Career Circles for Students

7 Climate Change Organizations You Should Know

Illustration by Marian Blair

Climate change, global warming, and extreme weather events seem to be prominent fixtures in the news cycle every day, everywhere you look. Scientists and government leaders around the world agree the planet is in a state of …

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The Everything Guide to a Career in Public Service

When I was 13 years old, I went to science camp. One day, I sat and listened as a scientist described what global warming was going to do to the planet—rising ocean levels, mass extinctions, devastation of populations around the …

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5 Emerging Careers in Nursing

When most people think about a career in nursing, they usually don't consider that nurses can fill several different roles. While most nurses serve patients directly, there are different specialties within the field that nurses can pursue once they finish …

By Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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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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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.

Integrating Generative AI into JavaScript Web Projects

Taught by Sandy Ludosky
The emergence of AI has been the center of attraction on the web since the release of the first GPT…

Advanced SOC 2 Auditing: Proven Strategies for Auditing the Security, Availability and Confidentiality TSCs

Taught by AJ Yawn
If you’ve ever faced an SOC 2 audit, the complexity and rigorous standards can leave even experienced security and compliance…

Applied Machine Learning: Algorithms

Taught by Matt Harrison
With the growing importance of machine learning in almost every sector, professionals need a deeper understanding and practical approach to…

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…

Java Cheat Codes: Most Popular Functions

Taught by Semirah Dolan
Java methods (also known as Java functions) allow you to write cleaner, more concise code and solve common programming tasks.…

PyTorch Essential Training: Deep Learning

Taught by Terezija Semenski
PyTorch is the most flexible and expressive library for deep learning, and offers simple Python API, GPU support, and flexibility.…

Python Data Structures: Linked Lists

Taught by Ryan Mitchell
In this course, get an introduction to linked lists, a popular and useful dynamic Python data structure. Instructor Ryan Mitchell…

React with Styled Components

Taught by Julia Dyck
Are you looking to build dynamic and powerful web applications with react? This hands-on introductory course on React and styled…

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,…

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…

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…

Prometheus Essential Training

Taught by Opeyemi Onikute
Prometheus is one of the most widely used, open-source monitoring systems in the industry. However, knowledge about how to use…

Azure AI Engineer Associate (AI-102) Cert Prep: Implement Computer Vision Solutions

Taught by Matt Eland
The Microsoft AI-102 certification demonstrates your expertise in designing, developing, and implementing Azure AI solutions. The exam requires that candidates…

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…

How to develop emotional intelligence (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…

Python for Marketing

Taught by Madecraft
Take your marketing analytics to the next level with Python. The features that make Python so useful for data scientists…

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…

Occupational Safety and Health: Fire and Emergency Preparedness

Taught by Jim Rogers
Fires are a potential hazard in many different types of workplaces. Whether you’re a construction worker, a lab employee, a…

Hands-On Introduction: Ruby on Rails

Taught by David Morales
In this course, David Morales, a web developer and technical instructor, gives you the tools and knowledge that you need…

SketchUp Pro 2024 Essential Training

Taught by Tammy Cody
Find out how you can build your design ideas with SketchUp Pro. In this essential training, interior designer and instructor…

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.

Gillian Carney

Alumni Mentor
  • Chief of Staff GoodLynx
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Jimmy Pinedo

Community Mentor
  • Human Resources Manager Whetstone Holdings
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Daniel Householder

Alumni Mentor
  • Senior Associate B. Riley Financial
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John Maggio

Alumni Mentor
  • Boulder, CO
  • President Entrepreneur
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Monica Arango

Alumni Mentor
  • Miami, FL
  • Senior Research Support Manager University of Miami
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  • Jacksonville, Florida
  • Scheduling Assistant Neuro-development of Words - NOW!®
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Denisse Rocco

Alumni Mentor
  • Miami, FL
  • Registered Pharmacy Technician Publix Pharmacy
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Francina Phillips

Alumni Mentor
  • Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
  • Talent Manager Motion Manage
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Carina Landgraf

Alumni Mentor
  • Miami, FL
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Nina D’Agostini

Alumni Mentor
  • Chicago, IL
  • Creative Intern Mochee Social
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Kennedy Debow

Alumni Mentor
  • Coral Gables, FL
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Audrey Greer

Alumni Mentor
  • Miami, FL
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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.