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Your Turn to Intern

The Your Turn to Intern (YTTI) Program is an exclusive program that was designed to provide resources and guidance to freshmen-junior Biomedical Engineering Undergraduates as they seek out summer internships.

About YTTI

The YTTI program began in Fall 2019 and through a …

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Why Undergraduate Research Matters

Originally written by Josh Moody for U.S. News in September 2019.

Undergraduate research opportunities extend across disciplines, taking many forms and offering benefits regardless of major, experts say, noting that such work helps students develop a variety of skills that …

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Do’s and Don’ts of Working with Students

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Represent yourself and JHU with integrity and pride. You are an example to students.
Identify yourself as an Alumnus.
Be friendly, attentive, smile and convey your enthusiasm to everyone you may speak with. Remember that first impressions are lasting …

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Advising In A Virtual Environment

While COVID-19 has shifted the way our organizations are operating, the ability to provide support virtually will be an important skill set for our volunteers moving forward. Here are a few tips to assist our volunteers in identifying approaches and …

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How to Encourage Student Competencies

We encourage alumni to consider the following competencies as a resource to help students develop personally, professionally and academically. Please consider including them in your conversations with students. Encourage them to explore how they are already demonstrating these competencies and …

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Creating equity in mentoring

Article written by Jacob deNobel for The Hub (May 2021) As he was preparing to return to the Hopkins campus for the spring semester, junior Christopher Crespo worried about his ability to find internship opportunities this summer. An international studies …

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Home Not Alone: How the Flores family Stays Positive Through Home Learning and House Guests

Article written by Koye Berry for the Blue Jay Families page of Homewood Student Affairs (Oct 2020) “I live right next door to Mickey Mouse,” Abigail Flores says of the Florida home she shares with her parents, Gladys and Abdon, and two …

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FLI students discuss post-graduation success

Article written by Katerina Frye for the JHU Newsletter, Nov 2019 As part of its Food for Thought Dinner Series, the Hopkins First-Generation, Low-Income (FLI) Network hosted a talk called “Post-Graduation Realities from a FLI Perspective” on Thursday, Nov. 7. …

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Reverse Mentorship: What is it and How do you do it?

Turn mentoring upside down! Try reverse mentoring to gain new perspectives and insights. Here are four tips to help you get started today. See more from Mentorcliq here.

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Modern Mentoring: the 5 levels of listening

How good of a listener would you say you are? Mentoring Evangelist Aya Titus breaks down the different types of listening mentors and mentees need to strive for in order to create successful mentoring relationships. For more tips, check out …

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