Information Session

Diversity Programs in Technology, Finance, Business & Real Estate: Sophomore Conversations SEO Career

SEO Career will be hosting a group Sophomore Conversations session at 3:00 p.m.on February 23, 2021. During this 45 minute session, sophomore students will have the opportunity to casually chat with organization representatives about summer internships in technology, finance, business and real estate.

Consulting, Government & Technology: Sophomore Conversations with CGI

CGI will be holding a virtual chat session with sophomore students from 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. on February 17th to discuss their company, the business and technical consulting industries, and internship opportunities. The chat session will be 45-60 minutes in length and held in a open group format. Duke alumni, Clay Goldwein, will be hosting the session and offering insights into his experience at CGI.

Business Services, Technology, Analysis & Retail: Sophomore Conversations with CarMax

CarMax will be holding virtual chat sessions with sophomore students from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. on February 11th to discuss their company, the business services and retail industries, and their upcoming analyst and technology internship opportunities. Chats will be 20 minutes in length and held in a one-on-one format with an CarMax representative. Discussions will be led by Duke alumni who are currently part of the CarMax team.

Info Session: Policy Pitch Competition (Polis Innovation Accelerator)

Register for the info session (to take place over Zoom):
The Polis Innovation Accelerator aims to foster bold solutions to big problems. As part of this year's Innovation Accelerator events, Polis will host a competition during the Spring 2021 Semester that will give Duke University graduate and undergraduate students the opportunity to work in teams to craft policy proposals that offer bold solutions to the year's themes.
4 Policy Areas:

AI Health

Introduction: Michael Pencina, Vice Dean for Data Science and Information Technology

Minimax Pareto Fairness and Subgroup Robustness
Speaker: Guillermo Sapiro, James B. Duke Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics, and Microsoft Fellow

Inter/Intra Subject Brain to Brain Signal Transfer from Robust Deep Networks
Speaker: Vahid Tarokh, Rhodes Family Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Professor of Mathematics, and Microsoft Fellow

Decoding and Programming the Human Genome with CRISPR Technologies

Introduction: Gregory E. Crawford, Professor of Pediatrics and Associate Professor of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology

Speaker: Charles A. Gersbach, Rooney Family Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Associate Professor of Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, and Cell Biology

This webinar is one of the many events during Duke Research Week 2021. Register to join at

Please contact the Office of Research at with any questions or concerns.

The Duke Quantum Center

Quantum Computers for Research
Speaker: Christopher R. Monroe, Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering and Physics

Building Next Generation Quantum Computers
Speaker: Jungsang Kim, Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering

This webinar is one of the many events during Duke Research Week 2021. Register to join at

Two $100 vouchers will be awarded to participating attendees of this lunchtime keynote. Recipients will be chosen at random.

myRESEARCHsuite: Your Connection to All Things Research at Duke

Explore how the myRESEARCHsuite of services and applications can support your research from idea generation to closeout. With a portal to manage your research portfolio (myRESEARCHhome), a personalized help hotline (myRESEARCHnavigators), and a project lifecycle resource roadmap (myRESEARCHpath - coming January 2021), myRESEARCHsuite is your connection to all things research at Duke. This webinar will include live demonstrations of these applications, and delve into utilizing the suite for proposal development, project initiation, and more.

Annual Invented at Duke Celebration

Co-hosted by Duke OLV & Duke I&E, Invented at Duke celebrates and promotes the diverse accomplishments of Duke innovators and entrepreneurs. The event showcases select technologies, inventions, and novel ideas-illustrating the breadth of Duke discoveries-while also highlighting Duke's innovation and entrepreneurship resources and facilitating discussions among Duke inventors and the broader Duke community.