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2017-2018 Honors College Social Media/Marketing Internship Opportunity

Posted by Tim on April 25, 2017 in Academics, Honors Experiences, Honors Program Announcements, Internships

The Honors College seeks an intern for the fall 2017 and spring 2018 semester to work on social media outreach and marketing efforts.  The internship will earn 2 to 3 credits of HON 496 each semester which will count towards Honors experience credit.  The schedule is flexible, but the intern will be expected to work 6-10 hours per week (depending on the desired credit).

Learning Opportunities:

  • Learn how the Honors College utilizes the following social media: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, LinkedIn, Snap Chat.
  • Participate in the planning and preparation for special events: Open House, Discovery Day, Life Raft Debate, Colloquium Kick-off, Elevenses, Graduation and other campus or Honors events as your class schedule permits. This may include creation of marketing/promotional materials, website updates, photography, and more.
  • Creating and Editing Videos.
  • Knowledge of Helpful Smartphone Apps and Shortcuts.
  • Editing and revising documents/marketing brochures for prospective students.
  • Running queries, creating documents and presentations utilizing Microsoft Office tools.
  • Researching Buffalo events to include in Buffalo Bits in the Honors Highlights email.

The intern will provide a presentation to the Honors College staff on Honors College social media and marketing outreach results from the semester.

To apply, please email a copy of your resume and a brief statement about why you are interested in the internship to Tim Matthews: trm7@buffalo.eduThe deadline to apply is Thursday, May 4, 2017 by 5:00 p.m.

If selected for an interview, those will take place between May 8, 2017 and May 12, 2017.


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  


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


UB Sustainability Seeking Students for Education and Leadership Fellows in Sustainability (ELFS)

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

UB Sustainability is currently accepting applications for student leaders to serve as Education and Leadership Fellows in Sustainability (ELFS) as part of the new UB Champions for Change program. Selected students will have an opportunity to gain hands-on experience in leadership and project management by working directly with the UB Sustainability Office during spring semester. Fellows will have exclusive access to funding available to support projects, a chance to network with sustainability and leadership professionals, and will also participate in an intensive leadership development retreat and an opportunity to participate in ongoing leadership development workshops throughout the semester. More info, a schedule of spring semester activities, and application form can be found here.

  • Applications are due January 9th and spaces are limited. The application form can be found
  • You can nominate a student by completing this brief form.
  • Please call or email Jess Russell at 829-5725, with questions.
  • Please share with interested students, faculty, and staff as you see fit.   

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:

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



Collegiate Leaders in Environmental Health (CLEH) Summer Program

Posted by Tim on December 12, 2016 in Academics, Honors Experiences, Internships, Networking

Application deadline is 1/27/2017 11:59:00 PM Eastern time zone

A summer environmental internship for undergraduate students is available at the National Center for Environmental Health and Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (NCEH/ATSDR) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia. Interns will be placed in environmental health programs at NCEH/ATSDR at CDC’s Chamblee Campus.  Over the course of the summer, interns will be exposed to a broad overview of environmental public health issues at the federal level.

Interns will participate in a comprehensive program including environmental health project assignments, interaction with federal officials and scientists, and visits to important environmental health sites in and around Atlanta. Other activities include “brown-bag” lunches with CDC staff, as well as attending lectures from prominent environmental health leaders in the Atlanta area. In addition, interns will be able to attend the many seminars offered by CDC during the summer. For examples of past CLEH internship projects, please review at


Summer Research Internship for Minority Students

Posted by Tim on December 5, 2016 in Academics, Internships, Summer Research

We are excited to again offer the Summer Research Internship for Minority Students (SRIMS) program for 2017.  Please encourage undergraduate students of an underrepresented minority group who are interested in biomedical research to apply.

Internship dates are: May 30–July 27.

The deadline for application is February 10. or contact

The program offers stipend, free room and board, travel assistance, graduate education presentations and more.


Accepting Applications for WNY Prosperity Fellowship Program for 2017-2018

Posted by Tim on November 7, 2016 in Academics, Graduate School Programs, Internships, Scholarship Opportunities

NNOUNCING:  Western New York Prosperity Fellowship Program | Open to all UG majors and select GRAD programs: 

  • Seeking students with an entrepreneurial drive who want to make a difference in Western New York
  • Application Deadline: February 5, 2017 (All UG and select graduate programs) | April 1, 2017 (Only 1st year incoming MBA/MBA dual degree students)

 All students will be awarded a paid summer internship; scholarship support will be awarded during the academic year will vary in size and may be up to $25,000 based on a student’s unmet financial need.  This fellowship program will assist undergraduate and graduate students who are actively preparing for careers that further economic development and growth, especially in the Western New York region. Open to all undergraduate majors and select graduate programs including students in the School of Management, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and School of Architecture and Planning.

Fellowship eligibility:  

  • current sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate students are eligible to apply;
  • should have minimum 3.0 cumulative UG GPA / 3.5 cumulative GRAD GPA;
  • have an interest in bolstering the WNY economy through job creation;
  • complete the 2017-2018 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by the advised deadline. Please note that you may file a FAFSA using estimated income information and update your FAFSA once you complete your current tax return.

For full details, visit the fellowship website at:

 Candidates are encouraged to attend Fellowship Application Information sessions (all held in 220 Student Union):

  • November 10, 2016 at 1:00 pm
  • November 11, 2016 at 1:00 pm
  • November 15, 2016 at 2:00 pm
  • November 16, 2016 at 3:00 pm
  • November 17, 2016 at 2:30 pm
  • December 1, 2016 at 12:30 pm
  • December 6, 2016 at 3:30 pm
  • December 8, 2016 at 4:00 pm

WNY Prosperity Fellowship, YouTube Video


Department of Homeland Security 2017 STEM Summer Internship

Posted by Tim on October 26, 2016 in Academics, Career Opportunities, Honors Experiences, Internships, Networking

Now accepting applications for U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) 2017 HS-STEM Summer Internships

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate Office of University Programs sponsors a 10-week summer internship program for students majoring in homeland security related science, technology, engineering and mathematics (HS-STEM) disciplines. The program provides students with quality research experiences at federal research facilities located across the country and allows students the opportunity to establish connections with DHS professionals. It is open to undergraduate and graduate students in a broad spectrum of HS-STEM disciplines and DHS mission-relevant Research Areas.

Undergraduate students receive a $6,000 stipend plus travel expenses.

Graduate students receive a $7,000 stipend plus travel expenses.

10-week research experiences are offered at:  Coast Guard Research and Development Center ● Customs and Borders Protection ● Engineer Research and Development Center ● Federal Emergency Management Agency ● Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Health Service Corps ●  National Security Technologies ● National Urban Security Technology Laboratory ● Naval Research Laboratory ● Office for Interoperabilty and Compatibility ● Transportation Security Laboratory ● DOE National Laboratories: Argonne, Berkeley, Idaho, Livermore, Los Alamos, Oak Ridge, Pacific Northwest, and Sandia

Areas of research: Engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biological / life sciences, environmental science, emergency and incident management, social sciences, and more.

U.S. citizenship required

Application deadline: December 7, 2016, 11:59PM EST

How to Apply: Applications and supporting materials must be submitted at

Program Information: Detailed information about the internships can be found at


For questions please email us at


Looking for sustainability internships and networking?

Posted by Tim on October 25, 2016 in Career Opportunities, Internships, Networking, Student Job Opportunities

If you are a student or emerging professional interested in the field of sustainability check out the sustainability internship board.

This is a great resource for undergraduate and graduate students looking to find temporary work and gain experience in this new field.