Career Development

Join a Community

When you first became an EOS major you joined our wonderful local community of fellow undergraduates, graduate students, researchers, and faculty.   Now think about joining the larger community of science-minded individuals in a field that interests you. Click HERE to learn why membership in a scholarly community is so important. Here is a list of …

Summer Internships

An internship is one of the best ways to “try out” what a career in the Earth and Ocean Sciences might be like.  It is also an excellent means to meet potential future employers and graduate school advisers.  Many an internship has led to full, future employment for undergraduate students in the past. The Duke …

Funding and Scholarships

Need some funding for your independent research project at Duke? Looking for funded summer opportunities in research across the US? A scholarship to support your EOS undergraduate career at Duke?  First, check out funding sources for research that Duke University offers at the Undergraduate Research Office.  Second, peruse the opportunities in various fields within the …

Conference Travel Grants

Are you ready to present your research project at a scientific conference, but need some travel assistance to attend the meeting?  First, check out student travel grants that Duke University offers at the Undergraduate Research Office. Then peruse the external sources listed here as means to get monetary support for travel to specific conferences and/or …

Finding a Job

It’s your Senior Year and you are looking to work in the real world next year! The Duke Career Center provides many resources, links to national and Duke-wide search engines, and useful tips on how to write resumes, C.V.s, and cover letters for job seekers. In addition, here are a variety of links that provide …

Job Search Engines

These are general job search engines but some of them specialize in particular fields.  So before randomly going through all of these, educate yourself on whether sites are particular strong in different areas (e.g. government, field, laboratory, advocacy, industry, etc.) General Job Market (All fields and areas) Careerbuilder.com CollegeRecruiter.com Engineering.com Glassdoor.com Idealist.org Indeed.com Linkedin.com Monster.com …