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Tuesday
01/18/22

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 @ scallahan@westherr.com 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.

Monday
12/20/21

GGS 496 Women’s Studies Internship Spring 2022

Posted by Tim on December 20, 2021 in Academics, Honors Experiences, Internships, Networking

Do you want to inform public policy in Erie
County? Hope to gain experience working
within a government office? Have an interest in learning about
gender, power, and public policy? Want a behind the scenes
understanding of how public policy is produced?

This internship course offers advanced undergraduate and graduate students a unique opportunity to contribute to the making of public policy
aimed at increasing women’s empowerment in Erie County and to develop practical skills that will empower them on the job market.

Wednesdays 6:00-8:40pm

This is a very innovative program where the students spend the first 5 weeks of the semester working with an instructor to gain a background in feminist public policy and feminist research methods, and the last 10 weeks working with Karen to produce a policy brief for the Erie County Commission on the Status of Women on a current public policy issue. The last two policy projects were on “Paid Sick-Leave” and “Diversifying the Workforce.” Students get to interview business and community leaders identified as developing best practices associated with the topic and then to produce a policy brief that is used by Dr. Karen King.

If you have questions, please contact Dr. Gwynn Thomas: gmthomas@buffalo.edu

Thursday
09/16/21

Experience UB Fair

Posted by Tim on September 16, 2021 in Academics, Alumni, Career Opportunities, Event, Honors Program Announcements, Internships, Research Information and Opportunities

Please join us for our Experience UB Fair! Explore countless experiential learning opportunities through departmental programs, research, internships and service in the greater Buffalo community.

If you are looking for ways to apply your learning outside of the classroom and gain invaluable hands-on experiences to add to your resume, the Experience UB Fair is a fantastic way to start.
Location: 
Academic Spine
 Dates and Times: 
Fri., Sept.17 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Monday
09/13/21

Fulbright Canada-Mitacs Globalink Internship Program Deadline October 15

Posted by Tim on September 13, 2021 in Academics, Honors Experiences, Internships, Research Information and Opportunities

We would like to inform you of the 3rd edition of the Fulbright Canada- Mitacs Globalink internship program that will allow exceptional U.S. undergraduate students to do an internship in Canada during the 2022 summer semester.

This programwill provide high performing students with the opportunity to be part of a 10 to 12-week research internship under the supervision of Canadian university faculty members in a variety of academic disciplines, from science, engineering and mathematics to the humanities and social sciences.

Mitacs, our partner in this initiative, is a federally funded, national, not-for-profit organization that has designed and delivered research and training programs in Canada for some 20 years. Working with 70 universities, 6,000 companies, and both federal and provincial governments, they support industrial and social innovation in Canada. 

You can see the list of available projects here (disregards the deadline that is mentioned). You do not need to select a project at this stage, should you be selected you will select the project(s) of your interest in a second round.

The application deadline is OCT 15 2021.

 Fulbright Canada – Mitacs Globalink program

Program Summary

1.       U.S. students will come to Canada to undertake advanced research projects.

2.       Projects will cover a broad cross-section of research topics including most academic disciplines.

3.       Students will spend 10 to 12 weeks (May – August) in Canada on a research project in their area of interest.

4.       Students will be placed at a Canadian university and undertake a supervised research project.

5.       Students will have extensive opportunities for cultural, social, and recreational experiences.

Eligibility

Participants in this program must:

1.       be currently enrolled as an undergraduate student at an accredited university located in the United States ;

2.       be a United States citizen, and hold a valid U.S. passport;

3.       have at least one semester remaining in their program of study as of Fall 2022 (this program is not suitable for 1st-year NOR last year students);

4.     ideal candidates will have finished their third year in the year they are doing their internship;

5.       have a competitive grade point average;

6.       be available to spend between 10 to 12 weeks in Canada between May and August;

7.       apply by October 15, 2021 at 10 PM EST

Benefits

Students who participate in this program will have:

1.       access to the prestigious worldwide Fulbright network (the Globalink program will not impact the eligibility to apply for Fulbright Student programs);

2.       access to some of Canada’s top research facilities;

3.       the opportunity to gain valuable international experience;

4.       a rewarding experience combining academic research, professional skills, and personal growth; and,

5.       a grant of up to CAD$7800

To apply, students must provide:

1.       a completed application online form;

2.       unofficial transcripts from their home university or college;

3.       a two-page Curriculum Vitae (CV);

4.       two letters of reference (to be submitted by Sept 30)- see submission details here

5.       a one-page personal statement- no final project needs to be identified at this time.

The program is highly competitive. Students will be evaluated on a combination of factors including:

  •  their record of academic achievement, 
  • their personal statement, 
  • their current skills and interests 
  • fit to program
  • letters of recommendation

Further information:

Candidates can see projects on this page (disregard the deadline on this page).

Sunday
03/28/21

Explore Health and Elderly Friendliness in Nigeria through Mentored Projects

Posted by Tim on March 28, 2021 in Career Opportunities, Internships, Job Opportunity, New Programs

   
  Explore Health and Elderly Friendliness in Nigeria through Mentored Projects 

Join us on Thursday, April 8 at 9 a.m., to learn about Primary Health Care and Management, an organization in Nigeria, and explore engagement opportunities through the Project Portal.  

Register Here 

Join ELN for a conversation with Dr. Martins Ogundeji (Executive Director) and Gideon Adeniyi (Program Officer) from Primary Health Care and Management (PriHEMAC) in Oyo State Nigeria. PriHEMAC seeks to promote the health status and well-being of susceptible members of the community with a focus on the elderly as well as mothers and children. PriHEMAC provides day care services, consultancy, advocacy research and partnership activities, and trainings. Learn about past student projects focusing on elderly friendliness, public health, and digital badges, and explore new and emerging opportunities and priorities for engagement. 

All students and project ideas are welcomed.  Explore all Global NGO Projects 
 University at Buffalo, The State University of New York www.buffalo.eduView email in browser
Friday
03/26/21

CISCO Internships and Jobs Information Session April 1st

Posted by Tim on March 26, 2021 in Career Opportunities, Community Announcements, Internships, Networking, Workshops

When It’s Just Right

ONE WEEK AWAY!   For those with non-tech or tech backgrounds… Event will take place on April 1st at 12 noon

How do you know if a company is “The One?” The company that gets you excited about their impact, mission, or culture that makes you want to say, “I WANT TO WORK THERE!”

The answer is attending an Employer Info. Session.

Join a UB alum from Cisco where he’ll share all the latest information about the company and opportunities they have for you!

As the worldwide leader in networking, Cisco is transforming how people connect, communicate and collaborate.

Cisco has internship and job opportunities for those with and without a technical background!

Learn more about Cisco.

Register for the Cisco Employer Info. Session now!


See you soon!
-Your friends at Career Services

P.S. – Show your skills by having questions ready to ask during the employer info session. Check out our list of questions and conversation starters to help you get started. Also, get your resume ready with your 24/7 instant resume review using VMock.

Monday
03/15/21

UB Hillel 8 Week PAID Summer Internship

Posted by Tim on March 15, 2021 in Honors Experiences, Internships, Student Job Opportunities

Hillel Summer Internship Program

Need a job this summer that will enhance your resume? The Hillel Summer Internship Program is an 8-week paid internship and cohort experience open to incoming Jewish sophomores, juniors and seniors who are either enrolled in a Buffalo area university or who are from Buffalo and attend schools out of town. Students will be placed in internships across Buffalo that match their professional goals and that will provide them with relevant, hands-on experience and mentorship. On Fridays students will participate in professional development and immersive learning experiences, such as a networking power lunch with local Jewish professionals, volunteering with local non-profits, and exploring Buffalo’s start-up scene. Internships are available in a variety of fields in both the non-profit and business sectors. Applications are due Wednesday, March 31st. Visit https://www.hillelofbuffalo.org/summer-internship-program for more info and to apply.

Saturday
03/06/21

2021 EOP Virtual Summer Bridge Program

Posted by Tim on March 6, 2021 in Internships, Job Opportunity, Networking, New Programs

Hello, 

The Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) is currently hiring students for our upcoming 2021 Virtual Summer Bridge Program. The student staff application is live and available to download on our website.  The Summer Bridge Program is an intensive five-week academic and growth development program designed to facilitate the transition of students from high school to college. The program’s goals are to give new incoming students a head start towards a successful college experience and the opportunity to begin building community with other students. 

Summer Staff Position Expectations

•                     Must be in good standing with the College

•                     Exhibit a positive attitude and ability to motivate others

•                     Strong interpersonal and communication skills

•                     Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with diverse groups of people

•                     Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to assist others

•                     Serve as a role model for incoming students

•                     Answer questions about both social and academic aspects of college life

•                     Promote interaction among groups of new students during small group discussions, icebreakers and activities

•                     Uphold all program and university policies and procedures

•                     Complete staff training for final appointment 

Position Salary 

•                     Counselor Assistant (CA)

•                     $2,000 Stipend 

For more information on the application process, please click here

Saturday
03/06/21

Information Sessions: Apply to be a 2021-2022 Diversity Advocate

Posted by Tim on March 6, 2021 in Information Session, Internships

Thurs. March 11, 7 – 8 p.m. | Apply to be a Diversity Advocate in the Intercultural and Diversity Center. Diversity Advocates are student interns committed to promoting diversity, advocacy and social justice on campus and in the community. Learn more about the position by attending these info. sessions on Zoom

Tuesday
03/02/21

Social Media/Marketing Internship Opportunity at Marcia C. Brogan Agency

Posted by Tim on March 2, 2021 in Honors Experiences, Internships

The Marcia C. Brogan Agency LLC is in need of a social media marketing person to advance the business social media presence of this small women-owned insurance agency. I am expecting to have someone that has experience in the social media field to help develop a social media strategic plan. The applicant will gain knowledge of various platforms and which platform is best to increase revenues. The strategic plan will include the following: 
  • create a timeline using the platforms such as Facebook, linked in, Instagram, and Twitter for a social media campaign
  • knowledge of the various platforms to help develop a constructive and meaningful presence in the social marketplace to increase interactions and obtain followers
  • research on the effectiveness of posts, including days and times for the most interaction
  • what entices people to “follow” or “like” a business page  
  • research on business topics that are most effective to gain insurance clients
  • suggestions of topic and length of posts  
  • how to reach a diverse population to educate and empower them
  • how to answer their need by linking other groups to our page
  • ways to engage with other business groups interact with our page
  • research on age and gender of an audience of who responds to posts and how
    • what is the average viewer  
  • ways to reach a wider range of client base  
  • reach those that need it the most by removing the intimidation of insurance jargon
  • research which type of post offers the most action items such as comments, likes, shares
  • design a specific campaign for childcare providers to interact which can lead to a business opportunity
  • create a contest and find a way that will engage them to participate
  • provide opportunities to educate to help them become a successful entrepreneur
  • link them to other sites that can help them in their mission
  • research and implement a platform for registration on Brogan website to track emails track social media to a revenue increase
  • ways to market effectively to those acquired emails
  • Compare the various platforms to compare statistics on which is better for information placement
  • Compare and contrast the various platforms and their advanced marketing levels
  • To work remotely about 3-5 hours a week, flexible hours, with school breaks included
  • Resume required to mbrogan@niagaranational.com
  • MarciaBroganInsuranceAgency.com