Duke Seniors: What Are You Doing After Graduation? Duke’s undergraduate students are well known for their ability to reason, analyze, and understand in unprecedented ways. You set the standard for academic energy and exploration in the sciences, liberal arts, and engineering. In recognition of that excellence, Fuqua offers current Duke seniors preferred admission considerations in any of our one-year master’s programs: MMS: Foundations of Business, MMS: Duke Kunshan University, and MQM: Business Analytics. For more information, click Duke+Fuqua Program. To attend the Tuesday, February 2, 2021, 4 - 5pm Duke+Fuqua Virtual Information Session, click HERE.
Webinar on Career Options for Sociology Majors. Students majoring in sociology have skills that make them ideal candidates for various jobs and career paths. But knowing where to look for jobs and how to prepare yourself for different career paths is not always straightforward. In this webinar, we will talk with several professionals who majored in sociology about their job search experience and career trajectories. Whether you are graduating in the spring of 2021 or later, this webinar is an excellent opportunity to learn about the options available to sociology majors. To register for the free webinar on Thursday, January 28, 2021, 3 - 4pm, click HERE.
2021 Duke-Margolis Internship Applications. Students are integral to Duke-Margolis. Through our 2021 Internship Program, the Center offers undergraduate and graduate students opportunities to contribute to health policy projects aimed at improving health and the value of health care through research and policy solutions. Applications are open now through January 31st for our collaborative, mentored, 8-week summer internship experience. Join our team, take the challenge, and make an impact in the field of health policy! Learn more and apply today at healthpolicy.duke.edu/margolis-internship. Questions? Contact Julia Johnson (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Richa Bhatt (email@example.com).
Code+ 2021 Summer Program. Go beyond the classroom and build on your academic foundation with a Code+ summer experience at Duke’s Office of Information Technology. Code+ is one of Duke's three "plus" summer programs, along with Data+ and CS+.
Code+ typically provides students with dedicated workspace at OIT's offices at the American Tobacco Campus in downtown Durham. In the summer of 2020, the program ran entirely remotely and despite the challenges, was a great success. We are awaiting university guidance about whether 2021 summer programs will be in person or remote, and will update this site as soon as information is available.
Want to know more? Attend the Code+ session of the Plus Programs Info Fair via Zoom on January 29 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Registration required.
Duke’s Office of Undergraduate Research Support provides updated information about the latest research funding opportunities for Duke students. Check out the Undergraduate Research Support Programs here.
PAGE 2021 Summer Internship opportunity. A partnership of educators, local communities, public schools, and universities working together to create new ladders of opportunity for girls in Appalachia. Our undergraduate Interns live for 8.5 weeks in the Blue Ridge Mountains, get to know community people, and help girls in Appalachia have empowering educational experiences over the summer. In 2021, our Duke University team members will serve alongside undergraduates from Berea College. 2021 Open Application begins December 1, 2020 and the deadline is Monday, January 18, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. Click HERE to apply for the Page 2021 Summer Internship.
Summer Fellowship: Data Science for Social Good (DSSG). The University of Warwick is offering an online 12-week (June 7 to August 21, 2021). Fellowship program that trains students to create industry-standard data science products that deliver positive social impact. DSSG provides and unrivalled opportunity to spend the summer working with an international team of data scientists on a project with real social impact. If you have a passion for data science, care about the social good and want to work in an international team, we would welcome your application. The deadline for applications is January 31, 2021. Find out more and apply online via: https://warwick.ac.uk/research/data-science/warwick-data/dssgx/
Key points are:
- All selected Fellows will receive a stipend covering their living costs and expenses
- Open to current undergraduate and graduate students who already possess good data science skills
- Feedback from previous participants is exceptionally positive
- Admission is highly selective
- For any questions around the program, application, and selection contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
UCR Brain Game Center for Mental Fitness and Well-Being. The Center is recruiting participants for an online study of how working memory training leads to cognitive benefits. You must be 18 years or older to participate and if chosen, you'll be asked to fill out some surveys, conduct a few cognitive tests and complete the working memory training. The study is only 11 business days long and is done all within the comfort of your home on your personal phone or tablet. Not only will you receive access to our brain training software for free, but there are also giveaways to win rewards such as gift cards valued $5-100 or the grand prize of a brand new iPad. To enroll, simply click HERE
Publish Your Research in a Premier Undergraduate Social Science Research Journal. Columbia University’s Journal of Politics and Society invites Duke undergraduates to submit their theses, capstone projects, or research papers for publication. Submissions should be at least 20-25 pages long (double-spaced), but there is no maximum number of pages. Work previously written for classroom or individual use is welcomed. Please submit all manuscripts at www.helvidius.org/submit-your-work/ . The submission deadline for the Spring 2021 edition is January 22, 2021. For further information please visit www.helvidius.org.