Career planning is an evolving process. Below are several resources to help you along, no matter what stage of the career process you’re in.
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.
JHU Career Offices
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
Bloomberg School of Public Health Office of Career Services
Carey Business School
Johns Hopkins Medicine Professional Development and Career Office
Music Entrepreneurship and Career Center
School of Advanced International Studies
School of Education
School of Nursing
Networking - Get Connected
GoHopOnline.com is a new web-based networking platform dedicated to helping Johns Hopkins alumni connect online with former classmates and like-minded graduates; mentor and coach current students and recent graduates; and expand career connections through insider contacts in top companies.
GoHopOnline.com is a secure space that links alumni with the trusted Johns Hopkins University community. Easy sign-on and sync up with Facebook and LinkedIn lets them quickly connect with the people they need to grow and refine their personal and professional networks. Instagram and Twitter feeds keep alumni updated on Hopkins news, chapters, resources, programs, and more. Activate a profile today at GoHopOnlne.com.
LinkedIn: The Professional Social Network
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.
Meet Handshake - Johns Hopkins' career services platformHandshake 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:
- Go to https://jhu.joinhandshake.com
- Click on "No Account? Sign up here” in the upper right hand corner of the screen
- Select the type of account as “Student/Alumni”
- Complete the required fields
You can also access Handshake through GoHopOnline.com , the online alumni directory, from the Jobs Board tab.
Already have an account? Click here.
At your Alumni Association, we’re confident that sharing the Handshake platform across the university will help alumni like you plan your next steps toward career—and life—fulfillment.