STEM

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.

Discover the Newest Employment Opportunities in the Science Stream

Unlock the door to prosperous careers in science! Explore Science stream jobs in this article with salary, revealing high-paying opportunities that ensure not just financial rewards, but also a path to rapid advancement.

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Exploring Different Cloud Computing Careers: Which One Is Right for You?

With the increased demand for remote data access, cloud computing skills continue to be highly marketable. The cloud offers agile and flexible access to data for companies that seek to use advanced AI, machine learning, and IoT technologies.

Cloud computing …

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Explore Trending STEM Opportunities

Curious about the future of STEM careers? Dive into insights from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Handbook. Oak Ridge Institute experts offer a brief on the outlook, education, and earnings for vital STEM roles.

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Featured Resources

The following resources were selected for your career circle. 

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.

Collaborating with SharePoint and Teams

Taught by Gini von Courter
In this course, author and instructor Gini von Courter dives into the essentials of SharePoint Online, demonstrating how to effectively…

Secure Development, Programming, and Coding with Veracode

Taught by Cybrary
Learn about important secure coding methodologies including CRLF injection, directory traversal, information leakage, open redirects, OS command injection, SQL injection…

Exploring and Selecting PHP Frameworks

Taught by Gary Kovar
With so many excellent PHP frameworks available, how do you identify the best framework for you? In this practical course…

pandas Essential Training

Taught by Jonathan Fernandes
pandas is an open-source data analysis library that provides high-performance, easy-to-use data structures, and data analysis tools for Python. In…

How GPT-4o and Google Gemini Could Transform Your Business: A Conversation with Conor Grennan

Taught by Ashley Kennedy
Tech leaders OpenAI and Google are revolutionizing the world of voice assistants with the release of GPT-4o and updates to…

Agile Teams in the Age of AI

Taught by Doug Rose
The age of AI has begun. Many people fear or dream of working with intelligent machines. But a quieter revolution…

Semantic Kernel in Action: Fundamentals

Taught by Jose Latorre
As AI becomes increasingly important in software development, Semantic Kernel offers a powerful tool for .NET developers to create, orchestrate,…

Getting Started with Python Object Oriented Programming: A Hands-On Approach

Taught by Robin Andrews
Are you looking to get started with Python object-oriented programming, but not sure where to begin? This course covers everything…

Microsoft 365 Copilot Quick Tips

Taught by Heather Severino
Did you know that Copilot for Microsoft 365 can help to speed up your workflow by allowing you to create,…

Marketing Tools: How to Leverage AI Tools to Transform Your Marketing

Taught by Anson Alexander
Marketing technology landscapes evolve at breakneck speeds, but the latest wave of AI-driven solutions has the potential to truly transform…

International SEO

Taught by David Booth
Optimizing for organic search across languages and regions can help to improve global search visibility as well as accomplish your…

AI Applications in Healthcare: A Conversation with Dr. Matthew Lungren

Taught by Ashley Kennedy
Healthcare providers and patients alike will find tremendous value in this interview-based course on AI-driven healthcare, featuring a conversation with…

Applied Machine Learning: Foundations

Taught by Matt Harrison
AI models are transforming the workplace. Knowing what’s going behind those models can help you apply machine learning (ML) techniques…

Learning Jira (Datacenter Edition)

Taught by Rachel Wright
Jira is for task tracking, request tracking, and project management. As organizations continue to adopt digital technology, more and more…

Using Lightweight AI with Small Language Models

Taught by Morten Rand-Hendriksen
Large language models like GPT, Llama, and Gemini are powerful, but that power comes at the cost of speed, efficiency,…

Low Code/No-Code Data Literacy with KNIME: From Basic to Advanced

Taught by KNIME AG Licensor
Low-code/no-code data analytics tools have been instrumental in enabling the transition from manual, code-heavy, and resource-intensive environments to an automated,…

TLS for Beginners: Securing Network Communications

Taught by Daniel Lachance
Transport Layer Security (TLS) provides the backbone of securing Intranet and Internet network communications through encryption and authentication. In this…

Azure Administration: Tips and Tricks

Taught by David Elfassy
Are you looking to get the most out of your Azure deployment? Join instructor David Elfassy in this course as…

Natural Language Processing with ML.NET by Microsoft Press

Taught by Carlotta Castelluccio
In today’s world, machine learning is everywhere. We use ML-empowered applications every day—when choosing the next TV series to watch…

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…

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.

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 >

Courtney Woodward

Alumni Mentor
  • Miramar, FL
  • Education Director Universal Technical Institute, Inc.
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  • Miami, FL
  • Environmental Consultant Independant Consultant
Meet Raisa >

Alex Flores-Bonilla

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

Abdelazim ElToukhy

Alumni Mentor
  • Dubai - United Arab Emirates
  • Programmatic Consultant, International Expansion Amazon
Meet Abdelazim >

Jimmy Escobar

Alumni Mentor
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Vice President - Practice Director Robert Half
Meet Jimmy >

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 >

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!  

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.