Welcome! The Homewood Career Center supports and serves all Krieger and Whiting undergraduates and masters students, regardless of their post-graduate plans.
Start Your Career Journey
Log into Handshake Use your JHED id and password and fill out your profile.
Explore your Career Interests Figure out how what you like can become your full-time job with these resources
Join a Career Academy Each industry-specific academy has basic timelines to help you find your dream career. Make sure you get the tips, internships and news you need by selecting your career interest in your Handshake profile.
Develop your Skills Find out how to build a resume, write a cover letter, and network to find internship and job opportunities.
Find Internships and Jobs Start thinking about this early, and you’ll feel less pressure later. Internships, research or job shadowing opportunities are key to getting a great job post-graduation.
Drop-in Appointment Hours
Career Coaches on Campus
No appointment required.
Spring 2018 Drop-in Hours (starting Jan. 8)
Mondays, 2-4 pm, Mudd Cafe (Caroline Kelly, Consulting, Finance)
Tuesdays, 2-4 pm, Levering Cafe (Lauren Barrett, Health Sciences)
Wednesdays, 11-1, Levering Food Court, Garland Side (Nadine Goldberg, Arts, Media and Marketing)
Thursdays, 1-3 pm, Mudd Cafe (Andrea Wiseman, STEM and Innovation)
Fridays, 10:30 am-12:30 pm, Brody Cafe (Tessa McKenzie, Nonprofit and Government)
Stop by Garland 389 to get personal help from a trained peer advisor.
News & Announcements
December Stress-reducing Career Drop-Ins and Events
It’s almost finals time, and we want to make sure any student who wants to meet with a Career Coach or ask some end-of-semester career planning questions has a chance before leaving for break. Drop into any of these casual end-of-semester events to share holiday cheer and get some guidance
Due Nov. 17: Explore Careers and Companies over Intersession
The Career Center offers three different career-focused intersession courses that allow students to better prepare for internships, meet with company executives and explore possible career options for post-graduation. We’ve partnered with study abroad and key professors to put these 1-credit courses together. Each one includes one to two weeks of
Health Sciences Career Week
Find internships, get advice from JHU alumni in health-related careers, and meet with Paragon Bioservices, Kennedy Krieger and Meridian Health during Health Sciences Career Week, Nov. 6-10, 2017. Pre-med, pre-dental, pre-nursing, public health, neuroscience, biomedical, biology and other health-focused students are all part of the Health Sciences Career Academy. Careers
Find Your Internship at Internship Week
Four days of events to help students find and land internships, including an Internship Info Fair, a Gap Year Experience Panel, internship search help and an internship professionalism workshop. Search “internship week” in Handshake events to find all four. Internship Information Fair Oct. 30, 5-7, Charles Commons Barber Room Stop
Federal Internships, Local Work at Government Week
Getting and internship or a job in federal or local government can seem daunting. Government Career Week focuses on bringing alumni and recruiters to campus who will help you find the right opportunities within government agencies and offices, how to apply for them, and make the most of them. Join
Startup-style Finance at Akuna Capital
Akuna Capital was founded in 2011 by Andrew Killion and Mitchell Skinner, both of whom are originally from Sydney, Australia—which is home to Akuna Bay, the inspiration behind the company name. Akuna is a proprietary trading firm centered in Chicago with offices in Cambridge and Shanghai that strive for innovative,