• Seminars and Workshops

    PhD Plus encourages professional development through Lunch & Learn seminars during the semester, Practicum workshops in the summer, and internship resources. 

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  • Networking and Career Preparation

    PhD Plus provides networking receptions before TechConnect as well as casual opportunties to meet engineering professionals throughout the semester.

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  • Tools for Stress Reduction

    In addition to our academic-focused workshops, we provide PhD students with the skills to successfully navigate the challenges presented in a graduate career.



  • Personalized Tools for Success

    PhD Plus prepares you for success in your professional career. Many of our workshops teach personalized tools based on your Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. 

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Preparing PhD Students for Success

What We Are

We are an innovative professional development program of the Duke University Pratt School of Engineering that prepares PhD students for success in their professional careers.

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What We Do

We provide:

  • Summer workshops
  • Seminars and Special Events
  • Networking opportunities
  • Internship resources

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Who We Are

All PhD students in STEM fields at Duke are welcome to attend seminars and workshops throughout the year.

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