Current Opportunities

 

Duke Advising

RECENT UNDERGRADUATE ALUMS [’21, ’20, ’19, ‘18]: FULL-TIME OPPORTUNITY AVAILABLE JULY 2021. College Advising position - Duke College Advising Corps (CAC)

Looking for a meaningful gap year and opportunity? Be an Adviser with Duke College Advising Corps. Our college advisers learn about themselves and the communities they serve all while working to increase college access for high school students and families in North Carolina.

The CAC places recent Duke undergraduate alums, from ALL majors, into central North Carolina high schools as near-peer college advisers. Our team works to lead low-income, first-generation, and underrepresented students to college. Advisers serve an entire service year,  with the possibility of extending their term of service for an additional year. Upon completion of a term of service, Advisers are eligible to receive an AmeriCorps monetary award for loan repayment or future graduate education. Duke CAC alumni are currently enrolled in graduate programs for medicine, law, business, public administration, fine arts and education, as well as employed in a variety of industries across the country and internationally!

To apply, please use this link to complete our application.

If you are interested in more information, please visit our website, or reach out to Desmond Gatling (Program Coordinator) at desmond.gatling@duke.edu

 

Space Medicine

Have you ever wondered what it would take for humans to travel beyond the comforts of our home planet, Earth? Duke students and alumni are invited to participate in Space Medicine, a new online learning experience in which participants will learn about and engage in the most pressing medical challenges facing NASA and others advancing the future of space exploration. Space Medicine is a free, six-week online learning experience (July 12 – August 23) featuring interactive modules and weekly live discussions. See the announcement to learn more about this opportunity, or click here to register now. Deadline is June 30, 2021.

 

Dart

DART trains professional organizers and community organizations how to work for social, economic and racial justice, including:

  • Holding police departments accountable
  • Shutting down the school-to-prison pipeline
  • Reining in predatory lenders
  • Expanding access to primary health and dental care
  •  Prioritizing funding for affordable housing and job training
  • Fighting for immigrants' rights  

Positions will begin on August 9th in:

  • South Carolina: Charleston
  • Florida: Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Tampa, Fort Myers, West Palm Beach, Sarasota, St. Petersburg
  • Georgia: Savannah
  • Kansas: Topeka, Lawrence, Wyandotte County, Johnson County
  • Kentucky: Louisville, Lexington

Starting salary $40,000/year + benefits. DART organizations are largely made up of low- and moderate-income, minority and immigrant communities. We strongly encourage people from these backgrounds, as well as fluent Spanish speakers and DACA recipients, to apply.

To apply or learn more about DART, visit www.thedartcenter.org or find us on instagram and facebook @theDARTcenter. Still have questions? Contact moe@thedartcenter.org or 602-510-4658.

 

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.   

 

Brain Game Center

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