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Wednesday
03/28/18

Welcome Weekend Leaders (WWLs) Applications Now Available

Posted by Tim on March 28, 2018 in Job Opportunity, Networking, Student Job Opportunities

Welcome Weekend Leader applications are available.

Welcome Weekend Leaders (WLs) are emerging student leaders who will welcome and assist thousands of new students their first weekend at UB. WWLs help new students acclimate to UB through assisting with large-scale events, providing accurate direction and instruction, and facilitating small group activities. This short-term, paid leadership position is a great way to kick-start the fall semester at UB.

You will find detailed information about the paid position on UBLinked including, the job description, required dates of the experience, overview of the application process, and the application under “forms” (you must be logged in to access “forms”). We’ll be accepting applications through Wednesday, April 4 at 11:59 p.m. We welcome all undergraduate students, from any major to apply.

For questions, please contact me or our graduate intern, Liz Herrmann at eherrman@buffalo.edu.

Wednesday
03/14/18

Paid Student Social Media Research Analyst Assistant Position

Posted by Tim on March 14, 2018 in Career Opportunities, Job Opportunity

University Communications is currently looking for creative, motivated and detail-oriented students to work with to tell our UB story on the UB Social Media Team (see attached job descriptions) as Social Media Content/Engagement Assistants as well as a Social Media Research Analyst Assistant.

Basic Information

Title: Digital Researcher/Analyst Assistant
UB Department: University Communications
Website: www.buffalo.edu
Supervisor: Erin Goetz, Social Media Specialist, eringoet@buffalo.edu
716-645- 4654, 330 Crofts Hall, UB North Campus
Application Due Date: April 1, 2018
Application Deadline: Applications accepted immediately, until position is filled
Position Start Date: Position is available to start immediately. Start date is flexible
Paid Position?    Yes ($10.65/hr)

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 Digital Researcher/Analyst Assistant you will focus on researching and analyzing UB’s
digital presence, including web, social media and mobile, to develop and refine processes that
drive awareness of UB on these channels.

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 weekly commitment of 15-20 hours. Successful
    candidates will be available to work summer 2018 and ideally continue through spring 2019.
  • All work (unless otherwise agreed) is to be conducted in UC offices in Crofts Hall on UB’s
    North Campus.

Responsibilities

  • The Digital Researcher/Analyst Assistant will work directly with the Social Media Specialist,
    and collaboratively with other members of the UC team to accomplish the following goals
    using UC’s social media management tool (Sprinklr):

    • Research and analysis informing digital strategies
      • E.g. Benchmarking and analysis of best practices, trend and usage analysis
    • Assessment of product performance
      • E.g. Site analytics, user analysis, usability testing, defining and measuring KPI
    • Content/data stewardship
      • E.g. Stewardship of delivery of content, social media/web/mobile usage data
    • Support and project logistics
      • E.g. Coordinating information access and dissemination, tracking project feedback, building and populating templates for site Information Architecture and
        Content Strategy
  • Assist in management and administration of UB’s top-level social media platforms: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, YouTube, LinkedIn, Buzzfeed and Pinterest
  • 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

Qualifications
Must have strong user knowledge of social media, web and mobile platforms (this is NOT a
programming position. It is an analysis and research position)

  • Must be a critical thinker, with strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Must have excellent analytical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communications are essential
  • Effective time management and adherence to deadlines
  • Experience in Excel, Google Docs required
  • Experience with Google Analytics a plus
  • Keen sense of individual responsibility and initiative.
  • Self directed
  • Desire to learn and explore new and existing technologies
  • Enthusiastic team player

To apply:

  • Complete the following pre-qualification form: https://goo.gl/forms/XSKqFgWTvR52mN3C3
  • Send the following to eringoet@buffalo.edu
    • What makes you a stand out candidate for the job
      (experience and personal characteristics)
    • Experience or interest in assessment/analytics or using or studying social media, web
      and mobile platforms
    • Your academic major, projected month and year of graduation
    • Availability to work
    • Name and contact information for 3 references. Please indicate whether they are personal or professional references

Applications are being accepted immediately with a cut off of April 1, 2018. Start date is flexible.
The University at Buffalo is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Wednesday
03/14/18

Paid Student Social Media Assistant Position

Posted by Tim on March 14, 2018 in Career Opportunities, Job Opportunity

University Communications is currently looking for creative, motivated and detail-oriented students to work with to tell our UB story on the UB Social Media Team (see attached job descriptions) as Social Media Content/Engagement Assistants as well as a Social Media Research Analyst Assistant.

Basic Information

Title: Social Media Content/Engagement Assistant
UB Department: University Communications
Website: www.buffalo.edu
Supervisor: Erin Goetz, Social Media Specialist, eringoet@buffalo.edu
716-645- 4654, 330 Crofts Hall, UB North Campus
Application Due Date: April 1, 2018
Application Deadline: Applications accepted immediately, until positions are filled
Position Start / End Date: Multiple positions are available, with flexible start dates
beginning immediately, as well as Summer 2018 and Fall 2018
Paid Position?    Yes ($10.65/hr)

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)

Hours

  • This PAID student position requires a weekly commitment of 15-20 hours during the
    academic semester or 20 hours during summer 2018.
  • All work (unless otherwise agreed) is to be conducted in UC offices in Crofts Hall on UB’s
    North Campus.

Responsibilities
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, Instagram, Snapchat, YouTube, LinkedIn, Buzzfeed and Pinterest
  • 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

Qualifications

  • Strong understanding of and experience using social media (including Facebook, Twitter,
    Instagram, Snapchat, YouTube, LinkedIn, Buzzfeed and Pinterest), web technologies,
    mobile apps
  • Video production skills, esp. knowledge of video editing tools
  • Excellent writing (esp. for web and social) and visual (e.g. photo selection, video
    production) skills
  • Exposure to or experience using dashboards, analytics and tracking tools (e.g. Facebook
    Insights, Google Analytics, TweetReach, Sprinklr).
  • 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

To apply:

1. Complete the following pre-qualification form:
https://goo.gl/forms/XSKqFgWTvR52mN3C3
2. Send the following to eringoet@buffalo.edu

  • 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
  • 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 April 1, 2018. Start date is flexible.
The University at Buffalo is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Wednesday
02/14/18

UB Career Services “Skillshops” Spring 2018

Posted by Tim on February 14, 2018 in Community Announcements, Event, Internships, Job Opportunity, Networking, New Programs, Stress Relief, Student Job Opportunities, Workshops

“Skillshops”, also known as workshops, here is where you’ll learn the top skills needed for today’s job market.

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Wednesday 2/14/2018

4:00pm  145 A Student Union

 

Creating a Great LinkedIn Profile

Monday 2/19/2018

4:00pm  330 Student Union

 

STEM Majors: Jobs and Internships

Tuesday 2/20/2018

3:30pm  Student Union Theater

 

Health and Laboratory Science Majors: Jobs and Internships

Wednesday 2/21/2018

4:00pm  111 Kimball Tower

 

Art, Media Studies, Music and Theater Majors: Jobs and Internships

Thursday 2/22/2018

3:30pm  330 Student Union

 

History, English, and Foreign Language Majors: Jobs and Internships

Monday 2/26/2018

4:00pm  330 Student Union

 

Psychology and Social Science Majors: Jobs and Internships

Tuesday 2/27/2018

3:30pm  330 Student Union

 

Job and Internship Search Strategies

Wednesday 2/28/2018

4:00pm  330 Student Union

 

Making the Most of the Job and Internship Fair

Monday 3/5/2018

4:00pm  330 Student Union

 

Interviewing Hacks That Work

Tuesday 3/6/2018

3:30pm  330 Student Union

 

Salary Negotiation Tips

Wednesday 3/14/2018

4:00pm  330 Student Union

 

Networking for Introverts

Tuesday 3/27/2018

3:30pm  330 Student Union

 

What can I do with a major in…?

Thursday 3/29/2018

3:30pm  330 Student Union

 

 

See all UB Career Services events at:  http://www.buffalo.edu/career/events.html

Wednesday
01/10/18

Summer 2018 Orientation Leader Application Now Available Deadline February 9

Posted by Tim on January 10, 2018 in Job Opportunity, Student Assistant, Student Job Opportunities

Orientation Leader applications are available.

Orientation Leaders (OLs) for summer 2018 will welcome and assists thousands of new students as they begin their UB journey. While spending a summer giving back to your university, OLs will also reap benefits, like: building connections across campus, growing individual leadership skills that connect to your area of study and making unforgettable memories. Orientation Leaders have the opportunity to share their unique UB stories with the incoming class of 2018 and make a difference in the lives of incoming students.

You will find detailed information about the paid position on UBLinked including, the job description, overview of the application process, and the application under “forms”. We’ll be accepting applications through Friday, February 9 at 11:59 p.m. We welcome all undergraduate students, from any major to apply.

For questions, please contact Chrissy Daniel, Associate Director in Orientation, Transition and Parent Programs, cmdaniel@buffalo.edu.

Wednesday
01/10/18

Become a Blackstone LaunchPad Ambassador!

Posted by Tim on January 10, 2018 in Community Announcements, Honors Experiences, Internships, Job Opportunity, Networking, Volunteering, Volunteers Needed

Are you passionate about entrepreneurship? Become a Blaser!

Blackstone LaunchPad Ambassador for Student Engagement and Recruitment

Open to undergraduate students from all majors!

*Available for Internship Credit*

Benefits:

  • Training and professional development
  • Leadership Assessments
  • Access to exclusive, invitation-only events

Seeking applications for spring 2018…apply TODAY: tinyurl.com/applyblasers

For more information,, contact Blackstone at launchpadub@buffalo.edu

Tuesday
11/28/17

Spring 2018 Internship Opportunity with NYS Assemblyman Sean Ryan

Posted by Tim on November 28, 2017 in Honors Experiences, Internships, Job Opportunity

The Office of Assemblyman Sean Ryan is looking for interns for the spring 2018 semester. Students with an interest in community engagement, urban planning, environmental conservation, communication, or government should apply. Hours are flexible and the projects are varied.

General project topics may include Outer Harbor development, water quality in local watersheds, green technology, 21st-century city planning, community/neighborhood development and transportation. Applicants should come with an idea of the general topic s/he may want to explore further as it relates to the 149th Assembly District.

More than one intern position is available. This is an unpaid position but college credit can be applied depending on your institution.

To be considered, applicants should send a resume to rebecca@seanryanassembly.com and fill out this questionnaire: https://goo.gl/forms/r99hku83Foq8CGjD3.

Tuesday
11/21/17

Electric Boat Summer Internship Opportunity Deadline to apply is January 5

Posted by Tim on November 21, 2017 in Honors Experiences, Internships, Job Opportunity, Networking

2018 SUMMER INTERNSHIP REQUISITIONS ARE OPEN!

The 2018 Summer Internships have been posted to the GDEB website. Candidates can apply online at www.gdeb.com/careers from Wednesday, November 1, 2017 until Friday, January 5, 2018. Applications submitted after January 5, 2018 will not be considered.

2018 Summer Internship Offerings:

  •     Engineering
    ·         Program Representatives

2018 Summer Internship Requirements:

  •     18+ years of age
    ·         US citizen
    ·         At a minimum, completed freshman year prior to the start of the internship
    ·         Currently pursuing a degree and going into sophomore, junior or senior year of college as of May 2018
    ·         Available to work 40 hours per week for a minimum eight (8) consecutive weeks between May 2018 to September 2018

Please note for confidentially reasons Human Resources will only discuss internship application status with the candidate. Information cannot be shared with family members.

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