Healthcare & Life Sciences

This career circle is for any student who is interested in pursuing a career in the fields of Healthcare and/or the Life Sciences.

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Check out job and internship listings by major/career interests on the School of Nursing and Health Studies 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.

Curious About Current Pharmacist Roles in Pharma?

Uncover the diverse career paths available to pharmacists in the pharmaceutical industry in this article, from medical communication to sales, and discover how to expand your professional horizons beyond traditional pharmacy practice.

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Discover Thriving Career Paths for Medical Doctors in Life Sciences

Wondering about the various career paths for medical doctors in the life sciences sector? Dive into this article exploring 10 roles, from clinical research to regulatory affairs, providing diverse opportunities beyond traditional practice and contributing to significant advancements in patient …

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Exploring 7 Dynamic Career Paths Shaping Global Health

Wondering how you can make a difference in global health? Discover seven dynamic career paths in this insightful article, ranging from addressing healthcare as a global humanitarian issue to policy analysis and medical services management.

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Featured Resources

The following resources were selected for your career circle. 

MMI Interview: The Ultimate Guide (150 Sample Questions Included)

Learn how to answer different types of MMI interview questions. Plus, access a list of medical schools that use MMI.

Visible Body: Interactive 3D Anatomy

Visible Body offers interactive 3D anatomy solutions with fully dissectible models, animations, and simulations, alongside flashcards, quizzes, and biology/anatomy videos.

Healthcare eCareers Hub

Health eCareers connects healthcare professionals with career opportunities and resources like job boards, news, and salary insights, exclusively for recruiters, …

The Student Doctor Network

Student Doctor Network is helping build a diverse doctor workforce by providing a wide range of free resources to help …

BioSpace: Your Gateway to the Life Sciences Industry

BioSpace is the go-to digital platform for life science news and job opportunities, connecting innovative organizations with skilled professionals worldwide.

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

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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.

Building Rapport with Customers

Taught by Myra Golden
Make every customer interaction meaningful by building real human connections. In this course, customer service expert Myra Golden shares simple…

SQL Server Management Enabled by Azure Arc

Taught by Ben Weissman
Hybrid Computing is becoming the standard for many, if not most, organizations. This course provides guidance on developing the skills…

Build Your CX Technology Stack

Taught by Blake Morgan
Many companies have haphazard technology stacks, with many disparate systems that are cobbled together. But between rising customer expectations, lightning-fast…

Service Excellence: How to Exceed Expectations Every Time

Taught by Michael Kerr
Exceed customer expectations with Michael Kerr’s expert strategies for creating a standout service culture. In this course, Michael shares how…

Data Pipeline Automation with GitHub Actions Using R and Python

Taught by Rami Krispin
In this course, learn how to set up workflows on GitHub Actions to automate processes with both R and Python.…

Championing the Customer in Everything You Do

Taught by Brad Cleveland
Most people agree that focusing on customers is extremely important, but how do you actually deliver an experience that customers…

Customer Service Strategy

Taught by Brad Cleveland
Given fast-evolving customer expectations, every organization needs an effective customer service strategy to guide operations and decisions. Your service strategy…

Serving Customers Using Social Media

Taught by Leslie O'Flahavan
Using social media to serve customers is an artform. When you reply to one customer, thousands can read your response.…

The Service Mindset: Enhancing Your Customer-Centric Skills

Taught by Robbie Kellman Baxter
In this course, develop your skills to adopt a customer-centric mindset that drives business growth. Expert Robbie Kellman Baxter teaches…

How to Create Great Customer Experiences

Taught by Sam Stern
Creating exceptional customer experiences is a vital goal for every company. In this course, customer experience (CX) expert Sam Stern…

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…

Onboard New Customers for Loyalty, Engagement, and Expansion

Taught by Robbie Kellman Baxter
Developing a successful customer onboarding process is essential to maximizing business value. It ensures you focus on building loyalty, engagement,…

MySQL Installation and Configuration

Taught by Bill Weinman
In this beginner-friendly course, Bill Weinman—tech advocate, entrepreneur, and programming expert—guides you through the full process of installing and configuring…

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…

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…

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…

Hands-On Data Science using SQL, Tableau, Python, and Spark

Taught by Ben Sullins
Looking to expand your technical know-how on the world’s most widely used data science platforms? In this course, join instructor…

Move into a Customer Success Career

Taught by Robbie Kellman Baxter
Map a path from your current customer-facing support role into the lucrative and mobile career in customer success! As a…

Customer Service for Any Sector: Tips from a Hospitality Expert

Taught by Sara Odorisio
Imagine if you could make your customers feel like they’re in a five-star hotel or a Michelin Star restaurant when…

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.

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.

  • Washington, DC
  • Graduate Research Assistant University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine
Meet William (Andrew) >
  • Tax Expert Intuit
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Alex Flores-Bonilla

Alumni Mentor
  • Miami, FL
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  • Augusta, GA
  • Human Resources Business Partner / Manager Amazon
Meet Deen >

Robert Earl

Community Mentor
  • New York, NY
  • Pastor Shekinah Glory Worship Center
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Eric Golnick

Alumni Mentor
  • Washington DC-Baltimore Area, DC
  • Principal Brothers Golnick Productions
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Ana Leal Doreste

Alumni Mentor
  • Miami, FL
  • Lab Assistant MediPath Pathology Services
Meet Ana >

Zhen Chan

Alumni Mentor
  • New York, NY
  • Pediatrician NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
Meet Zhen >
  • Seattle, WA
  • Scientist EcoAdapt
Meet Kathryn >

Anne Oliver

Alumni Mentor
  • Miami, FL
  • Care Partner Galen Hope Holdings, LLC
Meet Anne >

Ian Newman

Alumni Mentor
  • San Diego, CA
  • Graduate Student Scripps Research
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Keegan Gibson

Alumni Mentor
  • New York, NY
  • Technology Consultant EY
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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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