student stories

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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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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Research Stories: Hanna Hong, Otolaryngology Research Assistant

Hanna Hong, a recent molecular and cellular biology grad, spent her spring working as an otolaryngology research assistant in the Department of Head & Neck Surgery at the Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center. Her research was funded through one of our funding grants, which are re-open in fall. She’ll be pursuing…
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Hired: Tamara Villalon, Accenture

Tamara Villalon, senior International Studies major with a minor in Latin American studies, will be joining Accenture as a Consulting Analyst in Boston. She will be working under their consulting digital practice with a focus on healthcare. Learn from her about the interview process and the importance of identifying company…
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Accepted: Thaara Shankar, Fulbright Fellowship

Thaara Shankar, KSAS ’19, graduated with a major in History of Art and minors in Classics and Museums & Society. She received a Fulbright grant to work on a research project in Delhi, starting in the fall. Learn about the process for applying for a Fulbright, as well as research…
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Hired: Marcia Zimmerman, Dagne Dover

Marcia Zimmerman, senior Writing Seminars major with minors in Entrepreneurship & Management and Marketing & Communications, will be working at Dagne Dover as a Marketing and Operations Analyst after graduation. She talks to us about the internship that led to her full-time position, as well as the people and resources at…
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Accepted: Kiera Wolfe, UMD MFA Program in Creative Writing

Kiera Wolfe, senior Writing Seminars major with a minor in Marketing and Communications, will be attending The University of Maryland in the fall to pursue an MFA in Creative Writing. She talks to us about her writing interests, her decision to go to graduate school, and the support she’s found…
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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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Hired: Sophia Way, West Monroe Partners

Sophia Way, senior Public Health major with a minor in Economics, will join West Monroe Partners as a Healthcare and Life Sciences Consultant in Chicago. She talks to us about her responsibilities as a consultant, as well as her advice for students interested in going into consulting. Find all the…
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