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.

Is Energy a Good Career Path?

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10 Common Project Manager Interview Questions

As you’re preparing for your project manager interview, you may wonder what kinds of questions you’ll encounter outside of the typical “What is your greatest strength?” question. While there’s no way to predict exactly which questions the interviewer …

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20 Common Data Science Interview Questions

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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.

Advanced LLMOps: Deploying and Managing LLMs in Production

Taught by Soham Chatterjee
Cutting-edge artificial intelligence technologies are changing the world. But without proper deployment and management, your applications may never reach their…

A Beginner’s Guide to Public Cloud Options

Taught by David Linthicum
There are many public providers to choose from when it comes to cloud computing. So, how do you know which…

Boost Google Workspace Productivity with Gemini Side Panels

Taught by Nick Brazzi
Use the Gemini side panel to answer questions and analyze information in your Google Workspace. You can even reference multiple…

Complete Guide to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9

Taught by Grant McWilliams
Red Hat Enterprise Linux is one of the top enterprise Linux distributions. In this complete guide, Grant McWilliams—consultant, speaker, writer,…

Managing AI Security Risks with ISO 27001

Taught by Tino Šokić
This course offers a comprehensive journey into the intersection of ISO 27001 standards and artificial intelligence, focusing on the crucial…

Next-Level AI Capabilities in Anthropic’s Claude 3.5

Taught by Ray Villalobos
Anthropic’s Claude 3.5 introduces groundbreaking advancements in AI technology with some of the best performance in standard AI tests and…

Artificial General Intelligence: The Technology, Impact, and Ethics

Taught by Vilas Dhar
Even as we see the practical advancements that modern artificial intelligence is driving, a new curiosity is developing about what…

Protecting Your Network with Open-Source Software

Taught by Jungwoo Ryoo
Network protection is vital to organizations big and small, but it doesn’t have to be an expensive proposition. In this…

AI-Powered Presentations: Crafting Compelling PowerPoints with ChatGPT and Copilot

Taught by Camille Holden
Discover how to use generative AI tools like ChatGPT and Microsoft Copilot to create high-impact presentations quickly. Presentation designer Camille…

Ethical Hacking: System Hacking

Taught by Lisa Bock
Ethical hacking involves testing to see if an organization’s network is vulnerable to outside attacks. It’s one of the most…

Vector, Graph, and DynamoDB

Taught by Noah Gift
In this course, MLOps expert Noah Gift explores vector and graph databases, powerful tools for managing and extracting insights from…

ISO/IEC 42001:2023: Understanding and Implementing the Artificial Intelligence Management System (AIMS) Standard

Taught by Lyron Andrews
AI implementation and utilization are evolving and growing rapidly, but very few frameworks exist to provide guardrails or best practices…

TypeScript Design Patterns

Taught by Ademusoyo Awosika-Olumo
One of the most important components of programming is understanding how to choose from the many different algorithms and patterns…

Understanding and Implementing the NIST AI Risk Management Framework (RMF)

Taught by Lyron Andrews
AI seems to be on everyone’s minds these days. But while it can be helpful, AI poses serious risks, so…

Trauma-Informed Design

Taught by Carol F. Scott, PhD
If you want to upskill as a designer, you can’t overlook the importance of a trauma-informed approach. It can improve…

Practice Exam 2 for Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) (200-301)

Taught by Total Seminars
This practice exam is intended to help you prepare for the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification exam. After you…

Practice Exam 1 for Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) (200-301)

Taught by Total Seminars
This practice exam is intended to help you prepare for the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification exam. After you…

Responsible Generative AI and Local LLMs

Taught by Noah Gift
In this course, MLOps expert Noah Gift guides you through mastering the theory of Generative AI and using local LLMs…

Practice Exam 3 for Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) (200-301)

Taught by Total Seminars
This practice exam is intended to help you prepare for the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification exam. After you…

Practice Exam 4 for Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) (200-301)

Taught by Total Seminars
This practice exam is intended to help you prepare for the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification exam. After you…

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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.