Overview of School of Management: The mission of the University at Buffalo School of Management is to discover and deepen our understanding of management concepts and applications that drive effective organizations and use them to produce principled and insightful leaders who create positive change in the world. Our goal is to define the future of management, forge highly capable, engaged and ethical leaders, make a positive impact on business and society, and create a School of Management with world-class capabilities.
The School of Management is a vibrant and inclusive community of big thinkers and big doers, who are leading business into the future. We work together to question and upend theories, lifting each other up and driving change. At the School of Management, ambition is a virtue, tenacity is a given, and discovery happens everywhere, from the classroom to the boardroom.
Overview of Department: The Student Services team supports all in-residence graduate students pursuing their MBA, MS or PhD in the School of Management and we take pride in the services and events we provide to our students. We are here to guide students as they become the best versions of themselves and offer support every step of the way. The Students Services Student Assistant will play an integral role in new graduate student orientation for the School of Management.
Our goal is to provide:
A consistent high level of service for students through advisement, student services and programming.
Meaningful opportunities to interact with other graduate students, staff, faculty and alumni.
A diverse and distinctive student experience by providing a safe, accessible, and inviting student-focused environment, services and programs that enhance the student experience.
Student-centered programming and execution for orientation. Student Assistant Responsibilities: MS, MBA and PhD Orientation: The student assistant will primarily assist the Student Services team with event planning and support for incoming student orientation. The student assistant may also assist with preparation for the academic year as time permits. • Assist with the planning and execution of all aspects of orientation across graduate programs. • Track international student arrivals through weekly ISS reports. • Pull confirmed lists and keep advisors informed of newly deposited students. • Create surveys in SurveyMonkey to track deliverables. • Assist Student Services team with creating and managing agendas. • Secure rooms, visit venues, plan menus, manage registration and email communication, book presenters, coordinate speaker needs, reserve tables, prepare gifts, prepare signs and name tags, print materials, secure photographer and coordinate technology needs • On-site support including set-up and managing registration tables, clean-up, assisting with team building activities, check-in bags and other event materials. • Must be available on-site for the entire orientation program which occurs mid to end-August. • Other duties as assigned.
Desired Skills and Competencies: • Excellent interpersonal communication and listening skills • Strong written communication skills
Ability to work well independently
• Customer-service oriented
• Excellent organization and time management skills
• Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment
• Flexible and adaptable
• Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, MailChimp and SurveyMonkey
• Creative, ability to develop promotional materials that align with University branding
• Experience in or related to event planning and support
Start Date: This student assistant position will work with us over the summer starting in May on an hourly appointment until the end of August. Office hours: Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm Occasional evening weekend hours may be required for events.
GPO Student Assistant Pay: Average Summer Hours: 10-20 hours per week Summer Pay Rate: $15 an hour for 12 weeks
Interested candidates should email a copy of their resume and cover letter to: Jennifer Vozzo Assistant Director of Student Services School of Management, Graduate Programs Office firstname.lastname@example.org
For answers to these questions and more, please join Dr. Susan Brennan, SUNY Research Fellow For Innovation In Graduate Education, and professor at Stony Brook University on Wednesday April 26th from 3:00pm- 4:30pm
Honors college students are invited to attend the first Art of Research competition held on Tuesday, April 25, 2023, from 6-8 p.m. at the Buffalo Museum of Science. This competition celebrates the extraordinary research of University at Buffalo graduate students and postdoctoral scholars through a showcase of original images highlighting the inherent beauty in research, scholarship and creative activity.
2022-23 Art of Research Competition
Tuesday, April 25, 2023, 6-8 p.m.
Buffalo Museum of Science
Beverages and hors d’oeuvres will be provided.
RSVP to this form by April 18 to indicate if you plan to attend and need transportation.
Buffalo Room, Capen Hall 10, North Campus, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14260 (map)
This symposium will examine the Russo-Ukrainian war and what it tells us about the strengths and weaknesses of the contemporary international system. It will explore war crimes, crimes against humanity and alleged genocide arising from the conflict. It will also revisit the enduring dichotomy between Russian authoritarian imperialism and Ukrainian democratic nationalism.
This Symposium is free and open to the public but registration is requested. Register for In-Person and Virtual Symposium by emailing email@example.com.
“The Russo-Ukrainian War in Historical Perspective” Serhii Plokhii, Mykhailo S. Hrushevs’kyi Professor of Ukrainian History; Director, Ukrainian Research Institute, Center for Government and International Studies, Harvard University
“The Protests that Were—and Weren’t: Russian Society and the War” Willard Sunderland, Henry R. Winkler Professor of Modern History, University of Cincinnati
“A Collision of Histories? NATO Expansion and the Russo-Ukrainian War” Timothy Andrews Sayle, Associate Professor, Department of History; Director, International Relations Program, University of Toronto
“Globalised Oligarchs” Marlies Glasius, Professor in International Relations, Department of Politics, University of Amsterdam
“As Autocracies Fail, How Should Democracies Respond?” Ken Roth, Former Executive Director, Human Rights Watch
“Russia and the New World Disorder” Angela Stent, Director Emerita, Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies, Georgetown University; Senior Nonresident Fellow, The Brookings Institution
“What Does America Owe Ukraine?” George Packer, Staff Writer, The Atlantic
3:15-3:30 CLOSING REMARKS & DISCUSSION
Sponsors: Alison Des Forges Memorial Committee; University at Buffalo: The Baldy Center for Law and Social Policy; Departments of Comparative Literature, History, Philosophy, and Political Science; Gender Institute; The Gordon and Gretchen Gross Professorship in Jewish Thought; Humanities Institute; James Agee Chair in American Culture; Office of the Vice Provost for International Education.
Are you interested in getting involved in the Honors College student government? Nominations for the 2023-2024 academic year’s Honors Student Council Executive Board elections are now open!
If you are interested in running for any positions listed below and meet the listed criteria, please fill out the linked form! The forms will be open until 5:00pm on Friday, March 31. Please note that you must be a member of the Honors College for the 2023-2024 academic year to run for any positions.
Explore Buffalo is looking for an enthusiastic college intern for the Summer 2023 semester! This internship is a great match for students pursuing degrees in history, architecture, marketing, English, communications, Art History, education, and other fields.
We see students gain valuable skills in administrative coordination, project planning and project management, social media marketing, and interpersonal communication. Interns interact with every level of our organization, including staff, volunteers, board members, and community partners.
Intern projects and responsibilities are typically divided between office work and field work; some tasks can be done remotely. Intern projects for the Summer 2023 semester may include:
Supporting the summer tour season, which includes more than 200 tours per month
Supporting preparations and planning for Doors Open Buffalo in September 2023
Assisting with tours, including taking photos of tours for social media
Producing social media content
Research projects, including analyzing tour data
Other related duties to assist the Explore Buffalo staff
Current college student (must be 18 years of age or older)
Strong oral and written communication skills
Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs
Attention to detail
10-12 hours per week, with flexible scheduling
Must have reliable transportation
Summer 2023 Internship:
June 5 – August 18 (approximate)
Application Deadline: April 21, 2023
Potential interns will be asked to come to Explore Buffalo’s office for an interview after submitting their application.
To Apply: Please send an email with a few sentences on why you’d like to be an intern with Explore Buffalo, with your resume attached, to Brad Hahn, Executive Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Answer phone calls and emails requesting tour information, reservations, and memberships
Process orders for new and renewal memberships
Assist with summer events including the Twilight Tour of Mansions
Optional: Assist with marketing and communications, including social media.
Other administrative tasks as necessary
Approximately 3 days, 20-24 hours per week, including a rotating weekend day (generally 2 Saturdays per month). The position will be in-person at Explore Buffalo’s office at One Symphony Circle, Buffalo NY 14201.
We’d like to have someone in place around mid-May — if they can start sooner that is great (doing fewer hours while the semester wraps up is fine) — and if they want to continue into the fall (presumably with fewer hours than summer) that is an option as well.
If interested, please email Tim Matthews at email@example.com with your resume and a brief statement of interest in the position.
Are you an undergraduate or graduate student involved in technical research or hands-on projects? Would you like to share your work with a broad audience and sharpen your communication skills? Submit your proposal to participate in STEM for Everyone!
STEM for Everyone, presented by the UB Women in STEM Cooperative (WISC) and UB Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE), invites students to present a short 5 minute talk, poster presentation or video on a STEM topic to hone their communication skills.
This event provides a platform for students to communicate the significance of their work in non-technical language, an important skill for any STEM professional. Creativity is encouraged!
Participants will benefit from mentorship and constructive feedback as they are preparing their presentation, poster or video, and will be eligible to win prizes for strong submissions.