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.
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.
- American Economic Association (for job listings catering mostly to Ph.D.s, but includes several quality listings for master's students)
- Idealist (for jobs and internships at nonprofits)
- National Association for Business Economics (search for jobs by country and type)
- Public Service Careers (for jobs in government, consulting, nonprofit, and education)
- USAJobs (a great database for U.S. citizens looking for a job in government)
- Association for Financial Professionals (for job listings for finance positions within Fortune 500 companies)
Firms & Employers
Employers of Interest
The following employers actively recruit students with advanced degrees.
- Investment Banking Roles Demystified
- Preparing for Finance Interviews
- Sample Interview Questions
- Pros & Cons of:
- Create a Stock Pitch
- Practice Corporate Valuation (includes worksheet and guidelines)
- Finance Interview Training (Street of Walls)
- Hardest Job Interview Questions (CNBC)