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Finding the perfect job means making connections. The Center of Career Exploration and Success has the tools to help you make connections as well as introducing you to opportunities such as gigs, research, and internships.

Ways to Connect

The Center for Career Exploration and Success provides multiple ways for students to connect with potential employers and Miami alumni.


Miami University's online job/internship board and Career Center hub for programming and events such as Career Fairs or employer networking panels.

Alumni Connect

An online networking tool for you to network with alumni who mayprovide career, academic and life advice or offer industry mentorship.

Parker Dewey Gigs

Gigs are short-term, paid opportunities which can help you gain experience and skills. Gigs can help you move towards your career goals.

Job or Internship Search

When beginning a job or internship search, at any point in your career journey, be sure to update and refine your job-search tools. This is best done in conjunction with your professional Career Advisor or through a drop-in resume review with a Peer Career Coach.

Search for opportunities using Handshake, job boards and employer websites. Networking via job shadowing, career treks, LinkedIn and Alumni Connect will aide in building relationships that could lead to additional opportunities.

What makes a great application?

  • A detailed and updated resume.
  • Clear connection to your academic learning and future career aspirations.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the internship work, research opportunity, community organization etc.

Center for Career Exploration and Success

45 Armstrong Center
550 E. Spring Street
Oxford, OH 45056