Internship Programs

Get valuable experience, make connections and discover a career that you love. You can apply for an internship at Career Services, or choose the Sophomore Internship Program to explore opportunities outside of UB. 

Career Peer Advisor Program

  • 3-credit internship
    A year-long internship in Career Services open to all undergraduate students. 
  • Become one of the best
    You'll build the best resume, cover letter and LinkedIn profile with tips from top employers and expert career counselors.
  • Help other students 
    Help other students develop dynamite resumes, cover letters and LinkedIn and Bullseye powered by Handshake profiles too.
  • Conquer your fears
    Public speaking is just not your thing. Don't worry! As a career peer you'll learn tips that will make you a public speaking pro in no time.

+Peer Bonus
You'll get to design your own career plan with custom one-on-one coaching from our expert career counselors.

Application Deadline:

For Fall 2018 Career Peer Advisor: TBA

What Do Career Peer Advisors Do?

  • Work individually with students in the Career Services office.
  • Provide resume and cover letter critiques, job/internship search assistance, and information on major and career exploration.
  • Give presentations to a variety of organizations around campus.
  • Participate in career events, workshops, and job fairs.
  • Reach out to students regarding office events and programs.

How to Apply

Apply to be a Spring 2018 Career Peer Advisor on Bullseye powered by Handshake
Deadline: Friday, November 10, 2017

What It's Like

Talk to a current Career Peer about the program by stopping by 259 Capen Hall.

Sophomore Internship Program

An incredible internship experience on live TV for intern Shellie Mittleberg '19.

The Sophomore Internship Program (SHIP) is a credit-bearing internship for full-time students with 30 credit hours. 

Application Deadline

The first day of classes each semester.

Course Requirements

Must be a full-time UB student with at least 30 credit hours completed (prior to semester of internship placement).
  1. Fill out application below.
  2. Print and complete course/program PDF contract with your internship site supervisor.
  3. Review syllabus in UBlearns.
  4. Maintain a journal.
  5. Submit a mid-term paper.
  6. Complete a minimum of 120 hours at your internship placement .
  7. Submit a final paper.
  8. Be the best intern you can be!

Hint: If you're the best intern you can be, you may be eligible for an additional 3 credit internship at the same organization. 

Steps for International Students:

  • Get approval from your academic adviser that the internship is approved for Curricular Practical Training (CPT).
  • Your adviser must indicate "pre-approval" of this information, in writing to the International Student and Scholar Services office (ISSS) in 210 Talbert Hall.
  • After agreement by the ISSS office and after securing the internship, additional forms must be completed for Career Services.
  • All of the completed forms must be submitted to the International Student and Scholar Services office (210 Talbert Hall) and/or to Career Services (259 Capen Hall) at least 5-7 business days prior to the start of the internship.

After receiving of required documents and approval of the SHIP coordinator you will be registered for UBE 496.

Contact your academic advisor with questions regarding this course fulfilling your university requirements.

How to Apply

  1. Complete application below and submit.
  2. Contact Career Services SHIP coordinator, Bob Orrange at 716-645-2231, prior to starting internship.
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More Information

Contact Career Services

Additional Internship Opportunities

Interested in exploring other internships that will let you learn, grow and gain practical experience and valuable contacts?

Please visit our Jobs and Interships page.

For Intern Supervisors

Please fill out supervisor evalution below.

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