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Alicia Rhodes, Assistant Director, Duke University Career Center
Frequently asked question

Take a look at 7 frequently asked questions I have received this spring/summer, these questions vary from following up with employers, preparing for online interviews, and connecting with alums.

Q: I’ve submitted applications to positions but I haven’t heard back from the recruiters, is it ok for me follow-up?

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Alicia Rhodes, Assistant Director, Duke University Career Center
curve ahead road sign

We are all currently in a stage of adjustment and learning how to adapt to our new normal. Whether that may look like doing everything (eating, sleeping, taking classes, working, etc.) from our homes, to being home with our entire families and trying to figure out how to find a quiet place to study, read a book, or simply collect our thoughts.

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Audrey Fenske '09, Program Assistant, Duke Career Center
Instagram Careers

I admit it – I’m a scrolling fiend. Whether it’s staying up-to-date on news and events, checking up on friends, or simply taking a few minutes (okay… many minutes) to unwind, I find myself on Instagram probably too many times during my downtime. To try to alleviate that screen time guilt, I often try to find and follow accounts that I feel might be helpful to my personal development and growth.

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Alicia Rhodes, Assistant Director, Duke University Career Center

Sophomores did you know that the Career Center has a program exclusively for you called Sophomore Conversations?

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Alicia Rhodes, Assistant Director, Duke University Career Center

Congratulations class of 2023, you made it through your first year at Duke! I hope that you were able to adjust well in your new environment, learn to navigate through some of your resources, and make new friends! As you are navigating your summer during these unprecedented times, we would like to make sure that you know the Career Center is available for you via remote access, even throughout the summer. We are here to guide you as you move forward this summer and as you think about what your sophomore year may bring. Take a look at these five things you can do to make sure you are spending your time wisely and preparing for your first semester as a sophomore.

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A Devil's Perspective. Kira Ward '22. A Definitive List of the Advice I Got as a First-Year, But Didn’t Actually Take blog

Winter break has just wrapped up and many of us have arrived back on campus after being bombarded with little tidbits of college advice and guidance from every crazy uncle or third-cousin, twice removed that we encountered at the dinner table.

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This Thursday, January 23rd, from 10am to 3pm marks the Spring Career Fair. Maybe you attended the Fall Career Fair last semester, maybe this is your first career fair ever, or maybe you’ve been to six and are a pro.

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Alicia Rhodes, Assistant Director, Duke University Career Center

You’re ready to look for internships and jobs and you hear someone tell you to network or start connecting with individuals with like interests, do you know where to start? When thinking about connecting with individuals who share the same interests you do, work for the same company you would like to work for, or are doing things you find awesome, it is always easiest to start speaking with your inner circle, which would include:

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Alicia Rhodes, Assistant Director, Duke University Career Center
GoinGlobal

Are you interested in working abroad? Whether you are looking for an internship or a job after graduation, there is an awesome resource called GoinGlobal to help you with your search.

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