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February 13, 2023


Meet Paulina Padilla, a senior Industrial Engineering major. She is the Vice-President of Professional Development for UM's Institute of Industrial and System Engineers (IISE) chapter and works as a Launchpad consultant on campus!

This past summer, she interned at Citi as a Wealth Management Summer Analyst in the LATAM Wealth Management division. She was able to develop her financial skills and also had the opportunity to partner with professionals to deliver tailored and robust solutions to Latin American clients. She states that she had a great experience getting to learn from some of the best professionals in the industry while at the same time fostering relationships with them in a culturally diverse environment.

She says that Toppel helped her a lot throughout her career development since she took advantage of their services and got her resume reviewed several times as well as participated in mock interviews.

Piece of Advice:

“Everything will fall into place, don't overthink or get worried about the future. Take advantage of all the resources that are provided at the U!”


Mutual of Omaha Information Session: What is a Financial Advisor @ 3 PM
HBS Information Session @ 4 PM
Career Conversation with Trillium @ 3:30 PM
Kimley-Horn Meet & Greet/Project Highlight @ 7 PM
Citi Firmwide Information Session @ 5:30 PM


KPMG RISE Leadership Institute

Rise Leadership Institute is a multi-day leadership program, that provides career development and networking opportunities to students. The program will take place July 19 – 22 at KPMG Lakehouse in Orlando, FL, and includes multi-day leadership conferences, a unique leader development program, and a variety of scholarship & career opportunities!

To be eligible you should be a freshman or sophomore pursuing accounting, finance, engineering, technology, or a related major and currently authorized to work in the United States. And you must identify as a BIPOC, veteran, person with a disability, LGBTQ, and/or first-generation college student.

If you would like to apply, please complete the application with a short video essay to be considered for the program, the deadline is March 1, 2023.


Searching for Jobs By Salary Range

When it comes to your job search, it’s good to know how much an employer is willing to pay you so you don’t get a lower offer during the salary negotiation process. Handshake has made that aspect of the job search more transparent by implementing certain filters you can apply when searching for jobs on Handshake.

All you have to do is click on the filters tab and scroll down till you see “pay” and then you can click on the “paid” tab, as well as the “includes estimated pay” box. This will then show you all the jobs that have an estimated pay range for the opportunity they’re offering.

This is helpful not only because it saves you the time of finding a job that will pay you exactly what you want, but you can also look at the posting and compare it with the average salary of that title so you'll be more equipped in proposing a solid argument on why you deserve more money! If you’d like to learn more about salary negotiation, check out this article.


Universum Career Test

Is finding an internship or a full-time job part of your 2023 New Year’s resolution? Take the 2023 Universum Test to discover your Career Type and identify employers that fit your profile! It's quick & easy, and your opinions will be heard by your ideal employers. By taking the Universum Career Test you will be:

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to make your voice heard and to learn more about your strengths, opportunities for growth, and suggested companies that best match your personality so click here to take the Test!


Internship Opportunities

Job Postings

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program

Toppel Spotlight

Summer Internship in Cardiovascular Research
University of Louisville

Research Experience for Undergraduate Internships
MOTE Marine Laboratory & Aquarium

2023 Insurance Operations Intern
Global Atlantic Financial Group

Intern - General Counsel
U.S. Election Assistance Commission

H&R Block
Human Resources/Total Rewards Intern; Benefits & Compensation

Writer Intern (Summer 2023)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Computer Science Intern - Summer 2023 (Hybrid or Remote Work Schedule)
Freddie Mac

Culinary Leadership Internship - Boston Harbor City Cruises
City Experiences

Summer Intern, Sports Programming (HBCU) - Part-Time

International Events - Business Development Associate
Marcus Evans

Audit Staff
Cherry Bekaert

Research Assistant: Foreign and Defense Policy; Congress, Budgets, and National Defense Planning
American Enterprise Institute

Logistics Officer
Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

Finance Resource Officer
Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

Enterprise Rent-A-Car - Management Trainee - Doral
Enterprise Holdings

Enterprise Rent-A-Car - Management Trainee - Kendall
Enterprise Holdings

Associate Wealth Advisor
The Colony Group

AmeriCorps Student Success Coach
City Year

The U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program enables students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad, providing them with skills critical to our national security and economic prosperity.

The Gilman Program broadens the student population that studies and interns abroad by supporting undergraduates who might not otherwise participate due to financial constraints.

It aims to encourage students to study and intern in a diverse array of countries or areas & world regions and also encourages students to study languages, especially critical need languages.

To apply, you must be:

  • A citizen or national of the United States.
  • An undergraduate student.
  • Receiving a Federal Pell Grant during the time of application or provide proof that you will be receiving a Pell Grant.
  • In the process of applying to, or being accepted to, a credit-bearing study abroad or internship program.
  • Applying for credit-bearing study abroad programs in a country or location with an overall Travel Advisory Level 1 or 2, according to the U.S. Department of State’s Travel Advisory System.
Apply now if you’d like to be a part of this incredible opportunity!

Cameron King

Guest Experience Assistant

Meet Cameron King, a sophomore biomedical engineering major with a concentration in mechanical engineering from Taunton, MA. Along with being a Guest Experience Assistant at Toppel, he is also a brother in Sigma Chi.

This year he is most looking forward to his biomedical design class, where he will begin his senior design project for the College of Engineering. He also looks forward to learning more about Cane2Cane and the mentors available to connect with on the website.

He said he had to #LevelUp to achieve his career goals by networking with people in the biomedical engineering field. This networking allowed him to work as an intern for a medical device startup that is making low-cost neonatal incubators for babies in underprivileged areas.

Piece of Advice:

“Always have a plan."



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