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Events

  • Monday, July 9, 2018 to Sunday, July 22, 2018

    Summer 2018 14-Day Writing Challenge (Online)

    The 14-Day Writing Challenge, hosted by the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity, is an opportunity for you to experiment with daily writing, online community, and supportive accountability.

  • Tuesday, July 24, 2018
    12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

    Professional Development Progress Lunch

    Summer is a wonderful time to make progress on your professional development goals. Whether your aspirations include updating your LinkedIn profile, starting your teaching portfolio, preparing faculty job application materials, conducting informational interviews, or researching career options, join our informal lunch gathering to share your progress and your questions.

  • Thursday, July 26, 2018
    12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

    How to Navigate The Academic Job Market, with Dr. Karen Kelsky - Week 1 (Webinar)

    In this 3-week course offered through the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity, Dr. Karen Kelsky will walk participants through the conditions of the current American academic job market, the most common mistakes made by job-seekers, and the ways to maximize your chances of success while looking for a tenure-track job. Part One will cover the big-picture conditions of the U.S. tenure-track job market, how to think like a search committee member, why you need a five-year plan of productivity, and the four core qualities of a successful tenure-track job candidate.

  • Wednesday, August 1, 2018
    10:30 am to 12:00 pm

    Site Visit to EA Genomics / Q2 Solutions (IQVIA) [Register by July 20]

    The Duke Career Center is excited to announce Summer 2018 Industry Site Visits for graduate students, postdocs, and recent alumni. Take advantage of this great opportunity to connect with local employers. The visit will include a company presentation, introduction to key employees, and an office tour.

  • Thursday, August 2, 2018
    12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

    How to Navigate The Academic Job Market, with Dr. Karen Kelsky - Week 2 (Webinar)

    In this 3-week course offered through the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity, Dr. Karen Kelsky will walk participants through the conditions of the current American academic job market, the most common mistakes made by job-seekers, and the ways to maximize your chances of success while looking for a tenure-track job. Part Two will focus on job applications, with a focus on how to write the cover letter and CV.

  • Wednesday, August 8, 2018
    12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

    Professional Development Progress Lunch

    Summer is a wonderful time to make progress on your professional development goals. Whether your aspirations include updating your LinkedIn profile, starting your teaching portfolio, preparing faculty job application materials, conducting informational interviews, or researching career options, join our informal lunch gathering to share your progress and your questions.

  • Thursday, August 9, 2018
    10:30 am to 12:00 pm

    Site Visit to Precision Biosciences [Register by July 20]

    The Duke Career Center is excited to announce Summer 2018 Industry Site Visits for graduate students, postdocs, and recent alumni. Take advantage of this great opportunity to connect with local employers. The visit will include a company presentation, introduction to key employees, and an office tour.

  • Thursday, August 9, 2018
    12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

    How to Navigate The Academic Job Market, with Dr. Karen Kelsky - Week 3 (Webinar)

    In this 3-week course offered through the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity, Dr. Karen Kelsky will walk participants through the conditions of the current American academic job market, the most common mistakes made by job-seekers, and the ways to maximize your chances of success while looking for a tenure-track job. Part Three will focus on interviews, covering the major types of questions you can expect in an academic interview, how to prepare answers, and how to overcome the most common pitfalls.

  • Monday, August 20, 2018 to Friday, August 24, 2018

    2018 Orientation Week

    The Graduate School will hold Orientation Week for incoming students in fall 2018 on August 20-24. The week will include information sessions, workshops, and social events.

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