Life Design Lab at Homewood
Life Design Lab at Homewood
Connect with the Life Design Lab this Fall
The Life Design Lab is pleased to operate partially in person this fall 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.
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.
Virtual Drop-In Office Hours
Our Virtual Drop-In Office Hours provide you with the opportunity to access Life Design Educators (LDEs) in a single, consistent Zoom Room.
While all our LDEs are prepared to assist you, feel free to contact your particular LDE via their email.
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News & Announcements
The Master Class Library: Engineering Majors
Video Content: Mark Savage, Life Design Educator for Engineering Masters Students Video editing: Manasi Nawathe, Chem and Molecular Biology ’23 Resumes Interviews Cover Letters Networking NOTE: “Peoplegrove,” which is occasionally mentioned in this video, is now called “OneHop” Elevator Pitches FOR A DEEPER AND MORE DETAILED DISCUSSION ON RESUMES (17
Two Sense Blog: You Got the Internship – Now What?
By Lauren Ralph, Class of ’19 Public Health and Economics After countless hours spent perfecting your resume, scheduling networking calls, and practicing your technical interview questions, you’ve accepted an internship offer! Get excited, because the job starts in…. over six months? It seems like when you’re gearing up for recruiting,
‘Tis the Season for Intersession Courses (Winter 2021)
As the weather cools down, our intersession courses are ramping up! Don’t miss your chance to grow and design your experiences through our winter virtual programs. This post serves as your one-stop and always updated stop for all our intersession information and updates for KSAS, Whiting and SOAR. Please Note:
Getting Started with Graduate and Professional School Applications
By Smiti Nathan, Assistant Director of Life Design Smiti blogs about life design on her website: Life Design Log. Check out her post: Considering Graduate School? 6 Life Design Activities to Help You Decide. Are you applying to graduate and/or professional school, but not sure where to start? Applying to
Two Sense Blog: Technical Questions
By Lauren Ralph, Public Health and Economics, Alumni from the Class of ’19 Ah, the technical questions – easily the most feared and misunderstood portion of a finance interview. When I was preparing for them, I felt like there was an overwhelming amount of material online, but no guidance on
Two Sense: Financial Career Resume Prep for Future Fest
By Lauren Ralph, Public Health and Economics (JHU Class of ’19) The Life Design Lab is kicking off a four-day Future Festival that combines networking, career fairs, speakers and professional development workers. Read: so many opportunities to connect with professionals in the financial services industry and build your network!