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Summer 2020 Events

During Summer 2020, The Graduate School partnered with the Office of Postdoctoral Services and Duke Career Center to offer virtual programming in several series. Visit the websites for these series for a full list of events in each of these themes.

The Academic Job Search Series
The Mentoring and Communication Series
The Alum Zooms Series

Core Competencies

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Academic Job Search Series

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Ph.D. Career Paths

  • Tuesday, August 4, 2020
    2:00 pm to 2:30 pm

    Information Session: Career Community - Government, NGOs, and Nonprofit Focus

    Are you exploring career options in government, nonprofit, and NGOs? Find the support of graduate student and postdoc colleagues with similar interests as well as structured resources through a Career Community. Learn how to maximize your use of sites like LinkedIn, discover the best career research tools Duke offers, strengthen your communication skills, and make contacts who can help you succeed as a candidate. Join this information session to learn about the new Career Community initiative, with a focus on jobs in government, NGOs, and nonprofit.

  • Thursday, August 6, 2020
    1:00 pm to 1:30 pm

    Alum Zoom: 5 Career Questions with a Duke Ph.D.

    Please join us for a summer series of short, focused career conversations with former Duke PhD students and postdocs. On August 6, our guest is Elliott Hazen, PhD '08 (Marine Ecology), Research Ecologist at NOAA, the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration.