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Business Analytics Major, Isabella Paez shares her experience with Cane2Cane

Isabella Paez is a current University of Miami student in her sophomore year majoring in Business Analytics. She joined the Cane2Cane mentorship platform to learn from others’ experiences and mistakes.

Here is what Isabella shared with us about her Cane2Cane …

By Keashla Marengo
Keashla Marengo Communication & Entertainment
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Political Science & History major, Sofia Hamilton shares her experience with Cane2Cane

Sofia Hamilton is a senior at the University of Miami with majors in Political Science and History, and minors in International Studies and Sociology. She currently serves as the Administrative Director of the business fraternity, Alpha Kappa Psi, and is …

By Keashla Marengo
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How to Pursue a Job in Entertainment

Are you dreaming of working in television or on-set? Or are you thinking about pursuing an internship or job in the music industry? This article provides 7 steps for you to take if you’re ready to pursue a job in entertainment.

By Keashla Marengo
Keashla Marengo Communication & Entertainment
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Featured Resources

The following career resources were selected to support alumni within this career community with their career needs.

Creative Head: Find Jobs in Video Games, Visual FX, Programming, Designer, & for Artists

Search for hundreds of jobs in video games, animation, VFX, and software/technology industries at CreativeHeads.net.

Freelance Writing Jobs in Journalism, Content, Copywriting, & Blogging Gigs

FreelanceWriting.com has delivered daily and real-time freelance writing jobs online for freelance beginners and experts.

JournalismJobs.com

JournalismJobs.com is the largest and most-visited resource for journalism jobs.

Animation World Network – Jobs

Animation World Network (AWN) offers the top jobs available in Animation.

New Scientist Jobs: Your Science Career Catalyst

New Scientist Jobs connects job seekers with opportunities in life sciences, biology, physics, astronomy, and chemistry, providing tailored services for …

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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.)

Featured Jobs

Thousands of job opportunities are posted on Handshake by employers specifically looking to hire University of Miami students and alumni. The following job opportunities were pulled from Handshake for your career community.

For thousands more opportunities, log into Handshake.

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 community. 

Cane2Cane Mentors

Cane2Cane is an exclusive community that connects UM students, alumni, and community members to close the gaps between college and careers. As an alum, you can join the community to network with other alumni and industry professionals on the platform and/or serve as a mentor to your fellow 'Canes.

  • Washington, DC
  • Graduate Research Assistant University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine
Meet William (Andrew) >

Marc Cutler

Alumni Mentor
  • Dublin, Ireland
  • Product Manager Fiserv
Meet Marc >

Nicole Sardina, MBA, MPH

Faculty & Staff Mentors
  • Miami, FL
  • Project Manager University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine
Meet Nicole >
  • Tax Expert Intuit
Meet Eleanora >

Fawn Perazzo

Alumni Mentor
  • Practice Lead Fortimize
Meet Fawn >

Lauren Behar

Alumni Mentor
  • Content and Acquisitions Manager NBCUniversal Media, LLC
Meet Lauren >
  • Orlando, FL
  • Business Development Manager Finastra
Meet Ashley N. >

Courtney Woodward

Alumni Mentor
  • Miramar, FL
  • Education Director Universal Technical Institute, Inc.
Meet Courtney >

Lisa Epstein

Alumni Mentor
  • Chicago, IL
  • Principal, Lee Elementary Chicago Public Schools
Meet Lisa >
  • Miami, FL
  • Environmental Consultant Independant Consultant
Meet Raisa >

Alex Flores-Bonilla

Alumni Mentor
  • Miami, FL
Meet Alex >

Eric Nicholas

Alumni Mentor
  • Miami, FL
  • Summer Intern Cardinal Intellectual Property
Meet Eric >

Join your fellow ‘Canes on Cane2Cane and share your career story!

JOBSCAN

The more effectively you can tailor your resume for a specific job, the better your chances are. Easily optimize your resume by completing a scan below. By scanning and comparing your resume versus any job description Jobscan will give you an instant analysis of how well your resume is tailored for a particular job and how it can be even better optimized for an applicant tracking system (ATS). To start, paste in the text of your resume then paste the text of the job posting you’re interested in, and press Scan.