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Wednesday
03/15/17

The Real Experience and Leadership Mentoring (REALM) Program

Posted by Tim on March 15, 2017 in Academics, Career Opportunities

Student Engagement and Career Services are currently in the process of recruiting and selecting students to participate in the NYC REALM (Real Experience and Leadership Mentoring) Program which will be held on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. REALM is a full-day career shadowing experience for UB students who are interested in learning about leadership in the context of a professional setting.

Successful applicants will be paired with a professional in the New York City metropolitan region and will shadow that professional for the day and will observe what leadership qualities and skills have made that person successful.

This is an opportunity for students to network and develop a mentoring relationship with a professional in their desired field or area of interest and to learn more about the day-to-day operations of a particular industry.

Students who are interested in taking advantage of this opportunity must apply by completing the following steps:

  1. Students must attend a mandatory informational session about the NYC REALM program. This is a logistics orientation, along with a Q&A session. All informational sessions are held in 235 Student Union:

Tuesday, March 14th at 12:00 PM

Thursday, March 16th at 6:30 PM

Monday, March 27th at 7:00 PM

Thursday, March 30th at 6:30 PM

 

  1. After attending an information session, students can submit an application via UBLinked by clicking here à https://buffalo.collegiatelink.net/form/start/123369. Please note: if a student applies without attending an info session, their application will not be considered.
  2. Once the application is reviewed, students will be contacted by a Student Engagement staff member to set up a 20-minute interview.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis but are due by Saturday, April 1st.

If there are any questions, please email leadub@buffalo.edu or visit Student Engagement, 235 Student Union, North Campus.

Wednesday
02/22/17

Internship Opportunity with Erie County Legislator Patrick B. Burke’s Office

Posted by Tim on February 22, 2017 in Career Opportunities, Honors Experiences, Internships, Networking

Apply to be an intern in Erie County Legislature Patrick B. Burke’s Office

Do you have a passion for social and economic justice? Do you have a passion for the environment? Are you interested in gaining hands on experience working in local government?
If so then apply to become an intern in Erie County Legislator Patrick B. Burke’s Office.

Since taking office in 2013, Legislator Burke has carried on the grassroots nature of his campaign, fighting tirelessly for the people of Erie County. He has put forth numerous proposals protecting fresh water sources from harmful contaminants, ensuring the safety of children playing contact sports, and working with community groups to revitalize neighborhoods and parks in the Seneca Cazenovia area. Legislator Burke received national media attention for his bill banning microbeads in Erie County as well as his PENCE Bill- outlawing the practice of gay conversion therapy.

Interns can specialize in one of three areas: constituent services, community outreach, or policy research. To apply please send a cover letter and resume to laura.mannara@erie.gov.  

Tuesday
01/31/17

Want to become a certified teacher?

Posted by Tim on January 31, 2017 in Academics, Career Opportunities, Graduate School Programs

Picking your graduate school and program is a big decision. We know you have questions. Let us answer your questions one-on-one. Join us for an informal chat where you can ask us anything. Get to know us and let us help you figure out if UB GSE is right for you.

Our next info session is Tursday, February 2 at 12:00pm and Wednesday, February 8 and 3:00pm in 555 Baldy Hall.

Email bayleeri@buffalo.edu if you have any questions.

Thursday
01/19/17

Teach for America: Next Application Deadline January 27

Posted by Tim on January 19, 2017 in Career Opportunities, Honors Experiences, Student Job Opportunities, Teaching Opportunities, Tutoring

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, January 27thth

Start your application: www.teachforamerica.org/apply

See the Impact you can have as a Teacher:

·         An overview of our organization (2min video)

·         Our mission in a nutshell (2min video)

The Basics and Benefits of Teach For America:

·         All academic majors and backgrounds accepted

·         Select your regional placement (not random assignment) from our 53 communities

·         Teach any grade level (preK-12) and subject including ELL and SpEd

·         Salary ranging from $24,000-$55,000 a year with health insurance and retirement benefits

·         Americorps Education Award of $11,550 and loan deferment/forbearance

·         Option to earn your certification and/or Masters in Education/teaching

·         Graduate school and employer partnerships for alum to continue their leadership and impact

·         DACA recipients are eligible to apply.

Education needs the most driven, passionate leaders your generation has to offer. Whatever you care most about—immigration, LGBTQ rights, health care—consider the limits imposed by a system that gives only certain kids the skills needed to be successful.

NEXT Application Deadline for the 2017 corps (Seniors) and the 2018 corps (for 2018 graduates): Friday, January 27, 2017.

For additional information, explore our www.teachforamerica.org as well as our youtube channel: www.youtube.com/teachforamerica or contact Chrystal Gaither (chrystal.gaither@teachforamerica.org)

Thursday
01/19/17

Videographer Paid Student Assistant Opportunity with Donor and Alumni Relations

Posted by Tim on January 19, 2017 in Career Opportunities, Student Assistant, Student Job Opportunities

Office of Donor and Alumni Communications
Division of Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement

Student Assistant Job Description

The Office of Communications in the Division of Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement develops strategies and tactics aimed at engaging alumni and encouraging donors and prospective donors to financially support the university’s fundraising goals. Staff members work with colleagues in the Division of Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement, the Office of University Communications and school-based communications officers to develop audience-specific messages that speak to the importance of private philanthropy at UB.

The student assistant (SA) will work collaboratively with the director of digital communications to enhance the online communication efforts and goals of our office. This position will help to increase engagement among alumni and increase awareness of the importance of private philanthropy among our student, donor and alumni populations through the integration of video in all digital outreach initiatives.

Responsibilities

Social media support

  • Strategize, write and coordinate video content for social media sites, including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and LinkedIn
  • Maintain reporting and tracking statistics for posts on social media
  • Conduct research on emerging social media video technology and new methods of engagement
  • Identify trends and opportunities on various student and young alumni social channels

Video recording

  • Videotape and interview UB students, faculty and staff for short videos to use on social media, in emails and on websites
  • Record video at various UB events
  • Capture b-roll video around all three University at Buffalo campuses
  • Produce high quality videos including scripted and non-scripted productions for use in division communication initiatives

Qualifications/ Skills

  • Graduate or Undergraduate student in good academic standing
  • Capable of accomplishing multiple tasks concurrently
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, writing and time management skills
  • Ability to take initiative with projects
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Passion for higher education and philanthropy
  • Familiarity with Adobe Premiere and Photoshop

Educational value

  • Networking opportunities across the university
  • Establish a knowledge of alumni communications, fundraising in higher education and social media
  • Enhance written and oral communication and marketing skills
  • Deepen video production portfolio

Stipend

$10-$12 per hour for a maximum of 20 hours per week during the academic year. Additional hours available during the summer. A two-year commitment is preferable, but negotiable.

Start date January 23, 2017.

Contact Information
Joseph DiDomizio
Director of Digital Communications
255 Harriman Hall
University at Buffalo, South Campus

Thursday
01/19/17

Kaplan Part-Time Teaching Jobs for UB Honors Scholars

Posted by Tim on January 19, 2017 in Career Opportunities, Student Job Opportunities, Teaching Opportunities, Tutoring

Kaplan: Part-Time Teachers Wanted

Kaplan Test Prep is seeking part-time teachers to prepare students for admission exams. If you scored well on your admission test and would like to help others do the same, apply today! Our teachers come from diverse backgrounds but share a common goal in their commitment to helping students achieve higher test scores.

Kaplan is a great place to work if you’re seeking teaching experience or if you want a challenging and fulfilling part-time job. Teachers receive paid training and ongoing support to build their teaching, presenting, and mentoring skills.  Our instructors start at $21/hr.

We currently have the following positions available:

Part-Time MCAT, DAT, GMAT, LSAT, GRE, and SAT Instructors (12-20 hrs/wk)

Our minimum score requirements are as follows:

MCAT: 90th percentile composite score–a 513 or above on the new MCAT

DAT: 90th percentile scores for Academic Average and PAT

GMAT: 90th percentile composite score–700 or above

LSAT:  90th percentile composite score–164 or above

GRE: 90th percentile scores on Math and Verbal Sections

SAT: 90th percentile scores on each section of the SAT

-Classes are held in our centers as well as throughout the community.

-No teaching experience is necessary (although it is preferred). We will train you to be a great instructor. Prep and training are paid.
-All classes are held in the evenings and/or weekends

If you would like to apply, please e-mail your resume, cover letter, and score report to jamie.douglas@kaplan.com

Thursday
01/19/17

AmericCorps Open Interviews January 24

Posted by Tim on January 19, 2017 in Career Opportunities, Honors Experiences, Internships, Networking, Student Job Opportunities

The Service Collaborative of WNY is holding Open Interviews next Tuesday, January 24th from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. for 6 month ABLE positions (to begin immediately) and 12 month Serve New York VISTA positions (to begin in March). More information about position specifics are attached.

Where: The Service Collaborative of WNY, 490 Michigan Ave, Buffalo, NY  14203

Please remember your Resume, Contact info for two references and wear Professional attire

For more information, contact Hannah Spalding, 716-418-8500 x116 or recruitment@tscwny.org

http://www.tscwny.org/programs/opportunities

Monday
12/19/16

Mayor Byron Brown’s Urban Fellows Internship Program

Posted by Tim on December 19, 2016 in Academics, Career Opportunities, Honors Experiences, Internships, Networking

Mayor Byron Brown’s Urban Fellows Internship Program

Seeking the best and brightest to apply to Mayor Byron Brown’s Urban Fellows Internship Program (UFIP). UFIP is designed to introduce our region’s most talented college students and recent graduates to local government and public service, through hands-on practical learning experiences.
This program gives young people an opportunity to work in the fast-paced Division of Citizen Services. During the internship, fellows are able to create new and innovative programs.
Internships are available during both the fall and spring semesters. A summer session is also available.
For more info visit our website:  http://www.city-buffalo.com/Home/City_Departments/Citizens_Services/UrbanFellowsInternshipProgram

To be considered for the Urban Fellow program, applicants must submit the following four (4) documents for review:
-Cover letter
-Resume
-Recent writing sample
-Three (3) references
Please send all materials, via email, to:
Oswaldo Mestre, Director,
omestre@city-buffalo.com
Applicants can also mail documents to:
Division of Citizen Services
Urban Fellows Internship Program
218 City Hall, 65 Niagara Square
Buffalo, New York 14202

UrbanFellowsApp

Tuesday
11/22/16

Paid Student Assistant Opportunity with University Communications

Posted by Tim on November 22, 2016 in Career Opportunities, Student Job Opportunities

Title:  Social Media Content/Engagement Assistant

UB Department:              University Communications

Website:                           www.buffalo.edu

Supervisor:                      Erin Goetz
Social Media Specialist

                                          eringoet@buffalo.edu
Position Duration:          Full academic year including Summer

Application Due Date:    December 2, 2016

Application Deadline:     Applications accepted immediately, until position is filled

Position Start  Date:         December 2016

Paid Position?                 Yes ($10/hr)

  1. Position Details

Department Profile

UB’s division of University Communications (UC) is responsible for university-wide communications and marketing — including branding, media relations, digital (web, social media), editorial/content, and creative design — for the University at Buffalo (UB). The division is highly visible and its communication products represent the public face of the university. As a member of UC’s Digital Communications & Strategy team, you will help tell our story on social media, the web, and other digital communication platforms, inspiring engagement and pride from our UB Family and the world.

As our Social Media Content/Engagement Assistant you will focus on promoting UB through social media and continually engaging with our online audiences. Tasks will include researching, curating, and producing content for social media, and monitoring and engaging with online audiences.

Candidate Profile

The successful candidate will:

  • Be highly motivated, professional, creative and excited to learn
  • Be comfortable working in a high-productivity team environment
  • Demonstrate strong social media, visual and editorial skills
  • Be a current SUNY student (mandatory)

Hours

  • This PAID student position requires a year-round weekly commitment of 15-20 hours.
  • All work (unless otherwise agreed) is to be conducted in UC offices in Crofts Hall on UB’s North Campus or out on assignment.
Wednesday
11/16/16

UB Information Team Student Assistant Position

Posted by Tim on November 16, 2016 in Career Opportunities

Student Assistant Job

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated, and qualified student to join the university’s Information Security team as a student assistant. The student assistant will work closely with staff to conduct research on information security policies and trends. He or she will also play a supporting role in information security projects, policy development, and communications.

The ideal candidate will possess excellent research skills, as well as a sophisticated command of verbal and written communication. He or she will also be comfortable with multitasking and undertaking a wide range of projects. Familiarity with policy writing and/or current information security standards is preferred.

Responsibilities

  • Research trends in information security using professional literature (Educause, Gartner, etc.), and examples from other institutions.
  • Draft executive summaries of literature, data, and other resources, and communicate this information to staff.
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of information security awareness initiatives.
  • Support a variety of information security and UBIT projects, which may include data analysis, copy editing, presentation preparation, etc.
  • Assist in drafting and/or editing university information security policies, adhering to the universities standards and guidelines of policy writing.

Please send resumes to: Dr. Catherine J. Ullman at cende@buffalo.edu