Life Design Lab at Homewood


Life Design Lab at Homewood

Welcome! The Life Design Lab at Homewood (formerly the Homewood Career Center) supports and serves all Krieger and Whiting undergraduates and masters students, regardless of post-graduate plans. Life design educators are embedded within academic departments and centers across the Whiting School of Engineering and Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, which allows students to more easily access life design programs and courses, experiential learning, and connections with alumni and employers.

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Life Design Office Hours

Summer 2019 in-person

Life Design educators have flexible drop-in hours and are available to counsel students on various career paths.

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Summer 2019 virtual

Finance and consulting virtual hours Thursdays, 12-2 p.m. See Handshake for link

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News & Announcements

  • My Experience at the Stanford Designing Your Life Studio – Justin Lorts, Director of Life Design (KSAS)

    This summer, I had the pleasure of attending the Design Your Life Studio at Stanford University. For four days I immersed myself in DYL practices with colleagues from JHU Carey and SAIS, as well as with educators from across the US and around the world. Although all of us in


  • Research stories: Yossef Baidi, Sfanos Lab

    Yossef Baidi, a recent Chemistry graduate, spent his senior year delving into cancer research at the Sfanos Lab. This research was partially funded through one of our grants, which will re-open in fall. He works as a research associate in the Neal lab within the Cancer Program at the Broad


  • FAQ: asking for more work at my internship

    All internships (and jobs) have some downtime, but you want to make the most of your time there. It can make a good impression to ask for more work or to be involved in different projects. Asking your supervisor for more assignments can be intimidating. Follow these tips to learn


  • FAQ: How do I start networking conversations?

    Internship season is in full swing! Talking to the people at your workplace is a great way to learn more about the company you’re interning at. Not only are you making connections, you’re also getting advice and learning about possible career paths. Follow these tips to learn how to have


  • Research Stories: Hanna Hong, Otolaryngology Research Assistant

    Hanna Hong, a recent molecular and cellular biology grad, spent her spring working as an otolaryngology research assistant in the Department of Head & Neck Surgery at the Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center. Her research was funded through one of our funding grants, which are re-open in fall. She’ll be pursuing


  • Hired: Tamara Villalon, Accenture

    Tamara Villalon, senior International Studies major with a minor in Latin American studies, will be joining Accenture as a Consulting Analyst in Boston. She will be working under their consulting digital practice with a focus on healthcare. Learn from her about the interview process and the importance of identifying company