Students

Life Design for Homewood Students

Life Design is the approach we implement to help students be curious, take action and pursue all kinds of opportunities that will shape your future. There’s no one way to move through Hopkins, or to live your life. Life Design empowers you to explore the various resources, opportunities and networks available to you as valued members of our community.

Start by connecting with your Life Design Educator.

Step One: Identify your LDEs

Start by identifying educators that align with your academics, co-curriculars and interests.

Step Two: Identify When Your LDE is Available

Virtual Drop-In Office Hours provide you with the opportunity to access Life Design Educators (LDEs) in a single, consistent Zoom Room.

  1. Find the LDE aligned with your academic department(s) or co-curricular area of interest above.
  2. Use the calendar or daily breakdowns below to identify when to drop-in to Office Hours.
  3. However, all of our LDEs are available to help support you, whenever you are available to drop-in. Click the red button below to drop-in.

NOTE: The summer hours are Monday-Thursday 10am-4pm. contact you LDE for 1-on-1 meetings

Step Three: Drop-In with Your Questions

Meet with a LDE

Our Top Virtual Resources:

Get Started in Handshake

Handshake logoStart by logging into our online career portal Handshake today to RSVP to programs, access resources, and apply to internships and jobs. All students can also find office hours and drop-in hours where they can meet with our Life Design Educators daily on campus in the events section.

Mentorship at your Fingertips

Social networks are everywhere yet many of your connections are becoming weaker, not stronger. Launching OneHop for students, Hopkins has created an intimate environment for you to engage with alumni sharing similar academic experiences and sharing perspective from desired professional outcomes. Log into start developing meaningful relationships and building a personalized success team.

Craft your Best Resume

Start by logging into our online career portal Handshake today to RSVP to programs, access resources, and apply to internships and jobs. All students can also find office hours and drop-in hours where they can meet with our Life Design Educators daily on campus in the events section.

Find On-Campus Employment

SMILE is the University Experiential Learning platform that connects current students to paid campus internships and employment opportunities across Johns Hopkins University. This platform includes paid campus internships and a variety of student jobs, work-study & non work-study.

More Virtual Resources:

Explore Your Career Interests

In-person and online tools to help you explore careers that work for you, and start to plan your future.

Resumes, Cover Letters and Interviewing

The basic skills you need to start applying to shadow positions, internships, research, and jobs.

Find Jobs and Internships

How to find, prepare for and apply to internships, shadowing, jobs and more. Includes JHU internships and funding and Career Fairs.

Funding Opportunities

Get connected to grants for internships, research, student groups and more.

Disability, Diversity and Inclusion Resources

International Students

Graduate Students