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This career circle is for any student who is interested in pursuing a career in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and/or Mathematics (STEM).

Join as many Career Circles as you want by updating your career interests on Handshake. Updating your career interests will allow you to receive the latest Circle updates. Check out more information about the Circles here.

Check out job and internship listings by major/career interests on the College of Arts & Sciences and Miami Herbert Business School websites 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.

7 Awesome UX Designer Resumes [Tips, Examples, & Templates]

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The user experience (UX) designer job of your dreams is within reach.

Whether you’ve just graduated or are climbing the ladder, you’ve worked hard for this moment. But before you can claim that well-earned title, you …

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3 Keys to Writing Cover Letters That Stand Out

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The Right Way to Include Your Work Experience on a Resume (With Examples)

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Featured Resources

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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.

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 …

Science Careers: Your Gateway to Professional Opportunities

Science Careers is an online platform dedicated to connecting professionals in the science industry with diverse job listings and resources.

GitHub | A Platform for Developers

GitHub is a development platform inspired by the way you work. Host and review code, manage projects, and build software …

TECHNOLOchicas

TECHNOLOchicas is a national initiative to raise awareness among young Latinas and their families about career opportunities and success stories …

Dice: Tech Job Platform

Dice is an online platform for exploring tech jobs. It simplifies the job search process by offering a wide range …

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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.

Introduction to MicroPython and Physical Computing

Taught by Robert Gallup
Python is one of the most popular and accessible programming languages, and MicroPython opens the world of hardware to Python…

Microsoft Cloud for Sustainability: ESG and the Future of Business

Taught by Fawad Qureshi
According to a recent study, the earth will be operating at 200% of its resource capacity by 2030, which is…

Advanced Cyber Threat Intelligence

Taught by Cybrary
Do you want to take your cyber threat intelligence skills to the next level so you can better protect your…

String Cleaning with pandas 2.0

Taught by Seth Berry
Cleaning strings is no easy task, but it’s important, necessary work. From basic find-and-replace operations to more complex regular expressions,…

How Infrastructure Works: The Systems Shaping Our World

Taught by Next Big Idea Club
Despite it being all around us, we rarely think about infrastructure—things like water and sewage, electricity, transportation, and telecommunications—until something…

Distributed Databases with Apache Ignite

Taught by Janani Ravi
Apache Ignite is an open source, distributed database and computing platform that delivers high performance, scalability, and durability for both…

Implementing the NIST Privacy Framework

Taught by Ronald Woerner
These days, a large-scale security breach seems to be an almost-daily occurrence. Standing in the balance is the personal information…

Coding Exercises: pandas

Taught by Harshit Tyagi
Want to test your pandas skills? These concise challenges let you stretch your brain and test your talents. Instructor Harshit…

Giving Computers Vision

Taught by Ben Sullins
In this audio-only course adapted from Ben Sullins’ Free the Data podcast, Ben talks to Dr. Satya Mallick about computer…

CompTIA Network+ (N10-008) Cert Prep: 5 Securing TCP/IP

Taught by Mike Meyers
This series prepares you for the CompTIA Network+ (N10-008) exam, one of the most important entry-level certifications in the IT…

NumPy Essential Training: 1 Foundations of NumPy

Taught by Terezija Semenski
NumPy provides Python with an elegant syntax and powerful array processing library. NumPy is the most useful and most powerful…

CompTIA Network+ (N10-008) Cert Prep: 4 Making TCP/IP Work

Taught by Mike Meyers
This series prepares you for the CompTIA Network+ (N10-008) exam, one of the most important entry-level certifications in the IT…

CompTIA Security+ (SY0-601) Cert Prep: Audio Review

Taught by Mike Chapple
In this audio-only course, instructor Mike Chapple reviews the material covered in the full CompTIA SY0-601 video course series. The…

CompTIA Project+ (PK0-004) Cert Prep: 1 Project Basics

Taught by ITProTV
The CompTIA Project+ certification can be an ideal fit if you’re an IT professional, particularly if you’re responsible for managing…

CompTIA Network+ (N10-008) Cert Prep: 6 Advanced IP Networking

Taught by Mike Meyers
This series prepares you for the CompTIA Network+ (N10-008) exam, one of the most important entry-level certifications in the IT…

CompTIA Network+ (N10-008) Cert Prep: 7 Wireless, Virtual, Cloud, and Data Center Networking

Taught by Mike Meyers
This series prepares you for the CompTIA Network+ (N10-008) exam, one of the most important entry-level certifications in the IT…

CompTIA Network+ (N10-008) Cert Prep: 8 Network Integration and Operation

Taught by Mike Meyers
This series prepares you for the CompTIA Network+ (N10-008) exam, one of the most important entry-level certifications in the IT…

AI Techniques for Networking

Taught by Ryan Hu
Join instructor Ryan Hu in this beginner-friendly course to gather comprehensive insights into AI and machine learning-driven techniques for networking.…

Bitbucket Pipelines for CI/CD

Taught by Michael Jenkins
To get the most out of this course, you should have an understanding of Git, Atlassian accounts, and Bitbucket basics.…

Data Visualization for Data Analysis and Analytics

Taught by Bill Shander
As a data analyst, you probably already know how to build visualizations and use tools like Excel and Tableau. This…

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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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.