Your Journey Starts Here

Full-Time MBA

 

Exploring Carey

Decide your career path at Carey Business School and explore options that will fit your academic and professional needs.

 

Reaching Carey

Map your journey to success at Carey and engage with the community to create professional connections.

  • Prepare for transition to Carey

    Prepare for transition to Carey

    • Prepare a financial plan for tuition and expenses.
    • Identify housing and move to Baltimore or Washington, D.C. (if not here already) - Visit our housing resources.
    • Review the New Student Checklist to plan for life as a student.
  • Refine your academic and enrollment plan

    Refine your academic and enrollment plan

    • Review your program, degree requirements, and any prerequisites at a more detailed level.
    • Understand the experiential learning sequence.
    • Complete MBA Math (if applicable)

    We built our MBA to equip you with the cutting-edge skills and knowledge to lead. But you don't have to just take our word for it.

  • Prepare for success at Carey

    Prepare for success at Carey

    • Set up your JHU email account, and check it regularly.
    • Complete provided preparation recommendations (Online trainings on Quantitative Business Prep, MATLAB, Python, Tableau, etc.) through Orientation and LinkedIn Learning.
    • Become familiar with the Student Information System (SIS).
    • Apply for Disability Accommodations (if applicable).
    • Attend MBA Foundations Week.
  • Make connections and understand community expectations

    Make connections and understand community expectations

    • Engage with career development coach and complete career development pre-work April - August.
    • Connect with MBA program in May/June (expectation setting, intro to curriculum, academic preparation, teamwork).
    • Connect with your Academic Program Manager.
    • Meet with you Academic Advisor.
    • Network with current students and Global Guides.
  • See yourself as a future MBA graduate

    See yourself as a future MBA graduate

    • Attend pre-MBA opportunities, employer-sponsored events, and conferences. 
    • Start employer and industry research.
    • Attend admitted student events (online or in-person).

    Jon Ilani (MBA, '23) shares his experience as a pre-MBA intern at Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles, CA and how the Career Development Office at Johns Hopkins Carey Business School supported him throughout the process.

 

Navigating Carey

Utilize the tools Carey offers to drive your post-graduation goals.

  • Collaborate with NEXT advisory teams

    Collaborate with NEXT advisory teams

    • Explore individual challenges and opportunities.
    • Maximize comprehensive integrated approach to learning.
    • Synthesize program to inform professional identity.
    • Put into practice advice from NEXT advisors and experiential learning engagements to relentlessly advance towards internship and post-graduation goals.
  • Engage with your coursework

    Engage with your coursework

    • Attend and engage in your academic classes.
    • Engage with faculty and industry experts to understand the industry, trends, and technical elements.
    • Practice collaborative leadership and cultural competence.
    • Plan your electives.
  • Define career goals and engage in career education and development

    Define career goals and engage in career education and development

    • Build and use Handshake and LinkedIn accounts.
    • Utilize VMock to build business-ready resume and maintain consistently updated resume in Handshake.
    • Participate in JHU-affiliated career fairs and hiring events.
    • Build your professional network.
    • Utilize your career development coach to define career goals and create an action plan.
    • Build your portfolio of practical experience (e.g., internship, student organization membership / leadership, case competitions, teaching role, etc.).
    • Attend career education and industry connection programming to build your professional network
  • Stay informed by utilizing Carey Resources

    Stay informed by utilizing Carey Resources

    • Utilize and regularly check your JHU email account.
    • Update your local address and emergency contact information in SIS.
    • Use Degree Audit to track academic program progress.
    • Register for classes and select electives.
    • Fill out critical program-specific surveys from your Academic Program Manager.
    • Engage with MBA Association to build the culture of the class.
    • Actively engage in creating a collaborative culture with school leadership and the MBA class.
  • Develop cultural competence and participate in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) programs

    Develop cultural competence and participate in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) programs

    The Community Consulting Lab provides a unique opportunity for students to put their business toolkit to work while developing key consulting skills such as business communication, effective teaming, and strategic problem solving with empathy. Diverse teams collaborate with community partners to deliver solutions with impact and grow local economies.

  • Pursue your personal goals through Experiential Learning

    Pursue your personal goals through Experiential Learning

    The Innovation Field Project at Johns Hopkins Carey Business School is the full-time MBA program’s signature experiential learning project providing students with real industry experience. Student consultants are paired with a corporate sponsor to identify challenges and offer innovative solutions to solve the business’ complex problems.

  • Develop skills and business toolkit

    Develop skills and business toolkit

    • Connect with your peers, faculty, and recent alumni through Lunch and Learns, office hours, social events, social media, etc.
    • Attend town halls, open forums, and small-group sessions. · Utilize the Student Success Center for the core quantitative course and writing assistance.
    • Attend academic workshops (e.g., R) and educational trainings.
    • Access LinkedIn Learning classes for software development, qualitative communication, and leadership skills.
 

Continuing with Carey

Celebrate your journey with fellow graduates and consider continuing your education at Carey.

  • Celebrate and share your successes

    Celebrate and share your successes

    • Report post-graduate outcomes in employment surveys.
    • Attend Graduation and celebrate with family and friends.
  • Remain engaged with Carey and JHU

    Remain engaged with Carey and JHU

    • Join an alumni network (such as Health Care, Black Alumni Network, Women Alumni Network).
    • Give back and connect with current students as an alum.
    • Set up an alumni email address and update contact information.
    • Sign up as an Admissions Ambassador.
    • Participate in Career Development Office activities and alumni events.
    • Connect us with your employer/HR office.

    As a Johns Hopkins Carey Business School graduate, you are part of a lifelong community. Find out the benefits of staying connected from alumni Hao Yu.