DURHAM -- Duke Athletics paired up with Career Athletes to host the Career Athletes Networking Night on Monday, October 7th. This was the second Career Athletes Networking Night at Duke University, with the first event held last fall. This year over 80 student athletes across various athletic teams attended the event to network and meet with representatives of 17 companies.
D.J. Washington, Vice President/Collegiate Relations of Career Athletes, worked closely with Duke Athletics staff and was implemental in the success of the night. The night consisted of a national employer panel, professional round table talks, and a career networking segment. The event provided student athletes the opportunity to meet with local and national companies to network and discuss possible job opportunities.
In the spring of 2012, Duke Athletics partnered with Career Athletes, an online community of current and former student-athletes and local, regional, and national employers. Career Athletes provides educational and career service resources, technology solutions, and online career networks. More information on Career Athletes can be found on their website at www.careerathletes.com.