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Networking

As the top job search method, networking should play a central role in any job search. University of Miami alumni have a number of opportunities to network through the Toppel Career Center, the UM Alumni Association, and in their local communities. Take advantage of these opportunities to find a job or for your personal career development.

UM graduates end up working all over the world in a diverse set of industries – explore their profiles on LinkedIn!

Toppel Career Center

  • Career Expos & Fairs - Employers from all over the country come to UM to recruit students and alumni for full time and internship positions.
  • Employer Information Sessions - These sessions are designed for students and alumni to learn about the organization and available positions. Click HERE for a list of upcoming employer infosessions.

Alumni Association

  • Alumni Association Website
  • CaneConnections- Connect with alumni across the country through our online networking service offered within 'Cane Connections, or sign up to be a career network volunteer and provide advice to fellow alumni.
  • Alumni Clubs- In more than 30 cities nationally and worldwide, the University of Miami Alumni Association charters alumni clubs and contacts to reach out to University of Miami alumni, families, and friends and keep that green and orange bond alive!

Other

  • Professional Associations- Most career fields have a professional association composed of employers, professionals and individuals that have an interest in networking within their career field. The website of a professional association may have job listings, current events in the field, conferences, and other networking events designed to connect individuals in the field. A sample of associations can be found at the following website: CareerLinks
  • Local Business Journals - become familiar with the business climate where you live or where you are thinking of re-locating by subscribing to the local business journal.
  • Chambers of Commerce Your local chamber of commerce is an excellent way to become involved in the community, obtain employment information, and attend networking functions. Use the following on-line directory to locate your local chamber of commerce.

    If you know of an excellent networking resource that you would like to share with fellow alums by having it posted on our website, please email Esther Lamarre at elamarre@miami.edu.
 
Toppel Career Center
 
Physical Address:
5225 Ponce De Leon Blvd.
Coral Gables, FL 33146
Phone: 305-284-5451
Fax: 305-284-3668
Mailing Address:
PO Box 249175
Coral Gables, FL 33124-5610