Faculty & Staff Engagement Hub

The Toppel Career Center has a variety of engagement options for faculty and staff to work together to support students in their career journeys. Join the Career Champions Network and review the Faculty Toolkit for additional ideas on how we can partner in the career education of students. On this page, you will also find key career resources and events for students at the U.

For students seeking career support and guidance from Toppel, please refer them to our drop-in career coaching hours.

Career Champions Network

Through a series of interactive workshops, faculty and staff will feel more prepared to assist students with their career development.


Faculty Toolkit

Provides an overview of Toppel and Career Readiness, a Faculty Engagement menu, a student email template, and syllabus/assignment examples.

Workshop Request

Why cancel class when you can rely on us? Dedicated Toppel staff are available to present to your class and programs on a variety of career-related topics.


Faculty & Staff Consultation Request

Faculty & Staff can meet with Toppel to discuss their curriculum or programming ideas, goals, and needs for supporting their students.

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Resources for Faculty & Staff

In this section, you will find selected resources supporting faculty and staff at the University interested in staying up-to-date with career events, integrating career readiness into their coursework, and learning about where our graduating students have launched their careers.

Top Career Resources for Students

In this section, you will find the top resources offered to students by the Toppel Career Center. Click on View All Top Resources for a full list.

Toppel Highlights

Faculty & Staff Mentors on Cane2Cane

Cane2Cane is a career and mentorship network coordinated by the University of Miami’s Toppel Career Center. The Cane2Cane mission is to connect students and alumni with a community of industry professionals (alumni, faculty & staff, and friends of the University) for opportunities to explore career paths, prepare for the workplace, and establish new connections in their network. 

Magda Aldousany

Faculty & Staff Mentors
  • Program Director Athletic Training University of Miami
Meet Magda >

Nicole Altenberg

Faculty & Staff Mentors
  • Research Associate University of Miami
Meet Nicole >

Joaquin Ramos

Faculty & Staff Mentors
  • Assistant Director University of Miami Herbert
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Jeffrey Ally

Faculty & Staff Mentors
  • Junior DevOps Engineer Strategio
Meet Jeffrey >

Liam Anderson

Faculty & Staff Mentors
  • Director of Experiential Learning University of Miami
Meet Liam >

Stacy Monroe

Faculty & Staff Mentors
  • Asst. VP, Compensation & Performance University of Miami
Meet Stacy >

Erika Liberus

Faculty & Staff Mentors
  • Director, Prestigious Awards and Fellowships University of Miami
Meet Erika >

Camila Tormo

Faculty & Staff Mentors
  • Sr. Program Coordinator University of Miami
Meet Camila >

Ashley Williams

Faculty & Staff Mentors
  • Communications Manager University of Miami
Meet Ashley >

MaryEllen Becher

Faculty & Staff Mentors
  • Development Officer University of Miami
Meet MaryEllen >

Javier Paredes

Faculty & Staff Mentors
  • Sr. Clinical Research Assistant University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Meet Javier >

Mayda Herrera

Faculty & Staff Mentors
  • System Administrator University of Miami
Meet Mayda >

Join the Cane2Cane Community to become a Faculty & Staff mentor. Through the platform, you can also connect with other professionals (alumni, faculty & staff, and friends of the U) across 60+ industries for networking and guest speaking opportunities.

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.)

Career & Industry Guides

Vault offers comprehensive industry and career guides that provide insights into industry work life and advice for students on kickstarting their careers. You and your students can access 170+ guides on our Custom Career Content site to help them explore career paths and gain valuable information that will help them make informed career decisions. To explore guides for a specific career circle, click on View All Guides and apply the relevant filters.

Interested in integrating career and industry guides into your coursework, programs, or career conversations? Consult with us!

Skill Building with LinkedIn Learning

Access and explore on-demand LinkedIn Learning content (courses and videos) that can help your students identify and build skills needed to be successful in their future careers. Students can find relevant LinkedIn Learning content featured for their career circles.

Accessible Layout for the Web

Taught by Gift Egwuenu
Accessibility is an important, but often overlooked, aspect of web development. Developers need to create websites that are accessible to…

Azure AI Engineer Associate (AI-102) Cert Prep: Implement Computer Vision Solutions

Taught by Matt Eland
The Microsoft AI-102 certification demonstrates your expertise in designing, developing, and implementing Azure AI solutions. The exam requires that candidates…

How to Break Bad Habits (When You Don’t Know They’re Bad)

Taught by Madecraft
Breaking bad habits is hard enough—they’re habits for a reason, after all—but breaking bad habits that you don’t even realize…

Prometheus Essential Training

Taught by Opeyemi Onikute
Prometheus is one of the most widely used, open-source monitoring systems in the industry. However, knowledge about how to use…

Become an AI-Powered Manager

Taught by Ashley Herd
Did you know that you can leverage generative AI to manage your team more effectively and efficiently? In this course,…

React with Styled Components

Taught by Julia Dyck
Are you looking to build dynamic and powerful web applications with react? This hands-on introductory course on React and styled…

Python Data Structures: Linked Lists

Taught by Ryan Mitchell
In this course, get an introduction to linked lists, a popular and useful dynamic Python data structure. Instructor Ryan Mitchell…

No-Code Generative AI for Business Professionals

Taught by Sudha Jamthe
In this course, Sudha Jamthe—technology futurist and generative AI author—teaches you how to build generative AI products for business. Because…

React: Using TypeScript

Taught by Emmanuel Henri
TypeScript offers developers a more structured approach to JavaScript application development, and is a natural fit for the build processes…

Optimizing Your Candidate Outreach Strategy

Taught by Stacy Zapar
In today’s competitive talent market, finding candidates is not enough. Talent is constantly bombarded by recruiter messaging. So how do…

Python for Marketing

Taught by Madecraft
Take your marketing analytics to the next level with Python. The features that make Python so useful for data scientists…

Practice Exam for PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)®

Taught by LinkedIn Learning Instructors
This practice exam is intended to help you prepare for the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® certification exam. After you…

Basics of generative artificial intelligence (Beta)

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

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…

How to develop emotional intelligence (Beta)

Taught by Lorena Díaz Quijano
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…

Business development: Strategic planning (Beta)

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

Occupational Safety and Health: Fire and Emergency Preparedness

Taught by Jim Rogers
Fires are a potential hazard in many different types of workplaces. Whether you’re a construction worker, a lab employee, a…

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,…

Hands-On Introduction: Ruby on Rails

Taught by David Morales
In this course, David Morales, a web developer and technical instructor, gives you the tools and knowledge that you need…

LinkedIn Learning is free for University of Miami students, faculty, and staff. You must have a CaneID to access LinkedIn Learning

Skill Building Through Virtual Experience Programs

This section features virtual experience programs and projects from the Forage platform aimed to help students build valuable career skills and get a taste of different industries via short-term, real-world experiences created by top companies across the globe. Take a look at the Forage Catalog to learn more. Click on "View All Experiences" to view all experiences featured across the 10 Career Circles for Students.

Interested in integrating any of these experiences into your coursework or programs? Check out this guide and consult with us!