Women L.E.A.D. Toastmasters: Becoming an Effective Mentor

Choose Mentees Carefully   

A mentee should be curious, organized, efficient, responsible, and engaged. Sometimes mentors can even consider testing mentees on their responsiveness. My mentor asked me to watch four TEDTalks, listen to one podcast, attend a workshop, and read …

By Maren Gonzales
Maren Gonzales Communications Associate
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Here to Help: How to be a Better Mentor (At Work)

Article by Larry Fast for “Industry Week” Aug, 2020 Great mentors along the way can put a high-potential person’s career on a rocket ship to their full potential. Poor mentors can slow a high-potential’s progress and stunt their growth. That’s …

By Maren Gonzales
Maren Gonzales Communications Associate
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7 Tips About How to Mentor Someone

For people who might be mentoring someone for the first time, you may be wondering about how to start or what to do to help your mentee. Here are seven ideas to help you as you begin working with them …

By Maren Gonzales
Maren Gonzales Communications Associate
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On-Campus Student Employment: Top Competencies and Hiring Areas

From dining halls and libraries to research labs and administrative offices, student employees can be seen throughout the campus fulfilling various roles and responsibilities for the institution.

Source: NASPA’s “Employment Student Success” 2019 Report 

Top 8 Student Employee Hiring Areas

By Maren Gonzales
Maren Gonzales Communications Associate
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5 Ways Leadership Can Enhance On-Campus Employment

When students take on-campus positions, oftentimes, this is their first exposure to post-academic careers. One major aspect of any career is how the leadership interacts, connects, and encourages professional growth. Here are 5 ways supervisors can optimize the on-campus employment …

By Maren Gonzales
Maren Gonzales Communications Associate
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6 Benefits of On-Campus Student Employment

When considering gaining real-world work experiences, sometimes the best place to look can be right in your own “backyard.” Thousands of students can relate to feeling overwhelmed and a bit intimidated considering paid part-time roles that will work around their …

By Maren Gonzales
Maren Gonzales Communications Associate
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Student and Alumni Interview: Mason Song and Alex Harding

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 …

By Maren Gonzales
Maren Gonzales Communications Associate
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From the Other Side of The Hiring Process: Broad Institute Recruiters

Article by Louise Lassalle, Life Design Educator for Chem BE and Material Sciences at the Life Design Lab We met with two recruiters at the Broad Institute: Nicky Munnelly and Kate Bazile. They answered student questions about resumes, interviews, and …

By Maren Gonzales
Maren Gonzales Communications Associate
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Take a Minute: How’s Your Self-Care?

Finding energy, motivation to take your life into your own hands

Article by Clifton E. Shambry Jr., Life Design Educator for Diversity and Inclusion

Are you someone who has been contemplating life choices?  Trying to make sense of things?  Want …

By Maren Gonzales
Maren Gonzales Communications Associate
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5 Ways Alumni Can Get Involved with the Life Design Lab

By Madeline Amonick, Communications Assistant, JHU Class of ’21 In our most humble opinion, we have the greatest alumni network in the world! How do we know this? Because we noticed that amazing networking, mentoring, and skill-building happens when we …

By Maren Gonzales
Maren Gonzales Communications Associate
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