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Alysha Gomes
Peer Advisor

Alysha Gomes is currently a sophomore, majoring in Psychology on the Pre-Medical track. She grew up in Acushnet, Massachusetts, south of Boston; however her family is from Anchorage, Alaska. She is a sister of Kappa Kappa Gamma where she assists in PR and event planning. Alysha has worked as a preschool teacher and camp counselor and loves children. She hopes to attend medical school and work at a teaching hospital.

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Let’s Snack at Toppel! – Pre-law Session on LSAT Prep
Tuesday, March 4@ 6:00pm – 7:00pm – at the Toppel Career Center
Want to go to Law School? Studying for the LSAT? Come enjoy free pizza and snacks, while getting your questions answered from a perfect 18 0 LSAT scorer and author of THE 180 LSAT STATE OF MIND course, Mr. Brandon Cohen, a UM Law Alumnus. Register on HireACane or e-mail Eddy Cruz, if you have any questions.


Healthcare Networking Night
Monday, March 24th @ 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Toppel Career Center, Career Reflections Courtyard
This evening networking reception is your opportunity to meet and connect with employers in medicine, nursing, health sciences, research and healthcare. Professional dress is required and refreshments will be served.

Architecture Career Fair
Thursday, April 3 @ 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Bank United Center, Hurricane 100 Room

The Architecture Career Fair is specially designed for University of Miami students and alumni to meet and network with firms looking to hire Architecture majors for internships and full-time positions. All Architecture majors are encouraged to attend, regardless of their level. Come prepared with your Cane ID and several copies of your résumé. Professional dress is required for entrance.


Converting a CV to a Résumé
Tuesday, March 4 @ 4:00pm – 5:00 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.

Exploring Internships – Pre-Health
Wednesday, March 5 @ 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Interested in getting into the health field? Come learn tips and advice from fellow students who have already gotten an internship in the field and learn how you can find an internship of your own!

Rules of the Résumé in 2 Easy Steps
Tuesday, March 18 @ 1:00pm – 2:00pm
A high-quality résumé can effectively sell your skills to any organization! This program will teach you what essential components to include, how to format your résumé, and how to create outstanding accomplishment statements.

5 Tips to Creating Professional Cover Letters
Wednesday, March 19 @ 11:00am – 12:00pm
Come learn some valuable tips on how to create a cover letter that will make you stand out as an applicant!

8 Steps to Acing the Interview
Wednesday, March 19, @ 1:30pm – 2:30pm
Come hear tips and strategies from an employer recruiter and learn what recruiters are looking for during candidates’ interviews!

Exploring Internships – Communication
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 @ 5:00pm – 6:00pm
Interested in getting into the communication industry? Come learn tips and advice from fellow students who have already gotten an internship in the field and learn how you can find an internship of your own!

Earth, Water, Air, And Fire: A Career In The Natural Sciences
Wednesday, March 19, @ 6:30 pm – 7:30pm
Your goal is to understand the universe. But, how can you turn this goal into a career? Listen to professionals in the natural sciences talk about their paths into the field and provide tips for getting started.

Navigating Your Summer Internship As An International Student
Monday, March 24, @ 4:30 pm – 5:30pm
As International Students, you must follow certain processes and procedures when obtaining internships, as well as taking steps to maximize your internship overall experience. Learn some of the basics about CPT, getting oriented at your internship site, and making the most of your U.S. internship experience.

Leveraging Social Media for Your Job Search
Tuesday, March 25 @ 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Are you on the different social media platforms but have no idea how to effectively use it? Toppel can help! Attend ‘Leveraging Social Media for the Job Search’ to learn how to effectively use the different social media platforms for networking, job searches, and much more. You won’t want to miss this!

From College To Career: The Transition To The Real World
Tuesday, March 25, @ 4:30 pm – 5:30pm
Presenters will discuss how to transition from college to the working world. The session will focus on preparing for your first 100 days, identifying and utilizing benefits available to you, and planning for the long term career success. This will be an open forum where attendees will be able to ask any questions about transitioning into the real world.

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


3/05: BLOOMINGDALE’S @ 12:30pm

Join Bloomingdale's executives to learn about their Executive Development Program (EDP)! EDP is the first step in developing your leadership skills to successfully manage a multi-million dollar business. Their developmental curriculum provides the skills and confidence needed for you to lead a team of professionals in their stores. As an EDP, you will serve as a selling leader to cultivate a team that is intuitively responsive to the needs of their upscale clientele. Lunch will be provided.

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


Department of State, Foreign Service General Services Officer
General Services Officers serve at U.S. embassies and consulates worldwide. Candidates must agree not only to serve at any U.S. diplomatic or consulate post abroad, but also at the Department of State in Washington, D.C., in New York at the United States Mission to the United Nations, and at the Florida Regional Service Center in Ft. Lauderdale, according to the needs of the Foreign Service. The deadline to submit completed applications is March 12, 2015. More information can be found here; start the Gateway to State online application process here.

Femwell Group Health
Interested in getting into marketing and business development? Check out the Marketing Specialist with Femwell Group Health on HireACane, under Job ID 38871. You will be able to access more information and apply for the position by March 31st! Be sure to include a writing sample, as the position requires one from all applicants.


Paid Internship with Rose Capital Advisors
Boutique Family Office/Wealth Advisory Firm looking to hire intern(s) with knowledge and understanding of the wealth management industry, including financial markets. Applicants should be Business, Finance, Economics or Accounting majors with proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and popular social media platforms. Apply on HireACane, Job ID 39050.

MTU Onsite Energy Corp
MTU Onsite Energy Corp is searching for a Power Stations Intern. This position will work with various staff to become familiar with the Onsite Energy Department/Power Stations and to pursue market research activities, as well as assist with day-to-day operations. To learn more about this paid opportunity, search Job ID 39073 on HireACane.

The City of Opa Locka
The City of Opa Locka currently has several openings for interns to work directly with City Commissioners with their performance of daily functions. Specific projects and responsibilities will be determined upon beginning the internship. This is a great opportunity for Political Science, Social Services or Business Administration majors. To apply, search Job ID 39080 on HireACane.

Summer 2014 LIVE. LEARN. INTERN.
Deadline for application: March 18, 2014
Do you have plans yet for this summer? Make an impact by living and working for two months in Washington, DC! Set yourself apart when it comes time to find your first job after graduation by interning in public policy, international affairs, journalism or another top field. You will maximize y our time this summer by also taking courses for 6 transferable credits from George Mason University, from June 7 – August 1, 2014. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until March 18. To learn more about the programs and to begin an online application, please visit here. Contact The Fund for American Studies directly at 202.986.0384 with questions.
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