Career and Life Design

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Life design is a commitment to integrating immersive experiences, networking, and mentoring into developing each individual regardless of where they are in their career/life path. With, the goal is to meet everyone at any point in their life design journey and give them the tools, connections and resources they need to make audacious moves that spark their curiosity, push their boundaries, and encourage them to authentically pursue their goals both professionally and personally.


Johns Hopkins Career Offices

Looking for a little one-on-one help? Undergraduate alumni can make appointments with a Life Design Educator up to five years after graduation. If you are in the area or would like to participate in a phone appointment, call 410-516-8056.

Many of Johns Hopkins' nine schools have career services available to alumni. For more information, contact your school's career services office:

Krieger School of Arts and Sciences/Whiting School of Engineering
Full time undergraduate and graduate students including Whiting School part-time graduate programs
Life Design Lab

Advanced Academic Programs
Phone: 202-452-1932

Bloomberg School of Public Health Office of Career Services
Phone: 410-955-3034

Carey Business School
Career Development
Phone: 410-234-9270

Johns Hopkins Medicine Professional Development and Career Office
Phone: 410-502-2804

Peabody Institute
Music Entrepreneurship and Career Center
Phone: 410-234-4650

School of Advanced International Studies
Global Careers
Phone: 202-663-5710

School of Education
Career Services
Phone: 410-516-6027

School of Nursing
Career Lab
Phone: 410-502-5069


LinkedIn: The Professional Social Network

Johns Hopkins University Alumni LinkedIn Group 

Career Resources for Alumni

The Homewood Life Design Lab provides career counseling to alumni. Career counseling is a service that helps individuals go through the process of career exploration, making a career change, balancing personal and professional goals, as well as providing ongoing support through the job search application process. Career counseling appointments for alumni take place over the phone and are generally 30 minutes in length.

This service is specifically for alumni who graduated in the last five years out of full time programs in the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences and the Whiting School of Engineering. To learn more about this service or to make an appointment, please visit the Life Design Lab website

Handshake - Johns Hopkins' career services platform

Handshake is a powerful career services platform that connects job posters and job seekers at all career stages. Offered across all nine academic divisions of Johns Hopkins, Handshake is a one-stop-shop career tool, allowing job seekers to create an online profile and access openings posted by approved employers—a group that numbers 50,000 across all industries—and sorted for their particular interests and experience.

For job seekers looking for that first position, a career detour, or the perfect fit after completing an advanced degree, Handshake is the place.

For job posters, Handshake allows alumni employers to recruit students and fellow alumni for positions within their own companies.

Here’s how to get started:

  1. Go to
  2. Click on "No Account? Sign up here” in the upper right hand corner of the screen  
  3. Select the type of account as “Student/Alumni”
  4. Complete the required fields

If you need any help, refer to Handshake’s Help Center for Students and alumni, watch Handshake’s 2-minute training videos or send an email to .

Already have an account? Click here.

OneHop Alumni - your one stop for career, community, and connection

OneHop Alumni, our new online alumni directory and networking platform, replaces GoHopOnline and is your one stop for career, community & connection. Learn more, here.



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