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Graduate Student Programs

 CV and Cover Letter Writing

Thursday, 1/23, 4-5:30 pm

Are you drafting your first CV or trying to revamp your existing one? Attend this workshop to learn about strategies for writing a unique and customized curriculum vitae and cover letter that will effectively market your skills and expertise.

Understanding the Academic Job Search
Wednesday, 2/5, 5-6 pm

Preparing for the academic job search can be a lengthy process that involves many stages. Attend this workshop to learn about the process of academic hiring and navigating the faculty search committee, as well as tips on how to prepare yourself for the process.

Converting a CV to a Resume

Tuesday, 3/4, 4-5 pm

Applying for a job outside of academia? Attend this workshop to learn about how to reformat, reorganize and enhance the content of your CV so that it meets the expectations of employers when applying for positions within industry.

Navigating the Industry Job Search
Monday, 3/17, 4-5 pm

Searching for job opportunities outside of the academy requires preparation, research and a lot of legwork. Attend this workshop to expand your knowledge of job search tools and resources, identify how you can market your knowledge and skills and build a solid job search strategy.

Graduate Panel Series: Career Opportunities in Academia & Industry - Communication
Date and time TBA


Careers in the field of communication may range from traditional academic or teaching positions to non-academic careers in industry. Join us for a panel discussion on the various career paths within the field of communication where you’ll have the opportunity to hear from UM faculty and other community members who will provide insight on their experiences in both academia and industry.

*All programs will be held at the Toppel Career Center Career Loft.

*RSVP on HireACane.

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