Career Circles for Students

How to Pursue a Job in Entertainment

Are you dreaming of working in television or on-set? Or are you thinking about pursuing an internship or job in the music industry? This article provides 7 steps for you to take if you’re ready to pursue a job in entertainment.

By Keashla Marengo
Keashla Marengo Communication & Entertainment
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What Else Can I Do with an Education Degree Besides Teach?

Explore these different occupations across a multitude of industries that you can pursue with experience in education.

By Kelshay Toomer
Kelshay Toomer
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3 Keys to Writing Cover Letters That Stand Out

It's a myth that high quality job openings are few and far between thanks to Covid. The truth is, despite the economic uncertainty created by the pandemic, there are many great openings out there. And to get them—or, at least, …

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.

Copilot in Outlook: Maximize Your Workday Efficiency

Taught by Garrick Chow
Discover the power of AI in Microsoft Outlook with Copilot, your email writing assistant. Leverage Copilot to draft new emails,…

AI Show: Azure OpenAI Solutions with TTS Avatar

Taught by Seth Juarez
AI has opened up a new world for text to speech (TTS) tools, and TTS Avatar in conjunction with Azure…

Microservices Foundations

Taught by Frank P Moley III
Microservices is a major architectural pattern in the software industry, and having an overview of what this architecture is-and what…

Developing Cross-Cultural Intelligence

Taught by Tatiana Kolovou
Being able to work across cultures is an increasingly necessary skill for all employees. Communications expert Tatiana Kolovou helps you…

Supporting Indigenous Rights

Taught by Camille Glass
Indigenous rights is the #1 DEI challenge in both Canada and Australia, and remains an important topic of discussion in…

Migrating from REST to GraphQL

Taught by Emmanuel Henri
Are you a back-end developer wondering when to start using GraphQL or how to migrate your current REST API to…

GenAI and Predictive AI with Cloud Computing: Core Concepts

Taught by Thomas Erl
If you’re an IT or tech-savvy business professional, you may be interested in exploring your options for integrating AI solutions…

Livewire Essential Training

Taught by Gary Kovar
Livewire lets you build dynamic front ends using just PHP within Laravel. It also extends the functionality of your applications…

Foundations of Detection Engineering

Taught by Eric Thomas
Cybersecurity threats are everywhere. They’re numerous, constantly evolving, and it’s not a matter of if you’ll face a threat, but…

Building Your Social Perceptiveness

Taught by Vanessa Van Edwards
Social perceptiveness—the ability to recognize, interpret, and respond to social signals from those around you—is a critical workplace skill. In…

Accountability for Leaders: Navigating Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Taught by Nika White
Get ready for DEI success with this practical, straightforward course from DEI expert, Dr. Nika White. Find out how to…

Streamlining Your Work with Microsoft Copilot

Taught by Nick Brazzi
Microsoft Copilot can help you streamline your entire workflow, from generating ideas and summarizing data to solving common work problems…

Hands-On Generative AI with Multi-Agent LangChain: Building Real-World Applications

Taught by Nayan Saxena
As a developer in today’s rapidly evolving and constantly surprising AI landscape, it’s become critical to know how to leverage…

Sustainability Strategies

Taught by David Bennell
A changing climate compels us to change the way we do business. Incorporating sustainability into your business can help your…

Troubleshooting Audio and MIDI

Taught by Daniel Mintseris
Audio and MIDI connections can be frustrating when things aren’t working as expected. In this course, stage and studio expert…

Apple Watch Tips and Tricks

Taught by Garrick Chow
Apple Watch continues to evolve. In this course, Garrick Chow explores the features and capabilities of the latest Apple Watch…

Nano Tips for Being a Professional Troublemaker: Lead at Work

Taught by Luvvie Ajayi Jones
Welcome to our Nano Tips series, where LinkedIn Learning creators deliver impactful lessons in literally seconds. In this installment, join…

Copilot in Teams: AI-Powered Collaboration

Taught by Nick Brazzi
The Copilot add-on in Teams lets you use several Artificial Intelligence features to level up your productivity. Join instructor Nick…

Navigating AI Through an Intersectional DEI Lens

Taught by Nika White
What happens at the intersection of DEI and AI? How can AI be harnessed for social justice? Join instructor Nika…

Google Cloud Platform for Machine Learning Essential Training

Taught by Lynn Langit
Machine learning can make your applications faster and more intelligent. You can analyze customer data such as voice and text…

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.

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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Rachel Levy

Alumni Mentor
  • Miami, FL
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Isabella Olensky

Alumni Mentor
  • Pensacola, FL
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Roxanne Shafiezadeh

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.