Career Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer with Alumni

Post Jobs for UM Alumni: Create an employer account on Handshake. You can also post jobs for verified alumni by joining the UM Alumni Association LinkedIn group.

Speak at Professional Events: Are you a coach or an expert in your field? To raise your hand to speak at an upcoming virtual or in-person career event, email

For more information about how to become a career volunteer for UM alumni, contact Sarah Seavey, Director of Alumni Career Services at (305) 284-4492 or

Volunteer with Students

Interested in helping current students learn more about the professional world and explore their career options? There’s a variety of meaningful ways for you to volunteer directly with the Toppel Career Center on campus and make an impact on University of Miami students.

Coffee Chats: Reserve a table in the school of your choice for the opportunity to speak to students in between classes.

Employer Practice Interviews & Critiques – EPIC (September and February): Volunteer for a full or half day to critique resumes or conduct practice interviews with students.

Co-Present or Host a Program: Choose from pre-planned programs or propose a topic to present to students.

Industry Meet-Ups: Specific to industry, these allow concentration on specific disciplines and candidate pools.

Posting Jobs and Internships: Use Handshake (online system) to attract top talent to your organization.

UShadow: Host a student and demonstrate what a typical workday is like in a career field of your interest.

U in the City (annual event in May): Network with recent and seasoned alumni over happy hour.

Career Crawl Host (Fee-based): Career Crawls are immersive trips that allow students to explore career paths and connect with that city's UM community through employer site visits, receptions with alumni, and more.

Career Expo (Fee-based): Come promote your company and any open internship or full-time opportunities.

Lunch and Learn (Fee-based): Host a lunch with a select group of students and specify criteria by which students qualify to apply.

For more information about volunteering with students, contact Alicia Rodriguez in the Toppel Career Center at or (305) 284-1819.