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.

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.

Consultation Request

Meet with a Toppel staff member to discuss your ideas, goals, and needs. Use the button below to submit a consultation request form.

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.

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. 

John Soto

Faculty & Staff Mentors
  • Web Developer University of Miami

Jacqueline Yi

Faculty & Staff Mentors
  • Doctoral Intern UM Counseling Center

Nhung Tran

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

Shayla King Pierre,M.S

Faculty & Staff Mentors
  • Florida, USA
  • Senior Program Coordinator, Service & Engagement University of Miami

Vallerie Felix

Faculty & Staff Mentors
  • Miami, FL

Earika Cenord

Faculty & Staff Mentors

Tamara Zishuk

Faculty & Staff Mentors
  • Miami, FL
  • Director of Strategic Initiatives University of Miami Hillel

Scott Brown

Faculty & Staff Mentors
  • Research Associate Professor University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine

Stephanie Nunez Capellan

Faculty & Staff Mentors
  • Miami, FL
  • Assistant Director, Multicultural Student Affairs University of Miami

Adam Kabuka

Faculty & Staff Mentors

Amanda Valdespino

Faculty & Staff Mentors

Deukwoo Kwon

Faculty & Staff Mentors
  • Miami, FL
  • Research Assistant Professor University of Miami

Join the Cane2Cane Community to become a Faculty & Staff mentor.

Labor Market InsightsIn partnership withLightcast logo

Are you looking to use real-time labor 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

Firsthand 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!

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!