University Honors College - The Honorable mention
Friday
05/08/20

Finding a Job or Internship During Covid-19 UB Career Services Virtual Workshops

Posted by Tim on May 8, 2020 in Career Opportunities, Internships, Job Opportunity, Networking, Workshops

If you’re struggling to maintain a sense of normalcy right now, we get it. We’re right here with you.   We’ll be the first to admit that it’s hard to predict the future, but we’ll be here to support you through the challenges ahead. So we’ve created a collection of new ways to talk about your concerns and plans for what’s next after COVID-19, featuring topics like:  How can I find an internship I’m interested in? Video interview hacks that work. How to make plans while managing uncertainty? Take the risk following my heart, or play it safe? How do I start a side-hustle?
 
Browse the Virtual Collection
Monday
05/04/20

Job Opportunity – Primary Hall Preparatory Charter School

Posted by Tim on May 4, 2020 in Buffalo Bits, Community Announcements, Job Opportunity, Volunteering

This message is on behalf of Arielle Peterson, Executive Director of Primary Hall Preparatory Charter School, a K-5 school for the East Side of Buffalo. They are working diligently to bring a quality school option to the community and operate with the belief that developing and retaining excellent teachers is critical to the work.

They are looking for driven, passionate individuals who are ready to stand in front of students each day and teach for lifelong impact.

If you know of anyone who fits this bill please send their information to apeterson@primaryhall.org. You can also submit candidates using the following link. Open positions can be found primaryhall.org/careers. To hear a message from the ED please use this link. If you would like to contribute in other ways please reach out to Director of Operations, Ariel Flaggs, aflaggs@primaryhall.org all are welcome! 

Wednesday
02/19/20

Office of Academic Integrity Student Ambassadors (Paid!)

Posted by Tim on February 19, 2020 in Job Opportunity, Paid Student Experience



Position Overview:

Office of Academic Integrity Student Ambassadors (OAISAs) are undergraduate and graduate students who work with the Office of Academic Integrity and exemplify the values of honesty, trust, fairness, respect, responsibility and courage in the learning and research processes.
OAISAs play an integral role in promoting academic integrity on campus and professional integrity in the work field. The OAISA is a paid position. The Office will only consider completed applications. Completed applications have both a resume and a document with application question responses.
Deadline for applications is March 13, 2020 at 5 PM.

OAISAs are students who:


 Have UB Pride
 Understand the importance of having integrity, academically and professionally
 Want the opportunity to be involved on campus
 Display initiative
 Are professional and can provide mentorship to peer-students
 Can maintain strict confidentiality
 Can commit up to 5 hours/week to the position

Eligibility:


 Must be able to commit for a full academic year (Fall 2020 and Spring 2021)
 Must be available for an orientation during Spring 2020 semester and training the week before Fall 2020 semester begins (Dates: TBD)
 2.5 GPA minimum

Benefits:

As a result of being an OAI Student Ambassador, students will gain:
 Leadership experience
 Opportunities to practice and improve their critical thinking abilities
 Hands-on practical experience (communication, outreach, event planning, writing/citation)
 Insight into the application of academic policy in higher education

Student Ambassador Roles and Responsibilities:

 Participate in OAISA orientation and training
 Attend regularly-scheduled meetings
 Promote academic integrity at student move-in, welcome week, and exam time
 Develop and execute promotional campaigns to improve the awareness of academic and professional integrity on campus
 Engage with students through the OAI’s social media accounts
 Communicate to students about the value of integrity at UB and beyond (e.g., speak to classes, chalk the campus at exam time, coordinate study breaks with integrity messaging, etc.)
 Plan events around student needs related to academic integrity (e.g., time management workshops, stress reduction, limits of collaboration presentations, etc.)
 Provide 1-on-1 and group assistance to students on topics such as proper citation techniques (APA, MLA, Chicago), paraphrasing, referencing, and more
 Serve on adjudication committees to consider student appeals
 Present to groups and/or meet with students about the policy and corresponding processes
 Model integrity for peers both on and off campus

Application Requirements:

All applications will be submitted on UB Bullseye powered by Handshake.

Please include:
 An updated resume
 A Word document with answers to the following questions:

  1. Why do you want to become an OAI Student Ambassador?
  2. What experiences do you feel have prepared you to be an OAI Student Ambassador?
    In the response, please specify what roles and responsibilities most interest you and why.
  3. With an unlimited budget, briefly describe one program or idea to promote academic integrity on campus?



Monday
02/17/20

Tutoring Opportunity with Infiniva Tutoring

Posted by Tim on February 17, 2020 in Job Opportunity

Do you want to help local high schoolers in Buffalo get into the college of their dreams? Infiniva Tutoring can provide that opportunity, allowing you to work one-on-one with HS students on preparing for the SAT/ACT. For over a decade, Infiniva Tutoring has offered the most effective, private, one-on-one college test prep tutoring program to Western New York students. 

Qualified candidates should have at least a 1200 SAT / 30 ACT. Starting rates for tutor ranges from $24/hr to $31/hr upon finishing paid training. If interested, please email your resume and cover letter to infinivatutoring@gmail.com.

Friday
01/10/20

EOP Summer Program Staff Application

Posted by Tim on January 10, 2020 in Job Opportunity, Networking, Uncategorized, Workshops

Dear Summer Staff Applicant:
The Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) Summer Bridge Program at the University at Buffalo is an intensive four-week academic and residential program designed to facilitate the transition of students from high school to college. The program’s goals are to give students a head start towards a successful college experience and the opportunity to begin building community with other students. The EOP Summer Bridge Program has been proven to be successful in assisting students with the academic, social, personal and economic adjustment to the university.
Residential staff are live-in members responsible for the student’s total residential experience and are an integral part of the program.
Applicants must:
Be committed to serving the needs of a diverse student population.
Be in good academic standing.
Have good communication and critical thinking skills.
Build rapport with students and program staff.
Be able to work both independently and as a team.
Demonstrate maturity, responsibility and reliability.
Be flexible and able to adapt to complex situations.
Abide by and enforce all program and university policies and procedures.
Complete staff training for final appointment.
A detailed selection process is outlined in the attached application materials. Make sure you carefully read all of the instructions before completing this packet. Please include all of the following parts (stapled together) in this order:
1.Application.
2.Program proposal (attached you will find a sample program proposal. Please provide a programproposal with your application that you would like to facilitate for the summer program residents).
3.Completed essay section.
4.One completed reference form.
5.Unofficial transcript.
If you are applying for more than one position, you only need to complete ONE application. Note the dates and times of the selection calendar for the position. Thank you for your interest and we look forward to receiving your application. If you have any questions regarding the process, please contact the EOP Office at 716-645-3072. Good luck!Sincerely, Richard HarrisSenior CounselorEOP Living Learning Community Coordinator

https://blogs.honors.buffalo.edu/honorablemention/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2020/01/EOP-SUMMER-APPLICATION-PACKET-2020.pdf

Friday
01/10/20

Explore Buffalo Development Coordinator Job Opening

Posted by Tim on January 10, 2020 in Career Opportunities, Community Announcements, Job Opportunity

Explore Buffalo is seeking a full-time Development Coordinator with an engaging and enthusiastic personality to join our energetic and professional team in support of the organization’s mission of promoting Buffalo and Western New York history, architecture, and neighborhoods through quality education to learners of all ages.
Responsibilities:
Corporate Support
Cultivate increased corporate support for Explore Buffalo:
• Recruit and retain corporate sponsors for events and programs, including the Winter Gala and Doors Open Buffalo, working with the Board of Directors and Fundraising Committee
• Coordinate networking events and annual Partners Breakfast
• Manage benefits for corporate sponsors, where applicable, such as event tickets
• Recruit advertisers for annual guidebook and other publications, ensure their satisfaction, and facilitate the placement and layout of their ad designs
• Coordinate private group tours for businesses:
o Promote private group tours to businesses for recruitment, teambuilding, etc.
o Help groups plan their tours and provide information for docent scheduling
Individual Support
Cultivate increased support for Explore Buffalo’s Annual Campaign & Education Fund Campaign:
• Coordinate mail, phone, and in-person donor outreach efforts, working with the Board of Directors and Fundraising Committee
• Maintain donor records and send donor acknowledgements
• Research and propose additional forms of giving, such as planned gifts
Fundraising Events
Primary staff support for Explore Buffalo’s major fundraising events:
• Coordinate logistical details for Winter Gala and Tours of Homes
• Work with event committees and coordinate volunteers to develop and execute event plans
Grant Support
Work with the Executive Director to increase grant revenue:
• Research grant opportunities and support grant application processes
• Potentially write some grant applications or grant application sections
Other
• Establish and maintain good working relationships with other cultural, business, and community organizations in WNY.
• Represent Explore Buffalo in a professional, personable manner through tabling, speaking engagements, attendance at community partner events and Explore Buffalo events, etc.
• Assist with general office tasks and major events as needed, and other duties as they may develop.
Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree
• Two or more years of relevant work experience – non-profit experience is encouraged, particularly with a cultural organization
• Enthusiastic and energetic personality
• Flexibility and adaptability in a fast-paced work environment
• Strong organizational skills
• Ability to work independently and with a team, depending on the task
• Attention to detail; ability to coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Comfortable speaking in front of groups at all age levels (youth, adult, senior)
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs
• Primarily regular office hours, with various evenings and weekends required
• Must have reliable transportation
Explore Buffalo provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.
Application: To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to hiring@explorebuffalo.org by Friday, January 24, 2020. Please include Development Coordinator in the subject line.

Tuesday
01/07/20

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 (https://www.schumer.senate.gov/students/internships).

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

Monday
11/04/19

Part-Time Administrative Clerk – Cheektowaga Supervisor’s Office

Posted by Tim on November 4, 2019 in Job Opportunity, Networking

(PART-TIME) ADMINISTRATIVE CLERK with some accounting skills – Must be a resident of Town of Cheektowaga. Duties include dealing with the public, answering phones and good knowledge of Microsoft Office and various other software programs in a busy setting. Must be able to work independently with limited supervision, possess excellent organizational skills and be detail-oriented. Hours are 12:30-4:30 Monday through Friday but are flexible. Hourly rate of $15.50. Please download and complete a Town Employment application (www.tocny.org) and send to Personnel Department, 3301 Broadway, Cheektowaga, New York 14227. No phone
calls. EOE.

Monday
10/14/19

PAID Student Social Media Asst. Analyst for University Communications

Posted by Tim on October 14, 2019 in Job Opportunity

UB’s division of University Communications (UC) is responsible for university-wide communications and marketing — including branding, media relations, digital (web, social media), editorial/content, and creative design — for the University at Buffalo (UB). The division is highly visible, nationally recognized, and its award-winning communication products represent the public face of the university. As a member of UC’s Digital Communications & Strategy team, you will help us transform the way content is created, distributed and tracked on social media, the web, and other digital communication platforms. You will support the department’s efforts to monitor and shape perceptions, fulfill information needs and provide exceptional service to external and internal audiences of UB.

As our Social Media Analyst Assistant you will focus on strengthening UB’s footprint in the social media landscape by harnessing the automation, artificial intelligence, social listening and reporting
features available in our best-of-class Social Media Management system (Sprinklr). You will help us enhance and mature our workflows and governance within the tool to increase efficacy and adoption rate among users across the university.

Applications are due Nov. 7, 2019.

Click here for more information.

Tuesday
10/01/19

Social Media Multimedia Content and Engagement Assistant Paid Position with University Communications

Posted by Tim on October 1, 2019 in Job Opportunity, Student Job Opportunities

Title:  Social Media Multimedia Content and Engagement Assistant

UB Department:        University Communications

Website:         www.buffalo.edu

Supervisor:    Erin Goetz, Social Media Manager, eringoet@buffalo.edu

            716-645-4654, 330 Crofts Hall, UB North Campus

Application Due Date:          October 25, 2019

Application Deadline:           Applications accepted immediately, until position is filled

Position Start / End Date:     Flexible start dates beginning October 2019

Paid Position?           Yes ($11.35/hr)

2. Position Details    

Department Profile

UB’s division of University Communications (UC) is responsible for university-wide communications and marketing — including branding, media relations, digital (web, social media), editorial/content, and creative design — for the University at Buffalo (UB). The division is highly visible, nationally recognized, and its award-winning communication products represent the public face of the university. As a member of UC’s Digital Communications & Strategy team, you will help us transform the way content is created, distributed and tracked on social media, the web, and other digital communication platforms. You will support the department’s efforts to monitor and shape perceptions, fulfill information needs and provide exceptional service to external and internal audiences of UB.

As our Social Media Multimedia Content and Engagement Assistant you will focus on promoting UB by creating multimedia assets – including graphics, GIFs, Instagram stickers and social videos (such as Instagram Stories) as well as video content that tell our distinct UB story and inspire our online audiences. Additional tasks include curating and producing innovative, thoughtful and inspiring content for social media, and monitoring and engaging with online audiences. You will also learn how to communicate on behalf of the brand and capture UB’s distinct mission and culture.

Candidate Profile

The successful candidate will:

  • Be highly motivated, professional, creative and excited to learn
  • Bring ideas and inspirations to the table
  • Be comfortable working in a high-productivity team environment
  • Demonstrate strong social media, visual and editorial skills
  • Be a current SUNY student (mandatory)
    • Ideally, the candidate will remain a SUNY student through May 2021 or later

Hours

  • This PAID student position requires a weekly commitment of 15-20 hours during the semester. Hours are available during winter/summer break.
  • All work (unless otherwise agreed) is to be conducted in UC offices in Crofts Hall on UB’s North Campus.

Responsibilities

The Social Media Multimedia Content/Engagement Assistant will work directly with the Social Media Manager and collaboratively with other members of the UC team to accomplish the following goals:

  • Plan, write, produce and distribute video, multimedia and other content on social media
  • Assist in management and administration of UB’s top-level social media platforms: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram – including Instagram stories, Snapchat, YouTube, LinkedIn
  • Coordinate cross-unit social media campaigns
  • Continually monitor, identify and engage with our online audiences
  • Support digital analytics activities

Qualifications

  • Required Skills
    • Strong understanding of, and experience using social media (including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram – including Instagram Stories, Snapchat, YouTube, LinkedIn)
    • Video production skills, esp. knowledge of video editing tools including Adobe
    • Premiere (proficiency in Adobe After Effects or Final Cut Pro is a plus)
    • Graphic design and multimedia skills, esp. knowledge of editing tools including Adobe Photoshop or Adobe Illustrator
    • Excellent writing (esp. for web and social)
    • A strong visual (e.g. photo selection) aesthetic
  • You should:
    • Have a keen sense of individual responsibility and initiative. Enthusiastic team player.
    • Be able to handle multiple and varied assignments. Effective time management and adherence to deadlines.
    • Be a strong verbal communicator.
    • Be comfortable collaborating with others and taking direction; Respect for authority and diverse viewpoints

To apply:

  1. Complete the following pre-qualification form: https://forms.gle/z1wtBR2LFHLUng2q7
  2. Send the following to ubsocial@buffalo.edu 
  3. ●        Resume and a brief cover letter
  4. Links to 2-3 graphics or video pieces you created and are most proud of as well as a brief description of each

Applications are being accepted immediately with a cut off of October 25, 2019. Start date is flexible.

The University at Buffalo is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer