Students interested in careers in business, finance, and entrepreneurship or innovation have many options at Duke. You can explore the information below to learn more about resources available. Also, refer to the links on the left that discuss Business School Advising and steps you should take during your college career.
Business Career Counseling
Duke's Career Center offers extensive career counseling that will help you develop an action plan for accomplishing your business career goals. Develop a relationship with your counselor early and visit often. The business counselor in the Career Center provides excellent information for students interested in business related internships, career exploration and employment.
Explore the Business, Finance, & Consulting Career Community. Business is a part of all industries. Considering the types of problems you want to solve and the impact you want to have can help you determine the area of business that is right for you, the industry you want to work within, and the skills you need to develop.
Duke Financial Economics Center
The Duke Financial Economics Center (DFE) is a hub for both curricular and co-curricular programs and education for students interested in finance and financial markets. The DFE organizes activities throughout the year so you can learn more about the field of finance and to network with professionals in the financial markets. Regardless of your major or intended major, you can choose to participate in any or all of the various activities hosted by DFE. Join their mailing list now to be kept up-to-date on their activities!
Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Duke has a wide array of academic and extracurricular programs that focus on entrepreneurship. Whether your interest is in business, law, engineering, medicine, public policy or a combination of several, I&E can connect you to a community of like-minded individuals, assist in your understanding of the entrepreneurial process, and even take your business idea to the next level. Check out the Ronald & Carrie Ludwig Duke in Silicon Valley Program, the I&E Certificate Program, The Cube Living Learning Community, and more.
Markets & Management
Markets and Management is a certificate program for Duke undergraduates wanting to study business, organizations, entrepreneurship, and related issues. The program exposes you to cutting-edge research and provides opportunities to engage in real-world experiences both at home and globally. This certification prepares you for careers in business and management, banking, consulting, technology, government, the non-profit sector, and related graduate fields.
Inequality STudies Minor
The Inequality Studies minor is a way for students to advance their understanding of the causes and consequences of inequality and pursue research around issues of social equity across a range of social science methods. The minor can be completed independent of or alongside a major in History, and inequality studies minors come from across departments in both the sciences and humanities. The minor is a joint collaboration between the Samuel DuBois Cook Center and the Department of History.
Students clubs are a great way for you to explore business careers, network, and build skills: