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Advice from Alum Devin Bridgen PhD ’15

Are you interested in learning more about the path to and through a career in Biotechnology, Research, and Development? Listen as 2015 Bioengineering Ph.D. alum Devin Bridgen shares great insights and tips that are sure to help others who are …

By Stacia Solomon (she/her)
Stacia Solomon (she/her) Associate Director, Career Readiness
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What Is Environmental Law?

Many agencies and government departments use environmental law services to protect their interests. So do businesses, advocacy organizations, and law firms that represent individuals.

Environmental law is a growing field with a broad scope of work that encompasses issues related …

By Robin Madell - Forage
Forage
Showcase your skills. Find your career fit.
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Job Outlook for Class of 2023

From Shawn VanDerziel, Executive Director, National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE)

Just Released: Job Outlook for Class of 2023… We’ve all heard the stories about employers cutting back on hiring and that a recession may be imminent – which …

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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Chemistry to Life Sciences?

Have you earned or are you currently working on a degree in Chemistry? Are you interested in working in the Life Sciences? Check out this article from BioSpace to identify possible opportunities!

Chemistry Job Options in the Life Sciences

By Michael "Rudi" Rudisill (he/him/his)
Michael "Rudi" Rudisill (he/him/his) Assistant Director, Career Services
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5 Ways Women of Color Can Prioritize Their Well-Being at Work

When I first started working in corporate America, the idea of getting my next raise, promotion, or bonus motivated me to the point that I sometimes worked 60-80 hour weeks trying to prove my worth. And while I felt validated …

By Latesha Byrd - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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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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Master the MongoDB Aggregation Pipeline

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Python for Engineers and Scientists

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Learning 3D Printing

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

Coping with Impostor Syndrome to Build Career Confidence

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Quick Start Guide to SQL

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Introduction to Career Skills in Data Analytics

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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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