Career Circles for Students

Is Energy a Good Career Path?

Is energy a good career path? It’s definitely one that permeates our lives more than we may know — from the water we drink to the heater we turn on in the winter to the gas we use to fuel …

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Creating a UX Portfolio to Land the Job: A Step-By-Step Guide

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This article is part of Exponent’s UX and product design interview prep course created by product designers at Google, Meta, and other startups.

Ann Grafelman, a UX designer and illustrator specializing in e-learning platforms, helped write this guide.

Looking …

By Exponent
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Careers in Law Roundtable: 5 Attorneys Discuss How They Found Their Path

Curious about a career in law? Whether you’re in law school, taking the Law School Admission Test (LSAT), or finishing your undergraduate degree, it’s helpful to hear from attorneys to get a sense of what working in the legal field …

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Featured Resources

The following resources were selected for your career circle. 

MMI Interview: The Ultimate Guide (150 Sample Questions Included)

Learn how to answer different types of MMI interview questions. Plus, access a list of medical schools that use MMI.

American Psychological Association – Education & Career

This organization represents & supports researchers, educators & students providing resources at all levels by offering a broad array of …

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.

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.

Learning OpenShift

Taught by Adrian Kosmaczewski
If you’re just getting started with Red Hat OpenShift, the Kubernetes-based enterprise platform as a service, you may be faced…

Deploy SQL Server on Linux, Containers, and Kubernetes

Taught by Benjamin Weissman
More and more companies are utilizing containerized applications and CI/CD approaches and pipelines. This shift, however, can never be complete…

Jakarta Web Services

Taught by Buddhini Samarakkody
Get started quickly with Jakarta Web Services. In this course, Java engineer, author, and instructor Buddhini Samarakkody gives an overview…

Creating GitHub Portfolios

Taught by Leigh Lawhon
Are you a developer looking to promote your work? In this course, Leigh Lawhon shows you how to build and…

Exploring AIOps

Taught by Morten Rand-Hendriksen
It seems like everyone is talking about the future of AIOps these days. New, cutting-edge AI tools stand to change…

Storytelling for Leaders

Taught by Todd Dewett
One of the hardest things to do as a leader is to build rapport with subordinates. You can be competent,…

Top 10 Behaviors that Drive Team Success

Taught by Todd Dewett
Building and growing a successful team always starts with authentic leadership. In this course, instructor Todd Dewett offers brief, practical,…

Initiating Change as a Leader

Taught by Todd Dewett
This class with author, educator, and coach Todd DeWett focuses on initiating change projects effectively. While managing change is a…

Exam Review: Microsoft Information Protection Administrator (SC-400)

Taught by Oluwaseun Adebayo
As the rate of data increases day by day and the new culture of remote working becomes firmly established, organizations…

Growing Your Business with LinkedIn Pages

Taught by Michaela Alexis
LinkedIn Pages offer a powerful way to publicize a business, attract more clients, share industry updates, post job opportunities, and…

Body Language for Leaders and Managers

Taught by Carol Kinsey Goman, PhD
Research shows that when your verbal and nonverbal signals are out of alignment, people are forced to choose between what…

Algorithmic Auditing and Continuous Monitoring

Taught by Brandie Nonnecke
As artificial intelligence becomes integrated into nearly every sector, establishing robust AI governance processes will be critical to maximizing its…

macOS Sonoma Essential Training

Taught by Nick Brazzi
In this course, Nick Brazzi shows Apple fans everything they need to know about macOS Sonoma and offers in-depth guidance…

Nano Tips for Checking Your Bias: Becoming a People Advocate with Madison Butler

Taught by Madison Butler
Welcome to our Nano Tips series, where LinkedIn Learning creators deliver impactful lessons in literally seconds. In this installment, discover…

Cultivating Cultural Competence and Inclusion

Taught by Mary-Frances Winters
Inclusive work environments can yield greater creative output, boost employee morale, and benefit a company’s bottom line. But inclusion doesn’t…

InDesign to EPUB: Creating Ebooks

Taught by Anne-Marie Concepción
In this course, learn how to create an ebook in Adobe InDesign and convert your InDesign publication to a reflowable…

Advancing Women of Color: Go from the First and Few to the Many

Taught by Deepa Purushothaman
Women of color are leaving the workforce at heightened rates, and the usual strategies for advancement can set women up…

Generative AI, Recruiting, and Talent Acquisition

Taught by Glen Cathey
Generative AI will have profound effects on fields like recruiting and talent acquisition. But how quickly will these changes take…

Understanding Bias in AI

Taught by Ashley Kennedy
Unleash the power of AI responsibly! Join managing staff instructor Ashley Kennedy as she chats with DEI experts Christie Lindor…

Empowering Internal Mobility with LinkedIn and Recruiter

Taught by Garrick Chow
In today’s rapidly changing talent market, many organizations are missing out on a crucial pool of talent when it comes…

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.

Ana Ochoa

Alumni Mentor
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Content Producer Thorne Dynasty

Jordan Coello

Faculty & Staff Mentors
  • Success Advisor University of Miami

Rachael Britton

Alumni Mentor
  • Tavernier, FL
  • Administrative Assistant Monroe County School District

Nubia Hung

Alumni Mentor
  • Huntersville, NC
  • Senior Executive Assistant, Major Gifts and Board of Directors Best Buddies International

Dalton Shoan

Alumni Mentor
  • Sales Associate Miracle Leaf Coconut Grove

Andres Rosero

Alumni Mentor
  • Miami, FL
  • Summer Associate Saxe Doernberger & Vita, P.C.

Nhung Tran

Faculty & Staff Mentors
  • Associate Director, Student and Young Alumni Engagement University of Miami

Michael Steier

Alumni Mentor
  • Cambridge, MA
  • Software Associate Lifco Hydraulics

Tamara Zishuk

Faculty & Staff Mentors
  • Miami, FL
  • Director of Strategic Initiatives University of Miami Hillel

Scott Brown

Faculty & Staff Mentors
  • Research Associate Professor University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine
  • Miami, FL
  • Professional Assistant Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty

Julieta Omaña

Alumni Mentor
  • Miami, FL

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.