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. They are accessible in Handshake, in the Resources page of the Career Center tab.
    • CaseCoach is an online case interview prep platform that provides everything a you need to prepare for case study interviews used by top consulting firms and other employers.
    • GoinGlobal. Search country career guides, the H1B database, and more.
    • Skillsoft. Offers 165,000+ e-learning courses, videos and books on topics ranging from leadership competencies to professional certification programs.
    • Vault provides in-depth intelligence on what it’s really like to work within an industry, company, or profession—and how to position yourself to launch and build the career of your dreams.
    • 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.

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.

Alumni

All alumni have access to Handshake, the Johns Hopkins-wide career database. Learn how to create your alumni profile here. Alumni can log in to find appointment availability with our Career Development Office staff.


Our team

Leadership

Christy Murray

Christy Murray
Assistant Dean, Career Development Office
Consulting Network


Corinne Brassfield

Corinne Brassfield
Director
Employer Relations
Health Care Network


Jenn Leard

Jenn Leard
Director
Coaching and Education


Operations, analytics, and solutions

Michelle Jones

Michelle Jones
Sr. Associate Director
Career Education and Life Design


Jessica Antonen

Jessica Antonen
Associate Director
Career Data, Assessment, & Strategy


Karen Hansberger

Karen Hansberger
Administration Coordinator


Coaching and education

Jenn Leard

Jenn Leard
Director
Coaching and Education

Students and alumni: Schedule appointments on Handshake


Tracy Carter

Tracy Carter
Sr. Associate Director
Coaching and Education
Health Care Network

Students and alumni: Schedule appointments on Handshake


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Krasi Shapkarova
Associate Director
Coaching and Education
Social Impact Network

Students and alumni: Schedule appointments on Handshake


Miller Simmons

Miller Simmons, III
Associate Director
Coaching & Education
Consulting Network

Students and alumni: Schedule appointments on Handshake


Jacques Domenge

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

Students and alumni: Schedule appointments on Handshake


Katie Pluemer

Katie Pluemer
Assistant Director
Coaching and Education
Finance Network

Students and alumni: Schedule appointments on Handshake


Cindy Lu Jacobs

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

Students and alumni: Schedule appointments on Handshake


Employer relations:

Corinne Brassfield

Corinne Brassfield
Director
Employer Relations
Health Care Network

Students and alumni: Schedule appointments on Handshake


Sara Bliden

Sara Bliden
Associate Director
Employer Relations
Finance, Consulting Networks

Students and alumni: Schedule appointments on Handshake


Liz Matthews

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

Students and alumni: Schedule appointments on Handshake


Marilyn Hendricks

Marilyn Hendricks
Career Consultant
Employer Relations | Coaching and Education
Marketing Network

Students and alumni: Schedule appointments on Handshake


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?