Duke Options

Duke OPTIONS is an online professional development planning tool designed to help Ph.D. students increase their competencies in six important areas, as they develop through three stages of their graduate programs.

There are many professional development opportunities and programs at Duke, especially within The Graduate School. This tool helps you explore the many options available to you by making suggestions based on your discipline, stage in graduate school, and career interests. You can add those suggestions, as well as your own custom activities and milestones, to a personalized roadmap that charts the course of your professional development throughout your time at Duke.

The suggestions are designed to help you increase your competencies in six important areas throughout graduate school.