Due Nov. 17: Explore Careers and Companies over Intersession

intersession courses for media and pr, public health and financial literacy

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 classroom instruction, often with presentations from alumni and industry-based skill building, and several days worth of trips to companies in New York, Washington or Baltimore to learn more about potential opportunities and work in the field. Apply for these trips through Handshake ONLY to be considered.

I’ve got my Public Health Degree, Now What?

Apply by: November 17
The goal of the course is to introduce students to and enthuse them about the vast array of public health practice careers, as well as foster individual career growth and development. Case studies will be presented and discussed to highlight a range of public health professional roles and responsibilities, as well as the skills and competencies required for effective public health practice. THE COURSE WILL INCLUDE TWO ALL DAY FIELD TRIPS TO PUBLIC HEALTH AGENCIES, NON-PROFITS, PRIVATE SECTOR, AND COMMUNITY BASED ORGANIZATIONS IN D.C. AND BALTIMORE SCHEDULED FOR JAN 24 & 25. A mandatory trip meeting and resume workshop will be held in early December by Career Center Staff. Course/trip attendees applications are due to the JHU Career Center by close of business on Friday, November 17. The faculty member(s) leading the course make the final decision on selection of candidates.

Media and PR in the Big Apple

Apply by: November 17

Gain insight into trends and career opportunities in public relations, advertising and media through one week of in-class learning (Jan. 8-12) followed by a three-day trip to New York (Jan. 16-18) to network with and learn from executives from firms like AMC Networks, Sesame Workshop, and Viacom. Please note: Registration is manual–through Emily Hogan at the Career Center.

Financial Literacy on Wall Street

Apply by: November 17

The Seminar in Financial Literacy is a two-week seminar designed to introduce Hopkins undergraduates to the financial services industry. The goal is to provide an introduction to a variety of topics in finance, with a practical focus on exposing the students to employment options in the industry. The Seminar will consist of two weeks of lectures, delivered by distinguished Hopkins alumni, followed by a three-day trip to New York City during which we will visit various firms in the industry. By the end of the seminar, students should have developed an understanding of the structure and jargon of the financial services industry. Hence, they should be poised to profit from the firm visits and networking receptions that will take place on the trip to NYC. Class size limit is 30. Students who are selected will be required to attend a preparation meeting with the Career Center in early December.