Career Circles for Students

150+ Awesome Careers in Art & Design

As a creative, your career possibilities are endless! You can apply your creative and digital skills in any industry. Check out this list of 150+ career options for you across the following areas: writing, graphic design, fashion/textiles, spatial design, digital …

By Keashla Marengo
Keashla Marengo Communication & Entertainment
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Why Should You Pursue a Career in Public Administration?

If you’re thinking of pursuing a Master’s degree in Public Administration, read this article highlighting 10 great reasons to follow this path from a variety of subjects to a variety of job options across the industry.

By Keashla Marengo
Keashla Marengo Communication & Entertainment
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Should You Pursue a Law Degree? Make an Informed Decision with these 5 Career Tips

Whether you’re confident with your decision to pursue a law degree or not, these steps will ensure you feel prepared and confident about your decision. This article discusses a few action steps such as shadowing, internships, coursework, and legal-related opportunities.

By Keashla Marengo
Keashla Marengo Communication & Entertainment
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Featured Resources

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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.

New Scientist Jobs: Your Science Career Catalyst

New Scientist Jobs connects job seekers with opportunities in life sciences, biology, physics, astronomy, and chemistry, providing tailored services for …

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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.

Excel and PowerPoint: Creating High-Impact Financial Presentations

Taught by Danielle Stein Fairhurst
Find out how you can create high-impact, data-rich financial presentations using Excel and PowerPoint. In this course, Microsoft MVP and…

Developing with Llama 3: Meta’s Innovative and Open Large Language Model

Taught by Ray Villalobos
In this course we take a look at Llama 3, Meta’s innovative and open large language model (LLM). You’ll learn…

Fundamentals of Data Transformation with pandas and DuckDB SQL

Taught by Matt Palmer
Fundamentals of Data Transformation will present the most essential concepts and best practices in a clear and concise format that…

Generative AI and Large Language Models on AWS

Taught by Noah Gift
If you’re looking for new ways to leverage generative AI and large language models (LLMs), AWS has every service you…

Cyber Crisis Management

Taught by Kip Boyle
Knowing how to manage a cyber crisis is a unique and highly sought-after skill in today’s global workplace. A cyber…

Preventing Harassment in the Workplace

Taught by Catherine Mattice
Harassment is still pervasive in many workplaces—despite the fact that nearly every organization has an anti-harassment policy in place and…

Rust AWS Lambda

Taught by Noah Gift
In this course, MLOps expert Noah Gift helps you build and deploy serverless applications with Rust and AWS Lambda. Learn…

From pandas to Polars

Taught by Madecraft
Navigate the shift from pandas to Polars, uncovering motivations, essential differences, and comparative performance insights. Led by Brett Vanderblock, a…

Power BI: Dashboards for Beginners

Taught by Joshua Rischin
Get a short and simple beginner’s guide to Power BI. In this course, Joshua Rischin demystifies the process of building…

Nano Tips for Intentional Engagement Online with Richard Moore

Taught by Richard Moore
Welcome to our Nano Tips series, where LinkedIn Learning creators deliver impactful lessons in literally seconds. In this course, expert…

Creating Spring Boot Microservices

Taught by Mary Ellen Bowman
If you’re looking for a practical introduction on creating Spring Boot microservices, this course was designed just for you. Join…

Learning Google Tag Manager

Taught by Corey Koberg
Google Tag Manager is a hugely popular technology that allows marketers to easily manage all their website and app tags…

Sustainable UX Design

Taught by Tetiana Gulei
Sustainability is a core component of effective product design in the fast-paced and ever-evolving world of UX. In this course,…

Photoshop for Photographers

Taught by Chris Orwig
Photoshop is a deep, feature-rich application that serves the needs of designers, illustrators, and photographers. Each of those audiences uses…

Introduction to MicroPython and Physical Computing

Taught by Robert Gallup
Python is one of the most popular and accessible programming languages, and MicroPython opens the world of hardware to Python…

Microsoft Cloud for Sustainability: ESG and the Future of Business

Taught by Fawad Qureshi
According to a recent study, the earth will be operating at 200% of its resource capacity by 2030, which is…

Mastering Supplier Relationship Management (SRM)

Taught by Martin John
If you work in purchasing or procurement, you know that managing your suppliers intentionally and effectively can unlock hidden value…

Advanced Cyber Threat Intelligence

Taught by Cybrary
Do you want to take your cyber threat intelligence skills to the next level so you can better protect your…

Monetization Tips for Creators

Taught by Sam Dey
You may love creating content, but how can you leverage your content into a reliable source of income? In this…

String Cleaning with pandas 2.0

Taught by Seth Berry
Cleaning strings is no easy task, but it’s important, necessary work. From basic find-and-replace operations to more complex regular expressions,…

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.

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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.

Bianca Vanrell

Alumni Mentor
  • Miami, Florida
  • Owner Off The Wall Consulting
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Xeba Zareie

Alumni Mentor
  • Founder, Preme Foods Preme Foods
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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

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.