internships

Student & Alumni Interview: Mason Song and Alex Harding

Current JHU student, Mason Song, sat with alum, Alex Harding, to discuss Alex’s journey toward his career and reflect on lessons he could relay to Mason and all students interested in the Biotech industry. Mason details this interaction through the latest “Life Design Conversation.” Student: Mason Song As a freshman…
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3 Ways To Find Internships on Twitter Without an Account

This post was contributed by Life Design Educator Smiti Nathan (Physical Science and Math) from her website Life Design Log. While I think there are many benefits of using Twitter, many of my students don’t use it. Nonetheless, I think they can still find important information without having to sign…
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Paid InBaltimore Internships this February

Looking for a PAID internship this summer? Local companies are recruiting JHU students of all years for paid, 10-week internships with nonprofits and startups in Baltimore City. Meet the companies on Feb. 5, 11:30-2, in the Glass Pavilion to learn about their internships and be better prepared to apply for…
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Parents Help Students Intern in Finance

Junior Anthony Wu (Applied Math and Statistics and Computer Science) kept an open mind when looking for summer internships last year. He ended up with a parent-sponsored internship at National Australia Bank that gave him wide experience, more tech skills, and leverage to take big steps this year. Anthony’s finance…
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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…
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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…
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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, but you’re also getting advice and learning about possible career paths. Follow these tips to learn how to…
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Interning at IED in Jiangsu, China: Emily Sun, ’19

Senior Emily Sun spent her intersession interning at the Institute of Economic Development in Jiangsu, China. She’s an applied math and stats and international studies major, and this internship tied together multiple interests to help her gain a deeper understanding of how the Chinese economic system works. It also helped…
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Interning at Amazon Go: Ceki Papo, Applied Math MS ‘19

When Ceki Papo, WSE BS ’17, MS ’19, went back home to Istanbul two winters ago, he joined his father for a networking event. He didn’t have any expectations going into it. But by the end of the evening, he’d gained a contact working at Amazon. After a couple phone…
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Interning at Ashoka: Kristen Nixon, ChemBE ‘20

Kristen Nixon, a junior ChemBE major, got the chance to intern with Ashoka, a big power in the field of social entrepreneurship, last summer. She shares with us her experience as a Youth Venture Intern and the importance of prioritizing well-being. What She Did at Ashoka Kristen’s main project at…
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