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Monday
10/23/17

Economic Development Specialist Position at Westminster Economic Development Initiative

Posted by Tim on October 23, 2017 in Career Opportunities, Job Opportunity, Student Job Opportunities

Economic Development Specialist Position Description
Organization: Westminster Economic Development Initiative, Inc.
Position Title: Economic Development Specialist, Economic Development Corps (AmeriCorps)
Program Name: Economic Development
Supervisor: Economic Development Director (EDD)
Location: Office at 436 Grant Street, Buffalo, NY 14213 with neighborhood travel to local small
businesses.
Organization Mission: WEDI’s mission is to empower economically disadvantaged people in Buffalo,
New York, with a primary focus on the West Side community.
Organization Overview: Since 2007, WEDI has served the City of Buffalo by tutoring children, building
and rehabbing housing, and developing businesses through training, microlending, and a small business
incubation. We primarily work with refugees, immigrants, and low-income individuals with programs and
services tailored to these communities. We have over 350 people interested in small business services
with over 80 operating business startups and over 50 loans disbursed.
Websites: www.wedibuffalo.org / www.westsidebazaar.com
Phone Number: 716- 393-4088
Interested applicants: This position is through AmeriCorps , to learn more about how to apply please
visit www.wedibuffalo.org/edc-americorps
Primary Purpose and Function
● Guide minimum of 100 small business owners and/or burgeoning entrepreneurs through the
process of starting or expanding a business through the Economic Development Program via
financial literacy, financing, business counseling, and technical assistance training.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities
● Recruit prospective and current business owners interested in accessing business training,
technical assistance, and business loans in the neighborhoods and communities of Buffalo, NY.
● Provide one-on-one technical assistance to clients in financial literacy, credit, and business
counseling, to establish financial stability and help them start or expand a business.
● Support clients in developing business plans, business financials (including interim), and financial
projections.
● Recruit volunteer business coaches, match the coaches with appropriate clients, and manage
these connections.
● Guide clients through the microloan application process adhering to SBA and CDFI standards.
● Assist in the underwriting of credit-building and business loans up to $20,000.
● Log, monitor, and report the information in Loan Management database system.

Possible Functions and Responsibilities
● Support EDD in program development, including statistical analysis, project management, and
other duties as assigned.
● Develop economic development programs to benefit clients and/or other West Side residents.
● Gather research to augment EDD’s current work.
Required Knowledge and Skills
● Strong knowledge of business plans, cash flow models, and other general business topics.
● Strong understanding of lending, including credit history and collateral.
● Strong customer service tendencies, especially in cross-cultural contexts.
● Ability to manage, organize, and update relevant data using both cloud-based and software
database applications, including loan management and outcome tracking systems.
● Ability to create statistical tools and reports using spreadsheets.
● Competent in MS Office products, Google products, email and internet applications.
● Fluency in English language, both oral and written.
● Demonstrated problem solving and people skills.
● High accuracy in work, attention to detail.
● Proven oral and written skills.
Preferred Knowledge and Skills
● Fluency in Spanish language, Asian/African languages, and/or Arabic.
● Knowledgeable or ability to learn the neighborhoods and communities of Buffalo, NY, and
immediate surrounding areas.
● Bachelors in Business, Economics, Finance, or a related field.
Physical Demands
● Sitting in meetings for long periods of time, up to 2 hours at a time.
● Visiting local businesses by car, walking, or public transportation.
● Frequent alpha/numeric keyboarding.
● Frequent oral communication in person and over the phone.
● Ability to view a computer monitor for long periods of time.
Organizational Policy/Procedure Compliance
● Follow all organizational policies and procedures and local, state, and federal laws.
● The organization does not tolerate sexually, violently, or other unlawfully discriminatory actions,
gestures, harassment, or statements. Any of these behaviors are subject to personnel action up
to and including immediate termination. Such actions must be reported to the supervisor
immediately.
● Maintain confidentiality of organizational records and information at all times.
● Maintain a professional but friendly image.
Interested applicants: Visit www.wedibuffalo.org/edc-americorps

Tuesday
09/12/17

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.

Monday
08/21/17

Pharmacy Tech Job Opening at Tops Markets

Posted by Tim on August 21, 2017 in Career Opportunities, Student Job Opportunities

Tops Markets LLC is hiring! We currently have 3 Pharmacy Technician positions open. One is located in South Buffalo, one in Amherst (right across from UB south campus), and another in Cheektowaga. Technician positions with Tops typically offer flexible hours during the semester and transition into Pharmacy Intern positions upon completion of your P1 year in the pharmacy program and successful acquisition of an intern license. Tops offers competitive pay with no prior experience required, this is a great opportunity to obtain pharmacy knowledge and experience prior to entering pharmacy school! If you’re interested in a position with Tops Pharmacy please feel free to contact me at mrlijews@buffalo.edu or our Regional Pharmacy Manager Matthew Hamed at MHamed@topsmarkets.com.

Matthew R. Lijewski, B.S., A.S.

Student Pharmacist, Class of 2018

UB School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences

Monday
08/07/17

Morgan Stanley Internal Audit Summer Analyst Program 2018-On Campus Event September 7 and 8

Posted by Tim on August 7, 2017 in Career Opportunities, Event, Honors Experiences, Internships, Networking, Student Job Opportunities

Join Us: Morgan Stanley Internal Audit

Morgan Stanley believes capital has the power to create positive change in the world. The biggest and most impactful changes come from people like you. If you come to Morgan Stanley, what will you create

We invite current Juniors to join us and meet members of Morgan Stanley’s team to learn about the 2018 Internal Audit Summer Analyst Program. You will have the opportunity to learn about the Internal Audit business at Morgan Stanley and network with University at Buffalo alumni, former Summer Analysts, and current employees.

Please note that you are able to attend or both of our Internal Audit events!

Internal Audit 101

Date Thursday, September 7th

Time 5:00pm-6:30pm

Location Norton 112

To register, Click Here

Speed Networking

Date Friday, September 8th

Time 12:00pm-1:30pm

Location Alfiero 205

To register, Click Here

Monday
07/17/17

Honors College Work Study Opportunity

Posted by Tim on July 17, 2017 in Student Job Opportunities, Work Study Opportunity

Are you a work study recipient?  Interested in working in the Honors College?  We are looking to hire a work study student this upcoming year.  Please contact Brandi Moses: bmmoses@buffalo.edu to apply or for more information.

Not sure if you get work study, here is some additional information on eligibility: http://financialaid.buffalo.edu/aid/work-study/

Tuesday
07/11/17

Student Assistant Opportunity in the UB Office of Shared Governance

Posted by Tim on July 11, 2017 in Networking, Student Assistant, Student Job Opportunities

Paid Student Assistant Opportunity with Office of Shared Governance
Office of Shared Governance – Faculty Senate and Professional Staff Senate

Student Assistant Job Description

The Office of Shared Governance houses the Faculty Senate and Professional Staff Senate at UB, and assists all constituencies (such as faculty, administration, staff, students, and governing board members) involved in carrying out the institutional mission and goals by participating in the governance function in a manner appropriate to UB. Shared Governance is the foundation of higher education in the United States. Collaboration between faculty, staff, students, administration and governing boards is essential in carrying out the vision of shared governance.

The student assistant (SA) is in a very visible position and will work under the Staff Assistant to enhance the efforts and goals of the office. This position will assist with and attend all senate meetings and related events when possible. The SA will co-manage all social media related to these meetings and events. The SA will also be assigned general office support duties.

Responsibilities

Meeting Assistance

  • Must be available Mondays at 3:30 – 4:30pm for Staff Meetings.
  • Must be available on the 3rd Tuesday of the month (September through May, not during class recesses) from 2:30pm – 5:00pm (later if needed, typically not exceeding 5:30pm) to attend Faculty Senate Executive Committee Meetings on the North Campus, at the Center for Tomorrow.
  • Must be available every 1st, 2nd, and 4th Wednesday (September through May, not during class recesses) from 2:30pm – 5:00pm (later if needed, typically not exceeding 5:30pm) to attend Faculty Senate Executive Committee Meetings on the North Campus, in Capen Hall.
  • Must be available on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month (September through May, not during class recesses) from 2:00pm – 5:00pm (later if needed, typically not exceeding 5:30pm) to attend Professional Staff Meetings on the North Campus.
  • Will train on how to prepare coffee, set up catering order, set up name tags and sign-in materials for senators, and assist with any requests, as needed.

Social Media Support

  • Contribute and co-manage content for social media sites, including Facebook and Twitter.
  • Present to Executive Committees on how social media is being used by the senates.

Qualifications/ Skills

  • Ability to handle all responsibilities in a confidential manner, is a requirement
  • Ability to attend all/most meetings during semesters
  • Mature, hardworking, capable of accomplishing multiple tasks concurrently
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and time management skills
  • Works well both independently, and under close instruction of office staff and senate chairs
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Passion for shared governance – pre-law, policy, political science
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite – especially Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Must be able to tweet and post to Facebook

Educational value

  • Networking opportunities across the university in highly visible position
  • Establish a knowledge of shared governance, policy at UB
  • Enhance knowledge of meeting attendance and procedure
  • Meets regularly with Senate Chairs to provide mentoring, career direction and development, and feedback.

Compensation

Paid, for a maximum of 16 hours per week during the academic year. Additional hours available during the summer, and class recesses. Must be able to commit to full academic year (September – May, not including class recesses).

Start date is negotiable. No later than one week prior to the start of Fall 2017 classes.

Contact Information
Lindsay Allen, Staff Assistant
543 Capen Hall, University at Buffalo, North Campus

leallen@buffalo.edu

 

Tuesday
07/11/17

Gifted Math Program at UB Seeks Student Assistants

Posted by Tim on July 11, 2017 in Academics, Honors Experiences, Networking, Student Assistant, Student Job Opportunities

The Gifted Math Program is looking to fill a few positions at the Gifted Math Program next year.   They will be hiring 2 students as tutors, who would work on Fridays from 4 to 6.

They also need a grader/assistant for 5th year students who meet on Monday and Wednesday from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. for two semesters. They take MTH 141 followed by MTH 142. It is possible that we would need a second grader for another level.

The Gifted Math Program works with 7th through 12th graders who come to UB to take math classes. More information about the program can be found here: http://giftedmath.buffalo.edu/. Interested candidates should send a resume directly to Dr. Anne Izydorczak at: gmpmath@buffalo.edu.

Anne Izydorczak, Ph.D.a
Administrator
Gifted Math Program
University at Buffalo
436 Baldy Hall
Buffalo, NY  14260-1000
Phone: (716) 645-4467
Fax:  (716) 645-6841

Tuesday
04/04/17

Freshman/Sophomore Job Opportunity

Posted by Tim on April 4, 2017 in Student Job Opportunities

Two Day Job Opportunity for Students–Earn $160

May 25 & 26, 2017 (2016-2017 University/College Freshman and Sophomores only).

Ask your friends, who attend other colleges and Universities and fit the criteria, to join you!

You must have a Social Security Number to participate!

Be part of our “student audience” sessions at our workshop which trains college science faculty from around the country to teach using case studies.

During these sessions, workshop faculty will teach a case study. Your job is to participate in the case study, along with the other students, and then critique the faculty’s teaching methods and the case study. We are looking for energetic and conscientious students to earn $160 for working two days.

WHEN: Thursday, May 25th and Friday, May 26th, 2017

8:30 a.m.-4:45 p.m. each day (with a lunch break on your own)

YOU MUST BE ABLE TO WORK BOTH DAYS.

WHAT: Your duties will be to observe and participate in class sessions where college faculty will teach a science topic using a case study–a real or fictional story that illustrates the topic. Students should come prepared to engage in the case study activities and to provide written and verbal feedback after each session on the case material and on the teaching methods of individual teachers. There won’t be a test on the material, but you will be expected to participate and to offer your opinion concerning the classroom activities.

WHO: Freshmen and sophomores only (for the school year 2016-2017) who are currently enrolled in a University or College. Ask your friends, who attend other colleges and Universities and fit the criteria, to join you!

You must have a Social Security Number to participate.

HOW MUCH: You will earn $160 for both days (minus taxes for some international students and students who currently work for UB).

You will be required to sign in each day, at each session. Failure to do so will result in you not getting paid.

WHERE: Clemens 120, UB North Campus. We will email you with instructions on where to report for the first day of work. Your start time will be 8:30 a.m. Your work day will end by around 4:45 p.m. You will be allowed a lunch break from 12 noon to 1:00 p.m. each day. You may bring a bag lunch or buy your lunch on campus. It is important that you report back on time after your lunch break.

REMEMBER: When you sign up, you are making a commitment to us to work BOTH days. We will be counting on you!

Please print this page out for future reference. Send to your friends!

SIGN UP NOW http://www.nccsts.org/studentapp.php

Send to your friends!

Tuesday
04/04/17

Student Engagement Ambassador Internship

Posted by Tim on April 4, 2017 in Student Job Opportunities

-Peer Adviser for the Experiential Learning, TORCH and PEAK

-Leadership Certificate Programs

-Student Engagement Consultant for students looking to getinvolved at UB

-Lead reflection for Saturdays of Service

-Develop and facilitate workshops on Leadership, Community Engagement, and Experiential Learning

-Get quality work experience and professional development opportunities and much more!

FOR MORE INFO, VISIT STUDENT ENGAGEMENT

235 STUDENT UNION

NORTH CAMPUS

To Apply NOW, visit UBLinked

https://buffalo.collegiatelink.net/form/start/123960

 

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)