Business

This career circle is for any student who is interested in pursuing a career in the world of Business.

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Check out job and internship listings by major on the Miami Herbert Business School’s Undergraduate Careers & Internships website to view currently open listings for UM students and alumni. For thousands more opportunities, log in to Handshake.

Do you have questions about internships, graduate school, or your future career? Or are you unsure what your first step should be? Speak with a coach via Zoom or stop by Toppel for in-person coaching, Monday – Friday from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. Feel free to email us at toppel@miami.edu if you need assistance outside of our drop-in coaching hours.

Creativity in Entrepreneurship

Ever found yourself lacking creativity? Are you worried that your clients may be getting bored of you? Do you wish to change things up and don’t know where to start? Bringing creativity as an entrepreneur will give you new ways …

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Actuary vs Accountant: What’s the Difference?

An actuary reviews data to calculate risks, typically for insurance premiums or business decisions. On the other hand, an accountant compiles and reports financial information for things like taxes, year-end statements, and budgeting. 

While the careers have many overlaps — both …

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What Does a Financial Analyst Do?

A financial analyst is a finance professional who guides business and economic decisions. Some financial analysts work at investment banks, facilitating large transactions between corporations. Others may focus on tracking the performance of a product or service and making recommendations …

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Featured Resources

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Greenwood Project

This project supports diversity, equity & inclusion initiatives by providing student internships & enhancing the recruitment efforts of partner firms.

MADE (Marketing & Advertising Education) Program

The MADE program connects students to paid summer internship opportunities with partner companies.

PR Week Careers

An online career center offering a variety of jobs in Public Relations also provides support in improving resumes & career …

Click on “View All Resources” for additional resources featured for your career circle.

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 & Internships

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

For thousands more opportunities, log in to Handshake. All UM students have a Handshake account that is automatically created for them when they enroll at the U. All you have to do is log in to Handshake to activate your account.

Skill Building with LinkedIn Learning

Access and explore on-demand LinkedIn Learning content (courses and videos) that can help you identify and build skills needed to be successful in your future career. Here, you can find relevant LinkedIn Learning content featured for your career circle.

Google Sheets Essential Training

Taught by Sally Norred
Learn how to analyze and organize data in Sheets, the popular spreadsheet tool from Google. Instructor Sally Norred starts with…

Excel: Power Query (Get & Transform)

Taught by Oz du Soleil
Power Query is a feature in Excel that allows you to quickly import data from multiple sources and easily clean,…

Copilot in OneNote: Smarter Note-Taking with AI

Taught by Garrick Chow
Discover the power of AI in Microsoft OneNote with Copilot, your note-management assistant. Use Copilot to create to-do lists from…

Autonomous Transformation: Create a More Human Future with AI

Taught by Next Big Idea Club
As we continue our journey into a world of artificial intelligence and continual disruption, somehow many of our ideas about…

Agile at Work: Planning with Agile User Stories

Taught by Joshua Barnes
Agile project teams use a technique called user stories for their requirements and planning their work. In this course, follow…

Business Analysis Skills to Develop for Future Success

Taught by Jamie Champagne
What do you need to become a successful business analyst who’s prepared for the future of work? This course explores…

Improving Technical Project Success with Change Management

Taught by Kevin Miller
A lot of planning goes into projects—scope, timeline, budget—but oftentimes there’s a knowledge gap around the changes because not enough…

Leadership and teamwork (Beta)

Taught by Francisco Rábano
Please note that this is an experiment using AI-generated audio for this course, which was originally produced in Spanish. This…

Learning Innovation to Drive Change in Your Role

Taught by Leo Chan
Innovation, creativity, ideation and problem solving are the key skills for the workforce of the future, according to the World…

Artificial intelligence beyond engineering (Beta)

Taught by Paula García Esteban
Please note that this is an experiment using AI-generated audio for this course, which was originally produced in Spanish. This…

Basics of conflict resolution (Beta)

Taught by Lorena Díaz Quijano
Please note that this is an experiment using AI-generated audio for this course, which was originally produced in Spanish. This…

Essential Power BI (Beta)

Taught by Ana María Bisbé York
Please note that this is an experiment using AI-generated audio for this course, which was originally produced in Spanish. This…

Strategic agility (Beta)

Taught by Oriol Reull Domínguez
Please note that this is an experiment using AI-generated audio for this course, which was originally produced in Spanish. This…

Leveraging Authenticity in the Workplace

Taught by Madecraft
Discover your authentic self in the professional realm with guidance from Sterling De Sutter Summerville. This course teaches you to…

Become an AI-Powered Manager

Taught by Ashley Herd
Did you know that you can leverage generative AI to manage your team more effectively and efficiently? In this course,…

How to Break Bad Habits (When You Don’t Know They’re Bad)

Taught by Madecraft
Breaking bad habits is hard enough—they’re habits for a reason, after all—but breaking bad habits that you don’t even realize…

Accessible Layout for the Web

Taught by Gift Egwuenu
Accessibility is an important, but often overlooked, aspect of web development. Developers need to create websites that are accessible to…

Business development: Strategic planning (Beta)

Taught by Oriol Reull Domínguez
Please note that this is an experiment using AI-generated audio for this course, which was originally produced in Spanish. This…

Power BI for beginners: Analysis of data (Beta)

Taught by Ana María Bisbé York
Please note that this is an experiment using AI-generated audio for this course, which was originally produced in Spanish. This…

Python in Excel: Working with pandas DataFrames

Taught by Felix Zumstein
Python and Excel are both some of the most popular “programming languages”, especially for data analytics/data science. Combined, they are…

LinkedIn Learning is free for currently enrolled University of Miami students. You must have a CaneID to access LinkedIn Learning. Click on “View All LinkedIn Learning Courses” to browse through all the content featured for your career circle.

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.

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

Cane2Cane Mentors

Explore careers, prepare for your future, and connect with industry professionals. Exclusive to our University of Miami community, Cane2Cane is a social network where 'Canes receive help navigating from college to career. No matter who you know, or don't know, connect and learn from professionals across 60+ industries who are eager to help you prepare for your career journey.

  • Tax Expert Intuit
Meet Eleanora >

Fawn Perazzo

Alumni Mentor
  • Practice Lead Fortimize
Meet Fawn >
  • Miami, FL
  • Environmental Consultant Independant Consultant
Meet Raisa >

Eric Nicholas

Alumni Mentor
  • Miami, FL
  • Summer Intern Cardinal Intellectual Property
Meet Eric >
  • Augusta, GA
  • Human Resources Business Partner / Manager Amazon
Meet Deen >

Robert Earl

Community Mentor
  • New York, NY
  • Pastor Shekinah Glory Worship Center
Meet Robert >

Steve Sheets

Alumni Mentor
  • Naples, FL
  • FX Business Analyst Citigroup
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Tahz Rashid

Alumni Mentor
  • Miami, FL
  • Investment Banking Associate Cassel Salpeter and Co.
Meet Tahz >

Eric Golnick

Alumni Mentor
  • Washington, DC
  • CEO Forge VFR at Forge Health Forge Health
Meet Eric >

Remi Petit

Alumni Mentor
  • Miami, FL
  • Marketing Assistant Compass
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Abdelazim ElToukhy

Alumni Mentor
  • Dubai - United Arab Emirates
  • Programmatic Consultant, International Expansion Amazon
Meet Abdelazim >

Donald Nelson

Alumni Mentor
  • Boca Raton, FL
  • Investment Director Single Family Office
Meet Donald >

Join your peers on Cane2Cane to connect with a 'Cane who can help you achieve your career goals! You can search for connections in the Cane2Cane community by applying various filters, such as industry, location, degree, and more!  

JOBSCAN

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