1830 E. Monument St. Suite 2-107
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD 21287
- Mock Interviews
- Cover Letter, Resume & Curriculum Vitae Review
- Teaching Statement Review
- Research Statement Review
- Personal Statement Review
- Myers-Brigg Type Indicator (MBTI) Assessment
- CliftonStrengths (StrengthsFinder 2.0) Assessment
- Postdoctoral Research Career Counseling
- PhD Student Career Counseling
Meet the Staff!
Pat has eight years of experience providing career coaching to PhD students and Postdoctoral Fellows. Pat began her career in the biotech industry where she held leadership positions in R&D, Technology Transfer and Global Product Development and Marketing. After twenty years in research careers, Pat transitioned into science education administration and outreach. She founded the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Office of Science, Training and Diversity and North Carolina DNA Day. Pat then accepted the Graduate Partnerships Director Position at the National Institutes of Health where she founded the Translational Science Training Bootcamp. Prior to Johns Hopkins University, Pat was the Educator for Smithsonian Museum of Natural History’s ‘Genome: Unlocking Life’s Code’ exhibit.
Assistant Director, Career Services
Kate joined the PDCO in November 2017 as the Assistant Director for Career Services. In this role, she conducts professional development workshops, runs the annual Three Minute Thesis Competition, provides one-on-one career counseling for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, and works to strengthen doctoral career services across all JHU schools. Kate received her PhD in 2015 from the JHU KSAS Department of Biology and did a postdoctoral fellowship in infectious disease for 2 years at the FDA. Over the past decade, Kate has served on numerous academic and community leadership boards, including the JHU GRO and the FDA Fellows Association. Prior to JHU, Kate received her BS from University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and worked at NIH as a post-baccalaureate research fellow after graduation. Kate loves living and working in Baltimore and enjoys volunteering with several local organizations.
Assistant Director, Career Education
Annie joined the PDCO in November 2017. She manages and develops content for the OPTIONS career communities and provides one-on-one career coaching to graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. Annie’s goal is to help trainees explore their career options and gain valuable skills and experiences that will help them excel in their chosen careers. Annie received her PhD in 2017 from the Duke University Program in Genetics and Genomics, where she organized student networking events and career panels with alumni. In addition, she has experience in clinical research coordination and academic editing. Annie enjoys traveling, baking, and playing with her two dogs when she can.
Assistant Director, Biomedical Careers Initiative & Employer Relations
Caroline has a nine-year history of working with students in medical and biomedical education. In her role within the PDCO, Caroline oversees the Biomedical Careers Initiative (BCI) internship program, which gives biomedical PhD students the opportunity to explore and prepare for careers outside of academia by way of internships. Since joining the PDCO in November 2015, Caroline has facilitated internships for more than 25 PhD students and postdocs. In addition, she manages employer relations for the PDCO and actively seeks to build strong relationships between Johns Hopkins and potential biomedical trainee employers. Prior to her time at Johns Hopkins, Caroline worked as a program manager at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine where she advised fourth-year medical students throughout the residency application process.