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“We love UM and can’t wait to come back to campus! We hired three amazing students last year and are looking for more.”

- Ms. Judy Gropper, Director of Talent & Recruitment Initiatives

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We’ve MOVED! The Toppel Career Center is at its new location: 5225 Ponce De Leon Blvd. We are located behind the Pavia Garage, off of Stanford Drive on Levante Avenue. We are so excited to welcome you to our brand new, state of the art space!


New Toppel Grand Opening BLOCK PARTY!
Wednesday, January 22nd @ 3-6pm at New Toppel

The Toppel Career Center invites you to its Block Party, to celebrate the opening of its new facilities, located at 5225 Ponce De Leon Blvd. (behind the Pavia Garage). There will be Tours, Food, DJ, Giveaways and MORE!


The Toppel Career Center has moved to its brand new building, located at 5225 Ponce De Leon Blvd., and is looking for outgoing, and well-spoken undergraduate students to work as Front Desk Student Assistants. Applicants must be energetic, sociable, and polite and be able to multi-task and deal with the public one-on-one. Responsibilities include greeting and welcoming all visitors, answering any inquiries, and working on special projects. Applicants must qualify for federal work study. Contact Lili Jimenez to apply and for more details.

The Toppel Career Center is looking for an energetic, outgoing, and well-spoken undergraduate students to represent the Toppel Career Center as Peer Advisors for the Spring 2014 Semester. Peer Advisors play a critical role in representing Toppel across campus by serving as the liaison between UM students and the Toppel Career Center. This is a leadership position through the Toppel Career Center. Applicants must qualify for federal work study. Contact Megan Morini for an application and more details.

Aspen Re America
Aspen Re America is a leading global insurance and reinsurance company. Their success is built on financial strength, the insight of their people and a customer-first philosophy. Apply today for their Graduate Trainee Program, a two-year position that prepares a recent college graduate for a career in the reinsurance field. For more information, contact Janice Egan and review their website.


Career Symposium
Wednesday, February 12, @ 12:00pm - 8:00pm.

The Toppel Career Center invites you to attend the 2014 Student & Alumni Career Symposium, which is a one-day conference that will provide you with invaluable career development experiences and networking opportunities with successful UM alumni and employers. Registration is now open, so please click here for an event breakdown and additional details.


Interviewing Skills Workshop, Presented by David Ong, Maximus
Tuesday, January 21, @ 6:00pm

Come hear tips and strategies from an employer recruiter and learn what recruiters are looking for during candidates interviews!

CV and Cover Letter Writing
Thursday, January 23, @4:00 - 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 (CV) and cover letter that will effectively market your skills and expertise. RSVP on HireACane.

Ins & Outs of Teaching English Abroad
Monday, January 27 @ 5:00 pm

Teaching English abroad is an excellent way to improve knowledge of a foreign language and gain valuable experience. Attend this program to learn about the potential of teaching English as a second language abroad. Information about some of the programs out there and paths people take for this amazing opportunity will be discussed.

*** All programs are held in the New Toppel Career Center (5225 Ponce De Leon Blvd., behind the Pavia Garage), unless otherwise noted.


OCR Resume Submission Deadlines:

1/22: RBC Capital Markets (Global Investment Banking Summer Analyst Program)
1/27: ChenMed (Technical Writer, Chen Medical Internship Program -Industrial Engineering & Finance – open to all majors, $18/hour)

If you would like to participate in on-campus recruiting (OCR) at the Toppel Career Center, remember that your résumé must be approved on HireACane by the résumé submission deadline.


1/24: IBM @ 12:30pm (IBM Leadership Development Program, all majors welcome)

All Infosessions will be held at the NEW Toppel Career Center unless indicated. More information about upcoming information sessions and breezeway tables can be found here.


The White House Office of Presidential Correspondence
Summer 2014 Associate Program – Deadline: January 31st, 2014

The Office of Presidential Correspondence facilitates an open dialogue between the President and the American people. The office’s mission is to listen to and understand the stories and concerns of the American people, and to connect the President with experiences and ideas from across the country. Associates serve a minimum of 30 hours per week in the Office of Presidential Correspondence. Interested applicants should send résumé and statement of interest here.


T3 Trading Group
Interested in making your way into the financial industry? Check out T3 Trading Group’s Proprietary Equity/Option Trader position on HireACane (Job ID 38181). Hurry and apply today, as the application deadline is February 8th!


Seeking to amplify its collaborative culture and cutting-edge technology, ChenMed is seeking all majors to fill its Finance, Industrial Engineer, and Technical Writer internship programs. Interns will have the opportunity to work on real project, while earning $18/hour. The deadline to apply is January 27th! Apply today on HireACane.

Kreps DeMaria (KD)
Kreps DeMaria Public Relations and Marketing Internship
Apply for this spring internship today! Interns will develop skills in media and community relations, social media, client management, crisis communications, branding, digital marketing, event planning and more! Founded in 1988, Kreps DeMaria (KD) is one of the leading, independently-owned public relations and marketing firms in Florida. Visit HireACane and search Job ID 38306.

Toppel Internship Program
Are you participating in an internship that requires academic credit? The Toppel Internship Program will provide you with that credit. Students must attend an orientation session to participate. Learn more about the Toppel Internship Program and view orientation dates on our website, HireACane.


Mayo Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program
Deadline for application: February 1, 2014

The Mayo Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program, sponsored by Mayo Graduate School, is a great way to build your skills as a young scientist or test your inclinations toward research. For more information, click here.
For more information on Toppel programs, please visit our web site at www.HireACane.com.

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