Nicole Newman

"I got my first job at a small start-up called Yext because the founder was a Duke Alum.

2005 Major: Political Science and Spanish Studies

Currently: Investigator, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts

How has being a Political Science graduate from Duke helped shape your professional success?

"Understanding competing theories, research, and writing has been an essential element of every job I’ve held since Duke."

What advice would you give students in Political Science?

"Learn what you love. College is the time to try different fields and figure it out. Take advantage of that opportunity!"