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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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S. Clay Adams

Duke Families,

Welcome to Duke! We are incredibly excited for the incoming Class of 2024 and having you as part of our Blue Devil family. Each year we are thrilled to welcome your students to the Duke community; their energy and passion inspires us. Much of our newsletter information will be shared on our social media platforms; however, we do encourage you to read each edition for additional insights, context, and official University response. Let us take a moment to acknowledge the unprecedented times before us. You and your student will have many questions about the summer and fall. As our University leadership makes decisions impacting the Class of 2024, we will communicate these in a timely manner.

Blog Author:
Jennifer Levy, Assistant Director Graduate Student Career Services
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Conducting a job search can be difficult even during normal circumstances. Now, given the current situation with COVID-19, navigating a search may be even more challenging. However, there are resources and people that can help you.

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Ling Jin
Cara You

Cara You was a graduate student in the Master of Quantitative Management Business Analytics program at Duke Fuqua School of Business. She is from Beijing, China and received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Colorado, Denver. Because of the recommendation of her favorite professor at University of Colorado as well as her love for Duke basketball, Cara chose to come and study at Duke.

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Anne Lyford, Associate Director, Duke Career Center
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Congratulations on securing your remote internship! Over the past few weeks, I’ve connected with many recruiters and listened in on a number of webinars regarding COVID-19’s impact on early talent recruiting.  There have been a range of topics explored, but for this posting I will focus on the information and advice employers have shared regarding hosting remote interns. 

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Blog Author:
Alicia Rhodes, Assistant Director, Duke University Career Center
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This spring has been like none other as we all are managing transitions and adjusting to our temporary new normal for potentially the next few months or so.

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Jennifer Levy, Assistant Director Graduate Student Career Services, Duke Career Center

Curious about what STEM faculty roles are like at institutions beyond R1s (doctoral universities with very high research activity) and if they would be a good fit for you? Here are some takeaways from a recent panel discussion we held as part of Duke’s Academic Job Search Series titled, STEM Faculty Careers Beyond R1 Institutions.

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Catherine Allen, Assistant Director, Duke Career Center

It is really easy to hang your hat on a singular experience. Or, to spend months, years or a lifetime waiting for that one opportunity,

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Isabella Wang
Felicia Lim

Felicia Lim is a fourth-year PhD candidate in Duke’s Molecular Cancer Biology program. She also participates in the Global Health Doctoral Certificate Program as she is interested in using her expertise in research to enter science diplomacy and global health fields.

Tell me a little about your journey and how you ended up at Duke!

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