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Professional Development Events

  • Tuesday, December 11, 2018
    12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

    Emerging Leaders Institute Information Session

    Learn about the 2019 Emerging Leaders Institute from the program director and past participants. The Emerging Leaders Institute is an in-depth professional development program for Graduate School students and postdocs, designed to prepare you to hit the ground running as competent, confident, and effective leaders at Duke and beyond.

  • Monday, January 14, 2019
    12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

    Advanced Time Management for Graduate Students

    This workshop will equip you with strategies to understand your strengths in managing short- and long-term goals. You will also learn ways to build new habits and break with old ones to ensure your success.

  • Tuesday, January 15, 2019
    12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

    Pump Up Your Professionalism

    Come to a fun, interactive and intimate session led by Certified Etiquette Trainer (CET) Ms. Sharon Hill. Learn essential networking skills such as the power of a handshake, the magic of eye contact, the secrets of small talk, and how to give and receive a business card.

  • Thursday, February 14, 2019
    12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

    Introduction to Consulting: Brains for Hire

    Are you curious about how you can apply your research skills in a consulting career? Join us for this workshop offered in collaboration with the APD Consulting Club to learn about careers in consulting for graduate students and postdocs and to practice a mini-case interview.