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  • Tuesday, February 28, 2017
    12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

    A Social Sciences PhD’s Career Path in Consulting

    Learn how alumnus William Choi navigated a path from academia to consulting after receiving his Ph.D. in Economics from Duke. Dr. Choi began his career as a Senior Consultant at Micronomics/InteCap before transitioning to a role as Economist with Econ One Research Inc. He is currently Managing Director with AlixPartners in the San Francisco Bay area. 

  • Wednesday, March 1, 2017
    1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

    Cover Letter Workshop for Graduate Students

    According to employers, job applicants who write persuasive cover letters can surge ahead in the competition for interviews. In this workshop you will learn a powerful structure for your cover letters and how to make explicit the fit between what you bring and what the employer wants.

  • Wednesday, March 1, 2017
    3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

    Careers in Writing, Editing, and Communications

    Humanities and social sciences graduate students hone their writing and editing skills throughout their programs. What kinds of career opportunities exist for those interested in leveraging these skills professionally? Our panelists will share their experiences as writers, editors, and in communications work.

  • Friday, March 3, 2017
    2:30 pm to 4:00 pm

    Writing to Create a Public: A Workshop with Professor Corey Robin

    In this workshop, Professor Corey Robin will talk about strategies for reshaping scholarly work for a non-specialist audience and using the skills and insights developed through academic research to create and animate public discussion. 

  • Tuesday, March 7, 2017
    12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

    Investigate Nonprofit Careers

    Want to learn more about careers with nonprofit organizations? Join us for an engaging discussion with 4 experts from nonprofit organizations in North Carolina. During this program, students will learn about the different types of careers available and the skill set it takes to work in nonprofit sector!

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