Career Resources

Career planning is an evolving process. Below are several resources to help you along, no matter what stage of the career process you’re in.

Looking for a little one-on-one help? Undergraduate alumni can make appointments with a Career Center counselor up to five years after graduation. If you are in the area or would like to participate in a phone appointment, call 410-516-8056.

JHU Career Offices

Many of Johns Hopkins' nine schools have career services available to alumni. For more information, contact your school's career services office:

Krieger School of Arts and Sciences/Whiting School of Engineering
Full time undergraduate and graduate students
Career Center

Advanced Academic Programs
Contact: Roni White
Phone: 202-452-1932

Bloomberg School of Public Health Office of Career Services
Phone: 410-955-3034

Carey Business School
Professional Career Services
Phone: 410-234-9270

Engineering for Professionals
(Whiting School part-time graduate programs)

Johns Hopkins Medicine Office of Professional Development
Phone: 410-502-2804,

Peabody Institute
Music Entrepreneurship and Career Center
Phone: 410-234-4650

School of Advanced International Studies
Office of Career Services
Phone: 202-663-5710

School of Education
Career Services
Phone: 410-516-6027

School of Nursing
Career Resource Center
Phone: 410-955-7548

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Career Resources for Alumni

The JHU Career Center now provides career counseling to alumni. Career counseling is a service that helps individuals go through the process of career exploration, making a career change, balancing personal and professional goals, as well as providing ongoing support through the job search application process. Career counseling appointments for alumni take place over the phone and are generally 30 minutes in length.

This service is specifically for alumni who graduated in the last five years out of full time programs in the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences and the Whiting School of Engineering. To learn more about this service or to make an appointment, please visit the Career Center website

Meet Handshake - Johns Hopkins' career services platform

Handshake is a powerful career services platform that connects job posters and job seekers at all career stages. Offered across all nine academic divisions of Johns Hopkins, Handshake is a one-stop-shop career tool, allowing job seekers to create an online profile and access openings posted by approved employers—a group that numbers 50,000 across all industries—and sorted for their particular interests and experience.

For job seekers looking for that first position, a career detour, or the perfect fit after completing an advanced degree, Handshake is the place.

For job posters, Handshake allows alumni employers to recruit students and fellow alumni for positions within their own companies.

Here’s how to get started:

  1. Go to
  2. Click on “Sign up for an account” in the blue box on the left hand side of the screen  
  3. Select the type of account as “Student/Alumni”
  4. Complete the required fields

If you need any help, refer to Handshake’s Help Center for Students and alumni, watch Handshake’s 2-minute training videos or send an email to .

You can also access Handshake through , the online alumni directory, from the Jobs Board tab.

At your Alumni Association, we’re confident that sharing the Handshake platform across the university will help alumni like you plan your next steps toward career—and life—fulfillment. 



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