Hopkins Happenings talked with Colleen Connolly McCusker, associate director of career services for Advanced Academic Programs at the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences about tips for students seeking jobs. Here are her Top 10 tips.
Students working on their master’s degrees typically take courses in a specialized area. Biotechnology students focus almost exclusively on biotechnology. Physics students concentrate on physics. English literature students may focus on a particular time period.
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Budding scientists will have an opportunity to learn the ins and outs of lab research in a new summer course offered at the Johns Hopkins Montgomery County Campus. The goal is to get teens interested in biotechnology early.
Every year, thousands of students graduate from the Johns Hopkins University, donning caps and gowns and smiles. Behind the pomp and circumstance, though, is a student who has persevered, who has studied hard and who has balanced school with family and financial responsibilities.
Matt Pietras always was interested in science and medicine but couldn’t see himself in a laboratory or as a physician.
Some people embark on their careers in one field and stay in that career for decades. Others take a winding road to find the right job for them. Vicki Fabiyi’s road was full of curves.
Dr. Carol Nacy, co-founder, chief executive and chairwoman of the board of Sequella Inc., spoke bluntly to the students assembled before her. Be aggressive on your own behalf. Ask for promotions.
Make sure people know who you are. Don’t limit your imagination. Know how to get to the next level because no one is going to reach down and pick you up. Don’t say no.
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Salim Munoz already has a medical degree. Educated in Mexico, he could be focusing on his specialty: neurosurgery. Instead, he packed his bags and headed to Johns Hopkins University in Montgomery County.