Science & Sustainability

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Design Your Duke Experience

The Career Center has 6 cool suggestions for you to begin to Design your Duke Experience!

Are you deciding about how you can begin to be actively engaged within Duke? Well, never fear, as you continue throughout your semester take …

By Alicia Rhodes (she/hers)
Alicia Rhodes (she/hers) Assistant Director, Career Services
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Career and Academic Innovation and Research Network of Scholars (CAIRNS)

Learn more about the CAIRNS program to see if you are interested in applying to a future cohort.

The Career and Academic Innovation and Research Network of Scholars Program from the Nicholas School of the Environment provides Duke undergraduates from …

By Christina Plante
Christina Plante Assistant Director of Career Services
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AWSEM Mentorship deadline extended, 10/10

Apple Women in Science and Engineering Mentorship (AWSEM) program has extended their application deadline to 10/10. If you’re an undergraduate woman pursuing a degree in science or engineering, learn more and apply here.

By Catherine Allen (she/her)
Catherine Allen (she/her) Assistant Director, Career Services
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Careers in Physical Science

Get inspired and check out 15 career ideas in physical science.

Many industries employ physical science professionals, from zoos and research institutions to city governments and energy companies. Choosing a career in physical science allows you to work closely with …

By Christina Plante
Christina Plante Assistant Director of 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) Assistant Director, Entertainment, Media & Arts Career Community
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Scholarships & Grants

Duke Career Center Internship Funding Program for Masters Students

The Duke Career Center’s Internship Funding Program aims to reduce the financial challenges associated with participating in a wide range …

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 …

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…

Introduction to Career Skills in Data Analytics

Robin Hunt
Are you ready to take the first step on your journey as a data analyst? Whatever your goals, you don’t…

AutoCAD: Mechanical Toolset

Shaun Bryant
AutoCAD Mechanical comes with the very best features of AutoCAD along with industry-specific libraries of parts and tools for mechanical…

Azure Data Fundamentals (DP-900) Cert Prep: 3 Working with Non-Relational Data on Azure

Keith Atherton
You’re making steady progress on the road to certification, as you prepare for the Microsoft Azure Data Fundamentals (DP-900) exam.…

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,…

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…

Learning Data Visualization

Bill Shander
View Bill’s LinkedIn Newsletter Got a big idea? You need to get it across quickly and efficiently, or modern audiences…

Oracle Cloud Database Service Professional Workshop

Oracle University
Important skills for implementation and management are the main topics of this course. An in-depth knowledge and set of skills…

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…

Azure Database Administrator Associate (DP-300) Cert Prep: 2 Azure Data Optimization and Automation

Adam Wilbert
Passing the Microsoft DP-300 certification exam allows job seekers to demonstrate proficiency with next-gen, cloud-based database technologies, and in this…

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…

Learning Terraform

Josh Samuelson
Terraform is a DevOps tool for declarative infrastructure—infrastructure as code. It simplifies and accelerates the configuration of cloud-based environments. In…

Redis Essential Training

Fernando Doglio
If you’re interested in learning more about how to use Redis, you couldn’t have picked a more appropriate time. Knowing…

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…

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…

SQL vs. NoSQL: Which Database Type Is Right for You?

David Jones-Gilardi
Even though relational databases are still the first choice for many developers and enterprises, NoSQL databases have become uniquely 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…

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…
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