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.

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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.

A Day in the Life: Public Relations Assistant

7:00 AM: I “officially” start my work day at 9, but I always grab my phone as soon as I get up—to check e-mail, voice messages, Twitter, Facebook, etc., and our intranet, to make sure I'm on top of whatever's …

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What Is Entertainment Law?

Companies, creative artists, and others who work in the entertainment industry — such as film, television, music, and publishing — use entertainment law services to protect their interests. 

Entertainment law is a dynamic field with a broad scope of work incorporating negotiating, …

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Meet Emily Bouck West, UM Alumna & Cane2Cane Mentor

Emily Bouck West earned her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Miami in Public Relations and International Studies in 2010. She’s currently living in Washington, DC, and works as a Public Policy Manager at Amazon.

Throughout her career, she has …

By Keashla Marengo
Keashla Marengo Communication & Entertainment
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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:

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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.

Maximizing Your Market Research: Strategies for Success

Taught by Madecraft
Jessica Stampe unfolds the secrets to unlocking valuable insights into consumer behavior and preferences through comprehensive market research. This course…

Managing Up for Project Managers: Working with Challenging Senior Stakeholders

Taught by Dana Brownlee
Project managers are expected to manage and satisfy a wide range of senior level stakeholders without having the traditional legitimate…

How to Ask for More Context: A Business English Primer

Taught by All Ears English
Context is crucial in business. When a manager or leader assigns a task and an individual contributor does not have…

Business Analysis Foundations: Communication

Taught by Laura Paton
Business analysts are the link between stakeholders and IT, but the secret to success always starts with communication. In this…

Mindful Communication for Less Conflict and Stronger Relationships

Taught by Melanie Whitney
In this course, communication professor Melanie Whitney teaches the foundations of mindful communication in order to speak with greater emotional…

Good Leaders Send Signals: How to Do It in English

Taught by All Ears English
Innovation and creativity happen when employees feel that they are in a safe environment and know what’s on the company…

Here Is What I See: Helpful Business English for Sharing Your Project Vision

Taught by All Ears English
Project leaders are responsible for not only assigning tasks to their team but also for explaining what they envision as…

Social Cues No One Teaches You

Taught by Madecraft
This course explores enhancing social interactions by addressing taboos, fostering empathy, adjusting expectations, and making meaningful connections. Nisha guides learners…

Are You Up to Speed? How to Signal Comprehension in an Email

Taught by All Ears English
In internal company emails, employees should strive to keep emails short, clear, and to the point. The email tone can…

Project Management: Healthcare Projects

Taught by Bob McGannon
Healthcare projects have their own unique set of needs and challenges, including privacy concerns and regulatory constraints. Learn how to…

How to Put a Customer On Hold: A Business English Primer

Taught by All Ears English
Professionals in a customer service or administrative role must use the correct English vocabulary when they answer the phone and…

Communicating Time Boundaries: A Business English Primer

Taught by All Ears English
Professionals in the workplace must know how to communicate time boundaries and constraints. This skill is especially crucial when individual…

How to Organize Your Points in English Letters and Numbers

Taught by All Ears English
Many global professionals focus on pronunciation to be understood in English. However, there are other communication strategies to ensure that…

Five Hard Conversations You’ll Have in Your Career

Taught by Madecraft
Learn essential skills for navigating hard conversations, conflict resolution, feedback exchange, salary negotiation, workplace changes, and career progression discussions. Keisha…

Creating and Giving Business Presentations

Taught by Spencer Waldron
In this course, expert Spencer Waldron shows you the secret to creating unforgettable business presentations. Spencer guides you through everything…

Humor: A Leader’s Guide to Connection, Safety and Trust

Taught by Madecraft
Humor is arguably the most underrated communication tool in the workplace. In this course, author, comedian, and global speaker Kathy…

How to Share that You’re Ahead of Schedule: A Business English Primer

Taught by All Ears English
Successful projects have clear timelines. Once timelines are defined, contributors need to communicate their status as it relates to milestones…

How to Cancel a Work Appointment: A Business English Primer

Taught by All Ears English
In any professional relationship, a situation may arise where one party needs to cancel a meeting or appointment. The way…

Project Management Mediation: Conflict Resolution for PMs

Taught by JT Moomau
Since part of the role of a project manager entails working with multiple stakeholders with competing priorities and objectives, every…

Nano Tips for Charismatic Communication with Ravi Rajani

Taught by Ravi Rajani
Welcome to our Nano Tips series, where LinkedIn Learning creators deliver impactful lessons in literally seconds. In this installment, B2B…

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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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.