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National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Job Opportunity Deadline October 1st

Posted by Tim on September 18, 2017 in Career Opportunities, Networking

If you are a US-citizen students that would be interested in working at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency next summer, please visit:

Due to a very long security clearance process, the deadline is October 1, 2017. The application is somewhat long, so you should start the application ASAP if interested.


Urban Fellows Internship

Posted by Tim on September 18, 2017 in Internships

The Urban Fellows Internship Program is looking to young people like you to help solve some of the biggest challenges in our communities. At City Hall, this internship will offer you an insight to the operations of local government, the interdisciplinary of different departments and an initiative to identify ways to improve economic development in Buffalo NY. This unique opportunity is available for one semester, summer or full academic year. It allows students to sharpen their skills in the public sector, while discovering the many challenges that government faces in addressing the needs and concerns of the public.


Additional information about the Urban Fellows Program can be found on the city website.

Alternatively, please contact Ms. Juweria Dahir at


AmeriCorps VISTA

Posted by Tim on September 18, 2017 in Internships

The AmeriCorps VISTA program will bring 13 VISTA members to the city where they will work to eradicate poverty and engage local citizens in community service. The program creates opportunities for individuals to fight poverty in low income areas by engaging all types of services and innovation. The VISTA members will be assigned to different departments in City Hall, such as the Police Athletic League, Buffalo urban renewal Agency, Office of New Americans, Citizen Services, as well as private partners such as the Community Foundation of Greater Buffalo and the University at Buffalo. All of the VISTAs will work to expand the capacity of their specific agency to reduce poverty, facilitating economic development, and create job opportunities. Additional information about the AmeriCorps VISTA Program can be found on the city website:

Alternatively, please contact Ms. Juweria Dahir at


Fall 2017 Groups at Counseling Services

Posted by Tim on September 12, 2017 in Workshops

University Counseling Services is proud to present the fall groups that they will be offering this semester.

Coping Skills– Mondays 1:00-2:30 at 301 Michael Hall; Tuesdays 1:00-2:30 at 120 Richmond; Tuesdays
3:00-4:30 at 301 Michael Hall
This structured group will teach skills to live in the present, deal with stress, manage difficult emotions, and handle interpersonal conflict.

Getting Through Grad Work – Mondays 3:00-4:30 at 120 Richmond
A semi-structured group for graduate students who are working on dissertations, theses, comprehensive exams, or other large graduate projects and are looking for help with staying motivated, goal setting and completion, and getting support.

International Tea Time – Mondays 5:00-6:30 at 240 Student Union
This is a weekly free meeting which brings together U.S. and international students for conversation and fun. Students play games, talk, and enjoy getting to know each other. International tea and snacks are provided.

International Student Support Group – Tuesdays 3:00-4:30 at 120 Richmond
This group will provide a safe, supportive, and comfortable place to discuss adjustment and cross- cultural experiences in the U.S. The group will also provide a safe and confidential environment for group members to support each other and share information.

Connections — Wednesdays 1:00-2:30 at 120 Richmond; Thursdays 3:00-4:30 at 301 Michael Hall
This group provides a warm and supportive environment in which you can experiment constructively with new ways of relating to others, share personal experiences, express fears and concerns, and get support and feedback. People participate in this group for a number of reasons including having difficulties in relationships, finding their relationships are not satisfying, being curious about how others perceive them, and seeking support when experimenting with new relational behaviors.

Graduate/Non-traditional Student Group – Wednesdays 1:00-2:30 at 301 Michael Hall
This group is designed to allow graduate and non-traditional students to explore the unique challenges they face in a safe and supportive environment. It can help students explore their identity, find new ways of relating to others, recognize how stressors impact them, and share personal experiences. The group can assist students in finding alternative ways of looking at life’s challenges to enable the development of healthier coping strategies.

Letting Go: Stress and Anxiety Management — Wednesdays 3:00-4:30 at 120 Richmond
A combination of skills and discussion, this group aims to help members decrease anxiety and stress in their lives. Members will learn about anxiety as well as tools to deal with anxiety and stress. Members will problem solve with other members about effective ways to cope and navigate a relationship with anxiety and stress.

iRest Meditation – Thursday 1:00-2:15 at 120 Richmond
iRest meditation increases awareness of thoughts, emotions and physical sensations that contribute to both a sense of un-ease and a sense of well-being. Regular practice of meditation can lead to improvements in sleep, concentration and emotional regulation. No previous meditation practice is required.

Yoga to Manage Moods – Thursdays 1:30-2:30 Michael Hall Yoga Studio (September 14 – October 19)
A co-ed Hatha Yoga group that provides a holistic approach to mood and symptom management. Using a combination of gentle physical poses, breathing and relaxation techniques, this group allows participants to feel more connected and balanced within the body and mind. A trauma sensitive, person-centered approach will be utilized and no previous yoga experience is necessary.

Eat Breathe Thrive ™ – Thursdays 1:00-3:00 at MH Yoga Studio (October 26 – December 7)
Eat Breathe Thrive is an integrative mind-body group for women struggling with food and body image issues. This six week series combines yoga, meditation, interactive activities, and community support to cultivate a healthier relationship with food, body image, and self. No previous yoga experience is necessary.

Students must complete an Initial Assessment at Counseling Services to participate in all groups
except International Tea Time.


Premeds With Borders (PMWB) Spring Break Travel Announcement

Posted by Tim on September 12, 2017 in Volunteering, Volunteers Needed

PMWB hosts yearly Spring Break volunteer trips to Central America, and this year they will be traveling to Nicaragua.

In order to express interest in “brigading” (volunteering), PMWB asks that you fill out the Brigader Application attached on Google Drive. In the application, many different questions you might have are addressed: what they’ll be doing, how much it’ll cost, and what you’ll need in order to brigade with them:



Early Opportunity Program in Medicine (EOPIM)

Posted by Tim on September 12, 2017 in Career Opportunities, Internships, New Programs, Research Information and Opportunities, Student Job Opportunities

Early Opportunity Program in Medicine (EOPIM) is offered by the UB Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

This program is available to second semester sophomore students only who possess semester GPAs of at least a 3.5 including both science and non-science courses.  If you are interested and eligible to apply to this program, please set an appointment with a prehealth advisor prior to October 15 by calling 716-645-6013.  Students who are eligible and do elect to apply must come through the December 1, 2017 Prehealth Committee cycle.  Details regarding the UB Prehealth Committee can be discussed during your prehealth appointment.

Students must be nominated by an advisor to apply to this program.  It is not a direct entry application, so if you think you may qualify, please also reach out to your respective advisor (e.g., Acker, EOP) or a prehealth advisor.


UB’s Entrepreneurs Festival September 14

Posted by Tim on September 12, 2017 in Community Announcements, Competitions, Event, Networking, Workshops

Check out UB’s Entrepreneurs Festival | Thurs., September 14th, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Student Union (North Campus)

Join us to celebrate innovation and creativity at UB’s inaugural Entrepreneurs Festival presented by Blackstone LaunchPad at UB on Thursday, September 14, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Student Union. The event will occur throughout the Student Union celebrating our student, faculty & staff, alumni, and local entrepreneurs.

Check out the Festival, where the WNY startup community will come together to connect, collaborate, and celebrate entrepreneurs across the University. Grow your startup knowledge and make lasting connections. Featuring Pete Cimino, co-founder, Lloyd Taco Factory for How I Built This, a raw and authentic interview of an entrepreneur by a UB student entrepreneur. Pitch Wars will highlight student entrepreneurs pitching their ideas to win one of two spots to TechStars in NYC to represent UB at the Blackstone LaunchPad sponsored event.

For more details, please visit:


Order! Order in the Court Room! Greater WNY Law School Fair September 25

Posted by Tim on September 12, 2017 in Academics, Community Announcements, Event, Graduate School Programs, Workshops

Order! Order in the Court Room! ⚖
If you see law school in your future, then the Greater Western New York Law School Fair is for you.

Monday, September 25, 2017
1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Buffalo Niagara Marriott
1340 Millersport Highway, Amherst, NY 14221

The Greater Western New York Law School Fair is the premier event to learn more about careers in Law and the Law School Admissions process. Register today to meet with over 70 Law Schools! This event is free and open to the general public.

You can check out all the Law Schools that will be in attendance when you register. So what are you waiting for?

Hope you see you there!
-Your Friends at UB Career Services


BEAM Opportunity

Posted by Tim on September 11, 2017 in Career Opportunities, Honors Experiences, Teaching Opportunities

BEAM is a nonprofit organization committed to building diversity in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) fields by encouraging, supporting, and preparing underrepresented students in the Buffalo area to pursue a career in a STEM or technical related field. Founded in 1982, BEAM provides hands-on math, science, engineering, and technical experiences through Saturday Academies, BEAM Clubs, Summer Programs, and other related activities.

This fall, they are looking for Honors Scholars to work with BEAM students during Saturday Academies and to assist the office team with a variety of projects. If you are eligible for work-study, please write to Dr. Paul Spitale, at by Friday, September 15th. Depending on your role and experience, this may be eligible for Honors Experience credit.


Teach For America

Posted by Tim on September 11, 2017 in Career Opportunities, Networking, Teaching Opportunities

Change Starts with You

Join the network of leaders changing the course of our nation. By joining Teach For America, you will become part of a powerful group of changemakers working to expand opportunity for all students. As a corps member, you’ll be challenged to think creatively and lead boldly. You’ll leverage your unique talents to dismantle inequities from the classroom and beyond.

Curious about how you could make an immediate and lasting impact in the lives of others? Watch how corps members Brooke and Shahann are building a better future for the next generation.

Change starts with you. Apply to the 2018 Teach For America corps today.

NEXT Application Deadline: Wednesday, September 13, 2017

To learn more, visit

All majors accepted. Full salary and benefits. 50,000+ alumni network.