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Welcome to the School of Nursing Career Services. We are here to help connect students and alumni with employers. If you have any questions, please contact us at  Our office is located in Student House room 318.

Laura Arthur
Director of Career Services
Justina DiCarlo
Assistant Director of Career Services


JOB & RESOURCE platform

Handshake is our platform to schedule career coaching appointments, register for events, access resources, and apply for jobs. Current students will automatically receive an account upon the start of their academic program. Alumni and employers can request an account for free


The School of Nursing hosts one annual Career Fair that is open to all current students. The next fair is scheduled for January 2020. Employer registration will open in October. To be added to our invitee list, please email

  • Students

    To schedule an appointment, access resources, register for events, or apply for jobs, please visit Handshake

    All SON students have access to the following resources:

    • Career coaching appointments (in-person, via phone, or via Skype) to review:
      • Career goals
      • Resume/CV
      • Cover letter
      • Networking and LinkedIn strategies
      • Interviewing practice
    • Electronic guides about cover letters, resumes, reference lists, and interviewing tips
    • Skill-building workshops, alumni panels, and recruiter information sessions

    SON PhD students and Postdoctoral Fellows seeking careers outside of nursing academia are eligible to utilize resources hosted by the JHM Professional Development and Career Office.

    Resources for all Johns Hopkins University students, including career guides, assessments, book recommendations, and advice for starting your own business or furthering your education.

    GoHop Online allows you to network with Johns Hopkins University students and alumni.

  • Alumni

    To access job postings and electronic resources, or to post a job on behalf of your employer, please visit Handshake.

    Interested in helping SON students? Contact to learn more about opportunities such as:

    • Talking with a student about your career path or current role and organization (one-time)
    • Serving as a career mentor (long-term)
    • Speaking on a panel about your career
    • Recruiting students

    To receive information about registering your organization for our Career Fair (attended by current students), please email The next fair is scheduled for January 2020, and registration will open in October.

    To learn about resources and events for alumni or update your contact information, please visit JH SON Alumni Relations.

    GoHop Online allows you to network with Johns Hopkins University students and alumni.

  • Employers

    To post a position viewable to students and/or alumni, please visit Handshake. You can create an account and post positions for free. More information is available at Handshake's Employer Site, Handshake Help Center for employers, and Handshake’s 2-minute training videos

    To schedule a session to inform students about your opportunities and recruitment processes, please email You may also email us to receive information about registering for our annual Career Fair in January 2020. Registration will open in October.