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Every fall, the campus descends into a corporate frenzy. Immediately after O-Week ends, students in dark suits start popping up all over campus, and the environment at the Career Center becomes increasingly corporate. Until my senior year as a public policy major, I considered myself relatively immune to the consulting rush and stress that accompanies it.

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Jennifer Agor, Assistant Director, Duke Career Center
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Forbes Communication Council created the following 10 Networking Tips To

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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. If anything, I found networking unnatural and impersonal; I wanted to gain opportunities based on my merit, not on who I knew.

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Monique Turrentine, Assistant Director Employer Relations, Duke Career Center
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For the first time in history, Conduent hosted graduate students, grad alumni, and Career Center staff at their global innovation and corporate hub in Morrisville, NC in July.

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Anne Lyford, Associate Director, Duke Career Center
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The Duke Career Center is excited to facilitate connections between students and employers throughout the year. Many opportunities lie ahead to engage with employers, and we want to ensure students are aware of policies and expectations that guide behaviors in the process. 

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Meredith McCook, Assistant Director, Duke Career Center
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The Career Center wants you to be prepared and empowered for an offer discussion. Whether you’re in an internship now and seeking a return offer or gearing up for fall recruiting, the steps below will help you advocate for yourself in the process when it’s time for an offer conversation. 

1. Know what’s important to you

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Dave McDonald, Ph.D., Associate Director Graduate Student Career Services, Duke Career Center
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Employers regularly come to Duke to recruit graduate and undergraduate students. The Career Center helps these employers to host interviews, career fairs, and info sessions. But many employers rely on their usual marketing materials to promote their organizations as a great place to work.

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Dave McDonald, Ph.D. and the Graduate Student Career Services Team
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The Duke University Career Center is excited to welcome you to your master's program. We are looking forward to meeting you this academic year.
 

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