Alumni Life

Career tips

Words to live and work by from UB grads in the know

Illustration of professionals.

Todd Mitgang (BS ’02)

“You can turn a passion into a career. I had a clear vision that if I followed my taste for cooking, it would lead to jobs in restaurants. I was right. Have a vision, set a goal and use lots of elbow grease to get there.”

Matt Pelkey (JD ’10, BA ’07)

“Take full advantage of networking opportunities. And I don’t just mean handing out business cards. The key is developing authentic, substantive relationships with people.”

Get on track!

Numerous opportunities exist for alumni to participate in the UB Career Community, from online advice groups, to networking events, to job shadowing experiences. Make the connection here.