General Professional Development

Duke Arts Alumni Spotlight: Deborah Grausman (Trinity ’02)

In this interview with Deborah Grausman (Trinity ’02), we learn how this former undergraduate has navigated her passion to perform and sing through opportunities such as doing voice-overs for Sesame Street, performing in productions of Fiddler on the Roof, The Secret Garden and Peter Pan, and more!

By Kai Kelley Jr. (he/him)
Kai Kelley Jr. (he/him) Assistant Director, Entertainment, Media & Arts Career Community
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Soft Skills Matter!

As the academic year comes to end and you are all off to enjoy your summer, please take a moment to reflect on the year you have had and what you have learned along the way. Throughout this summer you …

By Alicia Rhodes (she/her)
Alicia Rhodes (she/her) Assistant Director, Career Services
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Politics, Policy, and the Media (PUBPOL 588SA) will be offered at the Duke in DC office this summer!

Are you going to be in DC this summer? Interested in getting a course out of the way while you’re there? If so, we wanted to call your attention to a new summer session course offering, Politics, Policy, and the …

By Megan Wilson (she/her)
Megan Wilson (she/her) Associate Director, Communications and Outreach
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Who Hired Duke International Students from the Class of ’23? Here’s a List.

If you’re an international student on an F-1 visa searching for opportunities in the USA, it can be helpful to identify employers that will accept Curricular Practical Training (CPT), Optional Practical Training (OPT), or provide visa sponsorship. Identifying these employers …

By Hal Matthews (he/him)
Hal Matthews (he/him) Associate Director, Global Careers
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Opportunity for Duke Students to Attend Learning Program in Jiangsu, China

Duke Kunshan University and the Jiangsu Foreign Affairs Office have developed a Cultural and Experiential Learning Program for U.S. College Students. The program will take place from August 2nd – Aug 10th, 2024.


Activities will include cultural tours across …

By Hal Matthews (he/him)
Hal Matthews (he/him) Associate Director, Global Careers
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Advice & News

Career Readiness Resources

Duke Catalyst

Before declaring your major, before your first job, before that interview, before you leave Duke what are you doing to …

What’s Career Got To Do With It? Podcast

A much-loved podcast brought to you by four Career Center team members who hope to provide a space for honest …

Featured Courses

Project Management Reinvented for Non-Project Managers

Taught by Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez
View Antonio’s LinkedIn Newsletter Over the past few years, organizations have seen a significant increase in the number of projects,…

Agile at Work: Planning with Agile User Stories

Taught by Joshua Barnes
Agile project teams use a technique called user stories for their requirements and planning their work. In this course, follow…

Agile User Experience Design and Research

Taught by Eric Nordquist
In this course, learn how UX design and research can fit smoothly into agile workflows and frameworks. Instructor Eric Nordquist…

How to Get a Job in Web3 and Blockchain

Taught by Anthony Day
Blockchain technology and Web3 are transforming the way economies, businesses, and applications run worldwide, and there is a steadily increasing…

Lean Six Sigma for a Sustainable Future

Taught by Tina Agustiady
Do you feel that your organization suffers from one or many inefficient processes that add additional costs to operations, reduce…

How to Motivate Your Sales Teams

Taught by Lisa Earle McLeod
As a sales leader, you know you need to win the hearts and minds of your team members, but how…

Nano Tips to Foster a Growth Mindset and Mental Agility with Shadé Zahrai

Taught by Shadé Zahrai
Welcome to our Nano Tips series, where LinkedIn Learning creators deliver impactful lessons in literally seconds. In this installment award-winning…

Nano Tips to Sharpen Your Critical Thinking with Shadé Zahrai

Taught by Shadé Zahrai
Welcome to our Nano Tips series, where LinkedIn Learning creators deliver impactful lessons in literally seconds. In this installment, explore…

Mindfulness: A Critical Skill for Project Managers

Taught by Ruth Pearce
View Ruth’s LinkedIn Newsletter In the field of project management, there has been heightened attention on the value of interpersonal…

Project Resource Management

Taught by Claudine Peet
Resource management can make or break your project. Secure an insufficient amount of money, equipment, or, most importantly, staff, and…

Microsoft Certifications: Exams, Paths, Certifications, and Resources

Taught by David Elfassy
The Microsoft Certification program has helped countless individuals enhance their careers in technology. With different levels of certifications, hundreds of…

Vulnerability: The Workplace Superpower Disguised as a Weakness

Taught by Macmillan Publishers
No matter how much you may wish it so, you can’t be amazing at everything. Enter the most misunderstood workplace…

How to Be an Effective Project Sponsor

Taught by Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez
View Antonio’s LinkedIn Newsletter The project sponsor is one of the most vital roles in any project, especially those that…

Designing a Presentation

Taught by Tony Harmer
Perhaps the most essential skill for all knowledge workers, sales professionals, business owners, and educators is the ability to design…

Project Manager to Project Motivator: Unlock the Secrets of Strengths-Based Project Management

Taught by Ruth Pearce
Instead of just managing tasks or managing people, wouldn’t it be great to really motivate your team to do and…

Advanced Facebook Advertising

Taught by Michael Taylor
If you’re in marketing, the only thing worse than not having a social media marketing strategy is having a bad…

Finding New Career Paths with SQL

Taught by Nikiya Simpson
The SQL language is widely used and can be applied to a variety of technical fields such as data warehousing,…

UX DesignOps: Working with Developers

Taught by Dee Sadler
While UX teams typically work well with product teams, it’s a little less intuitive when UX teams must work closely…

Hybrid Project Management: Do What Works

Taught by Cyndi Snyder Dionisio
The field of project management is evolving rapidly. Successful project managers know how to leverage predictive approaches, such as waterfall,…

3ds Max to Unreal Engine Workflow and Troubleshooting

Taught by Brian Bradley
If you have 3D designs that you want to take from 3ds Max and make interactive, you’ve probably already explored…
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