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Alicia Rhodes, Assistant Director, Duke University Career Center

I am doing a lot of work assisting first-year students in making the most of the Career Center and put together this list of some important things that many students wish they knew in their first year at Duke.

Whether you are a first year or not, this is important information for you.

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A Devil's Perspective. Joyce Wang '19

I first joined the Career Ambassador (CA) Team at the Career Center as a rising sophomore that really marked the beginning of my career development journey at Duke. I came across someone tabling for CA application in front of marketplace during freshman spring semester and out of whim, I applied and was later accepted as a CA.

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Jennifer Agor, Assistant Director, Duke Career Center

One question we often get in the Career Center is, “Where do I search for available jobs?” The answer really depends on what you’re looking for, but there are many resources for job seekers.

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Jennifer Agor, Assistant Director, Duke Career Center
Forbes Communication Council

Forbes Communication Council created the following 10 Networking Tips To

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A Devil's Perspective. Stephanie Mayle '20

If you’re like me, up until Duke, the word, networking, invoked mental images of electricity circuits more than anything else. Even once I got to Duke, it just wasn’t in my nature to take the sort of career-oriented steps that networking requires.

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A Devil's Perspective. Stephanie Mayle '20

So, I’m a senior now and feeling pretty sentimental. I’ve been thinking a lot recently about my time at Duke, and it somehow feels simultaneously like a blur and a lifetime. When I think about the past three, almost four years, I find it difficult to delineate each step, each decision, that made my Duke experience what it is now.

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

You can now get assistance with application documents  24/7!

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Blog Author:
Jennifer Agor, Assistant Director, Duke Career Center
two women with one shaking hands with a man

As you prepare your resumes and cover letters make sure interview prep is also on your to-do list. We often receive lots of questions about interview preparation, so here are a few tips to get your started.

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Blog Author:
Alicia Rhodes, Assistant Director, Duke University Career Center

Class of 2023,

Design your Duke, Class of 2023, with the Duke Career Center

Welcome to Duke! Now that you are here and beginning to get acclimated into your new environment, I would like to take a moment to let you know what we have available for you!

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Bill Wright-Swadel, Assistant Vice President, Student Affairs and Fannie Mitchell Executive Director Duke Career Center
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Skills, not major are what matter along with developing the competencies necessary to thrive in a dynamic environment, whether it be Duke University or a changing work world!

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