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2023 UB School of Law is Now Accepting Applications!

Posted by Tim on March 10, 2023 in Career Oportunities, Internships, Student experience, Student Housing

Program dates: June 3 – June 30, 2023 Application Deadline: Monday, March 20, 2023
A Bridge to Law School

Recognizing that there is a shortage of historically underrepresented students entering the field of law, the School of Law created the Discover Law Program to provide an immersive experience for undergraduates interested in pursuing a career in law, expose students to critical thinking and help them develop reading and analytical skills, and provide an in-depth and thorough experience in a four-week residential summer program.

This award-winning intensive summer program, now in its ninth year, has given dozens of bright young scholars a taste of law school life and opened their imaginations to careers in law. For these promising future lawyers, the experience is already paying off.

Application Instructions:
Students must submit a completed application package, which will include:
Background information,
A personal statement of their interest in the Discover Law Scholars Program,
An official transcript,
One letter of recommendation (up to 3 letters accepted, only one is required)
A resume.

Learn more about the program HERE.

Participants will receive a monetary stipend for participation.

2023 Blackstone LaunchPad Fellowship Application is now Open!

Posted by Tim on March 10, 2023 in Career Oportunities, Fellowships, Internships, Networking

Calling all Campus LaunchPad startup founders for a summer program and funding opportunity! The 2023 Blackstone LaunchPad Fellowship, which offers eight weeks of workshops, networking, and a $5,000 prize to all Fellows who complete the program, just launched their application. The program will run May 18-July 13, allowing you to focus on your startup this summer and fast track your growth through mentorship and accountability. Interested? Deadline: April 2, 2023.

Click the link for more information and to apply:


Hillel Summer Internship Opportunity Deadline to apply is March 17

Posted by Tim on March 4, 2023 in Honors Experiences, Internships

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 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.

Applications are due Friday March 17th. 

Visit for more info and to apply.


Internship Opportunity with the International Institute of Buffalo

Posted by Tim on February 13, 2023 in Honors Experiences, Internships

I’m emailing from the International Institute of Buffalo about an exciting internship opportunity that we are looking to fill immediately for the Spring 2023 semester!

The position is in our International Exchanges and Education department working with our Global Education programs. This position is a collaborative role requiring teamwork and creative thinking skills. Duties of the role include assistance with our Model UN, Academic WorldQuest and Community World Trivia events, helping organize our Great Decisions lecture series and International Visitor Leadership Program, creating materials for cultural competency trainings and children’s programs and so much more!

If you have students that are interested in this role, you can have them sign up on the Intern Application Form here!


43North Internship Program

Posted by Tim on February 10, 2023 in Career Oportunities, Internships

43North is an accelerator program that invests $5 million per year to attract and retain high-growth startups in Buffalo, NY.

Portfolio & Selection

The Portfolio Application Intern will play a key role in supporting 43North’s application process leading up to their annual startup competition. This individual will have a hand in recruiting applicants, assisting companies with questions during the application process, and screening applicants for quality and fit.


The Marketing Intern will play a key role in supporting 43North’s marketing team leading up to our annual startup competition in the fall. This individual will support all marketing team members, including assisting with content creation, gathering art assets and images for the creative team, organizing, and serving as an on-the-ground resource for in-person events.


The events intern assists with the planning and execution of events for our current portfolio companies leading up to 43North Finals week. Events include weekly Bagel Tuesdays, quarterly community education events, cultural tours around Buffalo, press events, career fairs, and more.


Apply to the 2023 Destination Dental School (DDS)!

Posted by Tim on February 6, 2023 in Academics, Career Oportunities, Graduate School Programs, Honors Experiences, Internships, Student experience, Uncategorized

The University at Buffalo (UB) School of Dental Medicine’s (SDM) Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion is pleased to announce the 2023 application cycle for Destination Dental School (DDS) is open! Please share this announcement with your students, advisees and colleagues.

DDS is an eight-week summer pathway program for individuals interested in a career in dentistry. This program prepares students who have been historically underrepresented in the profession to successfully apply and be accepted to dental school. DDS Fellows participate in seven weeks of virtual Saturday meetings, and then visit the UB SDM for a one-week, in-person, intensive training program.

DDS fellows receive Dental Admissions Test (DAT) study resources, reimbursement for one DAT, a waived application fee to UB SDM, and a stipend to cover the costs of travel and lodging for the in-person component.

Eligibility requirements:

  • U.S. citizens, permanent residents or DACA recipients. Canadian citizens may be considered.
  • Enrolled undergraduate students or post-baccalaureate.
  • Minimum overall college GPA of 2.5.
  • Meets eligibility requirements as underrepresented in the field.

Learn more at Questions can be directed to Ms. Jessica Scates at


International Institute of Buffalo Internship Opportunity-New American Integration Department

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



INTERNSHIP TITLE:         Employment Intern

HOURS PER WEEK:          Flexible, around 8-10/week.

DURATION:                         Intern needs to be available for minimum of 4 months, as program requirements require a dedicated intern, and who is able to work independently.

SUPERVISOR: Work will be overseen by Volunteer Coordinator and Employment Team:


Employment Interns work with the Employment Team in teaching refugee and immigrant clients about the process of seeking and obtaining employment, the economic structure in the U.S., and fiscal responsibility. Employment Interns help to run our workplace readiness program, Job Club, through fun and engaging workshops.


  • Able to provide a “trauma-informed” approach and a sensitivity to working with refugees and other vulnerable populations
  • Ability to work independently and with a small team
  • Willingness to use public transportation with clients
  • Use of excel and other computer programs
  • Must demonstrate quality communication skills such as speaking on the phone and writing


  • Update client database to reflect: attendance to Job Club, completed resumes/cover letters and interview times and locations.
  • Call our offsite employment partners to schedule and/or confirm appointment times
  • Assist clients with the job hunt process
  • Assist clients with filling out job applications
  • Show clients how to utilize public transportation from their home to their place of employment


  • Provide an updated professional resume, cover letter, and contact information for two references to
  • Meet with the Volunteer Coordinator
  • Provide proof of covid-19 vaccination, including booster shot
  • Undergo a background check


International Institute of Buffalo Seeks a Housing Support Intern Spring 2023

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

864 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14209Phone: (716) 883-1900     Fax: (716) 883-9529WWW.IIBUFF.ORG  



INTERNSHIP TITLE:                       Donations and New Arrivals Intern

HOURS PER WEEK:             8-10 (Needs to be a minimum of 4-hour blocks for two days per week)

DURATION:                          Intern needs to be available for minimum of 4 months, as program requires a dedicated intern that is able to work independently.


Interns work with the New Arrivals Specialist to provide initial housing acquisition and services to newly arrived refugee clients. They will also work alongside the Donations Coordinator to continually improve the in-kind donations inventory system and organize donation storage. This internship is a split combination of field and administrative work.


  • Knowledge/willingness to learn about and show respect for a diverse array of cultures
  • Ability to work and communicate independently, with landlords and with a small team
  • Knowledge of basic housing and accommodation requirements
  • Ability to complete forms and checklists accurately and with attention to detail. Follow up on any issues noted.
  • Must demonstrate quality communication skills such as speaking on the phone and writing
  • Willingness to do physical work and ability to lift 10 – 20 pounds
  • Flexibility with schedule to accommodate home setups

Work will be overseen by both the Donations Coordinator and New Arrivals Specialist


  • Help with checklist reviews of housing and apartment accommodation for new arrivals
  • Assisting with paperwork and housing appointment scheduling/follow up with Landlords
  • Setting up and accompanying New Arrivals Specialist to housing appointments
  • Assisting Donations Coordinator and New Arrivals Specialist with home setups and pre-arrival grocery purchases
  • Help organize in-kind donations and maintain in-kind donation inventory system
  • Sending thank you letters to donors and entering contact info into donor database
  • Work in partnership with Every Bottom Covered to distribute diapers to families in need, pick up diaper donations, ensure enrollment and tracking documentation is prepared and submitted, and assist in keeping donations organized


  • Send an updated professional resume, cover letter and contact information for two references to
  • Interview with the Volunteer Coordinator
  • Participate in any follow-up interviews as requested
  • Attend an orientation session
  • Undergo a background check
  • Provide proof of full vaccination for COVID-19

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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Apply now!

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.


Visit or contact us at


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.