Career Circles for Students

How to Start a Career in Journalism

Do you enjoy writing or reporting intriguing stories? Do you want to create a career in journalism? This article looks into 3 women who have built their careers in the journalism industry and advises on how to get started and …

By Sabrina Khan
Sabrina Khan
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Marketing Yourself as a Freelance Architect

Interested in becoming a freelance architect? Learn how to get the word out about your future business, engage your network, and earn that next gig.

By Alicia Rodriguez
Alicia Rodriguez Executive Director, Employer Engagement
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10 Careers in the Legal Market for Non-Lawyers

Have you always wanted to be a lawyer but did not have the chance to study? Are you passionate about the legalities and regulations in the legal market? This article will help you find different legal careers even if you …

By Sabrina Khan
Sabrina Khan
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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 has delivered daily and real-time freelance writing jobs online for freelance beginners and experts.

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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.

Footer text: 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.

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…

Using WordPress to Create a Blog for Creators

Taught by Shruti Pangtey
If you are a blogger, creator, or influencer, looking to attract the widest possible audience, WordPress may be your best…

Video Editing with Descript for Creators

Taught by Hana Brenner-Katz
For content creators, it’s important to stay ahead of trends to reach the right audience, but getting your content out…

AI Productivity Hacks to Reimagine Your Workday and Career

Taught by Dr. Marily Nika
What if you could do less of what you don’t like in your job and create space for the good…

Business Development Foundations: Alliances & Partnerships

Taught by Robbie Kellman Baxter
To establish a successful strategic partnership, you need domain expertise, negotiation skills, and a keenly agile entrepreneurial spirit. In this…

Advance Your SQL Skills with dbt for Data Engineering

Taught by Vinoo Ganesh
Are you looking for a better—and easier—way to manage SQL code? In this course, instructor Vinoo Ganesh shows you how…

Azure Network Engineer Associate (AZ-700) Cert Prep: Secure Network Connectivity to Azure Resources

Taught by Derek Smith
Becoming an Azure Network Engineer Associate shows you have the know-how to plan, implement, and manage Azure networking solutions—critical skills…

Overcoming Resistance: A Leadership Change Management Model for DEI

Taught by Mary-Frances Winters
DEI–diversity, equity, and inclusion–is about changing inequitable systems and thus requires a systems-based change management approach. It’s human nature to…

Everybody’s Introduction to Snowflake

Taught by Tim Ngwena
Data—and by extension, databases—rule much of our lives. And if you’re a data analyst or work with data at all,…

Generative AI vs. Traditional AI

Taught by Doug Rose
Generative AI is a hot topic that’s filled with a host of new legal, ethical, and technology issues. Generative AI’s…

Project Management Foundations: Ethics

Taught by Bob McGannon
Your overall success as a project manager depends on your ability to identify and manage ethical issues. Ethical behavior is…

Increasing Learning Engagement: A Skills-First Approach

Taught by Karl Kapp
Today’s global workforce is changing, with personal and professional development now accounting for a big piece of the complete employee…

Using Zeplin in Design Projects

Taught by David Karlins
In UX design projects, the handoff from design to development can be one of the most frustrating parts of the…

Advanced Malware Analysis: Redux

Taught by Cybrary
Do you have knowledge of malware analysis core concepts, but want to transition from malware analyst to reverse engineer? Brian…

Microsoft 365 Copilot First Look

Taught by Nick Brazzi
Let AI help you create, summarize, and analyze your documents, messages, and data. Microsoft 365 business and enterprise subscribers can…

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 fellow 'Canes on Cane2Cane and share your career story!


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