Education & Sports

This career circle is for any student who is interested in pursuing a career in the fields of Education and/or Sports.

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Check out job and internship listings by major/career interests on the School of Education and Human Development website 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.

Turn Your Passion for Sports Into a Career

Do you love sports and want to turn your passion into a career? You can become a real player in the sports marketing industry if you follow these 5 ways to get started.

By Toppel
Toppel
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Are You a Student and Need Advice About Working in Sports?

Are you a student and not sure if you should pursue a career working in sports? This article reviews several individuals advising students who would like to work in the sports industry.

By Sabrina Khan
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Pursue a Career in Education Outside of the Classroom

Envisioning a career that doesn’t have you standing in front of a classroom chalkboard? Read this article which explores a multitude of alternative jobs for educators across multiple industries.

By Toppel
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Featured Resources

The following resources were selected for your career circle. 

Athlete 365 Career+

Athlete365 Career+ prepares athletes to transition into the workplace by offering advice, services, and tools.

An NCAA database listing internships and career opportunities in college athletics. 

HigherEdJobs

A job board for positions in higher education institutions

K12JobSpot

A job board for educator positions

WorkInSports Job Board

Job board offering tips from sports industry experts and tools to help you perfect your resume, cover letter, and interviews.

Click on “View All Resources” for additional resources featured for your career circle.

Job Market DataIn partnership withLightcast logo

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.

Power BI for beginners: Analysis of data (Beta)

Taught by Ana María Bisbé York
Course with AI-generated audio. Exercise files and quizzes available in original language only. This course is scheduled to retire on…

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…

Basics of time management (Beta)

Taught by Francisco Rábano
Course with AI-generated audio. Exercise files and quizzes available in original language only. This course is scheduled to retire on…

Maximizing Your Learning and Development Outcomes

Taught by Andy Edwards
How effective is your learning and development (L&D) program? Whether it’s efficiency, effectiveness, happiness, or workplace safety, the desired outcome…

Python in Excel for Financial Professionals

Taught by Christian Martinez
Now that Microsoft announced the integration of Python within Excel, finance professionals need to learn how to leverage this integration…

How to Hire Great Salespeople

Taught by Mark Garrett Hayes
Top talent is the lifeblood of a great sales team and, in some cases, an entire organization. Successful salespeople create…

Organizational Learning and Development

Taught by Gina Jeneroux
If you want to attract and retain top talent, you need to provide results-driven opportunities for your employees to learn…

Navigating Personal Trauma and Triggers at Work

Taught by Mariel Buqué
In this course, trauma expert Dr. Mariel Buqué explores how to navigate past traumas and triggers that may affect us…

Python Data Analysis for Healthcare

Taught by Wuraola Oyewusi
The healthcare industry is one of the most diverse sources of data, from clinical to administrative to sales and supply…

Nano Tips For Conscious Communication To Grow Your Career 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 course, keynote…

Compassionate Candor: A Radical Approach to Management with Kim Scott

Taught by Kim Scott
In this course, Kim Scott, author of the book Radical Candor and cofounder of the executive education company Radical Candor,…

Nano Tips for Managers: Fostering Human Connection with Simone Heng

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

The Unspoken Rules of High Performers and High Potentials

Taught by Pete Mockaitis | How to Be Awesome at Your Job
What separates top performers from the rest? Why do some get ahead, while others struggle? In this audio-only course, Gorick…

How to Be an Effective Manager to Drive Impact

Taught by Shivani Berry
Given the recent market trends, managers have to achieve more with scarcer resources due to hiring freezes and lower revenue.…

The Six Words that Dramatically Increase Your Impact

Taught by Pete Mockaitis | How to Be Awesome at Your Job
The words you choose play a huge role in the impact you make upon the world. Even tiny word changes…

Making the Most of Conflict

Taught by Pete Mockaitis | How to Be Awesome at Your Job
Your team likely needs more conflict–not less. High-performing organizations require conflict to learn, grow, and achieve excellence. The problems arise…

Complete Your First Project in SQL

Taught by Megan Silvey
Grow your knowledge of SQL and gain a new perspective of how to maximize SQL—and learn how to go beyond…

Nano Tips for Building Your Leadership Brand with India Martin

Taught by India Gary-Martin
Welcome to our Nano Tips series, where LinkedIn Learning creators deliver impactful lessons in literally seconds. In this installment, join…

Complete Guide to R: Wrangling, Visualizing, and Modeling Data

Taught by Barton Poulson
Trying to locate meaning and direction in big data is difficult. R can help you find your way. R is…

The Science of Compelling Body Language

Taught by Pete Mockaitis | How to Be Awesome at Your Job
Why do some speakers seem super confident, convincing, compelling, and likable, while others can say the same words with little…

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.

Vault Guide to Education Jobs, Third Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Nonprofit Jobs, Third Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Sports Jobs, Third Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

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.

  • Jacksonville, Florida
  • Scheduling Assistant Neuro-development of Words - NOW!®
Meet Candice >
  • Miami, FL
  • Upperclassmen Football Learning Specialist University of Miami
Meet Kevin . D . >

Jacqueline Toland

Alumni Mentor
  • Graduate Student Assistant in the Camner Center for Academic Resources University of Miami
Meet Jacqueline >
  • Miami, FL
  • Graduate Assistant University of Miami
Meet Talia Argelis >
  • Washington, DC
  • Graduate Research Assistant University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine
Meet William (Andrew) >

Derek Auguste

Alumni Mentor
  • Program Director Florida International University
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Stephanie Best

Alumni Mentor
  • Miami, FL
  • Grant Coordinator Miami Dade College
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Nubia Hung

Alumni Mentor
  • Huntersville, NC
  • Senior Executive Assistant, Major Gifts and Board of Directors Best Buddies International
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Nhung Tran

Faculty & Staff Mentors
  • Associate Director, Student and Young Alumni Engagement University of Miami
Meet Nhung >

Erika Velarde M.S.

Alumni Mentor
  • Miami, FL
  • Academic Advisor Florida Atlantic University
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Nicole Sardina, MBA, MPH

Faculty & Staff Mentors
  • Miami, FL
  • Project Manager University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine
Meet Nicole >
  • Tax Expert Intuit
Meet Eleanora >

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.