Communication, Music & Entertainment

This career circle is for any student who is interested in pursuing a career in the fields of Communication, Music, and/or Entertainment.

Join as many Career Circles as you want by updating your career interests on Handshake. Updating your career interests will allow you to receive the latest Circle updates. Check out more information about the Circles here.

Check out job and internship listings by major/career interests on the School of Communications Career Connections website and the Frost School of Music Careers page (students must log in to my.frost portal, navigate to “Frost Administration,” then click on “Career Resources”) to view currently open listings for UM students and alumni. For thousands more opportunities, log in to Handshake.

Do you have questions about internships, graduate school, or your future career? Or are you unsure what your first step should be? Speak with a coach via Zoom or stop by Toppel for in-person coaching, Monday – Friday from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. Feel free to email us at toppel@miami.edu if you need assistance outside of our drop-in coaching hours.

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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.

Mandy: Jobs For Cast, Crew, and Creative Professionals

Get access to the latest auditions, film jobs, TV production and stage jobs, voiceover work, jobs in music, and casting …

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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.

Creating a Compelling Brand Narrative

Taught by Brittany Moorer
Interested in taking your brand narrative to the next level? In this course with Brittany Moorer, you explore how to…

Nano Tips for Navigating Office Politics with Ginny Clarke

Taught by Virginia "Ginny" Clarke
Welcome to our Nano Tips series, where LinkedIn Learning creators deliver impactful lessons in literally seconds. In this course, leadership…

Think Faster, Talk Smarter: Master Impromptu Speaking

Taught by Next Big Idea Club
Public speaking is a big fear for many people, but off-the-cuff speaking—when you’re put on the spot—can be just as…

Managing Projects with Microsoft Teams

Taught by Heather Severino
Microsoft Teams is the communication and teamwork hub of Microsoft 365. Teams brings together the conversations, files, and meetings that…

Business Etiquette for Gen Z

Taught by Madecraft
Good business etiquette sets the right tone in a professional setting and can position you for long-term success. In this…

Top Tips for Crafting Pitches that Inspire Action

Taught by Scott Fox
How do you craft pitches that truly resonate with your audience? Join Scott Fox as he unveils the art of…

Marketing Tools: How to Leverage AI Tools to Transform Your Marketing

Taught by Anson Alexander
Marketing technology landscapes evolve at breakneck speeds, but the latest wave of AI-driven solutions has the potential to truly transform…

Maximizing Your Reach: Proven Mobile Marketing Techniques

Taught by Madecraft
Mobile marketing allows businesses to reach customers on the devices they use most frequently and personally. In this course, Jeffrey…

The Perfect Story: How to Inform and Inspire (Book Bite)

Taught by Next Big Idea Club
The ability to tell a good story is more than just a social skill you break out at parties or…

Mastering Non-Verbal Communications with Confidence

Taught by genConnectU
Communication is not just about what you say, but how you say it. The subtleties of body language, facial expressions,…

The Ultimate Guide to B2B Digital Marketing

Taught by MJ Smith
B2B companies need digital marketing strategies that are tailored to the unique challenges of a B2B business. In this course,…

A Beginner’s Guide to Social Selling on LinkedIn

Taught by Madecraft
The transition to remote work has significantly altered our conventional understanding of “normal,” especially impacting how sales and marketing teams…

Getting Started as a Project Scheduler

Taught by Seyi Kukoyi
Dive into the dynamic world of project scheduling with this course, which is designed to provide an in-depth understanding of…

Storytelling for Leadership (beta)

Taught by Francisco Rábano
Please note that this is an experiment using AI-generated audio for this course, which was originally produced in Spanish. This…

Mailchimp Essential Training

Taught by Virginia O'Connor
One of the best—and most cost-effective—ways to market your brand and reach your audience is email marketing, and Mailchimp is…

Overcoming Project Risks: Real Strategies for Real Results

Taught by JT Moomau
When managing projects, encountering failures is inevitable. However, effective risk management can significantly minimize these setbacks. In the course led…

InDesign: Typography

Taught by Nigel French
InDesign Typography explores the numerous type options, type-related features, and type-specific preferences of Adobe InDesign, one of the world’s most…

Navigating Fundamental Disagreements

Taught by Madecraft
Learn to navigate disagreements with respect in Dr. Alyssa Lowery’s “Mastering Fundamental Disagreements” course. Discover strategies to manage conflicts, understand…

Simple Tips for Writing Emails that Resonate and Convert

Taught by Madecraft
Dive into the world of email marketing with a focus on crafting emails that effectively engage and convert. Guided by…

Top Tips for Personalizing Your Public Relations Strategy

Taught by Madecraft
Dive into PR strategy creation with expert Andrea Holland. This course teaches a personalized PR approach to enhance brand communication.…

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.

  • Tax Expert Intuit
Meet Eleanora >

Lauren Behar

Alumni Mentor
  • Content and Acquisitions Manager NBCUniversal Media, LLC
Meet Lauren >
  • Augusta, GA
  • Human Resources Business Partner / Manager Amazon
Meet Deen >

Robert Earl

Community Mentor
  • New York, NY
  • Pastor Shekinah Glory Worship Center
Meet Robert >

Eric Golnick

Alumni Mentor
  • Washington DC-Baltimore Area, DC
  • Principal Brothers Golnick Productions
Meet Eric >

Remi Petit

Alumni Mentor
  • Miami, FL
  • Marketing Assistant Compass
Meet Remi >

Abdelazim ElToukhy

Alumni Mentor
  • Dubai - United Arab Emirates
  • Programmatic Consultant, International Expansion Amazon
Meet Abdelazim >
  • Nashville, TN
  • Fan Support Specialist Tixr
Meet Christine >

Edna Cohen

Alumni Mentor
  • Miami, FL
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Zhen Chan

Alumni Mentor
  • New York, NY
  • Pediatrician NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
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Danielle Vangruber

Alumni Mentor
  • Miami, FL
  • Associate, Investor Relations Universa Investments L.P.
Meet Danielle >

Claudia M. Selgas

Alumni Mentor
  • Miami-Fort Lauderdale Area, FL
  • Communications Consultant Audacious Voices
Meet Claudia M. >

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

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