Tips and Best Practices

Do’s and Don’ts of Working with Students

Do’s
Represent yourself and JHU with integrity and pride. You are an example to students.
Identify yourself as an Alumnus.
Be friendly, attentive, smile and convey your enthusiasm to everyone you may speak with. Remember that first impressions are lasting …

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Advising In A Virtual Environment

While COVID-19 has shifted the way our organizations are operating, the ability to provide support virtually will be an important skill set for our volunteers moving forward. Here are a few tips to assist our volunteers in identifying approaches and …

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How to Encourage Student Competencies

We encourage alumni to consider the following competencies as a resource to help students develop personally, professionally and academically. Please consider including them in your conversations with students. Encourage them to explore how they are already demonstrating these competencies and …

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