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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.



Social Media Content/Engagement Assistant Opportunity with University Communications ($10/hour)

Posted by Tim on October 11, 2016 in Honors Experiences, Internships, Networking, Student Assistant, Student Job Opportunities

Title:  Social Media Content/Engagement Assistant

UB Department:        University Communications


Supervisor:    Rebecca Bernstein, Director of Strategy and Digital Communications,

716-645-4583, 330 Crofts Hall, UB North Campus
Position Duration:    Fall 2016 – Spring 2017

Application Due Date:          October 28, 2016

Application Deadline:           Applications accepted immediately, until position is filled

Position Start / End Date:     November 2016  / May 2017

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 us transform the way content is created, distributed and tracked on social media, the web, and other digital communication platforms. You will support the department’s efforts to monitor and shape perceptions, fulfill information needs and provide exceptional service to external and internal audiences of UB.

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)


  • This PAID student position requires a weekly commitment of 20 hours during summer 2016.
  • All work (unless otherwise agreed) is to be conducted in UC offices in Crofts Hall on UB’s North Campus.


The Social Media Content/Engagement Assistant will work directly with the Director and Sr. Associate Director, and collaboratively with other members of the UC team to accomplish the following goals:

  • Assist in management and administration of UB’s top-level social media platforms: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, Youtube, LinkedIn and Snapchat
  • Plan, write, produce and distribute content (including video) on social media
  • Coordinate cross-unit social media campaigns
  • Continually monitor, identify and engage with our online audiences
  • Support digital analytics activities
  • Support university-wide communicators network activities


  • Strong understanding of and experience using social media (including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Youtube, LinkedIn, Snapchat), web technologies, mobile apps
  • Video production skills, esp. knowledge of video editing tools
  • Strong storytelling skills
  • Excellent writing (esp. for web and social) and visual (e.g. photo selection, video production) skills
  • Keen sense of individual responsibility and initiative. Enthusiastic team player.
  • Able to handle multiple and varied assignments. Effective time manager.
  • Strong verbal communicator.
  • Comfortable collaborating with others and taking direction; Respect for authority and diverse viewpoints
  • Comfortable in front of the camera; willingness to act as a host when needed

To apply:

  1. Complete the following pre-qualification form:
  2. Send the following to
  • Cover letter and resume, including:
    • Relevant experience or coursework
    • URLs for your social media pages or web pages
    • Your Academic Major, projected month and year of graduation
    • Availability to work in summer 2016
    • What makes you a stand out candidate for the job (experience and personal characteristics)
    • Details of your background in communications, web and social media
    • Name and contact information for 2-3 references.
  • Applications are being accepted immediately with a cut off of October 28, 2016. Start date is flexible. Start date is November 15, 2016.


The University at Buffalo is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer


University at Buffalo Police Internship Opportunity

Posted by Tim on October 3, 2016 in Career Opportunities, Honors Experiences, Internships, Networking

Interested in a semester-long internship with the University at Buffalo Police Department? This position may be for you if…

  • You have considered a career in Law Enforcement
  • You are involved in a College or University program that allows or requires credit from a Law Enforcement, Communications or other problem solving experience
  • You have ever wanted to part of a team that helps the public

If any of the above interest you, then the University at Buffalo Police Department internship program may be for you!

Read on and find out about this exciting opportunity that provides you with a unique educational experience. You will gain knowledge into the day to day operations of police work.


UPD seeks to provide student interns with an educational experience in the operations and procedures of a police department.

Student interns will experience all the aspects of police work, so as to gain a better understanding of the role of police officers and departments within the criminal justice system.


Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and currently enrolled in a college or university that requires or allows credit from a Law Enforcement oriented internship.


  1. Complete the application request form…contact to request one.
  2. Forward the form to Lt. Urbanek (at Bissell Hall, or via email) in order to receive the full application.
  3. Complete the full internship application by October 1, 2016.

Further internship processing includes a criminal history check and a driver’s license check upon completion of the full internship application


The University at Buffalo Police Department Internship is conducted in three phases:

  1. Orientation Phase: become accustomed to UPD and its mission, the work of Officers and Dispatchers, and Supervisors.
  2. Development Phase: use learned information, communication skills, creative abilities and more to generate ideas and materials for the department’s various projects.
  3. Conclusion Phase

Interns are expected to complete or interact with the following tasks:

  • Fire and first aid related issues
  • Crime prevention programs
  • Police ride-a-longs
  • Traffic accident investigations
  • Crime scene orientation and investigation
  • Mock interviews
  • Completion of reports and papers
  • Alcohol and narcotics issues
  • Physical fitness testing
  • Mock interviews