Engineers Week is a national, annual celebration of the vital contributions that engineers make to our world.


Monday Feb. 21, 2022

Aerospace & Aviation Event

As part of National Engineers Week 2022, and in collaboration with the Whiting School of Engineering, JHU Aerospace & Aviation Affinity members invite you to a dynamic discussion and small group speed networking gathering for students and alumni with an interest in the aerospace industry. Panelists will discuss a variety of aerospace career paths for all engineering disciplines and share their personal and professional stories and interests. This is a great chance not only to learn about new opportunities and the industry, but also to make some new connections.

Hackerman Hall 6 to 8 p.m. ET

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Tuesday Feb. 22, 2022

Networking Mentor Conversation with Tara Johnson ’02, ‘MD ’11: Combining Passions: My Non-traditional Path in Medicine

Join us for a candid conversation with JHU alum Dr. Tara Johnson. She is a child neurologist and assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Arkansas Children’s Hospital, with special interests in neurodevelopmental disorders in infants and children. At Hopkins, Tara pursued a duel degree in the BME program and at Peabody. She had a very non-traditional path into the medical field and is excited to share her journey.

Student are encouraged to bring questions to the conversation.

This event is co-hosted by the Life Design Lab and the JHU Development and Alumni Relations Office. Zoom details will be shared with registered students.

Virtual 2 to 3 p.m. ET

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Society of Women Engineers Presents: Tower of Power

Teams compete to build the tallest towers out of dry pasta and marshmallows. Teams must register in advance. 

Glass Pavilion 5:30 to 7 p.m.

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Watch the Livestream


Engineering Jeopardy with SHPE

Be prepared to show off your engineering skills in a super fun virtual Jeopardy game hosted by the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers! All majors and disciplines are encouraged to join. Teams of five will compete against each other for a chance to win gift cards to Kung Fu Tea!

Virtual 7 p.m. ET

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Wednesday Feb. 23, 2022

Element Materials Technologies Info Session

Learn about internship and career opportunities at the Life Design Lab info session on Element Materials Technologies (EMT). Additionally, Steve Liu, vice president of EMT and BME alumnus, will collect resumes from students who would like a one-on-one meeting with him to learn how to make their resume stand out to companies in the industry. To register, please:
1. Register on Handshake
2. Register on Zoom to access the zoom link
3. Send a PDF copy of your resume to Leah Banks (lbanks14@jhu.edu)


Virtual 3 to 4 p.m. ET

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Vaccine Process Development @ Merck & CO Inc. Info Session

Can you envision yourself in a Merck lab or pilot scale facility performing cell culture, bioreactor processes, filtration, chromatography, lyophilization, and so much more, all in an effort to develop the next innovative vaccine process? Vaccine development requires a diverse set of scientific and engineering skills. Vaccine Process Development at Merck & Co. Inc. will present on the development work that goes into designing a robust manufacturing process for the complex biological constructs that are needed to address some of the world’s largest disease burdens. This session will help the audience to understand what a career in vaccine development at Merck looks like.

Virtual 4 to 5:30 p.m. ET

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Start Your Internship or Career with FHAW

Learn about the Federal Highway Administration – who we are, where we work, and what we offer. Take a deep dive into USA Jobs – the U.S. Federal Government’s official employment site. 

Virtual 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. ET

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Hologic Info Session

During this Life Design Lab-hosted info session, alumnae Sophia Triantis (BME ’21) and Valerie Zawicki (BME ’20) will share their experiences at Hopkins and how their paths led to their current roles at Hologic. A recruiter from Hologic will discuss internship and career opportunities. Hologic, which is actively recruiting, will collect resumes. If you plan to attend, please complete the following:

1. Register on Handshake
2. Register on Zoom to access the zoom link
3. Email a PDF copy of your resume to Leah Banks (lbanks14@jhu.edu)


Virtual 6 to 7 p.m. ET

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Meta “Crush Your Coding Interview” Workshop

Preparing for an upcoming coding interview? We’ve got you covered! A Meta software engineer will lead you through coding interview question examples, and share best practices for preparation. We look forward to seeing you there!

Virtual  7 – 8 p.m. ET

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Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022

Networking Mentor Conversation with Maeve Garigan ’01 ’08

Join us for a candid conversation with JHU FLI alum Maeve Garigan (WSE BS 2001, SAIS MA 2008). Maeve is the founder, inventor, and CEO of Roper, a hardware-software company focused on high performance encrypted sensors and wearables. Before founding Roper in 2018, she served 16 years as a technology advisor and lead engineer for elite military commands, specializing in robotics, sensors, artificial intelligence, and mobility systems. Establishing and growing a robust professional network can be a unique challenge for FLI students due to socioeconomic barriers. In this conversation, Maeve will discuss why a robust professional network is important, share strategies and tactics on networking as a FLI student, and answer student questions on the topic and her experiences.
Students are encouraged to bring questions to the conversation. This event is co-hosted by the Life Design Lab and the JHU Development and Alumni Relations Office.

Virtual 2 to 3 p.m. ET

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Search Mini Boot Camp

Join the engineering Life Design team for a mini boot camp to prepare for your summer internship or job search. Many organizations are still hiring, and it is not too late to submit a strong resume, perfect your personal pitch, and hone your interview skills. This session will begin with an internship and job search strategy overview and then move into breakout rooms for a deeper dive on topics like: 

– How write emails of inquiry and requests for informational interviews
– How to read a job description and tailor your application materials
– How to shine in an interview and successfully negotiate your offer
– How to maximize your summer experience and build your network
Zoom information will be shared with registered participants.
Students that attend this boot camp are encouraged to register and attend the Alumni Speed Networking event later in the evening. 

Virtual 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. ET

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Speed Networking Night

The Whiting School of Engineering invites you to attend a virtual version of the 12th annual Speed Networking Night event. During this event students will meet with different alumni as they rotate through a series of seven-minute virtual one-on-one speed networking sessions. These sessions offer students the opportunity to practice their “elevator pitch” and receive feedback on how to improve and make the best possible first impression.

Virtual 6 to 7:30 p.m. ET

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Friday, Feb, 25, 2022

Cover Letter & Resume Workshop for Engineers

As Engineers Week comes to a close you may be asking yourself, “What’s next”? Now that you have attended info sessions with employers & networked with alums, it’s time to polish your professional resume and learn how to write a stand-out cover letter. Join Sarah Connelly, Life Design Educator for AMS & CaSE, in this workshop to learn how.

Virtual 12 to 1 p.m. ET

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This schedule is subject to change and is accurate as of Feb. 25, 2022.  

For those who wish to attend in person, please note that these events will follow JHU COVID-19 policies. Attendees who do not follow JHU COVID-19 policies will be asked to leave the event.



Please contact us if you have any questions about Engineers Week at Johns Hopkins.