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University Communications Seeks Social Media Analyst and Operations Position-PAID

Posted by Tim on April 11, 2019 in Career Opportunities, Job Opportunity, Paid Student Experience, Student Job Opportunities

Title:   Social Media Assistant Analyst

UB Department:        University Communications


Supervisor:    Erin Goetz, Social Media Specialist,

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

Application Due Date:          April 21, 2018

Application Deadline:           Applications accepted immediately, until position is filled

Position Start Date:  Position is available to start immediately. Start date is flexible

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 Assistant Analyst you will focus on helping to organize and mature the information and reporting systems in our best-of-class Social Media Management system (Sprinklr) and use it to analyze and report on UB’s impact in the social media landscape.

Candidate Profile

The successful candidate will:

  • Be highly motivated, professional, creative and excited to learn
  • Bring ideas and inspirations to the table
  • Be a big picture thinker who is extremely detail oriented
  • Be comfortable working in a high-productivity team environment
  • Demonstrate strong social media and analytical skills
  • Be a current SUNY student (mandatory)
    • Ideally, the candidate will remain a SUNY student through May 2020 or later


  • This PAID student position requires a weekly commitment of 15-20 hours. Successful candidates will be available to work summer 2018 and ideally continue through spring 2019.
  • All work (unless otherwise agreed) is to be conducted in UC offices in Crofts Hall on UB’s North Campus.


  • The Social Media Assistant Analyst will work directly with the Social Media Specialist, and collaboratively with other members of the UC team to accomplish the following goals using UC’s social media management tool (Sprinklr):
  • Assessment of Social Media organic (our channels) and paid (advertising) performance, as well as identifying trends in the social landscape
    • E.g. Defining and measuring key performance indicators on each social channel
  • Content/campaign performance
    • E.g. Measuring performance for all outbound content during March Madness
  • Identifying and maturing information architecture and systems
    • E.g. Developing tagging structure to effectively benchmark like content/posts that can be scaled for units across the university
      • E.g. Use tagging structure to analyze data, identify trends and optimize future posts
  • Support and project logistics
  • Assist in management and administration of UB’s top-level social media platforms: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, YouTube, LinkedIn, and Pinterest
  • Support digital analytics activities


  • Must have strong user knowledge of social media, web and mobile platforms (this is NOT a programming position. It is an information organization, system and analysis position)
  • Must be a critical thinker, with strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Must have excellent analytical skills
  • Ability to recognize and classify content
  • Excellent written and verbal communications are essential
  • Effective time management and adherence to deadlines
  • Experience in Excel, Google Docs required
  • Experience with Google Analytics a plus
  • Keen sense of individual responsibility and initiative. Self-directed
  • Desire to learn and explore new and existing technologies
  • Enthusiastic team player

To apply:

Applications are being accepted immediately with a cut off of April 30, 2019. Start date is flexible.

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


2019 Welcome Weekend Leader application now available.

Posted by Tim on March 25, 2019 in Community Announcements, Job Opportunity, Paid Student Experience

Welcome Weekend Leaders (WWLs) are undergraduate students who work for Orientation, Transition and Parent Programs. WWLs play an important role in assisting new students during their initial fall semester experiences. The group of 85 WWL staff will guide 4,000+ new students, facilitate small group conversations, and assist with key large-scale programs during the weekend.

You will find detailed information (time commitments, moving in early, payment, etc.) about the paid position on UBLinked including the job description and the application under “forms”. You can access the application here. We’ll be accepting application through March 27 at 11:59 p.m. We welcome all undergraduate students, from any major to apply.

For questions, please contact Tori Callais, Coordinator in Orientation, Transition and Parent Programs,


Alaskan Summer Internship Program

Posted by Tim on February 18, 2019 in Career Opportunities, Internships, Paid Student Experience

Eligibility: U.S. Citizens only. Junior-Senior undergraduates and Master graduate students pursuing a degree or recent graduates who have a degree in a science, technology,  engineering or mathematics (STEM) discipline or in a discipline that supports the Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) mission. Must have demonstrated strong ties to Alaska.

Locations: Idaho National Laboratory, Ames Laboratory and Pacific Northwest National


Duration: Appointments beginning Summer 2019 and are 10 weeks in length.

Deadline: April 1, 2019, 5:00 PM EST

Benefits: Stipends start at $600 per week depending on academic status. May be eligible to receive $150 per week housing allowance. Up to $1,000 to support travel to and from the appointment site for participants who live more than fifty miles, one-way from the assigned site.

Lean more and apply now!                                   



NSF REU Program Summer 2019

Posted by Tim on February 11, 2019 in Paid Student Experience, Research Information and Opportunities, Summer Research

“Polymer Innovation for a Sustainable Future”
School of Polymer Science and Engineering
The University of Southern Mississippi

The ten-week REU in Polymer Science and Engineering will be held May 20th – July 26th, 2019. Participants will be engaged in fundamental research projects that span the complex, interdisciplinary facets of materials sustainability, including polymer synthesis from renewable sources, materials with enhanced properties and lifetime, materials to improve utilization of natural resources, reduced energy polymer processes, and biodegradable materials, while gaining the tools to assess the environmental impact of new material development. In addition to their research project, REU participants will participate in short courses in polymer fundamentals, ethics, communication and presentation skills, and graduate school preparation. Field trips to local polymer industries and social activities are planned. REU students present two research updates as well as a final poster presentation. Each REU participant will receive a $5000 stipend, housing, meal allowance, and travel costs are also provided.

Students majoring in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, materials science, plastics & composites engineering, or a related field are encouraged to apply. Women, underrepresented minorities, and students from primarily undergraduate institutions are especially encouraged to apply. Participants must be citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. Application Deadline March 1, 2019.


Arup is Hiring – Acoustic, Audiovisual, Theatre Positions

Posted by Tim on October 1, 2018 in Internships, Job Opportunity, Paid Student Experience

For more than 70 years, Arup has helped bring to life groundbreaking projects across the world. From 87 offices in 34 countries, our 14,000 planners, designers, engineers, and consultants deliver innovative projects across the world with creativity and passion. Our acoustics, audiovisual, and theater team is searching for students who are interested in full time graduate opportunities across the Americas region. Applicants should be highly skilled and motivated with knowledge
of the following:
• Acoustic modeling and auralization
• Audio and video system design
• Coding
• Fundamentals of acoustics and vibration
• Multimedia recording and production
• Theatrical lighting and production systems

Join us at an online info session to speak with our Campus Recruiter and Consultants. Learn more about our innovative projects and culture, and hear about current graduate and internship opportunities.

Session 1:   October 9, 2018 12-2pm PST

Join here:


Session 2:   October 16, 2018 9-11am PST

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Session 3:   October 18, 2018 1-3pm PST

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Browse positions and apply online here:


Career Experience Program

Posted by Tim on October 1, 2018 in Paid Student Experience, Student Job Opportunities

The Career Experience Program, supported by the NYS Centers of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences and in Materials Informatics, pays UB students to work at local life science or engineering companies.  The positions companies are seeking to fill are varied and cross a range of disciplines, including engineering, graphic design, grant writing, lab sciences, computer science and business.

The positions are paid $13.50/hour and are for a total of 144 hours during the Spring 2019 Semester.

These positions are now posted in Bullseye and companies are ready to hire! Search by Keywords, “Career Experience Program”.