Career Planning

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    Find leadership learning opportunities at the Center for Leadership Development and Social Action.


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    Don't limit yourself to what you know!

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  • Internship Wordle

    Learn more about internships and experience

    Start with some resources developed for Duke students!

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    Drop-in Advising

    Drop-In Advising is the best way to get immediate and ongoing feedback on your resumes and other documents. Print your documents and stop by.

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Who We Are: 

Duke is a stepping stone to the future. Opportunities to explore interests and passions are converted through campus experiences into lifelong pursuits. As students join student groups, pursue academic paths, and examine career paths, Student Affairs is here to translate questions about the future into real options and clear choices.

Have You Heard?

Oct 16, 2014

Think about the best story you’ve ever heard. What were the components of it? Was it the introduction that got you interested? The center of the Tootsie Roll, where the story began to take shape? Or was it the end, when you finally saw what the author intended when setting out the share the story?

Oct 06, 2014

[Gearing up for the Career Fair]

9:35: I'm eating breakfast and reading The Chronicle. Kind of. Pancakes at Penn are really hitting the spot, and consequently distracting me. 

9:36: Headed to the Career Fair today. Job. Career. The Future. Watcha gonna do with your life, Elizabeth? Nerves? Nah, it's just the rest of my life starting right now, in a gym that smells like sneakers, at a table, with a stranger who can only be so excited to work yet another career fair... Piece of cake! 

9:37: Advice I read in The Chronicle from the Career Center: Know what you want to get out of the fair. Right. Obvious. Hi, I'd like an internship-that-becomes-full-time-job, please. Preferably highly paid that allows me to eat local and organic. Got one? Great. See you this summer.

9:38 – Know what you want. Ok, seriously. What do I want?

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