Get Adventurous with your Leadership Training

By Christopher G. Myers and Mike Doyle

Organizations spend billions of dollars each year on leadership development. Yet research has shown that many of these programs don’t seem to work — they fail to help individuals develop the sorts of 

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How to Build Professional Development into your Grad School Coursework

By: Rebecca Aman

Never let a paper be just a paper. Let it be a reason to…

1. Connect with your professor during his or her office hours This one-on-one face time with a professor is invaluable. There you can …

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Don’t Let a Coffee Meeting Just be a Coffee Meeting

How to turn informational interviews into longer term relationships

By: Rebecca Aman Okay, so you’ve gone on your informational interview. Over the thirty minute conversation, your coffee-mate gave you insight into what the organization is like, how it’s structured, and …

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Starting a Business? Check this out!

Explore all these resources to help you write a business plan, find investors and connections, and build a brand name for your company:
JHU Diversity Innovation Grants: Apply for funding for programs and initiatives that foster diversity and inclusion in …

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Why Mentoring Matters, and How to Get Started

“I want the women that I mentor around me to see those possibilities, how they can make a difference when someday they’re in charge,” Kathy Hochul, now New York’s lieutenant governor, said. “I want them to have a more expansive …

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Want To Be a Better Mentor? 7 Surprising Ways to Improve

Many companies and higher education institutions have begun implementing mentorship programs and are beginning to recognize the benefits these connections bring to the overall internal culture. But while this culture of mentorship is growing, it is important to stress the …

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Define Your Interests and Skills

DEFINE YOUR INTERESTS AND SKILLS

Start by identifying your interests and skills

Understand how these factors influence your decisions. This will provide a solid foundation for career and life design.

Assess your interests, values, and skills. This will help you …

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JHU Career Offices & Resources

This career resource website is a collaboration between all JHU career services offices, the Student Services Excellence Initiative (SSEI) project team, and the Sheridan Libraries.

Please visit your specific school’s Career Center for information and resources tailored to your area …

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Congratulations to all PURA Program Recipients!

The Office of Integrative Learning and Life Design wants to congratulate this year’s PURA Recipients!

PURA is the Provost’s Undergraduate Research Award. Provost Joseph Cooper (1991-1995) established the PURA program in 1993 with a generous endowment …

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A Conversation with Wes Moore

Wes Moore, CEO, Robin Hood Foundation
Eliot A. Cohen, Dean, Johns Hopkins SAIS

The School of Advanced International Studies at JHU invited renowned author, motivational speaker, CEO of the Robin Hood Foundation, and Johns Hopkins University alumnus, Wes Moore, …

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