Harness the power of Duke for your career
When you combine the talent and expertise of Duke alumni with their expansive global reach, you get a powerful professional network capable of influencing success in any industry. We put this dynamic network at your fingertips. Here are some steps you can take to enhance your professional network.
Making Career Connections
Use this website
Alumni can view more than 150,000 profiles of Duke classmates by logging in to this site. Using this private network, alumni and students can search for connections in specific industries or companies, identify potential mentors and expand their personal and professional contacts.
Join a professional network
Several alumni groups cater to specific career pursuits via networking and educational events:
Duke Politics and Policy Network: A group of alumni working on legislative and policy issues in government, nonprofit organizations and the private sector. This group is primarily geared toward alumni living in the Washington, DC region. Join the group’s listserv here to receive job postings, event announcements and other industry-related information.
Duke Entertainment, Media and Arts Network (DEMAN): Duke’s network dedicated to nurturing and developing passions and careers in the arts, media and entertainment industries. Connect with DEMAN on Facebook and LinkedIn.
Duke Network for International Affairs (DukeNIA): A global network of alumni, faculty and students engaged in international policy, trade and entrepreneurship. Connect with DukeNIA on LinkedIn.
Attend an event
DAA regional groups often host career networking and professional development events where alumni can meet people, make new connections and explore career interests. Check out the Events Calendar for opportunities near you.