview prep including practice interviews with recording options)
  • Interstride (navigating the job and internship search for international students)
  • and more in Resources here on the Career Hub

Receive customized career communications

  • Personalize Your Hub to receive communications customized to your preferences (topics, frequency, and layout)
  • Join career communities providing curated view of resources, opportunities, and advice based on your professional fields of interests

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Beat the Applicant Tracking System Workshop (for Engineering Master’s Students)

Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) are used my many organizations in the hiring process as the initial reviewer of your resume. Data from 2018 shows that 98.8% of Fortune 500 organizations use ATS. It is not a perfect system, but it …

By Erin Carlini (she/her)
Erin Carlini (she/her) Assistant Director, Engineering Master's Career Services & Professional Development Erin Carlini (she/her)
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Being at Your Best on Interview Day

Congratulations! You’ve done all the things needed to secure and prepare for an interview.

There are many articles out there with advice for handling the day of your interview with confidence and ease, but please don’t spend your time becoming …

By Cameo Hartz
Cameo Hartz Assistant Director, Engineering Master's Career Services & Professional Development Cameo Hartz
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Following Up is the Most Critical Part of your Outreach

Following up might feel like a complicated topic, but it can actually be quite simple! Whether it be new people you meet in your search process or those you’ve lost touch with over time, remember that others generally like to …

By Cameo Hartz
Cameo Hartz Assistant Director, Engineering Master's Career Services & Professional Development Cameo Hartz
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An Online Application Checklist

Online applications are time consuming and tedious. Here are three steps and a checklist to help you find efficiency in the process. 

Select search sites that fit your target market. There are so many job search websites out there! To …

By Erin Carlini (she/her)
Erin Carlini (she/her) Assistant Director, Engineering Master's Career Services & Professional Development Erin Carlini (she/her)
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Employer Sessions for the 2021 Duke Virtual Fall Career Fair are open!

The 2021 Duke Virtual Fall Career Fair is happening on Thursday, September 23, 2021. Register in Handshake now–and begin signing up for employer group and one-on-one sessions! We have a terrific group of employers attending and spots will fill up.

By Kai Kelley Jr. (he/him)
Kai Kelley Jr. (he/him) Event and Program Support Coordinator, Employer Relations Kai Kelley Jr. (he/him)
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Career Readiness Resources

Quinncia (Engineering Master’s only)

Quinncia is an interactive artificial intelligence-based platform that helps you practice telling your story, through building a strong resume and …

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