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Job-Hunting Tips from AAP's Career Services

CATEGORY: Academics

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.

Master of Liberal Arts Degree Slated to be Offered at JHU MCC

CATEGORY: Academics

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.

JHUMCC Offers Summer Lab Research Course for Teens

CATEGORY: Academics, K-12 Outreach

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.

Graduating Student Profiles

CATEGORY: Academics

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.

Student Profile: Matt Pietras, Carey School of Business and Krieger School of Arts and Sciences

CATEGORY: Academics

Matt Pietras always was interested in science and medicine but couldn’t see himself in a laboratory or as a physician.

Student Profile: Vicki Fabiyi, School of Education

CATEGORY: Academics

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.

Research Symposium Highlights Carol Nacy, Biotech Students

CATEGORY: Academics

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.

TruBios Helps Fill Education Gap

CATEGORY: Academics, Featured, Tenant News

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.

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