Graduating students will soon take their first steps down career paths that may take unforeseen directions. In his 30 years as a college career counselor, William Wright-Swadel has picked up some wisdom about the road ahead for soon-to-be graduates, which he shared in a live "Office Hours" webcast interview on Friday, April 5.
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Have You Heard?
By Nadine Verna, Assistant Director, Duke University Career Center
In February, 84 Duke alumni and over 300 students participated in The Duke Career Conference: The Fannie Mitchell Conference on Career Choices, engaging in discussions about five industry groups and more than 50 career options available to those with a liberal arts education. It was fun. It was factual. It was fabulous! If you were there, you know what I am talking about. If you weren’t, there are still many ways for you to explore careers and connect to Duke alumni. Whether you attended the conference or not, the question is: are you willing to do the work necessary to reap the benefits of networking?
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