Social Science Majors: Job and Internship Search Strategies

Posted September 20, 2016 in Did You Know?, Exploring Majors & Careers

80% of all jobs and internships come from networking.  Learn how to use BullsEye and Linkedin to network and make connections with UB alumni and professionals from majors.  Plus, hear from UB alumni who are working in the “real world” about how they got their job/internship. Our alumni guest is Zhi Ting Phua, Marketing and Communications Coordinator at Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy./

Don’t miss this free 1-hour workshop for UB students….

Social Science Majors: Job and Internship Search Strategies

Tuesday, Sept. 20, 3:30 p.m.  210 Student Union, North Campus

If you cannot attend this workshop, learn about job searching and networking at: http://www.buffalo.edu/career/Students/Jobs.html and http://www.buffalo.edu/career/Students/Networking.html

See more Career Services Events (workshops, networking events, job fairs and panel discussions) at: http://www.buffalo.edu/career/events.html


Are You Considering Law School?

Posted August 23, 2016 in Did You Know?, Exploring Majors & Careers

WNY Law School Fair 2016

Greater Western New York Law School Fair

The Greater Western New York Law School Fair is free, and open to the public. Register today to meet with over 70 Law Schools! Learn about careers in Law and the Law School admissions process.

Monday, September 26, 2016,
1:00 – 3:00 pm
Buffalo Marriott Niagara

Register Now: Greater Western New York Law School Fair


Applying to Your UB Major & Minor

Posted July 19, 2016 in Did You Know?, Exploring Majors & Careers

Applying to Your UB Major & Minor

If you are a current UB student who entered the university undecided about your major, changed your major along the way, or you need to take timely action and apply, follow the important steps below to ensure acceptance to your major by no later than 60 credits completed.
Top 3 Reasons to Apply Now!

Gain access to major-only courses

Receive important departmental communications and services, including internship opportunities
Maintain eligibility for financial aid and stay on track toward timely graduation

How to Apply

Find your desired program in the list below and click the corresponding link for further application instructions. Note: Application requirements and deadlines vary by program. The Academic Program will make all admission decisions. Direct all questions and admission decision inquiries to the Academic Program.

Applying to Your UB Major & Minor


Considering a Change of Major?

Posted March 23, 2016 in Did You Know?, Exploring Majors & Careers

Changing Your Major

Changing Your Major? Who Are You Talking To?

Student Advising Services (SAS)
>>> Provide academic advice for students — especially those who are exploring majors (undecided) through our Major Explorers Program.

>>> Guide students in making an informed decision about selecting a major by 45 completed credit hours.

>>> Assist students in developing a holistic academic plan that meets degree requirements and incorporates experiential learning such as internships and study abroad.

>>> Ensure students understand academic policies/procedures and their implications.

>>> Help students who want or need to transition from an existing major, by exploring new majors while still achieving timely graduation.

>>> Evaluate alternative and military experiences for university credit.

If you would like to discuss exploring majors with one of the SAS academic advisors, call 716-645-6013 to arrange a meeting.

You may also want to speak with one of the counselors with Career Services. They are located in 259 Capen Hall, North Campus. To schedule an appointment call 716-645-2231.


Attend the 360 Degree View of UB Graduate School Event – October 27th @ 3:30 PM!

Posted October 21, 2015 in Exploring Majors & Careers

Are you thinking about continuing on to Graduate School? On Tuesday, October 27th from 3:30 – 5:30 PM in the Student Union Room 330, come listen to representatives from Arts and Sciences, Education, Law, Management, and Public Health and ask questions about graduate degree options at UB.

Discussion topics include funding, career outcomes, what makes a competitive applicant, and unique graduate options here at UB. Take advantage of this opportunity to connect with these experts and learn how to make yourself a competitive applicant to graduate school!

For questions about the 360 Degree View of UB Graduate School event, contact Wayne Porterfield of UB’s Career Services office.


Study Abroad Fair

Posted September 24, 2015 in Exploring Majors & Careers, Uncategorized

Study Abroad Fair

Wednesday, October 7, 2015, 1:00-4:00pm in 145 Student Union

When will UB Abroad? Learn how you can earn UB credit studying overseas! Please attend the Study Abroad Fair to:
Learn about 70+ UB programs, meet with UB faculty to learn about their unique faculty-led programs,
Talk with study abroad alumni to learn about their experiences abroad, browse 600+ SUNY programs from SUNY campus representatives,
Gather information on financial aid and available scholarships, and find the program that is right for you!
More information on upcoming events in our office can be found on our website UB Study Abroad Programs
We look forward to seeing you there!