Inaugural Champions of Map the System Hopkins Announced

Congratulations to the Inaugural Champions of Map the System Hopkins!

The Life Design Lab is thrilled to announce that the team of Dory Bittle, Teja Sathi, Kim Hwang Yeo, and Juliet Zon has been selected as the winners of the 

By Kayla Michael
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Employer Branding: The Key to Attracting Top Talent

Did you know, a whopping 92% of people said they’d be open to switching jobs if it meant working for a company with a stellar reputation? (Glassdoor) 

Reader, meet: employer branding… It’s not just about fancy perks. It’s about …

By Vibha Sathesh Kumar
Vibha Sathesh Kumar
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Hire Hopkins | April 2024

A Message From Our Director

Dear reader,

The older I get, the better I get. And that’s a wonderful feeling. But there’s a dark side.

The downside of becoming an expert, of becoming competent, of getting good at something, is …

By Chloe Donelan
Chloe Donelan
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New Hires Lost in Translation? Sharing the Unwritten Rules can Help!

Acing the interview, tailoring your resume, and researching the company – these are all essential steps in landing a great job offer. But as recent graduates step into their first professional roles, they quickly realize there’s a whole other side to …

By Vibha Sathesh Kumar
Vibha Sathesh Kumar
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Hire Hopkins | March 2024

A Message From Our Director

Dear reader,

Last week I was sharing my professional roadblocks with my mentor over dinner. We were eating sashimi tacos and a big bowl of melted cheese (tasted way better than it sounds) and brainstorming …

By Chloe Donelan
Chloe Donelan
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Go Beyond The Gut Feeling: Hire Smarter with Structured Interviews 

In 1979, the University of Texas Medical School at Houston faced a unique challenge. After a rigorous selection process, they had identified their class of 150 students. However, a sudden legislative mandate forced them to expand the class size by …

By Vibha Sathesh Kumar
Vibha Sathesh Kumar
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A Lesson in Pivoting 

By Kate Barrett and Stacey Mitchell

Over the past few weeks, we have reflected deeply and fondly on participating in this year’s Washington, DC Career Trek for international studies (IS) majors sponsored by the Life Design Lab and the Program in International …

By Life Design Lab
Life Design Lab
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Hire Hopkins | February 2024

A Message From Our Director

Dear reader,

A tough personal situation the last few months led me to a wonderful author who changed my outlook on challenges.

Susan Piver explains in one of her books that the way to work …

By Chloe Donelan
Chloe Donelan
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Nurturing Tech and Entrepreneurial Spirit: An Intersession Trek to the Bay Area 

Intersession Treks are one of Johns Hopkins University’s Life Design Lab’s signature programs. The staff meticulously craft multiple industry-based, immersive, and credit-bearing experiences, recognizing the profound impact of integrating our Life Design curriculum into real-world contexts. In one of these …

By Caitlin Broccoli
Caitlin Broccoli Assistant Director of Life Design: Computer Science and Electrical & Computer Engineering
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Why Google Hires Humanities Majors?

In the landscape of modern workplaces, we have moved past the belief that only specific majors lead to success in specific roles. Although industry-aligned education is undoubtedly valuable, the talent that lies outside of traditional majors considered for a role …

By Vibha Sathesh Kumar
Vibha Sathesh Kumar
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