Creativity and Community: Programming at Art With a Heart 

Nathalie Akbari (Art with a Heart Intern and InBaltimore Cohort 2022)

When I accepted the position of Programming Intern at the Art With a Heart (AWAH) community organization in Baltimore, I wasn’t sure what to expect. I have always enjoyed …

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Distant but Connected: Virtual Internship at the World Trade Center Institute

Seo Yeon Jeong (WTCI Summer 2022 Professional Exchanges Program & Youth Fellowships Intern and InBaltimore Cohort)

As the world is slowly reverting to the pre-pandemic work environment, I was concerned at first when I learned that I had to return …

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Only a Knock Away: Interning at the World Trade Center Institute

Asha Shetler (WTCI Summer HR Intern and InBaltimore Cohort 2022)

Even though I joined the World Trade Center Institute (WTCI) as a Human Resources intern for Summer 2022, it already feels like I’m part of the WTCI family. In fact, …

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Kylie Fuller investigates the links between social media and tackling climate change

The second PURA student spotlight is Kylie Fuller, a third-year student at JHU studying Psychology and Anthropology. Fuller has worked as a research assistant for three years, receiving two PURA awards. Her 2021 PURA project is titled “The Effect of …

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Joyce Ker’s “Dear Cancer” project combines the humanities and science research

In our inaugural PURA student spotlight, we interviewed Joyce Ker a third-year student at JHU studying Medicine, Science, and the Humanities and Biology. The PURA program was established in 1993 with a generous endowment by the Hodson Trust, which supports Hopkins …

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Setting Yourself Up For Success on Linkedin

“Alone, we can do so little; together, we can do so much.” ~Hellen Keller

Connecting with people is what helps us to do so much, and LinkedIn is one resource where we can connect new and familiar faces virtually.

Whether …

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Hold your brain in your palm – Interview with Balaji Vijayakumar

This Fall semester, a sophomore-year Hopkins student Balaji Vijayakumar finished his interesting project – he made a 50%-size model of his actual brain on a 3D printer at the Digital Media Center in Homewood. How did he get this idea, …

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Creating a Proposal for Your Research

Creating a research proposal is the first step that you should take when you want to pitch your project to the research administration: Johns Hopkins University Research Administration (JHURA) that supports the research and related activities of the Johns Hopkins …

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Hacks for Finding A Research Opportunity

Studying is exciting and engaging! Perhaps, while reading through academic papers for your next assignment, you came across your own idea that you would like to research. No need to wait! You can do it right now and Hopkins Office …

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