Alumni

Welcome to the Custom Career Content site offered by the Toppel Career Center! The University of Miami is proud of your accomplishments as an alum of the U!

This site is your “All-in-One Virtual Career Center” featuring a multitude of career tools, career advice, events, networking connections, and jobs supporting your career needs! The platform allows you to conduct self-directed, customized career development on your own time. We encourage you to create an account to sign up for your desired alerts.

 

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Career Coaches

University of Miami alumni who graduated more than three years ago and alumni who graduated with an MBA or specialized Masters’ from the MHBS have access to career coaching providers who offer a free consultation and various options for career coaching. 

Industry/Career Communities

Check out the Career Communities/Industries here and don’t forget to sign up for industry-specific alerts! Each page features job listings, career advice, resources, mentors, and events across 11 industries. 

Career Advice

Take a look at the collection of articles and blogs to help you conduct a successful job search and navigate your career journey. This page is comprised of resources across a variety of categories.

Resources

Access a library of resources under a variety of categories including career guides, identity-based, industry reports, job search & applications, networking, professional development, skill-building, and more!

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Featured Resources

The following career resources were selected to support alumni with their career needs.

United OPT

A job and internship portal for international students looking for OPT/CPT/H-1B visa opportunities in the USA.

Creative Head: Find Jobs in Video Games, Visual FX, Programming, Designer, & for Artists

Search for hundreds of jobs in video games, animation, VFX, and software/technology industries at CreativeHeads.net.

Freelance Writing Jobs in Journalism, Content, Copywriting, & Blogging Gigs

FreelanceWriting.com has delivered daily and real-time freelance writing jobs online for freelance beginners and experts.

JournalismJobs.com

JournalismJobs.com is the largest and most-visited resource for journalism jobs.

Animation World Network – Jobs

Animation World Network (AWN) offers the top jobs available in Animation.

Click on “View All Resources” for additional resources featured for alumni.

Job Market DataIn partnership withLightcast logo

Are you looking to use real-time job market data to make informed decisions about your future career path, explore relevant salary data, or identify the skills you need to build or market to get your next role? Use the following tool to explore your options.

There are two ways to navigate this tool:

  1. Keyword Search: Search for the title of the job you’re looking to pursue, or skills you may have that could be relevant for a particular career path.
  2. Narrow Down by Industry + Occupation: If you have a general sense of the industry you’d like to pursue, you can narrow down the occupations within a given industry to help you decide.

First, choose an industry of interest, then filter for occupation. (If you'd like to see data for a specific location only, filter by state.)

Type in a keyword to select a relevant occupation. (If you'd like to see data for a specific location only, filter by state.)

Featured Jobs

Thousands of job opportunities are posted on Handshake by employers specifically looking to hire University of Miami students and alumni. The following job opportunities were pulled from Handshake for your career community.

For thousands more opportunities, log in to Handshake.

Skill Building Through Virtual Company Projects

Build valuable career skills and get a taste of industry experience via short virtual projects created by top companies across the globe on the Forage platform. Click on "View All Projects" to view all experiences for this career community. To check out projects across all the career communities and relevant practice interview questions, here.

Wondering how to list a completed project on your resume/CV or LinkedIn profile? Review the Forage referencing policy.

Featured Industry & Career Guides

Vault offers comprehensive industry and career guides that provide insights into industry work life and advice for students and alumni on kickstarting their careers. You can access 170+ guides on our Custom Career Content site to help you explore career paths and gain valuable information that will help you make informed career decisions.

United OPT

A job and internship portal for international students looking for OPT/CPT/H-1B visa opportunities in the USA.

Vault Guide to Social Services Jobs, Second Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Politics, Public Policy, and Activism Jobs, Third Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Media and Entertainment Jobs, Third Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Music Jobs, Second Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Public Relations Jobs, Third Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Click on “View All Resources” for additional guides featured for your career community. 

Cane2Cane Mentors

Cane2Cane is an exclusive community that connects UM students, alumni, and community members to close the gaps between college and careers. As an alum, you can join the community to network with other alumni and industry professionals on the platform and/or serve as a mentor to your fellow 'Canes.

Liam Anderson

Faculty & Staff Mentors
 https://cane2cane.miami.edu Liam >

Stacy Monroe

Faculty & Staff Mentors
  • Asst. VP, Compensation & Performance University of Miami
 https://cane2cane.miami.edu Stacy >

Natalie Johnson

Alumni Mentor
  • Aurora, Illinois
  • Concierge, Riviera Resort, Disney College Program The Walt Disney Company
 https://cane2cane.miami.edu Natalie >

John Maggio

Alumni Mentor
  • Boulder, CO
  • President Entrepreneur
 https://cane2cane.miami.edu John >

Heather Lee

Alumni Mentor
  • Senior Director of Business Development Effective Leadership Academy
 https://cane2cane.miami.edu Heather >

Erika Liberus

Faculty & Staff Mentors
  • Director, Prestigious Awards and Fellowships University of Miami
 https://cane2cane.miami.edu Erika >

Camila Tormo

Faculty & Staff Mentors
  • Sr. Program Coordinator University of Miami
 https://cane2cane.miami.edu Camila >

Jaymes Rock

Alumni Mentor
  • Charlotte, NC
  • General Manager La Sandwicherie Group
 https://cane2cane.miami.edu Jaymes >

Nika Kaminski

Community Mentor
  • Private Wealth Associate AllianceBernstein
 https://cane2cane.miami.edu Nika >

Leith Baren

Alumni Mentor
  • Managing director at Risk Strategies Insurance Brokerage Risk Strategies
 https://cane2cane.miami.edu Leith >

Alexander Lopez

Alumni Mentor
  • Miami Lakes, FL
  • Sr Technical Recruitment Lead- Alexa AI Amazon
 https://cane2cane.miami.edu Alexander >

Monica Arango

Alumni Mentor
  • Miami, FL
  • Senior Research Support Manager University of Miami
 https://cane2cane.miami.edu Monica >

Join your peers on Cane2Cane and share your career story!

Featured Articles & Advice

The following articles were selected to support alumni with their career needs.

JOBSCAN

The more effectively you can tailor your resume for a specific job, the better your chances are. Easily optimize your resume by completing a scan below. By scanning and comparing your resume versus any job description Jobscan will give you an instant analysis of how well your resume is tailored for a particular job and how it can be even better optimized for an applicant tracking system (ATS). To start, paste in the text of your resume then paste the text of the job posting you’re interested in, and press Scan.