Science & Sustainability

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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
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The Nature Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy is a global environmental nonprofit working to create a world where people and nature can thrive. Learn more about their mission and search opportunities using their careers page! You can also search Duke alumni who work there …

By Christina Plante
Christina Plante Assistant Director of Career Services
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Building Business Skills for Life Science Graduate Students Who Have Limited Time  

We often meet with graduate students who are interested in exploring the business side of science careers. Some are interested in becoming entrepreneurs while others are just curious about what a leadership or strategy role at a science-related organization would …

By Christina Plante
Christina Plante Assistant Director of Career Services
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Myths and Realities of Working in Energy and Environment

If you are considering working in Energy and Environment, review these common misconceptions about your background and pay.

MYTH: I need a technical background to get into careers in energy or other environmental fields.

REALITY: Do you want to work …

By Christina Plante
Christina Plante Assistant Director of Career Services
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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

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 …

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Including Sustainability in Your Cloud Strategy

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Learn about the fundamental design principles you need to understand, to make sustainability the cornerstone of your cloud solution architecture.…
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