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 …

By Sabrina Khan
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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

Queer Outdoors Job Board

This job board is for queer individuals looking for opportunities in the outdoor and environmental fields.

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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.

MATLAB Essential Training

Taught by Curt Frye
Learn how to analyze data using one of the most powerful statistical software packages available. MATLAB is a highly useful…

Improving Insights with OpenAI’s Advanced Data Analysis

Taught by Ray Villalobos
The Advanced Data Analysis (formerly Code Interpreter) tool from OpenAI expands the capabilities of ChatGPT. Using a Python environment sandbox,…

Power BI Data Analyst Associate (PL-300) Cert Prep: Advanced Reporting in Power BI

Taught by Emilio Melo
In this course, instructor Emilio Melo explores the skills necessary to pass the portion of the PL-300: Microsoft Power BI…

The Data Science Playbook for Private Equity and Venture Capital

Taught by Howard Friedman
Over the last few years, the field of data science has made rapid advances and spawned radical new shifts in…

Power BI Data Analyst Associate (PL-300) Cert Prep: Create Model Calculations Using DAX

Taught by Jermaine McDonald
The Power BI Data Analyst Associate certification is intended for data professionals who leverage Microsoft’s Power BI data tool. This…

Excel and ChatGPT: Data Analysis Power Tips

Taught by Chris Dutton
Data analytics revolutionized the way we work, and now, with the rise of artificial intelligence, data professionals have access to…

Sustainability Foundations: Core Concepts

Taught by Amy Luers
Solving the environmental crisis we’re in is a critically important topic for everyone to consider in life and at work,…

Cognitive Cities and the Future of Urban Living

Taught by Ian Khan
Cognitive cities are the future of urban development, offering new classes of living, new opportunities for sustainability, and new technologies…

Data Analytics for Pricing Analysts in Excel

Taught by Michael McDonald
Discover how to make smarter product pricing decisions that maximize your organization’s profits. In this course, instructor Michael McDonald goes…

Architecting Big Data Applications: Batch Mode Application Engineering

Taught by Kumaran Ponnambalam
Big data applications allow data scientists and analysts to acquire, store, manage, and use big data to generate more consistent,…

Excel Statistics Essential Training: 2

Taught by Eddie Davila
Data isn’t valuable until you figure out what the data actually mean. Statistics transforms data into meaningful information, enabling organizations…

Climate Change: A Top ESG Concern

Taught by Fulya Kocak Gin
Climate change lies at the heart of the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) approach to business. If you’re looking to…

Data Analyst Mindset: 10 Nontechnical Ways to Influence Decisions

Taught by Mico Yuk
Becoming a data analyst has never been easier: take a Python class and boom, you’re good to go, right? Not…

Introduction to Natural Resources

Taught by SDG Academy
How can we use natural resources responsibly? As we become more aware of how human actions impact our planet, this…

Natural Resources: Policies and Revenues

Taught by SDG Academy
In this course, dive into the policies and revenue management associated with natural resources. Explore challenges of extractive resource management,…

Sustainable Development and Well-being

Taught by SDG Academy
Did you know that you can incorporate the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) framework into your daily life? This course shows…

Climate Adaptation and the Cost of Inaction

Taught by Boston Consulting Group
How well will the world adapt to increasingly frequent extreme climate events? The answer depends on your leadership approach. To…

Digital Sustainability: How to Reduce Your Digital Footprint

Taught by Lorena Díaz Quijano
Are you looking to reduce your carbon footprint? Why not examine your digital footprint, too? In this course, instructor Lorena…

Sustainable Development Goals (SDG): Tech Solutions

Taught by Talal Gedeon
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a set of 17 global goals and 169 targets adopted by the United Nations…

34 Things to Know about Carbon and Climate

Taught by Seth Godin
The simple facts of climate change will surprise you. In this course, Seth Godin and a team of volunteer editors…

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.

Elaine Demos

Alumni Mentor
  • Boca Raton, FL
  • Real Estate Broker Sales Associate The Chad Carroll Group
  • Miami, FL
  • Environmental Consultant Independant Consultant

Alex Flores-Bonilla

Alumni Mentor
  • Miami, FL

Jose Diaz-Gonzalez

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

Casey McCormack

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

Daniel Bowater

Alumni Mentor
  • St. Louis, MO

majed altouq

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

Evan Sawan

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

Antonio J Lopez

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

Damon Stambolian

Alumni Mentor
  • Cape Canaveral, FL
  • Human Machine Systems NASA

Stephanie Gordon

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

Chase Hamann

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

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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