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Friday
04/29/22

Executive Office of the President Summer 2022 Internship

Posted by Tim on April 29, 2022 in Honors Experiences, Internships

EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
We are pleased to announce that, for the first time in history, the Executive Office of the President (EOP) is launching a paid internship program. The EOP Internship Program will provide a stipend to participants.
The EOP is comprised of fourteen Components, including: The White House Office (WHO), the Office of the Vice President (OVP), the Council of Economic Advisers (CEA), the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ), the Office of Administration (OA), the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), the Office of the National Cyber Director (NCD), the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR), and more.
OFFICE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY POLICY
The mission of the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) is to maximize the benefits of science and technology to advance health, prosperity, security, environmental quality, and justice for all Americans. Congress established OSTP in 1976. OSTP advises the President and others within the Executive Office of the President on the scientific, engineering, and technological aspects of the economy, national security, health, and the environment.
OSTP leads efforts across the Federal government to develop and implement sound science and technology policies and budgets, and works with the private and philanthropic sectors, state, local, Tribal, and territorial governments, the research and academic communities, and other nations toward this end.
INTERNSHIP DETAILS
The Summer 2022 term begins on June 20, 2022 and ends on August 12, 2022. Interns will receive a stipend of
$6,000 for participation in the program. All internships are located in Washington, D.C. and are full-time; participants must be able to commit to a minimum of 35 hours per week (Monday – Friday).
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
• Must be a U.S. citizen and 18 years of age or older
• Males must be registered with Selective Service
• Must meet at least one of the three following criteria:
• Currently enrolled in an accredited community college, undergraduate or graduate college, or university;
• Graduated from an accredited undergraduate or graduate program at a college, community college, or university (two‐ to four‐year institution) no more than two years prior to the first day of the EOP Internship Program
• A veteran of the United States Armed Forces who possesses a high school diploma or its equivalent and has served on active duty, for any length of time, no more than two years prior to the first day of the EOP Internship Program
• Must obtain a favorable security determination and pass a pre-employment drug test
APPLICATION PERIOD
Interested students can find more information on how to apply at: www.wh.gov/ostp/internship
The application will be open from April 29, 2022 through May 15, 2022 at 11:59 PM ET. For more information, please contact: MBX.OSTP.Internships@ostp.eop.gov.

Monday
04/25/22

Apply for the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress (CSPC) Deadline June 15

Posted by Tim on April 25, 2022 in Academics, Fellowships, Honors Experiences, Internships

Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress (CSPC)
Each year, UB nominates one student to become a Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress (CSPC) Fellow. These fellows are fully funded to participate in the program throughout the 2022-2023 school year, during which they attend a four-day leadership conference in Washington, D.C., participate in monthly webinars and develop a research paper eligible for publication and awards.

Since 1970, CSPC fellows have traveled to Washington, D.C. to learn about leadership and governance, to share their outstanding research and to explore careers in public service. While attending the conference, the fellows participate in workshops where they present and receive peer feedback on their research projects. The fellows also have the opportunity to engage with policy experts, government officials and leaders in the legislative process.
Apply this summer!
Application due: June 15, 2022
Apply here to become UB’s CSPC Fellow



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Applicants must be:
Interested in the American government.
Comfortable with speaking, presenting and writing about the American presidency or Congress.
Available to attend all portions of the program.
An undergraduate student from any field of study.
A domestic or international student.
CSPC aims to include students from a diverse set of academic backgrounds: students from all majors are eligible and encouraged to apply.
 
Requirements:
Attend monthly webinars throughout the 2022-2023 school year.
Attend a four-day conference in Washington, D.C. during the Spring 2023 semester. 
Undertake an original research project, including a 10-15 page paper, on a subject with direct relevance to the U.S. presidency and/or Congress.
 
Please contact the Office of Fellowships and Scholarships at fellowships@buffalo.edu if you have any questions.
Thursday
04/21/22

Smithers Environmental Risk Sciences Visiting May 5-Internship and Career Opportunities

Posted by Tim on April 21, 2022 in Academics, Career Opportunities, Internships, Job Opportunity, Networking

Smithers Environmental Risk Sciences will be coming to UB to meet with our undergraduates on May 5th and discuss career opportunities and internships at their company. Representatives will be at UB on May 5, from 4-6 PM in Natural Sciences Complex Room 684.

Friday
04/08/22

Engineering Spring Career and Internship Fair April 13

Posted by Tim on April 8, 2022 in Career Opportunities, Internships, Job Opportunity, Student Job Opportunities

Tau Beta Pi, the Engineering Honors Society presents….Spring Career Fair!

Wednesday, April 13, 2022
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Student Union Flag Room (215 Student Union)
All Engineering Disciplines Welcome!

talk with recruiters who are hiring students for summer internships and full-time employment after graduation!

Thursday
03/10/22

Stress Reduction Internship

Posted by Tim on March 10, 2022 in Career Oportunities, Internships

Are you interested in interning for the Health Promotion office?

This internship will allow you to, Plan, co-facilitate and evaluate Stress Reduction Program weekly programs and eventsPresent stress management workshops and outreach programs to academic classes and student groupsOffer consultation services to students who wish to reduce personal stress and to student leaders who wish to present stress relief programs to other students
This internship requires 8-10 hours per week–for 3 credit internship, occasional evening and weekend hours. Two semester commitment required (Fall 2022 – Spring 2023 semesters)
Interviews for this position will be in April.  For more information, contact Sharlynn at sd62@buffalo.edu.  If you would like to apply, please email a resume and a cover letter explaining your interest in our program by Wednesday, 3/30. 
Monday
02/07/22

Social Media Specialist Intern Opportunity with UUP UB Chapter

Posted by Tim on February 7, 2022 in Honors Experiences, Internships

What you will be doing:

The Social Media Specialist Intern will work collaboratively with the UUP Buffalo Center Chapter Communications Committee to enhance the social media communication efforts and goals of the chapter.

If social media is your passion, consider joining our team to foster an engaging social presence that reflects the UUP and UUP Buffalo Center chapter brands, while deepening our relationships with our audiences, creating opportunities for them to engage and share their pride.

We are looking for an outstanding candidate to help manage the Buffalo Center chapter’s primary social media channels and create engaging digital content that supports the strategic goals of the union and connects with our audiences.

You would be responsible for:

  • Planning, coordinating, scheduling, and publishing original and curated posts on the Buffalo Chapter’s social media channels
  • Monitoring and responding to social posts and comments
  • Creating engaging written, visual and multimedia social content
  • Identifying opportunities to create engagement
  • Support regular reporting on channel and post-performance
  • Which will be about this ratio:
    • 40% Writing, and curating social content
    • 30% Listening, responding to and helping constituents
    • 10% Strategizing, researching, and planning
    • 10% Analyzing past social performance
    • 10% Collaborating with team members

What we are looking for:

The Social Media Specialist position requires an understanding of institutional social media communications and a high comfort level working on these platforms as a professional. 

What you need:

  • Strong storytelling skills
  • Strong understanding of and experience using social media (including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn, Snapchat)
  • Video production skills, esp. knowledge of video editing tools
  • Excellent writing (esp. for social) and visual (e.g. photo selection, video production) skills
  • Keen sense of individual responsibility and initiative. Enthusiastic team player.
  • Able to handle multiple and varied assignments. Effective time manager.
  • Strong verbal communicator.
  • Comfortable collaborating with others and taking direction; Respect for authority and diverse viewpoints
  • UB student in good academic standing
  • One to two years of experience developing digital content (written, multimedia, visual) or managing social media activity for an organization or corporation on or off campus
  • Flexibility in working evenings and weekends, monitoring and responding to social media activity

What’s in it for you:

  • Networking opportunities across the university
  • Establish a knowledge of communications, experience in non-profit organization, and establishing institutional social media
  • Enhance written and oral communication and marketing skills
  • Develop digital marketing and communication skills
  • Creative work environment
  • Collaborative culture
  • About 10 hours per week of real-world experience over the semester.

If interested, please submit the following documents to Domenic J. Licata at djlicata@buffalo.edu:

  • Cover letter explaining why you are interested in the position
  • Resume
  • Any relevant samples of previous social media or multimedia work

Who We Are:

UUP Buffalo Center Chapter
UB North Campus, 150 The Commons
(716) 276-3377
http://uupbuffalocenter.org

Start date: Spring 2021

Questions? Contact Domenic J. Licata < djlicata@buffalo.edu >

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UUPBuffaloCenter
Twitter: https://twitter.com/uupbuffalo
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/uupbuffalo/

Thursday
02/03/22

Hillel Summer Internship Program

Posted by Tim on February 3, 2022 in Career Oportunities, Internships

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 school 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. Examples of internship sites for this summer include working with Jewish Family Services on refugee resettlement, producing a music album with Temple Beth Zion, and archival research about the history of Hillel of Buffalo.

Applications are due Sunday February 20th. 

Visit https://www.hillelofbuffalo.org/summer-internship-program for more info and to apply.

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.