Career Center

Attend Career Fairs

TechConnect (Fall)
(September)     Fitzpatrick Center (FCIEMAS)
TechConnect, an event hosted by the Pratt School of Engineering, the Department of Computer Science, and the Career Center, brings students and employers together for networking and education.
Each year, employers connect with Engineering and Computer Science students in an open, dynamic networking environment. Students come prepared with resumes to meet industry and tech representatives to learn about employment opportunities, characteristics employers seek as well as a realistic and insightful view of the job market and career paths for students interested in engineering and technical careers.
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Fall Career Fair
(September)     Wilson Gymnasium
Duke University's annual Career Fair attracts companies across all industries including, but not limited to: business, technology, engineering, education, and government. The Career Fair provides a great opportunity for employers, students, and Career Center staff to meet and discuss your organization, career opportunities, and effective recruiting strategies. By participating in the fair, your organization will gain exposure to graduate and undergraduate students across all majors.

Virtual Diversity Career Fair
October 18, 2017    Online
Use the power of technology to meet diverse job seekers across the U.S. and reach top talent from multiple institutions without the time and expense of travel.

Nonprofit & Government Career Fair
We may have an event of this type in the spring 2018. If you are interested in learning more, please email us,, and we will update you as more information is available.

North Carolina Master's & Ph.D. Fair
(Mid-November)    Friday Center, Chapel Hill, NC
You are invited to an information exchange and recruiting forum unmatched in this region. Meet advanced degree candidates in all disciplines--the biomedical and basic sciences, engineering, social sciences and humanities. Our fair is a collaboration between the career services of six  central North Carolina universities. Participating employers can expect more than 600 master’s and doctoral degree candidates and postdoctoral fellows. Most attendees will complete their advanced studies or postdoctoral research within 1 or 2 years. New opportunities are available for Information Sessions during the fair.

TechConnect (Spring)
(January)     Gross Hall
The two-part event, hosted by Duke's Pratt School of Engineering, the Department of Computer Science, and the Career Center, consists of a moderated panel discussion from technology industry leaders, including a question and answer period for students to inquire about tips and techniques for searching, interviewing and choosing a job. Following the panel discussion, there is a networking reception.
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Career & Summer Opportunities Fair
Thursday, January 18, 2018    Wilson Gymnasium
Attend to meet undergraduate, master's, and Ph.D. students prepared to make great contributions to your organization. Discounts are available for first time Duke fair participants and North Carolina organizations. Email us for discount codes and include your discount request and registration category (Government, nonprofit, for profit, or startup)



DC IMPACTlink   (formerly MetroLink DC)
Friday, February 16, 2018     9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 1779 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington, DC

This event provides an excellent opportunity for your organization to interview top candidates for jobs and internships from the University of Virginia, Swarthmore College, Brown University, Duke University, and Yale University at one convenient location. It is open to undergraduate and graduate students from these institutions.
Government, Public Policy, Global Development, Think-Tanks, Media, Environmental, and Healthcare organizations in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area are encouraged to attend. Email Anne Lyford for more information.
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GCC Ph.D. & Master's Virtual Career Fair
Join other forward-thinking Fortune 500 companies and entrepreneurial organizations that are leveraging the power of technology to reach the top talent at 40+ schools without the travel. Sponsored by the Graduate Career Consortium.

SEC & ACC Virtual Career Fair --Featuring 22 SEC and ACC Universities
You are invited to interact with students and alumni via chat sessions.  There is no charge for students, so we anticipate an exceptional turnout.

Just-in-Time Career Fair
The Just-in-Time Career Fair is a great opportunity to identify candidates for some or your organization's most pressing full-time openings. This fair will provide you access to a candidate pool comprised of Duke University's best and brightest seniors and graduate students that possess the wide variety of functional skill sets, academic preparation, and professional experiences necessary to meet many of your key recruiting needs.

Questions about career fairs should be directed to or call 919-660-1053.