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


What's Your Career Story?



Trend Watching

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

Office is Closed

We will be closed on Monday, January 18, 2021. Normal office hours will resume on Tuesday, January 19, 2021.

Meet the Team

Career Coaches

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

Ed Brodka

Career Coach

The LinkedIn Guy

Holly Justice

Career Coach

The Backpacker

Jennifer Kellington

Career Coach / Finish in 4 Coordinator

The Energetic One

Wayne Porterfield

Career Coach

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.

Daryn Bronsink

Connections Associate

The Wood-Worker

Alissa Drag

Connections Associate

The House Plant Whisperer

Rob Hengesbach

Peer Coach Facilitator

The Maximizer

Tim Patch

Events Experience Designer

Breakfast Cereal Enthusiast 

Kristy Strough

Brand & Marketing Designer

The Marvel Movie Geek


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

Judith Applebaum

Employer Relations Manager

The Fun-seeker

Carrie Johnson

Employer and Alumni Relationship Associate

The Mom & Netflix Binger

Lauren Johnson

Manager of Counseling

The Singer | Class Clown

Arlene Kaukus


The Most Curious 

Jenna Smith

Coordinator of Assessment & Marketing

The Creative Girl | Wordsmith

Our Vision, Mission and Values


A robust career community that challenges students to imagine and design meaningful lives and careers.


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


We are:

  • Authentic
  • Resilient
  • Adaptable