Science & Sustainability

Welcome to the Science and Sustainability Community!

Explore the Science & Sustainability Career Community.

Do you have an investigative mindset and like solving complex problems? The Science and Sustainability Community includes fields such as Biotechnology, Research and Development, Marine Science, Environment, Energy, Physical Sciences, and Food and Agriculture. This community is for you if you like defining problems, gathering data, and interpreting findings. You may also be curious about analyzing systems, critiquing research, examining cause and effects, formulating hypotheses, and observing behaviors. Join us in addressing issues such as climate change, disease prevention, ocean conservation, habitat and biodiversity loss, alternative fuels, clean water and more through exploring industry specific content and opportunities.

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency- Internship Opportunities

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) is offering a virtual presentation that will focus on geoscience-related employment and internship opportunities at NGA.  The event is scheduled for September 22nd  from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm Central Time (link below).  Employees from …

By Christina Plante
Christina Plante Assistant Director of Career Services Christina Plante
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Getting On-the-Spot Feedback from Your Audience: Science Communication Workshop for Scientists who Engage with the Public

WHEN: Weds Oct 27, 9:30 am – 4 pm

WHERE: North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences (the workshop will occur virtually if required by the local COVID situation)


Join us for a free day-long workshop for scientists who engage …

By Christina Plante
Christina Plante Assistant Director of Career Services Christina Plante
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Power Up

Are you interested in energy but don’t know where to start? Duke University’s Power Up series will introduce you to current issues and trends in this rapidly evolving sector. Join us for two exciting sessions where you’ll learn about the …

By Christina Plante
Christina Plante Assistant Director of Career Services Christina Plante
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Genentech Outstanding Student Award (OSA)

One student from Duke University based on their passion for biotech and high scholastic achievement will be awarded a $2,500 award* and a
guaranteed 3-month summer internship starting in May/June 2022 at our South San Francisco headquarters**.

The internship will …

By Greg Victory (he/him/his)
Greg Victory (he/him/his) Assistant VP Student Affairs/Fannie Mitchell Executive Director, Career Center Greg Victory (he/him/his)
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Employer Spotlight: Choate’s Patent and Intellectual Property


We welcome all graduate students and post-docs with specialties in Biology, Chemistry, or Engineering, who are interested in exploring a Patent Law career. Come “meet” Partners, Associates, Patent Agents, and Staff Scientists from our …

By Monique K. Turrentine Holmes
Monique K. Turrentine Holmes Associate Director, Employer Relations Monique K. Turrentine Holmes
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Scholarships & Grants

Undergraduate Research Support Office

Getting started with research and not sure where to begin? The Undergraduate Research Support office promotes undergraduate research at Duke …

Career Readiness Resources

Explore Scholars@Duke

Scholars@Duke is a database that helps you look up specific faculty members at Duke to quickly see their research areas. …

Agriculture, Conservation and Sustainability: An Overview

The environment is an endless source of interest as well as a broad range of career options.  People in careers …

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