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Being a graduate student is hard work, so at the Duke University Graduate School we work hard to make it easier for students to have access to resources needed to achieve their scholarly, personal, and professional goals. We are your advocate and your service provider, and we are committed to helping you become an active participant in the Duke University community.  If you have questions, concerns, or suggestions about your experience at Duke, let us know. 

Student Handbook

 

Events

  • Monday, October 21, 2019
    6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

    The 2-Hour Job Search, with Steve Dalton

    Learn from Fuqua career coach and The 2-Hour Job Search author Steve Dalton as he offers an exact process for effectively turning strangers into advocates, leading to more internal referrals and more job interviews.

  • Wednesday, October 23, 2019
    2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

    Job and Internship Search

    Searching for a job or internship can be overwhelming, especially when you're unsure of what the steps in the process look like. In this interactive workshop, you'll learn how to identify the types of positions you're interested in, prioritize your search and create a targeted plan for outreach. You'll leave this session with resources on how to look for jobs or internships and clear next steps. Please bring a laptop or smart device to make the most of this workshop.

  • Thursday, October 24, 2019
    11:30 am to 12:30 pm

    STEM PhD Careers at RTI International: A Panel Discussion with Duke Alumni

    What opportunities are available for STEM PhDs at RTI International? Join James Harrington, PhD ’10, Melanie Silinski, PhD ’03, and Ian Stewart, PhD ’16 for a panel discussion of their research careers at RTI International and their paths to their current positions.

News & Views

Alumni Profiles Series: Louis D'Amico

October 16, 2019
Louis D'Amico, Ph.D.

Louis D'Amico earned his stripes analyzing zebrafish toxicity in industry following his Ph.D in Biology, landed the AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellowship, and arrived at his current role as Senior Science Advisor at the US EPA. He shares a career path in science policy.

Photos: 2019 Homecoming

October 13, 2019
Homecoming 2019

More than 200 Graduate School students, alumni, faculty, and staff attended the school's annual Homecoming reception.

Getting Started on the Right Foot

Here are a couple videos to help new graduate students hit the ground running.