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Blog Author:
Alicia Rhodes, Assistant Director, Duke University Career Center
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As a break from school approaches, students usually ask “what can I do to make the most of my break?” or “what can I do to prepare for my return from break?”

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Blog Author:
Jennifer Agor, Assistant Director, Duke Career Center

This is the final post in the Life Hacks series of blog posts. Starting a new job is an expected challenge but how long has it been since you came to Duke and made a whole new set of friends? These tips and resources should help you in this transition.

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Isabella Wang
Flags of the Week for Spring 2021

This spring, we wrote 13 Flag of the Week articles with countries from the Middle East, Europe, Africa, South America, and Asia!

 

Middle East: Israel, United Arab Emirates

Europe: Belarus, Ukraine, Monaco

Africa: Eswatini, Cameroon

South America: Peru, Guyana, Suriname

Asia: Vietnam

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Blog Author:
Jennifer Agor, Assistant Director, Duke Career Center

RENTING/HOUSING 

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Perhaps one of the biggest expenses anyone has is a place to live. Experts recommend that housing not exceed about 30 percent of your take home pay.  These days, that’s not necessarily realistic, but there are a few ways you can work it out to make that rent payment more manageable.  

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Brinner at Marketplace

BRINNER (Breakfast for Dinner) AT MARKETPLACE

April 24th, 2021

5:00 pm – 9:30 pm

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DURHAM MARKET

Scrambled eggs with cheddar cheese (v, gf, egg, milk, soy,)

Poached salmon (fish, gf) Lemon butter sauce (gf, milk)

Asparagus (v+, gf, soy)

Bull City Sausage gravy (wheat, milk) and biscuits (wheat, milk, soy)

Hillsboro Rd Home fries (soy, v+, gf)

Boiled eggs (v, gf. Egg)

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Blog Author:
Jennifer Agor, Assistant Director, Duke Career Center
That horrifying moment when you're looking for an adult but you realize that you are an adult. So you look around for an older adult. and adultier adult someone better at adulting than you.

When you talk to one of us about your friends, your roommate, and other students around you at Duke, most often you refer to one another as kids?  “What are other kids in my major doing?  What questions do other kids ask you?”   

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Climate Conscious Dining Dinner
Earth Day-April 22nd, 2021
Marketplace
5pm-9:30pm

What does climate conscious dining mean?

Local - low food miles!

Real Food - not highly processed or packaged!

Organic - low chemical impact on the soil!

Plant Forward - fill your plate with plant-based foods!

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1892 Grille

Local grilled Hamburger (gf, Halal w/o bun)

Beyond burgers (v+, gf)

Local grilled Chicken breast (gf, Halal)

Grilled Mahi Mahi (gf, fish) with spicy local spring cabbage slaw(v+,gf)

Onion Rings (v+, wheat, soy, milk)

Harvest

Not quite Beef and Broccoli (v+, soy, wheat)

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Blog Author:
Rebecca Melaku
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Georgia is located in southwest Asia where it is bordered by Russia, Azerbaijan, Armenia, and Turkey. Geographically, Georgia is a little smaller than South Carolina, USA. Tbilisi is Georgia's capital and largest city. Most of the population resides in the central valley where Tbilisi is located, as well as in Kutaisi and Batumi.

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Blog Author:
Alicia Rhodes, Assistant Director, Duke University Career Center
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You’ve completed the interview process and now you’ve received an offer! Congratulations! This is very exciting, as you may feel like things are falling into place and then you start to think about what the offer really means and whether or not you should negotiate.

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Wellness Day Planning Committee

 

April 12, 2021, marked the first annual Wellness Day at Duke. The day was one of celebration and reflection--acknowledging all students have managed over this past unprecedented year, while also recognizing the need for a moment to pause and reflect as they prepare to head into the last weeks of the semester and finals. It was wonderful to see the Duke community out and about on campus enjoying the day and participating in fun, relaxing activities. The day provided a sense of ‘normalcy’ and was a breath of fresh air in an otherwise non-traditional year.  As part of the planning committee, it was a pleasure working with our on-campus partners who came up with amazing activities to offer to the Duke community.