Students

Fall 2020 Update: In accordance with the guidelines from Johns Hopkins University, we recognize that moving all aspects of the student experience off-campus leads to uncertainty. This is a challenging time for many of you, full of questions and ambiguity. We at the Life Design Lab want you to know that we are here to support you. Here are just some ways we can help:

  • Answer questions about, and guide you to virtual events
  • Assist with navigating job and internships offers
  • Connect you to the wide range of virtual resources available to you as a JHU student (PeopleGrove, VMock, Interview Stream etc.)
  • Help with understanding how this virtual semester fits into your own Life Design journey
  • Learn how to connect with alumni virtually
  • Talk with you on ideas and feedback on how to use this time productively

Start by engaging with a Life Design Educator during our Virtual Drop In Hours (11am-4pm, M-F) by clicking here or speaking directly to a Life Design Educator dedicated to your area of interest:

Find your Life Design Educator

Every undergraduate department and major has an affiliated staff member to help students find inspiration, connect with alumni and reach their post-graduate goals. Find yours and their office hours now.

Life Design Lab Goes Virtual:

Although the Life Design Lab at Homewood is physically closed in accordance with the guidelines from Johns Hopkins University, the state of Maryland and the CDC due to COVID-19, we are here for you virtually.

What is Life Design?

Life Design is the method we use to help students be and stay curious about all kinds of opportunities that will shape their future. There’s no one way to move through Hopkins, or to live your life.

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 PeopleGrove 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