Welcome to all Krieger School of Arts and Sciences and Whiting School of Engineering undergraduate and graduate students. Whether you need a resume review or practice interviewing, want to find out more about your ideal career industries, want to meet with recruiters from top companies or are applying to jobs, we are here to support you.
We serve students across campus through foundational career labs, events with top companies, industry-focused Career Academy weeks and meetups, and drop-in or 1:1 appointments.
Have you seen the new JHU-wide Career Planning website? It doesn’t replace this website, but provides additional career resources, especially for non-Homewood students. Your best resources are still our site (here) and Handshake, but you can find more at studentaffairs.jhu.edu/career-planning.
Start Your Career Journey
- Start by logging into our online career portal Handshake today to RSVP to programs, and find internships and jobs.
- Watch Careers 101 to understand the Career Center and our resources, and get basic tutorials on Handshake and Focus 2.
- Join a Career Academy by selecting your career interests on your Handshake profile and learn more about ways we are creating career communities to support you!
Stop by for personal appointments with Career Coaches! No appointment required.
Fall 2017 Drop-in Hours
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 am-12 pm, Brody Cafe (Tessa McKenzie, Nonprofit and Government)
Stop by Garland 389 to get personal help from a trained peer advisor.
News & Announcements
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,
Improve Lives at Kennedy Krieger Institute
Kennedy Krieger Institute is a Hopkins-affiliated institute that is focused on helping children fulfill their potential through special education and research, particularly children with pediatric developmental disabilities and disorders of the brain, spinal cord and musculoskeletal system. There are many different departments within the institute that offer rich and diverse