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
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
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.
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
Wednesday Feb. 23, 2022
Element Materials Technologies Info Session
Virtual 3 to 4 p.m. ET
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
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
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:
Virtual 6 to 7 p.m. ET
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
Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022
Networking Mentor Conversation with Maeve Garigan ’01 ’08
Virtual 2 to 3 p.m. ET
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:
Virtual 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. ET
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
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
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.