About Career Services

At Career Services, you’ll find career planning experts who are excited to help you. Whether you’re a freshman trying to decide on a major, or a graduate student searching for a job — or anywhere in between — we’ll help you plan for a fulfilling career and a meaningful life.

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What We Do

Office Hours

Monday - Friday  |  8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Career Services

Student Life

University at Buffalo
259 Capen Hall, North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260

Phone: (716) 645-2231

Meet the Team

Career Counselors

Our career counselors are here to listen to what you want, work with you to build the skills you need for a successful career, and coach you through the process of finding the right major, internship or job.

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Ed Brodka

Career Counselor


The LinkedIn Guy

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Holly Justice

Career Counselor


The Backpacker

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Jennifer Kellington

Career Counselor / Finish in 4 Coordinator

The Energetic One

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Michael McDowell

Career Counselor


The Excel Guy

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Wayne Porterfield

Career Counselor

The Baseball Pro

Career Connectors

From analyzing industry trends and helping top employers recruit UB students, to ensuring that all UB students have access to our professional expertise, our team is dedicated to fostering connections.

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Tara-Jeneil Fenton

Graduate Assistant


The Social Butterfly

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Lynn Garguiolo

Administrative Assistant Front Desk and Testing

The Flea Market Guru

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Carrie Johnson

Employer and Alumni Relationship Associate

Mom and Netflix binger

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Nancy Schimenti

Assistant to the Director


The Word-lover

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Tom St. Pierre

Career Education Graduate Assistant

The Maine-r

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Kristy Strough

Marketing Assistant

The Super designer by night

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Dylana Thompson

Testing Center Coordinator

The Stylish One

Leadership

Our leadership provides the vision and support that allow us to serve thousands of students, alumni and employers every year.

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Judith Applebaum

Employer Relations Manager

The Fun-seeker

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Lauren Johnson

Manager of Counseling

The Singer | Class Clown

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Arlene Kaukus

Director

Most Curious 

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Bob Orrange

Associate Director

The Internship Guy

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Jenna Smith

Coordinator of Assessment and Marketing

The Creative Girl

Our Vision, Mission and Values

Vision

We will be the essential place for students to imagine and design meaningful careers and lives.

Mission

We challenge students to see possibilities and seek opportunities in preparation for life after college.

Values

  • Authentic
  • Resilient
  • Adaptable