Career Exploration

Explore Your Options

Learn About Yourself

Self-Inquiry
Self inquiry is a thoughtful process of discovering yourself through reflection on past experiences and acknowledging patterns in your interests, habits and strengths. This process is the foundation that informs your overall direction and is critical in order to make decisions about your future.

Learn About Yourself, Majors and Careers
There are multiple pathways available to you, no matter your interests. We can help you explore your interests and opportunities for you here on campus and beyond.

Learn About Careers

Career Research
Career research is the process of identifying and utilizing resources to help you define your professional goals. While you are constantly collecting information, be intentional and take note of what you learn.

Explore by Industry
Learn about popular websites, gain insights from Duke alumni, and receive advice for how to get your foot in the door from career counselors.

What to do with a Major
Use this collection of information sheets on hundreds of academic majors to see outlines of common career areas, typical employers, and strategies designed to maximize career opportunities.

Connect with Alumni
More than 5,000 Duke alums have offered to share their advice about jobs and careers, particular geographic areas, stages of life and graduate education. Search to find alums whose experiences match your interests or curiosity and reach out to introduce youself.

GoinGlobal
Access the leading provider of location-specific employment and career information for the US and abroad. Set up a personal account and find country career guides, corporate profiles and more than 100,000 international internship and job openings.

Access Campus Resources

Duke University Career Center

  • All Undergraduate Students
  • Graduate Students in Duke Engineering and the Graduate School
  • Alumni of Trinity School of Arts & Sciences, Duke’s Pratt School of Engineering and the Graduate School

Duke Law

  • Law School Students
  • Law School Alumni

Duke University School of Medicine

  • Physician Assistant Students
  • Physical Therapist Students  
  • Pathologist Assistant Students
  • Ophthamic Technician Students

Duke University School of Nursing

  • Nursing Students

Duke University Office of Postdoctoral Services

  • Postdoctorate Appointees

Fuqua School of Business

  • Master of Management Studies Students
  • Master of Business Administration Students
  • Fuqua Alumni

Sanford School of Public Policy

  • Public Policy Undergraduate Students
  • Public Policy Graduate Students

Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences at Duke University

  • Master of Environmental Management Students
  • Master of Forestry Students