imagine.jhu.edu is all stocked with short and sweet reads for between study breaks and while you relax after a hard day's work. Imagine JHU is a website for anyone from students to working professionals and show the process of life design through student/alumni stories, resources, best practice articles and student stories!
This week, our staff has picked some of the mid-week favorites that they read through on their breaks or between classes:
Authenticity and The Imposter Syndrom Have you ever wondered how to overcome Imposter Syndrome? It is so easy to doubt ourselves and our abilities whether we are in the workplace, in the classroom, or within our personal/professional relationships. This article, sourced from the JHU Wellness Center, explores what Imposter Syndrom is, how to navigate around it, and what it means to strive for "authenticity." When we choose to celebrate our authentic selves, we overcome the feelings of inadequacy and strive for more in all facets of our lives to propel ourselves forward in our career paths and beyond.
How to Start Talking to Multi-Million Dollar Companies So you have a great idea and a fantastic pitch just waiting to be heard by investors hungry to grab onto the next big thing. You have the spirit, now you just need the tools. This conversation with JHU student and Cobalt Consulting co-founder, Alex Kernagis, relays to Imagine how Cobalt Consulting grew from an idea to a well-oiled consulting machine talking to multiple million-dollar companies on a regular basis and helping them to streamline and optimize their businesses. If you're interested in the field of consulting or want to find tips on how to start talking to big companies, check out the article!
7 Tips for Leveraging Your Hopkins Story You have had all these great experiences during your time at JHU, now it's time to find out how these experiences can translate into a story to share with potential recruiters! You would be surprised to learn just what parts of your experiences could lend to baiting the interest of potential companies as long as your resume and digital portfolio are crafted to display it. Learn more about how to convey your Hopkins story in the article above!
Do you have a story or interesting tidbit for Imagine? We're always on the hunt to post things our readers want to know about. Email ILLD@jhu.edu to give us a topic or pitch your own article!