Science & Sustainability

Welcome to the Science & 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 Research and Development, Marine Science, Environment Management, 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, and formulating hypotheses. Join us in addressing issues such as climate change, ocean conservation, clean energy, food and water and more through exploring industry specific content and opportunities.

2023 Spring and Summer Students & Early Careers Jobs Open at Delta

At Delta Air Lines our Students & Early Careers programs offer a variety of Internship, Co-Op and Rotational opportunities across several business units, providing students with valuable work experience and outstanding benefits to help you keep climbing. Benefits such as …

By Greg Victory (he/him/his)
Greg Victory (he/him/his) Assistant VP Student Affairs/Fannie Mitchell Executive Director, Career Center
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Identities in the Workplace Series: Navigating Identity and Social Norms in the Workplace with LGBTQIA Alumni

The Identities in the Workplace Series is a collaboration between the Sanford School of Public Policy Career Services office and the Nicholas School for the Environment’s Career Services office. The series consists of 4 alumni panels to discuss identities within …

By Ängela Bonner
Ängela Bonner Assistant Director, Career Services
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Stanback Fellowship Program: Fall 2022 Information Sessions

The Stanback Fellowship Program is a partnership between the Nicholas School of the Environment and non-profit environmental organizations. The purpose of the program is to provide students with significant project-based learning experiences in energy, conservation, advocacy, policy, research and applied resource management. 

By Kai Kelley Jr. (he/him)
Kai Kelley Jr. (he/him) Career Advisor, Discovery & Exploration Career Community
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Get involved in Energy at Duke

Check out this page to learn how to engage with energy at Duke!

The Nicholas Institute for Energy, Environment and Sustainability can connect you with a wide range of activities and opportunities to build your energy knowledge and connections outside …

By Christina Plante
Christina Plante Assistant Director of Career Services
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Stanback Fellowship Program 2022-23

The Stanback Fellowship Program is a partnership between the Nicholas School of the Environment and non-profit environmental organizations. It is an opportunity for Duke students to engage in significant project-based learning experiences in energy, conservation, advocacy, policy, research, and applied …

By Stacia Solomon (she/hers)
Stacia Solomon (she/hers) Associate Director, Career Readiness
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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

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 …

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

Sustainable Business Job Search Resources

Learn more about jobs in the sustainability sector from Duke’s Fuqua School of Business Katie Kross, Managing Director Center for …

Duke Catalyst

Catalyst is an experience that will help you transition from being a Duke student to wherever life takes you next. …

Explore Scholars@Duke

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

Featured Courses

Tableau Essential Training

Curt Frye
Tableau is a powerful and versatile data analytics and visualization tool that many consider indispensable for data science work. Its…

Managing Data with Microsoft 365

Christine Matheney
Managing data is a key skill in today’s data-driven business world. And Microsoft 365 offers a wide range of tools…

Data Wrangling in R

Mike Chapple
The tidy format provides a standardized way of organizing data values within a dataset. By leveraging tidy data principles, statisticians,…

Storytelling for Data and Design

Lachezar Arabadzhiev
Stories move people in a way that charts and data points cannot. Instructor Lachezar Arabadzhiev has focused much of his…

AutoCAD: Construction Drawings

Shaun Bryant
AutoCAD is a world leader in computer-aided design (CAD), and users around the world employ this powerful software to communicate…

Data Ethics: Watching Out for Data Misuse

Doug Rose
Technology has given organizations an opportunity to work with data in interesting new ways, but now governments, citizens, and customers…

Introduction to Neo4j

Ljubica Lazarevic
Data is at the core of almost everything we do in the modern world, and at this point in the…

You Need a Career Development Plan

Macmillan Publishers
You can’t navigate your way to career success without first plotting a course. Having a career development strategy can be…

Coping with Impostor Syndrome to Build Career Confidence

Emilie Aries
If you’ve ever found yourself feeling unworthy of promotions, opportunities, or accolades; constantly worried about being discovered as a fraud…

Top 10 Skills for BI Developers

Ben Sullins
Check out the Top 10 Skills series, where career experts and LinkedIn Learning instructors walk you through the most important…

Introduction to InfluxDB

Jess Ingrassellino
Time series data—a data set that tracks a sample over time—is constantly being generated all around us. From data that…

Learning LinkedIn

Oliver Schinkten
By harnessing the power of the LinkedIn platform, you can tap into an expansive network of professionals, companies, and groups…

Advanced MongoDB

Naomi Pentrel
Expand on what you learned in MongoDB Essential Training by exploring advanced features and concepts within this powerful document database.…

Closing the Green Skills Gap to Power a Greener Economy and Drive Sustainability

Sue Duke
As nations and industries worldwide make commitments toward a more environmentally sustainable future, many questions must be considered. How can…

How to Find and Use Your Strengths

Pete Mockaitis | How to Be Awesome at Your Job
In this audio-only course from How to Be Awesome at Your Job, psychologist Lea Waters talks about the tools you…

Regression Analysis Fundamentals

If you’re a business professional, being able to effectively analyze and interpret data is an extremely valuable skill. You need…

Healthy Building Foundations

Keara Fanning
What is a healthy building? A healthy building can be seen as the next generation of green buildings. It includes…

Introduction to MongoDB

Justin Jenkins
Excelling in an ever-changing software development world requires true “full stack” experience. Knowledge of nonrelational databases in particular adds exciting…

Micro-Presentations: Saying More in Less Time

Lisa Braithwaite
Brevity is key to effective communication, especially in a world where capturing the attention of an audience has become increasingly…

Learning 3D Printing

Kacie Hultgren
When it comes to bringing your ideas into reality, few technologies are as gratifying as 3D printing. This course draws…
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