Career development team

student and employer talking at the Carey Business School career fair

The Career Development Office empowers students to realize their full potential and secure meaningful careers that make an impact in the world.

Our approach

The Baltimore, MD, and Washington, D.C., based team includes career coaches and employer relations professionals from diverse backgrounds and industries. Resources and events offer opportunities for the following:

  • Personal interests, values, skills, and exploration assessments
  • Value proposition development
  • Branded resume and cover letter creation
  • Networking opportunities with alumni and employers
  • Internship and job search management
  • Interview confidence building
  • Career transition guidance

Network model

Students and employers work closely with Career Development Office staff aligned by seven interest areas, or networks:

  • Consulting
  • Finance
  • Health Care
  • Marketing
  • Real Estate
  • Social Impact
  • Technology and Innovation

Don’t see your interest area represented above? Students and alumni, we welcome the opportunity to work with you on your specific interest area. Employers, we welcome the chance to learn about your specific talent needs and customize a recruitment option for you.

Learn more about our career networks


Our technology         

Handshake

Handshake is a Johns Hopkins University-wide career platform available to students, alumni, and employers. Handshake is the main portal for students to access all university-wide and Carey Business School career search offerings, including:

  • Job and internship postings
    • On-campus employment (teaching, research, graduate assistantships)
    • Off-campus employment (for- and nonprofit employment)
  • Workshops (examples: resumes, cover letters, professional branding, career switching)
  • Networking events (examples: industry days, coffee chats)
  • Career coaching appointments (1:1 and group options, virtual or in-person)
  • Employer events (on and off campus)

External resources

  • External resources paid by Johns Hopkins, available to all students:
    • Vmock is a resume refinement tool that offers instant and personalized resume feedback, performance scores based on benchmarks with peers, and sample content. Carey Business School students may upload their resumes up to 10 times for feedback. It is recommended that students achieve a score of 85 percent or higher before making an appointment with a career coach to review their resume.
    • Vocaprep (coming soon) offers interview preparation like it has never been done before. View tailored interactive cases, detailed worksheets and exercises, and more to prepare for interviews.
    • GoinGlobal. Search country career guides, the H1B database, and more.
    • Candid Career. View thousands of videos of informational interviews with industry professionals. The professionals interviewed offer an honest, in-depth look at what their jobs entail and what it takes to be successful.
    • Interview Stream. Helps prepare student for job interviews through soft skill development using advanced, mock interviewing technology.
    • Skillsoft. Offers 165,000+ e-learning courses, videos and books on topics ranging from leadership competencies to professional certification programs. 

Students

All students have access to Handshake, the Johns Hopkins-wide career database. Students can log onto Handshake at jhu.joinhandshake.com/login using their JHED ID and password after they are enrolled in classes.

Employers

All employers can register for a free account in Handshake to post jobs and internships, view student profiles and resumes, and request opportunities to engage on campus.


Our team

Leadership

Christy Murray

Christy Murray
Assistant Dean, Career Development Office


Corinne Brassfield

Corinne Brassfield
Director
Employer Relations
Marketing Network


Jenn Leard

Jenn Leard
Director
Coaching and Education
Marketing Network


Operations, analytics, and solutions

Shield

Jessica Antonen
Associate Director
Solutions Network


Karen Hansberger

Karen Hansberger
Administration Coordinator
Solutions Network


Michelle Jones

Michelle Jones
Sr. Associate Director
Career Education and Life Design
Solutions Network

 


Coaching and education

Jenn Leard

Jenn Leard
Director
Coaching and Education
Marketing Network


Shield

Lily Boyer
Associate Director
Coaching and Education
Finance Network


Tracy Carter

Tracy Carter
Associate Director
Coaching and Education
Consulting Network


Jacques Domenge

Jacques Domenge
Assistant Director
Coaching and Education
Finance, Real Estate Networks


Cindy Lu Jacobs

Cindy Lu Jacobs
Career Consultant
Coaching and Education | Employer Relations
Technology and Innovation Network


Shield

Krasi Shapkarova
Associate Director
Coaching and Education
Social Impact Network

 


Mary Somers

Mary Somers
Associate Director
Coaching and Education
Health Care Network 


Employer relations:

Corinne Brassfield

Corinne Brassfield
Director
Employer Relations
Marketing Network


Ali Godfrey

Ali Godfrey
Associate Director
Employer Relations
Health Care Network


Sara Bliden

Sara Bliden
Associate Director
Employer Relations
Finance, Consulting Networks

 


 

Liz Matthews

Liz Matthews
Associate Director
Employer Relations
Social Impact, Real Estate Networks

 


Our offices:

Baltimore
100 International Drive, 5th floor
Baltimore, Md.  21202
(410) 234-9270
Carey.Careerdevelopment@jhu.edu

Washington, D.C.
1717 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, 8th floor
Washington, D.C. 20036
(410) 234-9270
Carey.Careerdevelopment@jhu.edu

The Baltimore, MD, and Washington, D.C., based team includes career coaches and employer relations professionals from diverse backgrounds and industries. Resources and events offer opportunities for the following:

  • Personal interests, values, skills, and exploration assessments
  • Value proposition development
  • Branded resume and cover letter creation
  • Networking opportunities with alumni and employers
  • Internship and job search management
  • Interview confidence building
  • Career transition guidance

Questions for our career coaches?