Connect with the Life Design Lab

The Life Design Lab is pleased to operate partially in person but will continue to serve students and employers primarily in the virtual realm. The LDL supports and serves all Krieger and Whiting undergraduates and masters students, regardless of post-graduate plans. Through the LDL you have access to life design programs and courses, experiential learning opportunities, and connections with alumni and employers.

The Life Design Lab is pleased to announce we will begin collapsing this current web presence and transitioning to the new ILLD website: Imagine. stay up-to-date with this transition by reaching out to

Students, find your life design educator, resource or programming below and reach out to us with your questions and requests. Employers, alumni, parents and prospective students can find relevant information on their pages in the menu.

Your Life Design Educator is Available

While at Hopkins, it is likely that you will have more than one Life Design Educator supporting your exploration and growth. Start by identifying educators that align with your academics, co-curriculars and interests.

Krieger School of Arts and Sciences

Whiting School of Engineering

Seizing Opportunities, Access, and Relationships (SOAR)

Virtual Drop-In Office Hours (All times are EST)

Our Life Design Lab staff will be able to assist you Monday to Wednesday from 9am to 5pm and 8pm to 10pm and Friday 11am to 3pm. Our Student Peer Educators are pleased to assist in resume reviews on Thursday 11am-5pm.

While all our LDEs are prepared to assist you, feel free to contact your particular LDE via their email.spring office hours

Drop into Office Hours


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