stem and innovation

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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Accepted: Kim Wong, Yale University, PhD in Psychology

Kim Wong, senior Cognitive Science major, will begin attending Yale University in the fall to pursue a PhD in Psychology (Cognitive). She talks to us about her research interests and shares her advice for other Cognitive Science majors thinking about pursuing a PhD. Find all the First Destination stories here. Which…
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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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STEM at Stryker: Jackie Lanzaro, BME ‘19

When an accident involves an ambulance, how do we determine if the cot is still viable for use? This is the sort of question Jackie Lanzaro, a senior BME major, tackled last summer. She was one of 90 interns based out of Stryker’s headquarters in Kalamazoo, Michigan. She worked in…
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Women in STEM: Lizzy Wu, BME’20

Lizzy Wu, junior BME, loves her mentors. The people she has met since starting at JHU; at an Applied Physics Lab RISE@APL internship, working at makerspaces around Baltimore and at JHU, and Career Center events, are helping her slowly sculpt a better idea of where she wants to go after…
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From BME+Comp Sci to Silicon Valley

Bugrahan Cigdemoglu, WSE ’17, had two major goals before coming to JHU. 1) Work in Silicon Valley 2) Immortality. He accomplished his first goal when he was able to turn his summer internship at DNAnexus, a biomedical informatics and data management company in Mountain View, into a full-time offer right…
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How to Healthcare Entrepreneur: Manish Potti, A&S’08

Manish Potti, A&S ’08, is the Co-Founder and President of Innogenix Pharma, an emerging pharmaceutical company which aims to develop, manufacture and commercialize hard-to-manufacture Generic Drugs. He is also a venture capitalist in generic pharmaceutical, biotech, and tech and consumer product industries. When he was at JHU, he was a…
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Apply to Intersession Career Treks Now

All five Career Center intersession treks to companies are now open on Handshake. Each trek is a little different–some include one to two weeks of Homewood coursework where students meet with alumni and learn about the industry, while others are primarily a series of company visits. Most treks come with…
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First Jobs: Mechanical Engineer, Oceaneering

Mark Wilson graduated in May 2018 with a major in Mechanical Engineering. He’s currently working at the local office of Oceaneering. Learn from his experience, and meet with similar companies hiring MechE students at the Sept. 20 STEM Career Fair (link will work for STEM majors only), or the Sept….
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