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.

Data Expeditions: Climate + Health

The Duke University Climate Initiative is excited to release its first call for proposals, Data Expeditions: Climate and Health. Our cross-campus committee designed this request for proposals to bring a broad range of Duke expertise together to solve one of …

By Christina Plante
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EnergyTech University Prize

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Technology Transitions has launched the EnergyTech University Prize (EnergyTech UP), a business plan competition for undergraduate and graduate students. Student teams would compete for $250,000 in cash prizes in their exploration of …
By Jason Shang
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Duke Conservation Tech Blueprint Conference

Duke Conservation Tech is hosting an urban ideation conference that will be virtually held on Saturday February 5th to 6th.

Participants will be able to learn from urban studies experts and professionals ranging from GIS experts, architects, city planners, environmental justice experts and …

By Jason Shang
Jason Shang Career Ambassador
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Entrepreneurial Summer Project Awards From the Nicholas School of the Environment

The Nicholas School of the Environment, in collaboration with Duke I&E (Innovation and Entrepreneurship), will provide a limited number of summer project awards (typically $5,000 per person) to Duke students with entrepreneurial interests working on multidisciplinary projects. The projects must be related to …

By Jason Shang
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Get Involved with the Duke Smart Home!

The Duke Smart Home is a student organization focused on exploring sustainable living as well as cutting-edge environmentally-friendly technology. The organization is comprised of two key components: a residential program and a project-based student club. The residential program selects 10 …

By Jason Shang
Jason Shang Career Ambassador
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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

As part of the application process for the Duke Career Center’s Internship Funding Program, you will be required to submit …

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