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student lifeBeing 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



  • Thursday, January 18, 2018
    10:00 am to 3:00 pm

    2018 Career and Summer Opportunities Fair

    This event is open to graduate students from all disciplines to meet employers searching to fill internships and full-time positions.

  • Thursday, January 18, 2018
    10:30 am to 12:30 pm

    Site Visit to Nuventra Pharma Sciences (Applications due January 8)

    The Duke Office of Postdoctoral Services is collaborating with NIEHS and UNC to visit local biomedical companies as part of the ELITE (Enhancing Local Industry Transitions Through Exploration) Program. The January 2018 visit is to Nuventra Pharma Sciences, and PhD students are welcome.

  • Thursday, January 18, 2018
    10:30 am to 2:30 pm

    ECE + CS Student Showcase

    The Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE) and Computer Science (CS) Student Showcase allows you to show off a class or personal project in front of representatives from companies like IBM, Microsoft, NetApp, SAP and Google. This event is open to ALL students with a computing project (specifically ECE and CS students).

News & Views

Summer Research Snapshots 2017

December 19, 2017
2017 Summer Research Snapshots

For summer 2017, The Graduate School provided 461 summer research fellowships to Ph.D. students, totaling $4.16 million in support. Here's a look at some of the work those fellowships supported.

Getting Started on the Right Foot

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