Career Resources

Duke University and the Department of Economics has a wide range of resources to help students and graduates reach their career goals. 

The Department of Economics also has a closed LinkedIn group solely for its graduate students, undergraduate majors and minors, faculty, and staff. As a student in our department, you will be able to connect with approximately 1,300 other individuals.

Duke University Career Center

The Career Center provides services, programs, events, online tools, and resources for undergraduates, graduate students, and alumni up to four years after graduation.

Bloomberg Terminals

The Duke Financial Economics Center, in conjunction with Perkins Library, sponsors four Bloomberg terminals on West Campus. One terminal is located on the third floor of the Social Sciences Building, and three others can be found in The Edge (level 1 of Bostock). The terminals are available to everyone at Duke for both curricular and extracurricular financial market research and analysis. 

Employers of Interest

The following employers actively recruit students with advanced degrees. 

Economic Development
Research Institutes/ Public Policy
U.S. Government


Finance Interview Training (Street of Walls)
Hardest Job Interview Questions (CNBC)


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