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Honors College Greiner Hall Living Learning Community 2023-2024

Posted by Tim on January 3, 2023 in Community Announcements, Honors Experiences, Honors Program Announcements

The Honors College Sophomore LLC provides the experience of a diverse community of gifted scholars living in the same area in Greiner Hall on North Campus. Exclusively for sophomore Honors scholars, this unique experience allows for Honors College students to further develop their leadership skills with their peers.

Expectations of membership:

  • Participate as an Honors College Ambassador and/or Honors College Peer Mentor (
  • As a group, plan and facilitate 1-2 student-centered programs for the Honors College each semester
  • Attend one Honors College Faculty Fellow talk (held in Greiner Hall) in fall and/or spring

*If interested, complete the supplemental questions on the Greiner Hall general housing application


US Department of Energy Office of Technology Transitions (OTT) Technology Commercialization Summer Internship Program

Posted by Tim on January 3, 2023 in Honors Experiences, Internships

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Office of Technology Transitions (OTT) Technology Commercialization Internship Program

Internships are for undergraduate students pursuing a degree in science, technology, mathematics, engineering, or business with an interest in entrepreneurship and technology commercialization.

  • Stipends: $850 per week
  • Virtual Internships hosted by U.S. Department of Energy national laboratory – no relocation required
  • In-person closing ceremony at a national laboratory.  Travel arrangements and reimbursement will be provided.
  • Internships will be for 10-12 consecutive weeks beginning on or about June 1, 2023. Alternate dates may be considered depending on your class schedules and facility schedules.

Can’t wait to get started?  You can find full details about this opportunity and work on your application through Zintellect.

Application Deadline: February 15, 2023, 8:00 AM EST

Please share this information with others at your university!

We look forward to receiving your application and are happy to answer whatever questions you may have.


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Apply to be an HON 102 Colloquium Teaching Assistant! Deadline to apply is March 1, Info Session February 9

Posted by Tim on January 3, 2023 in Honors Experiences, Teaching Opportunities

Applications for spring 2024 Honors Colloquium Teaching Assistants are now open! Deadline to apply is Wednesday, March 1, 2023 at noon.

A virtual information session will be held on Thursday, February 9th from 3:00-3:45pm to provide more information and answer your questions.

RSVP for the information session here: Zoom details will be sent the morning of February 9th.

This is an excellent opportunity to gain teaching and leadership skills while completing up to five Honors College experience credits! Spring 2024 HON 102: Honors Colloquium will again consist of approximately 16-18 sections (with roughly 20-24 students in each), led by an upper-class Honors Colloquium Teaching Assistant.  The course will continue to provide an opportunity for students to delve into the city of Buffalo through research, community engagement, and small group projects. TAs will enroll in a one credit hour training course in the fall semester (first-time TAs will also complete a digital badge for an additional Honors experience credit), and earn three credits for teaching their section in the spring semester.

Teaching Assistant Minimum Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of HON 102: Freshmen Honors Colloquium with an A- or better.
  • Good standing in the Honors College.
  • Be able to enroll in HON 495 in fall 2023 (one credit – Pass/Fail) and spring 2024 (three credits – Pass/Fail).
  • Have completed at least 60 academic credit hours by the end of summer 2023 (this includes AP, IB, and transfer work).
  • Be available to facilitate one section of HON 102 in the spring 2024 semester.

For information and to complete an application visit:


UB Behavioral Medicine Seeks Undergraduate Research Assistants

Posted by Tim on December 9, 2022 in Academics, Honors Experiences, Research Information and Opportunities

The Division of Behavioral Medicine at the University of Buffalo and ECMC is looking for 3-4 undergraduate students to assist a new study on intermittent fasting and food preferences.  The Behavioral Medicine lab is an active lab that conducts several laboratory, clinical and field studies to examine different factors that may lead to the development of pediatric obesity.  Responsibilities will include: assisting staff in material preparation, entering data, screening potential participants for inclusion in study, helping staff in the implementation of the study design and running participant appointments.  We are located on UB South Campus in Farber hall and all data collection would occur at the laboratory. We would ask all interested students to send a resume and complete questionnaire below ASAP, with interviews being scheduled by zoom/in person in the next 2 weeks.  Please email your resume and the attached questionnaire to Maia Homsi at if interested.

Please fill out the Following information:

Full Name:

Name you would like to be called:


Phone Number:

Overall GPA:

Major GPA:

  1. What year are you in school?
  2. Do you have any prior research experience?  If so, with whom?
  3. What do you want to do when you graduate?
  4. How do you feel this research experience will benefit you?
  5. How would you describe your communication skills?
  6. What are your strengths and weaknesses?
  7. What is your availability for the Spring/Summer semester?
  8. Are you interested in continuing to work in the Summer semester? What is your availability for this summer?

EAS 360 STEM Communications in Italy-Summer 2023

Posted by Tim on December 9, 2022 in Academics, General Education Requirements, Honors Experiences, Study Abroad

Take EAS 360 STEM Communications in Florence, Italy! This is a required course for Engineering and Computer Science majors, although this abroad section only will be open to any major and does cover the Communication Literacy 2 requirement.

Students will learn at LdM University in Florence, take walking tours of this historic city, visit an olive oil production facility in the Tuscan Hills and explore ancient cities such as Venice and Pisa.

For more information, visit:


New Marketing Internship Opportunity with Sadie’s Relish startup

Posted by Tim on December 9, 2022 in Honors Experiences, Internships

New Marketing Internship Opportunity: Sadie’s Relish
Sadie’s Relish, a WNY food startup, is seeking interns to support their growing business. If you are interested in learning how to build a brand, create content, flex and build your digital marketing skills this is the experience for you. INTERN REQUIREMENTS: 10-12 hours per week. In total, interns must complete a minimum of 150 hours over the course of the semester, in order to receive 3 credit hours.

InFLOW 2023

Posted by Tim on December 6, 2022 in Honors Experiences

The New York Water Environment Association (NYWEA) presents the Introducing Future Leaders to Opportunities in Water (In­ FLOW) program for 2023. The program’s aim is to enhance diversity and inclusion in the water work force by engaging scholars from under­ represented demographics in NYWEA programs and conferences to increase their interest in and awareness of opportunities of work in the water sector, to increase probabilities for employment, and to aid long­ term success in the sector. This scholarship program is modeled after the Water Environment Federation (WEF)’s InFLOW Program, which consists of two tracks: STEMPath and CareerTech.

Participation in the InFLOW program will include:
• Introduction to water sector careers;
• An assigned mentor to guide each scholar through the program; • Opportunities to network with water professionals across New York state;
• Complimentary registration for the NYWEA 95th Annual Con­ference at the NYC Marriott Marquis in February or the Spring Technical Conference in Saratoga Springs, NY, in June;
• Site visit to a water resource recovery facility;
• Complimentary NYWEA and WEF student membership for 1 year; and
•Stipend for participation in the program.

This program is an excellent opportunity for students to meet potential employers, network with water/wastewater professionals across the state, learn about NYWEA student scholarship opportunities and ex­ plore different career paths within the water sector.


STEMPath invites promising college and university students from his­ torically underrepresented groups in environmental programs to attend New York’s largest water quality conference, the NYWEA Annual Meet­ ing in New York City each February.


CareerTech partners with community­based organizations to expose scholars in job readiness programs to the variety of rewarding career possibilities in water quality.

If you know students that would be a good fit for the STEMPath program and would be interested in learning more about careers in the Water/ Wastewater sector or the science of water quality, please email info@ with their contact information for the February 2023 InFLOW Program!

NYWEA is a nonprofit, educational organization of over 2,500 water quality professionals representing diverse specialties, all working to enhance water quality and protect water resources. Learn more at


Nebraska Summer Research

Posted by Tim on December 1, 2022 in Career Oportunities, Honors Experiences, Research Information and Opportunities, Student experience, Summer Research, Uncategorized

The Digital Legal Research Lab is a collaborative and interdisciplinary team of scholars at the University of Nebraska Lincoln’s Department of History and Center for Digital Research in the Humanities working to bring marginalized people’s legal histories to a broader audience using digital tools and critical methodologies.

We offer UCARE opportunities in the summer and academic year to UNL undergraduates and a National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) to students outside of UNL. 

June 1, 2023 – August 4, 2023

History, Sociology, Political Science

Our application for the Summer 2023 REU cohort is now open and we are happy to meet via zoom with you and your students to offer more information, or talk individually with interested applicants. 


Service Learning Opportunity- Campus Health Educator (CHE)

Posted by Tim on November 28, 2022 in Honors Experiences


Join our CSTEP Campus Health Educator (CHE) 2023 Service Learning Cohort this spring! Open to all UB Undergraduates. Are you interested in an impactful service learning or leadership experience? Are you pursuing one of the allied health professions (psychology, public health, medicine, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, OT/PT, social work, biological sciences etc.)? This is a unique experience for students majoring in the allied health and science to engage in service learning, and educate their peers on a critically important health issue.
The goal of CHE is to increase the number of individuals participating in the blood donation as and the organ donor registry through service learning. Our commitment is to enhance and save lives through organ, tissue, eye, and blood donation, while maintaining respect for those who give the gift of life. Our 2023 cohort will create awareness and educate campus peers and the Buffalo community regarding the importance of organ donation – via a partnership with ConnectLife.
CHE classes will be held in-person during the Spring 2023 semester on Wednesday from 3:00-5:00pm. Diverse experts, including allied health professionals in the Buffalo community, CSTEP alumni, UB faculty & staff and ConnectLife representatives will speak about healthcare disparities; diet and nutrition, importance of organ donation; organ donation among minorities; (mis)trust of healthcare system; social determinants of health, cultural competence, peer to peer education; service-learning; effective communication; teambuilding and group dynamics.

We look forward to an exciting semester!

For more info visit:


· Earn 3.0 credit hours (this is a service learning course)

· Develop communication, public speaking and team building skills

· Network with Healthcare professionals

· Positively impact a critical health issue – with our community partner ConnectLife

· Resume building/preparing for graduate professional school applications 

It is a brief application, about your understanding of service-learning. Submit your unofficial transcript and ID. No letters of recommendation required!

The short answer questions will answer: (1) what is your perspective on blood and/or organ donation, (2) what is service-learning,  (3) why do you want to participate in this service learning opportunity, and (4) what do you hope to get out of this service learning experience.

DEADLINE: APPLY HERE by Friday December 2, 2022:

*Please note: Mandatory Orientation will be held Wednesday, January 25-Saturday, January 28, 2023, prior to the beginning of classes.

We look forward to your application!


Summer Medical Outreach Trip to Peru

Posted by Tim on November 8, 2022 in Community Announcements, Event, Honors Experiences, Study Abroad

“Summer Medical Outreach trip to Peru Opportunity”

Content: “VAW Global Health Alliances at Buffalo is accepting applicants to their Summer Medical Outreach trip to Peru. Applicants from all backgrounds and majors who are passionate about learning and collaborating are accepted.

During clinic days interns will gain experience shadowing local physicians, taking vitals and learning about basic pharmacology. There will also be an opportunity to plan an interactive health lesson that will be presented to a classroom of young students. 

This is an intensive two week trip that is extremely valuable for someone who wants to gain insight on healthcare in communities abroad, while also experiencing a new country.

If you are interested please email for more information and an internship and E-Board application will be linked below.

Internship Application :

E-Board Application: