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Internship Opportunity with US Senator Chuck Schumer

Posted by Tim on January 7, 2020 in Honors Experiences, Internships, Job Opportunity

U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer’s Buffalo office is currently seeking intern candidates for the spring 2020 semester. Please feel free to share this opportunity with your students.

Students who wish to apply should be in good academic standing and have an interest in government, political science or public policy. Applicants should apply via the Internship portal on Senate Schumer’s website (

Please direct any questions to Courtney Ball at Senator Schumer’s Buffalo office, by email or by phone at (716) 846-4111.


Hiring for a Marketing and Graphic Design Student Assistant

Posted by Tim on October 25, 2019 in Community Announcements, Internships, Student Job Opportunities, Work Study Opportunity

The position details are below, and students can apply through handshake ID #3221960. They are accepting it as an assistant position or a work study position.

This work study student employee will be an assistant to the Outreach Coordinator, Michelle Bowen, in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences’ Office of Strategic Initiatives. We are looking for a Marketing, Graphic Design, Visual Studies and/or Communications student. The Office of Strategic Initiatives supports and manages the day-to-day operations, communications, and education missions of

  • Shared Instrumentation Laboratories
  • SMART Community of Excellence
  • Stephen Still Institute for Sustainable Transportation and Logistics (SSISTL)
  • Institute of Bridge Engineering (IBE)
  • Institute of Computational and Data Sciences (ICDS)

OSI also supports many events within the School of Engineering.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist in website edits and management on the UB CMS
  • Assist in content creation for websites, social media and various print materials
  • Assist in graphic design of various marketing materials, such as flyers, posters, brochures, powerpoint presentations, websites, programs, event collateral, etc.
  • Assist in organizational tasks, such as creating excel spreadsheets, documents, or calendar appointments to keep information organized
  • Assist in marketing meetings from time to time
  • Assist in event coordination from time to time
  • Any other assistance needed with various projects that our office must support


  • Graphic design knowledge and experience (must provided samples of your work)
  • Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office applications: Word, Excel, Powerpoint
  • Knowledge and experience with Google applications: Docs, Sheets, Slides
  • Knowledge and experience with the Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Lightroom


$13-15 / hr

Required Documentation:

  • Resume
  • Course Schedule
  • Graphic design portfolio / samples

UB Linguistics Department internship (LIN 496)

Posted by Tim on October 23, 2019 in Internships

UB Linguistics Department internship (LIN 496):

Would you like to earn UB credit, gain valuable teaching experience, and make a contribution to your community at the same time?  The Department of Linguistics at the University at Buffalo is offering a Teaching Internship for the Spring 2020 semester, which places UB undergraduate students in the Buffalo Public Schools as a teacher’s aide or tutor, to work with children on developing their language and literacy skills.  This internship is open to students from any major and grade level who are native or near-native speakers of English and have at least a 2.0 GPA.  For three credits, interns work 112 hours over the course of the semester (about 8-10 hours per week), in a classroom or tutoring room in one of the public schools.  Interns can be placed in an early childhood school, an elementary school, a middle school, or a high school; the children in the schools include Spanish-English bilinguals, international students, and English-speaking urban students. There are also sometimes a very small number of slots for interns to work with school psychologists, guidance counselors, or social workers.  (CDS majors interested in working with an SLP should contact their own department first to inquire about their internship program.)

To find out more about the Linguistics Department internship, or to request an application, please stop by Dr. David Fertig’s office, 638 Baldy Hall (Fall office hours: Monday 2:00–3:00 p.m. and Friday, 11:30 a.m. –12:30 p.m.) or e-mail him at:, with a cc to Graduate Teaching Assistant Thaddeus Okon <>. (Please include “LIN 496 Internship” in the subject line of your e-mail.)


Summer Internship to Peru for Outstanding Minority Undergrad and MA students

Posted by Tim on October 7, 2019 in Academics, Honors Experiences, Internships, Networking, Study Abroad

MHIRT Introduction

The San Diego State University Minority Health and Health Disparities International Research Training program (SDSU MHIRT) is a component of the national MHIRT program funded by the National Institutes of Health. We provide international training experiences to students from health disparity backgrounds with a goal of encouraging such students to pursue careers in biomedical, clinical, and behavioral health research. The ultimate mission of the MHIRT program is for MHIRT trainee alumni, through their careers as researchers and medical professionals, to work to reduce, and eventually eliminate, healthcare disparities in the United States.

The SDSU MHIRT Program is always interested in receiving applications from exceptional candidates. In addition to meeting the below criteria, we are looking for applicants with a high level of emotional maturity, professionalism, and dedication to improving the research and outcomes of populations affected by health disparities post matriculation. To be eligible for the MHIRT program you must, at minimum, meet the following criteria: You must be a US citizen or permanent resident.

  • You must come from an NIH specified minority group underrepresented in biomedical research. (Please visit our Program Overview page for more information).
  • You must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Undergraduate applicants must have junior or senior class standing at your institution. Previous undergraduate research experience is highly recommended.
  • Master’s students must have previous research experience in the area of our MHIRT training programs.
  • You must show a commitment to pursuing a career in research, public health, or another field, focused on health disparities.

JUMP into STEM Webinars/ Internship

Posted by Tim on October 4, 2019 in Competitions, Internships, Workshops

JUMP into STEM, the Department of Energy’s building science competition for undergraduate and graduate students, has kicked off the 2019–20 season with three challenges running until November 15, 2019.

Building science experts will be hosting a series of webinars to help guide students through the inventive and developmental stages of bringing their ideas to life.

You can register for these webinars at

Webinar Schedule

  • October 7, 1-2 p.m. ET: Jim Leverette, Southern Company, “Smart Sensors and Controls for Residential Buildings”
  • October 8, 3-4 p.m. ET: Grant Wheeler, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, “Designing a Healthier and Energy-Efficient Air Distribution System”
  • October 9, 3-4 p.m. ET: Michael Kane, Northeastern University, “Smart Sensors and Controls for Residential Buildings”
  • October 14, 1-2 p.m. ET: Jeff Munk, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, “Designing a Healthier and Energy-Efficient Air Distribution System”
  • October 15, 3-4 p.m. ET: Andre Desjarlais, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, “Pushing the Envelope with Wall Retrofit Designs”

Internship Opportunity

Develop your creative idea for energy-efficient building solutions by November 15 and compete for a paid summer 2020 internship at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) or the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). Ideas must be submitted by teams of 2-5 people with at least two different majors. An application for the Building Technologies Internship Program (BTIP) – ORNL and NREL must also be completed and submitted by November 15 to qualify for the internship opportunities.

For more information on JUMP into STEM, please visit

Happy ideation!  


United Kingdom: UB Semester in London Spring 2020 Program Information Session – September 18, 2019

Posted by Tim on September 18, 2019 in Academics, Internships, Study Abroad

The United Kingdom: UB Semester in London Spring 2020 Program offers 2-3 Sociology courses (SOC 467, SOC 358, SOC 499 –optional) AND 6 credits of an internship! There will be an information session TODAY (Wednesday, September 18) from 5-6pm in NSC 216. All are welcome to attend!


Clean Energy Policy Internship with U.S. Department of Energy

Posted by Tim on September 18, 2019 in Internships

As an intern embedded within the CE3 initiative, you will get to develop educationally and professionally while participating in policy-related projects at DOE’s EERE office in Washington, D.C. The goal of the CE3 effort is to close the gender gap and increase participation, leadership and success of women in clean energy fields. You will collaborate with DOE Senior Program Advisors and engage closely with your mentor to move this initiative forward. You will also learn how to plan, manage and execute initiative activities, including organizing meetings and collaborations within the agency and with partnering organizations, solicitation of new ideas for how to grow the CE3, as well as new strategic directions and activities.

Apply here! *Applications reviewed on a rolling basis.


SUNY Lab Days – October 10 & 17, 2019

Posted by Tim on September 13, 2019 in Career Opportunities, Event, Fellowships, Internships, Job Opportunity, Networking, Research Information and Opportunities

Ideal for SUNY students and early career faculty researchers:

Explore and interview on-the-spot for competitive internship and fellowship opportunities in leading edge research programs at New York’s nationally-acclaimed federal laboratories.

Discover and connect with scientific mentors for research and scholarly projects.

Network with R&D leaders and identify opportunities for research collaboration and access to cutting-edge R&D facilities.

SUNY Lab Days will take place at Stony Brook University on October 10, 2019 and at the SUNY Polytechnic Institute (Utica) on October 17, 2019 from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.


Senator Chuck Schumer Internship Opportunity-Fall 2019

Posted by Tim on August 19, 2019 in Community Announcements, Honors Experiences, Internships, Networking

U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer’s Buffalo office is currently seeking intern candidates for the fall 2019 semester. Please feel free to share this opportunity with your students.

Students who wish to apply should be in good academic standing and have an interest in government, political science or public policy. Applicants should apply via the Internship portal on Senate Schumer’s website (

Please direct any questions to Courtney Ball at Senator Schumer’s Buffalo office, by email or by phone at (716) 846-4111.


Marketing and Public Relations Internship with Hillel of Buffalo

Posted by Tim on August 8, 2019 in Community Announcements, Honors Experiences, Internships, Job Opportunity, Networking

Marketing and Public Relations Internship

Organization Name ___Hillel of Buffalo_____________________________________________

Overview of Organization

Hillel is a hub for Jewish college students at UB and in the greater Buffalo area.  The organization aims to connect Jewish students to one another and to provide opportunities for celebration, learning, travel, leadership development, and community service. Hillel strives to be a safe and inclusive community that welcomes new ideas and constructive discourse.

To achieve these goals, Hillel offers a variety of programs, including social events, weekly Shabbat services and dinners, Israel education, volunteer opportunities, and holiday celebrations. We also offer a winter Birthright trip and student leadership and mentorship opportunities.

Hillel of Buffalo is growing, and is looking to include new student voices. Interning with Hillel provides an opportunity to work with a supportive professional staff, grow as a student and as a professional, give back to the community, and leave your mark on an up-and-coming organization.

Additional benefits include fun Hillel swag, flexible work hours, and work that can be completed from home.

Hillel of Buffalo is located in the University at Buffalo Commons Suite 101B, across from Starbucks and next to the UB Greek Store.

Intern’s Supervisor (Name, Title, email):   _Sara Rich, Executive Director of the Hillel of Buffalo


Address __520 Lee Entrance, UB Commons Suite 101B, Amherst, NY 14228 __________________________________________________________________

Telephone 716-616-0083___ Fax _______________ Website

Intended Semester of Internship (fall, spring, summer) ___Spring_______________

Internship Details

Intern’s Title _Marketing and Public Relations Intern

Main Project Responsibilities (50% of Internship)

Describe the main project in which the student intern will be involved e.g.

The internship is an opportunity to bring your excellent written and verbal communication skills to an organization that is working on getting its name out on campus and in the community.

Marketing responsibilities include:

  • Working with Hillel staff to develop social media strategy
  • Updating social media sites with new information
  • Compiling and sending weekly student e-blast
  • Creating brochures, flyers for events, promo items and more

Public relations responsibilities include:

  • Contributing to quarterly alumni and community newsletter
  • Pitching articles for the local Jewish newspaper and for University publications
  • Interviewing alumni, students, etc. for Hillel publications

Interaction/ Exposure to Leadership Team and Board of Directors (25% of Internship)

The Marketing and Public Relations Intern will work closely with the Hillel of Buffalo professional staff team, and will collaborate with the Student Board to market upcoming programs and opportunities. The intern will also build relationships in the local Jewish community and serve as a voice for this growing organization.

Support / Administrative Responsibilities (25% Maximum of Internship)



This is an unpaid, academic credit only internship.