Ways to Get Involved

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  • Join a department or college Advisory Board
  • Speak at engagements
  • Mentor a student or student group
  • Attend University events and alumni networking events
  • Attend a tailgate
  • Arrange a volunteer opportunity
  • Host an alumni reception


  • Recruit for full time positions or internships 
  • Recruit students through Miami Circle
    Miami Circle is a volunteer organization made up of undergraduate UM alumni who share their experiences at UM and guide prospective undergraduate students as they begin their college search. Volunteers represent the University by broadening our reach at college fairs, serving on panels, and other UM student recruitment events.
  • Host a site visit/workplace tour for students

Support a Future Engineer:

  • Senior (Capstone) Design Projects
    Provide and fund a real-world engineering project to give students the critical experience they need to prepare them for life after graduation.
  • Become a UShadow host
    UShadow is a program open to all University of Miami students. Student participants have the unique opportunity to investigate a potential career field while connecting with knowledgeable alumni or employer hosts.