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Employers have several resources at Duke to assist in identifying the best candidates to meet their needs.  We serve the Duke community of undergraduates, graduate students and alumni of Trinity College, Duke's Pratt School of Engineering and the Graduate School at Duke University.

Visit a complete list of Duke career offices who work independently and collaboratively to help you find the best students and alumni for your organization.

Attend Career Fairs

SEC & ACC Virtual Career Fair - Featuring 22 SEC & ACC Universities

Date: TBA
You are invited to interact with students and alumni via chat sessions.  There is no charge for students so we anticipate an exceptional turnout.

Just in Time Career Fair
April 8, 2015

More Information and Registration
The "Just-in-Time" Career Fair is a great opportunity to identify candidates for some or your organization's most pressing full-time openings. This fair will provide you access to a candidate pool comprised of Duke University's best and brightest seniors and graduate students that possess the wide variety of functional skill sets, academic preparation, and professional experiences necessary to meet many of your key recruiting needs.


Location: TBD
The two-part event, hosted by Duke's Pratt School of Engineering, the Department of Computer Science, and the Career Center, consists of a moderated panel discussion from technology industry leaders, including a question and answer period for students to inquire about tips and techniques for searching, interviewing and choosing a job. Following the panel discussion, there is a networking reception.

Fall Career Fair
Wilson Gymnasium
A link to registration
will be provided here, closer to the event.
Duke University's annual Career Fair attracts companies across all industries including, but not limited to: business, technology, engineering, education, and government. The Career Fair provides a great opportunity for employers, students, and Career Center staff to meet and discuss your organization, career opportunities, and effective recruiting strategies. By participating in the fair, your organization will gain exposure to graduate and undergraduate students across all majors.

Nonprofit & Government Career Fair
Thanks to everyone who attended this year, Thursday, October 16, 2014
Bryan Center, West Campus

We will update this information when the next fair is scheduled.
The Duke Career Center would like to invite you to participate in our Nonprofit and Government Career Fair, in collaboration with Duke Engage, Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke Law School, and the Nicholas School of the Environment.  The event is open to all undergraduate students and graduate students (excludes MBA).

A Night with Industry:  Biotechnology
This was a great event on Thursday, November 13, 2014
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
   (6:00 - 7:00 Panel discussion; 7:00 - 9:00 Employer and student networking)
Gross Hall (West Campus)

We will update this information when a new event is scheduled.

Cost to attend: $75 for up to three attendees
Attend the first networking night exclusively for employers in the biotechnology industry and students interested in pursuing biotech careers. The evening begins with a panel discussion consisting of employers in the biotechnology space followed by informal networking among students and employers. Expect to meet some of the most talented students from both the undergraduate and graduate student population with career interests in biotechnology while creating awareness of your organization and opportunities for students!

Employers will have a bistro table for the networking portion. We ask employers to refrain from bringing large displays but encourage bringing flyers and other information to give to students. Light refreshments will be served. Questions? Email Anne Lyford at

North Carolina Master's & Ph.D. Fair
Friday Center, Chapel Hill, NC
Registration will open fall 2015
You are invited to an information exchange and recruiting forum unmatched in this region. Meet advanced degree candidates in all disciplines--the biomedical and basic sciences, engineering, social sciences and humanities. Our fair is a collaboration between the career services of six  central North Carolina universities. Participating employers can expect more than 600 master’s and doctoral degree candidates and postdoctoral fellows. Most attendees will complete their advanced studies or postdoctoral research within 1 or 2 years. New opportunities are available for Information Sessions during the fair.

Questions about career fairs should be directed to or call 919-660-1053.

Career & Summer Opportunities Fair

Wilson Gymnasium
Registration will open late 2015
Targeted to undergraduate and graduate students interested in internship positions, as well as full-time employment. This Fair attracts employers from all industries and students from all majors (excludes Law, MBA) and is a great way for you to meet a large number of students.

Post a Job or Internship

Duke eRecruiting 

Post internships and jobs for undergraduate and graduate students, as well as alumni, and manage on-campus interviewing. Duke eRecruiting advertises your position and offers 24/7, worldwide access for you and for Duke students and alumni.
Step-By-Step Guide
Experience Terms of Service

NOTE: Be sure to indicate Duke University as your target school. Postings are free of charge when targeted to Duke students.


iNet & UCAN: Additional posting tools for internships, inside eRecruiting!
When posting your internships through Duke eRecruiting we will automatically list your opportunity in two additional posting databases, iNet and UCAN, that reach talent from more of the nation's top colleges and universitites. If you would like to post exclusively for Duke students, simply opt out of either or both networks when listing your internship.


Reach over 26,500 registered students from: Duke, Georgetown, Harvard, MIT, NYU, Northwestern, Rice, Stanford, University of Pennsylvania, University of Southern California, and Yale.


Reach over 78,500 students from: Boston College, Brown, College of William and Mary, Duke, Emory, Harvard, Notre Dame, Oberlin, Pepperdine, Princeton, SMU, Swarthmore, Tulane, University of Chicago, University of Denver, University of Miami, University of Richmond, University of San Francisco, Vanderbilt, Wake Forest, Washington University in St. Louis, and Williams College.


US Department of Labor Information on Paid vs. Unpaid Internships

Schedule an Information Session

Information Sessions allow employers to present information to students on current opportunities and organizational background. Typically, time for informal networking after the presentation is included. A student from our Career Ambassador Team will be assigned to your session to assist you with any needs that may arise at the event.

Please stay tuned for more updates and information.







Fall 2015 Information Session
September 8 -
December 1, 2015

  1. Complete the Fall 2015 Information Session Registration Form indicating your preferred dates and times.
  2. Wait for confirmation from the Career Center.
  3. Reserve a venue for your session.
  4. Email your venue confirmation to the Career Center so we can include your information on our event calendar.


Spring 2015 Information Session
January 14 - April 16, 2015

  1. Complete the Spring 2015 Information Session Registration Form indicating your preferred dates and times.
  2. Wait for confirmation from the Career Center.
  3. Reserve a venue for your session.
  4. Email your venue confirmation to the Career Center so we can include your information on our event calendar.

Recruiting Policies for Employers

On-Campus Recruiting Policies for Students

Schedule On-Campus Interviews

Career Center LobbyThe Career Center is open 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. weekdays during On-Campus Recruiting Season

Due to the high volume of requests please allow for 3-5 business days to receive confirmation.

Fall 2015 On-Campus Interviews
Spring 2015 On-Campus Interviews

Ronise Livingston, Recruiting Coordinator 

Recruit Diverse Candidates

Among other efforts, the Career Center hosts an event each semester specifically promoted to and for diverse students at Duke. We will also work with employer partners to help you tailor efforts on campus that allow you to broaden the diversity of your workforce.

Build a Recruiting Strategy

The Duke Career Center is committed to making our services and the experience of our industry partners easy and mutually beneficial.  We recognize that one size does not fit all and we work hard to create a partnership with each company which is valuable to their needs and also the students and alumni of Duke University.

Why Your Campus Brand Is Important
Building your brand on campus provides students with the knowledge and insight to consider your organization within a competitive recruiting environment.

Building a brand is a sophisticated process that will help you become a recognized campus partner.  Employers with the strongest brand at Duke use a variety of strategies to attract and connect with candidates.  These may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • eFlyers
  • Information Sessions
  • Coffee Chats
  • Diversity Forum
  • Career Fairs
  • Student Organization Presentations
  • Competitions & Simulations
  • In-Class Presentations
  • Faculty Connections
  • On-Campus Recruiting

Please contact Anne Lyford for assistance with your branding strategy at Duke.

Student Newspaper
The Chronicle is Duke's daily student newspaper with a circulation of 14,500. You can announce jobs, publicize on-campus visits, and information sessions using a variety of advertising options in The Chronicle. Contact Megan Haven, (919) 684-0371.

Connect With Duke Students Remotely

The Duke University Career Center offers opportunities for you to connect with Duke students remotely from the comfort and convenience of your own office. Work with us to create your strategy for virtual connections through a number of simple technologies to create efficiencies and reduce recruiting costs.

Virtual Strategies may Include:

  • Web Conferences
  • Virtual Information Sessions
  • Virtual Recruiter In Residence Programs
  • Video Conferencing
  • Remote Interviews








Contact Anne Lyford to build your virtual strategy.

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