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Mix It Up: Add Something New to Your Search Strategy

Are you finding your internship/job search draining? Do you feel like you spend all your time applying online and sending LinkedIn messages to which you never receive a response? If so, it is time to mix it up with some …

By Erin Carlini (she/her)
Erin Carlini (she/her) Assistant Director, Engineering Master's Career Services & Professional Development
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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
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Wrap Up: You Can Do This! Additional Considerations and Steps to Take.

It is our hope that this series has helped you to identify where you might be in your search process (Gaining Momentum, Stabilizing, or Troubleshooting) and have a clear sense of steps to take and supports available.

Searching for internships …

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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Developing a Professional Resume: Why the One You’re Using May Not Be Working

Are you using the same resume to apply for internships and jobs that you used to apply to graduate school at Duke? Or are you using a revised resume, but one that is still quite similar. If that’s the case, …

By Jenny Johnson (she/her)
Jenny Johnson (she/her) Assistant Director, Engineering Master's Career Services & Professional Development
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Communicate Your Experiences With an Online Portfolio – Elevate Your Impact Using This Job Seeking Tool

An online portfolio is a supplemental internship/job seeking tool that can be shared with potential employers and recruiters to showcase your achievements, projects, experiences, and skills. A portfolio allows you to highlight your impact and provide details that cannot be …

By Erin Carlini (she/her)
Erin Carlini (she/her) 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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