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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

  • Wednesday, January 23, 2019
    12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

    Online Information Session: The Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows Program

    The Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows program places recent Ph.D. graduates from the humanities and humanistic social sciences in two-year staff positions at partnering organizations in government and the nonprofit sector.  Interested in learning more? Join us for a videoconference with John Paul Christy (ACLS Program Director) and Abbie Langston (Duke Literature PhD '14; Mellon ACLS Public Fellow ’15-’17).

  • Wednesday, January 23, 2019
    12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

    Culture and Connection: Inclusion in the Workplace

    Get an inside look at what an inclusive organization looks like with participating employers and learn how companies value and integrate diversity and inclusion within their organizations. You will also learn about the recruitment process and job and internship opportunities within each company.

  • Wednesday, January 23, 2019
    6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

    Google Technical Interview Workshop

    Join us for our technical interview workshop and get a chance to practice coding sample questions with Duke alumni Googlers.

News & Views

How to Leverage Resources on Campus to Secure a Non-Academic Job

January 16, 2019
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Thinking about pursuing positions in consulting or other non-academic careers? Yating Li, Ph.D. candidate in Environmental Policy, shares how she found resources and communities at Duke to support her throughout the application process.

Getting Started on the Right Foot

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