If you have students looking for a great elective for the fall semester, have them consider MGF 100.
Class meets Thursdays at 6:30 pm in Capen
Description: Gain knowledge in personal finance that many adults wished they had learned before entering the real world. This course is designed to provide students practical advice on how to manage your personal finances at all stages of life, from teenager to mid-career adult. Students will gain new financial skills or strengthen existing skills necessary to make practical and sound financial planning decisions. Controlling your finances is a critical function that will allow you to have clarity, avoid anxiety and seek financial freedom. This is done by setting goals, both financial & non-financial. In the course students will learn to create and maintain a personal budget and understand the importance of saving and investing, as well as the basic concepts, terms and responsibilities involved in using credit and credit cards. Students will also learn other financial planning topics such as banking, taxes, health insurance, marriage, end of life planning and much more!
Explore Buffalo is a nonprofit organization that offers walking, bike, bus, and boat tours of Buffalo and the surrounding areas. Explore Buffalo’s tours are led by volunteer docents, whom the staff and interns support by coordinating and promoting the tours.
Explore Buffalo is looking for an enthusiastic college intern for the Fall 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 Fall 2023 semester may include:
Supporting the fall tour season, which includes more than 100 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
Fall 2023 Internship:
September 11 – December 8 (approximate)
Application Deadline: August 25, 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
We would like to invite you to apply for the Spark Program, offered by the Office of Fellowships and Scholarships. This nine-week program will help you to foster your spark of potential and engage with a number of topics, including: Learning about UB resources and opportunities. Becoming involved in on-campus research projects and off-campus service projects. Identifying your strengths and how to use them in academic and professional settings. Developing application writing materials. Networking with your peers, faculty and staff. Most of all, you will learn how to apply for competitive fellowships and scholarships, and more about the resources available at UB that will help you do it! Program Dates:
Thursdays, 5:00 – 6:20 p.m. September 7 – November 2, 2023 In person | UB North Campus
This program is open to freshmen and sophomores. Please note that the majority of fellowships and scholarships highlighted in this program do not cover the expenses of medical school, dental school, or pharmacy, and are available only to U.S. citizens. Medical, dental, or pharmacy students and international students are encouraged to explore the Office of Fellowships and Scholarships website for more opportunities.
The deadline to apply for the Spark Program is August 28, 2023.
SW 130 Black Lives Matter: Building Racial Justice and Solidarity
T/R 2:00-3:20PM | Seated
This course examines historic and contemporary anti-Black racism and white supremacy in the United States. Students will analyze policies and strategies to identify, challenge, and transform the values, structures, and behaviors that perpetuate systemic racism. Students will also engage in self-reflection and will develop personal strategies for becoming antiracist and facilitating change in communities and society.
New course!!!! Explore the field of social work….
SW 250 How Do We Help People: An Introduction to Social Work
M/W 11:00-12:20PM | Seated
This course introduces the social work profession and generalist social work practice. Students will be introduced to the core values of social work and be exposed to issues of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA), oppression, and social justice. The course will familiarize students with the various roles, functions, and tasks that social workers perform in a variety of settings and acquaint them with the primary skills and practices of social work with individuals, groups, and communities.
The Child Health and Behavior Lab (HABLAB) at the University of Buffalo is looking for undergraduate students to assist with research studies in Fall 2023 and Spring 2024. These research experiences would be under the leadership of Dr. Stephanie Anzman-Frasca, who conducts laboratory- and community-based studies in the area of children’s eating behavior and obesity prevention. More information about Dr. Anzman-Frasca’s work is available here: https://medicine.buffalo.edu/faculty/profile.html?ubit=safrasca, and more information about HABLAB is available at http://ubhablab.weebly.com. You can also find HABLAB on social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) @ubhablab.
Responsibilities of student research assistants include: assisting with materials preparation, entering data, and helping staff in the implementation of the study design. It is anticipated that students will have the opportunity to work directly with study participants, including parents and children, in laboratory and/or community studies. We also anticipate many of our new research assistants contributing to coding of nutritional data for an ongoing study aiming to make healthy grocery shopping easier for families. Some nutrition experience (ex. coursework) is a plus for these positions, but is not required. All incoming research assistants must be able to commit to at least 135 hours of research over the semester (equates to about 10 hours per week), with preference given to students who can commit to at least two semesters. For students who spend multiple semesters on the team, independent research projects, conference presentations, and/or thesis projects may be possible.
You don’t need to have prior research experience or be an upperclassman to apply! Interested students can apply by submitting an application and a resumeto email@example.com, using “HABLAB student research assistant application 2023-2024” as the subject of the email. Applications may be downloaded at http://ubhablab.weebly.com/students. We are currently filling positions for Fall on a rolling basis, so if you are interested in Fall, please apply ASAP. Thanks!
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