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The 2-Hour Job Search

View this very popular presentation featuring The 2-Hour Job Search by author (and Fuqua colleague) Steve Dalton about how to get started building a network when job or internship searching. His directions for an outreach-based job search will be especially …

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LinkedIn Learning

Access the entire LinkedIn Learning library for free through Duke’s Office of Information Technology. Note: free access for students, faculty, and staff.

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Engineering Master’s Cover Letter Advice

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Decide What to Write Using This Three-Sentence Method

­Save time and frustration! Before you write, answer these two questions, writing three critical sentences:

­Why have I decided to spend my time applying for this specific opportunity and not something else? …

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Attend Professional Events, Not Just Search-Related Events

If you want to get connected and the job and internship events you’re attending aren’t satisfying, here’s a different technique that you can customize to your own particular goals and curiosities.
Try going to events for professionals in the fields, …
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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Prepare for Employer Events with a Powerful Introduction (Tips and Tasks)

If you’re wondering how to introduce yourself in a way that makes a distinctive and positive impact, pick one of these tasks that suits what you need!

Review our “Talk about Yourself” materials to make a precise decision …

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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Resources

If your search is not getting the results you want, it’s time to troubleshoot. First, start with the basics and …

Once you’ve established a solid search, improve your ability to incorporate the employer perspective. This single factor is often the …

Congratulations! You’ve got a solid search if you are:
✅ confidently submitting online applications
✅ reaching out to people at the organizations …

Start Your Search with Focus and a Plan.

These three steps will ensure your search is on track from start …

Common Scams Targeting International Students | Interstride

Job and Internship Search is one area where scammers sometimes pop up. This handy guide from Interstride, a resource you …

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