Connect to the Hopkins community and develop your leadership skills by joining engineering student groups. At Johns Hopkins University, about 80 percent of students are involved in one or more of the 350+ student organizations.
JHU ASCE provides a social forum for students to network, collaborate on engineering projects, and enrich their educations with extracurricular, civil engineering-based opportunities. Interesting activities include the Concrete Canoe Competition, Steel Bridge Competition, and coordination with Habitat for Humanity.
The Civil and Systems Engineering Graduate Association (formerly the Civil Engineering Graduate Association – CEGA) is the representative organization for Civil and Systems Engineering graduate students. The goal of the CSEGA is to enhance graduate student life and provide more student representation in the department’s functions and activities.
The objective of the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute is to reduce earthquake risk by (1) advancing the science and practice of earthquake engineering, (2) improving understanding of the impact of earthquakes on the physical, social, economic, political, and cultural environment, and (3) advocating comprehensive and realistic measures for reducing the harmful effects of earthquakes. Learn more and join the chapter by contacting Prof. Ben Schafer.
Since our inception and affiliation with EWB-USA, EWB Hopkins has partnered with communities in South Africa, Ecuador, and Guatemala to support their development. EWB-USA aims to support community-driven development programs worldwide through partnerships that design and implement sustainable engineering projects, while creating transformative experiences that enrich global perspectives and create responsible leaders.
As a student chapter we are looking to provide our members with responsible educational experiences so they can develop their understanding of sustainable development and grow into global engineers.
The JHU Habitat campus chapter partners with Sandtown Habitat for Humanity (our local affiliate) to aid in the revitalization of the Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood of West Baltimore. We help support the neighborhood’s renewal by sponsoring the restoration of a house both financially and through hands-on participation in the homes construction.
NSBE’s mission is “to increase the number of culturally responsible Black Engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community.” The main goal of the Society’s current 10-year Strategic Plan is to lead the United States to produce 10,000 Black Engineers annually by 2025.
The SHPE Johns Hopkins University Chapter is dedicated to changing lives by empowering the Hispanic community to realize its fullest potential and to impact the world through STEM awareness, access, support and development.
Tau Beta Pi is the only engineering society representing the entire engineering profession. It is the nation’s second-oldest society, founded at Lehigh University in 1885 to recognize students of distinguished scholarship and exemplary character. There are now collegiate chapters at 228 US colleges and universities, active alumnus chapters in 16 districts across the country, and a total initiated membership of 469,740.
Women Of Whiting (WOW) is a group composed of graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, providing women in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields with community building, networking, mentorship, and professional development opportunities.
There are many dozens of groups and organizations that welcome students, ranging from advocacy, community service, Greek life, arts, spiritual, hobbies, and athletics. Visit the Registered Student Organizations page to learn more.