General Professional Development

International Alumni Share USA Job Search Tips

The Duke Career Center and Duke International Student Center recently hosted a Karsh Conversation panel titled The Job Search: What’s Different for International Students? The panel featured three accomplished international alumni now working in the USA:

The alumni shared helpful …

By Hal Matthews (he/him)
Hal Matthews (he/him) Associate Director, Global Careers
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Vetting Organizations for Fit

What steps can be taken during the scouting and recruitment process to identify the best professional environments for you?

By Jared Smith and Hal Matthews

Finding the right organizational or positional fit isn’t only about identifying an ideal role at …

By Jared Smith (He/Him)
Jared Smith (He/Him) Associate Director, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging
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Nucor and Microsoft’s Planning to Harness Nuclear Fusion for Emission Reduction 

  The biggest American steel supplier, Nucor invests $35 million in fusion venture Helion to develop a 500-megawatt power plant. And recently, Microsoft’s Vice Chair and President, Brad Smith, expressed optimism about fusion energy as a crucial clean energy technology. …

By Rosalind Hu
Rosalind Hu
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Analytics Skills

What skills are required or recommended for the data analytics field? This article outlines what skills are in high demand, how to practice relevant skills, and program and training opportunities to build these skills.

Practicing Skills

Practice doesn’t always make …

By Lauren Coury
Lauren Coury Career Advisor
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A Day in the Life : Assistant Wind Developer for an Independent Power Company (Energy)

8:00 AM: After waking up in the Holiday Inn in a remote part of Iowa, you get in your rented SUV and drive into town to have a breakfast meeting at the local diner with the mayor. Your development team …

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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,…

Excel and PowerPoint: Creating High-Impact Financial Presentations

Taught by Danielle Stein Fairhurst
Find out how you can create high-impact, data-rich financial presentations using Excel and PowerPoint. In this course, Microsoft MVP and…

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…

Habits to Win Every Day

Taught by Madecraft
Do you want to find ways to build more alignment, manage your energy more effectively, and increase your motivation levels?…

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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