Career Center

Contact or Visit Us

Click on map for full google maps features.Duke University Career Center
Bay 5, Smith Warehouse, 2nd Floor
114 S. Buchanan Blvd.
BOX 90950
Durham, NC 27708

Students & Alumni (up to four years after graduation)
919-660-1050
career-student@studentaffairs.duke.edu
To schedule an appointment, call Monday – Friday between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm.

Employers
919-660-1053
career-employer@studentaffairs.duke.edu

Location and Parking

Smith Warehouse (map)
The Duke University Career Center is located in  Smith Warehouse, a modern renovation of a 100-year-old historic tobacco warehouse that sits between Duke’s East and West campuses and at the corner of West Main Street and Buchanan Boulevard. Bays 4-10 are accessible to one another from inside the building.

Finding the Career Center
Enter the building through Bay 6 near the bus stop on Maxwell Street. Use the adjacent staircase and take a right at the top (or use the Bay 6 elevator and take a left). The Career Center reception desk is through the brick arch and immediately to your left in Bay 5.

Parking
Find public parking spaces along Maxwell Street on the south side of the building.  Two metered lots bookend the gated spaces and a limited number of short-term parking spots are available directly alongside the building.

Driving Directions

From I-40 Westbound (Raleigh & RDU Airport)

Take I-40 to 147N (Durham Freeway). Follow 147 past downtown Durham, exiting at Swift Avenue.  Turn right onto Swift Ave. Cross the railroad tracks and make a right at the next light onto Main Street. From Main Street, take a right onto Buchanan Blvd. Smith Warehouse is just over the railroad tracks on your right. Pass the building and turn right onto Maxwell Street to park.

From I-40 Eastbound (Greensboro)
When I-40 and I-85 split, follow I-85. Exit I-85 at Guess Road (exit 175) and turn right. Follow Guess Road across W. Club Blvd., where Guess changes to Buchanan Blvd. Follow Buchanan Blvd along Duke’s East Campus. Cross Main Street. Smith Warehouse is just over the railroad tracks on your right. Pass the building and turn right onto Maxwell Street to park. 

From I-85 Northbound
Exit I-85 at Guess Road (exit 175) and turn right. Follow Guess Road across W. Club Blvd., where Guess changes to Buchanan Blvd. Follow Buchanan Blvd along Duke’s East Campus. Cross Main Street. Smith Warehouse is just over the railroad tracks on your right. Pass the building and turn right onto Maxwell Street to park. 

From I-85 Southbound
Exit at Guess Road and turn left. Follow Guess Road across W. Club Blvd., where Guess changes to Buchanan Blvd. Follow Buchanan Blvd along Duke’s East Campus and cross Main Street. Smith Warehouse is just over the railroad tracks on your right. Pass the building and turn right onto Maxwell Street to park. 

From Chapel Hill
Take 15/501 Bypass to Durham. Follow 15-501 North, marked Duke Univ./Med Ctr (Do not take 15-501 Business). Continue on US 15-501 to exit #108 B (N.C. 147 S/Durham Freeway). Take Durham Freeway S. to Swift Ave. exit (#14), marked East Campus. Take exit and turn left onto Swift Ave. Go through your first light, cross the railroad tracks, and make a right at the next light onto Main Street. From Main Street, take a right onto Buchanan Blvd. Smith Warehouse is just over the railroad tracks on your right. Pass the building and turn right onto Maxwell Street to park.

Campus Transit

The C-1 Smith Weekday bus will bring you to Bay 6 South entrance.  This entrance is a short walk from the bus stops at Campus Drive and Maxwell Street. Check the appropriate schedule for Academic Year, Holidays or Summer.
Duke Bus Schedules

Travel

Plane
The Raleigh-Durham (RDU) International Airport is 15 miles from the Career Center.

Train
The Durham Amtrak station is less than 1 mile from the Career Center and walkable.

Cab
Transportation available to and from RDU:

  • A Falcon Ride
 (919) 309-2700 
Reserve online: afalconride.com 
Approx. $25-$35
  • ABC Cab Company
 (919) 682-0437
Approx. $30-$40
  • Charlene's Safe Service
 (800) 835-8053, (919) 309-SAFE 
Reserve online: charlenesaferide.com 
$30 one way, one person ($5 for each additional person)
  • Durham's Best Cab Co.
 (919) 680-3330 
Approx. $25-$30 (charged by meter)
  • RDU Airport Taxi Service
 (919) 840-7277 
Approx. $30 (charged by meter)

Lodging