Government, Law & International Affairs

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Joining this career community will give you access to resources, jobs, internships, employers and events curated specifically towards your interest in policy, law, public service and international relations. Skills built through the liberal arts curriculum at Duke within these spheres include speaking and writing with clarity and intention, public speaking, intercultural competency, an understanding of historical context, language proficiency, and a desire to create impact through your work.

Choosing a Career in Local Government

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Making a difference at the local level

A career in local government is an excellent option for those who have a passion for public service. Public service is often about what you give rather than what you receive, and …

By Ängela Bonner
Ängela Bonner Assistant Director, Career Services
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How to get started with a career in federal government as a student or recent graduate

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Hope White of Hopeful Speaking and Consulting, LLC recently sat down with College Recruiter’s Steven Rothberg to discuss how students and recent graduates should go about starting a career within the Federal Government.

Hope is a U.S. veteran …

By Ängela Bonner
Ängela Bonner Assistant Director, Career Services
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Put a Stop to Post-Graduation Job Search Stress

Graduates who recently accepted their diplomas – or even those looking at graduation in the next year – who don’t have jobs lined up are understandably panicking. They are entering the real world with student loan debt while looking for affordable housing …

By Val Matta - CareerShift
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Duke Law’s Summer Institute on Law and Policy

Duke Law’s Summer Institute on Law and Policy is now enrolling students for two sessions held online this July. The program is designed for undergraduates and working professionals who are considering law school, with introductory courses taught by Duke Law …

By Ängela Bonner
Ängela Bonner Assistant Director, Career Services
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How to Handle Job/Internship Offer Deadlines

In the midst of recruiting you’ve struck GOLD! Your number one employer has offered you a position! There is just one catch, they’ve stated they need a reply ASAP. Yes, the infamous “Exploding Offer” (noun: a offer, especially …

By Nicole Mitchell (she/her)
Nicole Mitchell (she/her) Associate Director, Career Readiness
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How to Understand and Read an Offer Letter

Receiving an offer letter from an employer or recruiter is an exciting time! It means your skills and experience are …

USA Jobs Native American Resources

With Indian Preference, you may receive preference over non-Indian applicants when applying to jobs with the Indian Health Service and 

Udall Foundation Native American Congressional Internship

The Native American Congressional Internship Program provides American Indian and Alaska Native students with the opportunity to gain practical experience …

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SEO’s mission is to place underrepresented students of color into paid summer internships. SEO places interns in banking, private equity, …

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