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West Herr Automotive Group Business Based Sales Internship Opportunity

Posted by Tim on January 18, 2022 in Career Oportunities, Honors Experiences, Internships, Job Opportunity

Business/Sales Internship

West Herr Automotive Group is looking for students interested in a career in business that are ready for a challenging and rewarding internship. The goal of the internship program is to give you a broad understanding of the automotive business as well as gaining valuable, real-world sales and customer service experience. You will learn about the different sales responsibilities including the consultative sales process, lead generation, gathering competitive intelligence and tactics on how to retain & build a business. Our award-winning sales and service teams have made us one of the most recognized and respected companies in Buffalo & Rochester. 

Why West Herr: 

  • Perfect opportunity to join a fast-growing company
  • Work in a high-energy, fast-paced environment that is both competitive and fun
  • Gain real life hands-on business experience
  • Assist/shadow top producing salespeople and management
  • Named Buffalo’s Business First Best Places to Work since 2005
  • Be assigned a dedicated mentor
  • Family oriented, locally owned and operated since 1950
  • Representing 23 brands with 32 locations in Buffalo, Rochester & Syracuse
  • The largest Automotive dealership in WNY & the 19th largest automotive dealer in the US
  • Opportunities for career advancement upon graduation

This internship is well-suited for business, finance, communication, marketing, management, and general business majors. This internship will also include additional classroom training that will cover sales techniques and dealership operations. You will be involved in hands on training sessions with the opportunity to implement. West Herr skills are transferable to any business-related field. If you are a student with a desire to succeed within a reputable company, consider applying.

Candidate Qualifications:

  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree at an accredited college or university.
  • Must be a self-starter with good time management skills
  • Have taken a variety of business courses
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Previous experience involving customer interaction is beneficial
  • Must be driven and coach-able
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated leadership potential
  • Strong understanding of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Willingness to travel within the Buffalo area
  • Must have a clean and valid Driver’s License.

Long-term career opportunities are also available following the internship.

At West Herr, it’s not just a job, it’s a Career. 

Interested applicants may email: Sherri Callahan @ or submit an application on handshake.

West Herr Automotive Group provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.


Research job opportunity

Posted by Tim on December 3, 2021 in Career Oportunities

Are you a student graduating this December who is looking to build upon your research experience? Are you interested in working with children and families and promoting healthy behaviors among young children? The Child Health and Behavior Lab in the UB Division of Behavioral Medicine has a research staff position available.

The Sr. Research Specialist will work under the direction of Dr. Stephanie Anzman-Frasca, assisting with laboratory- and community-based research related to children’s eating behaviors and health. This will include work on various aspects of ongoing studies, including our Restaurant Study, which will involve conducting research within a restaurant in the Buffalo area. 

More information and the opportunity to apply can be found at: University at Buffalo Portal | Senior Research Specialist. If you have questions, you are also welcome to reach out to Dr. Anzman-Frasca directly at


Seeking students with an entrepreneurial drive who want to make a difference in Western New York | open to all UG majors and GRAD programs

Posted by Tim on December 2, 2021 in Career Oportunities, Fellowships

A leadership development program that provides selected Fellows professional development opportunities, as well as resources and access to WNY business leaders. WNY Prosperity Fellows are awarded a paid summer internship; scholarship support awarded during the academic year up to $25,000 based on a student’s unmet financial need, and an enrichment fund of $1,000.

This fellowship program will assist undergraduate and graduate students who are actively preparing for careers that further economic development and growth, especially in the WNY region. Open to all undergraduate majors and graduate programs. Fellows do not need to be from WNY, however the Fellowship supports students committed to the WNY region.

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 2022-2023 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. 

§  Fellowship Requirement: Only open to US Citizens or students holding permanent residency. Not intended for international students.

For full details, visit the fellowship website at:

Application Deadline: March 4, 2022

Candidates are encouraged to attend Fellowship information sessions hosted on Zoom:

§  Thursday, January 6th at 2 p.m. EDT 

Meeting ID: 924 0368 6077 | Passcode: 885542

§  Thursday, February 3rd at 5 p.m. EDT

Meeting ID: 998 7122 4293 | Passcode: 083738


NFL Internships This Coming Summer!

Posted by Tim on December 2, 2021 in Career Oportunities

If you are a Junior or a senior, we invite you to apply for the internships opportunities that the NFL is offering next summer!