Environment, Marine & Atmospheric Science

This career circle is for any student who is interested in pursuing a career in the fields of Environment, Marine, and/or Atmospheric Science.

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Check out job and internship listings by major/career interests on the Rosenstiel School of Marine, Atmospheric, and Earth Science Careers 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.

A Guide to a Career in Sustainability

Have you completed an undergrad but are interested in pursuing a career in sustainability? Do you know what your interests are or have you discovered what you enjoy doing/learning? If not, then that’s completely fine! This article will guide you …

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7 Climate Change Organizations You Should Know

Illustration by Marian Blair

Climate change, global warming, and extreme weather events seem to be prominent fixtures in the news cycle every day, everywhere you look. Scientists and government leaders around the world agree the planet is in a state of …

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What Is Environmental Law?

Many agencies and government departments use environmental law services to protect their interests. So do businesses, advocacy organizations, and law firms that represent individuals.

Environmental law is a growing field with a broad scope of work that encompasses issues related …

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Featured Resources

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Schmidt Marine Job Board

A job board for marine science and conservation positions

Volunteers for Peace

Volunteers for Peace (VFP) provides over 3000 global service opportunities in categories like agricultural, archeology, art, cultural, educational, environmental, festival, …

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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.

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…

BIM: Designing Sustainable HVAC Systems with Revit

Taught by Onyema Udeze
Humans spend most of their lives in spaces within facilities, and this makes designing sustainable spaces with optimal heating, ventilation,…

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 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…

Becoming a Good Data Science Customer

Taught by Howard Friedman
The world of data science has created radical shifts in the way we work, play, shop, socialize, and learn. And…

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…

How To Be a Lead Data Scientist

Taught by Matthew Blasa
In a world relentlessly transformed by technology, how can a seasoned data scientist level up as a leader? Where do…

Practice Exam for LEED Green Associate

Taught by LinkedIn Learning Instructors
This practice exam is intended to help you prepare for the LEED Green Associate certification exam. After you launch the…

An Introduction to AI and Sustainability

Taught by Amy Luers
Humanity is at a pivotal moment. To avert the worst impacts of climate change and biodiversity loss, society must transform…

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…

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…

Python in Excel Quick Start

Taught by Joe Marini
Are you looking to take a deeper dive into the key features and functions of Python in Excel? This hands-on…

Python for Data Science and Machine Learning Essential Training Part 1

Taught by Lillian Pierson, P.E.
Python for Data Science and Machine Learning Essential Training is one of the most popular data science courses at LinkedIn…

Power BI Data Methods

Taught by Helen Wall
Power BI is a powerful business intelligence tool designed to help users create dynamic interactive data visualizations and help you…

Driving Sustainability at Your Organization

Taught by Madecraft
Creating sustainability in the business world has never been more vital. Sustainability has become a critical aspect of developing business…

The Ultimate Guide to Sustainable Project Management

Taught by Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez
Tackling climate change has moved from being a priority to an issue that demands immediate action. We, and the planet,…

Complete Your First Project in R

Taught by Megan Silvey
Expand your knowledge and skillset with R in this course with data science consultant Megan Silvey. Megan presents a hands-on…

Excel with Copilot: AI-Driven Data Analysis

Taught by George Mount
In this course, analytics author, trainer, and Excel MVP George Mount highlights the role of Copilot in automating Excel tasks…

ETL in Python and SQL

Taught by Jennifer Ebe
Data is increasing exponentially as the world continues to generate an immense amount. In this course, a data engineer with…

Practice It: Advanced SQL

Taught by Kedeisha Bryan
Are you looking to broaden your SQL abilities while gaining practical experience? Want to master advanced SQL querying techniques beyond…

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.

  • Washington, DC
  • Graduate Research Assistant University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine
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  • Miami, FL
  • Environmental Consultant Independant Consultant
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Alex Flores-Bonilla

Alumni Mentor
  • Miami, FL
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Jose Diaz-Gonzalez

Alumni Mentor
  • Mexico City, CDMX
  • FX & Derivatives Head Accendo Banco
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Casey McCormack

Alumni Mentor
  • Queens, NY
  • Assistant Counsel New York City Department of Environmental Protection (NYC DEP)
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Daniel Bowater

Alumni Mentor
  • St. Louis, MO
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majed altouq

Alumni Mentor
  • Kuwait City, Kuwait
  • Manager Tamayuz qadesya insurance Insurance broker since 1994
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Evan Sawan

Alumni Mentor
  • St. Petersburg, FL
  • Teacher Great Explorations Children's Museum
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Antonio J Lopez

Alumni Mentor
  • Delray Beach, FL
  • Senior Managing Partner DPMC North America
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Stephanie Gordon

Alumni Mentor
  • Miami, FL
  • Intern Avesta Ketamine and Wellness
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Chase Hamann

Alumni Mentor
  • Tulsa, OK
  • Head of Sales and Marketing MIRATECH Corporation
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Kathleen Kean

Alumni Mentor
  • New York, NY
  • Project Coordinator NextEra Energy
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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!  

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