Jobs & Internships

How do you find the right job or internship? Whether you’re looking for full-time or part-time opportunities, on-campus or off-campus, you can count on Career Services for advice and connections throughout your search.



What Type of Opportunity Are You Looking For?

On-Campus Job

Want to Work On Campus?

You can search, see qualifications and apply to on-campus jobs/internships that are posted every day from offices/ departments all over UB just by login to Bullseye powered by Handshake. It's that easy!

Good News! You already have a live student/alumni account in Bullseye powered by Handshake. Just use your UBIT name and password to login.

Types of Jobs On Campus

  • Student Assistant - Open to any eligible student, including International students.
  • Graduate/Research/Teaching Assistantship - Typically reserved for graduate/doctoral students and may or may not relate to the area of study. These positions are limited in number and are very competitive.
  • Work-Study - For U.S. citizens and permanent residents only. Students must receive financial aid indicating work-study eligibility to be considered for these positions.

For International Students

Are you looking to apply for a job on campus? Here's how:

For F-1 Students

  1. Start search for on-campus jobs in Bullseye powered by Handshake.
  2. Apply for an on-campus job.

For J-1 Students

  1. Discuss your plan to work on campus with International Student Services (ISS).
  2. Search for on-campus jobs in Bullseye powered by Handshake.
  3. Apply for an on-campus job.
  4. Once you have a job offer, go back to International Student Services (ISS).
Important Note for International Students

When conducting your job search, ignore jobs labeled "work-study". These positions are a form of U.S. government financial aid, and are available only to U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents. International students are NOT eligible for Work-Study jobs. International students are also not permitted to work off campus without special work authorization from International Student Services (ISS) and USCIS. 

Other On-Campus Opportunities


Internships are a great way to gain valuable experience while connecting to a career.

Trick to searching for Internships

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UB Internship Programs

Career Services Internship Programs

Work with our career experts through these programs:

The Sophomore Internship Program is a credit-bearing internship program for UB undergraduates coordinated by Career Services.

A year-long 3-credit internship experience for undergraduates in the Career Services office.

This program is perfect for students interested in careers in higher education, counseling, teaching, and communication, but if you are just looking to get involved, develop public speaking skills, and help your fellow students, then this might be perfect for you, too! 

Other UB Internship Programs

School of Management (SOM) Career Resource Center (CRC) Office of Internships and Experiential Learning

Open to management students interested in for-credit internships across the School of Management concentrations.

Public Service Internship Program of the Cora P. Maloney College

Open to juniors and seniors of all majors. All industries are welcome - not exclusive to public service.

The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

For engineering students looking for practical work experiences post-junior year.

Social Sciences Interdisciplinary Program (IDP)

Open to seniors and graduate students within the IDP Social Sciences Interdisciplinary degree program including Health, Human Services and Early Childhood Studies.

Department of Communication Internship Program

Open to undergraduate students majoring in communications.

University Honors College

Honors Scholars can participate in a co-op or internship program as part of their Honors Experience requirements.

Center for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities

For undergraduate students to find challenging research and creative opportunities that match their academic interests and career goals.

Study Abroad

Add an internship opportunity to your study abroad experience.

Off Campus Programs

Part-Time Job

Want to spend a few hours a week working and getting experience? Possible.

Discover hundreds of part-time jobs from all over by using the "part-time filter" in Bullseye powered by Handshake. Just login using your UBIT name and password.

view of the part-time job bulletin board outside the career services' office.

You can also find part-time jobs posted on the bulletin board outside Career Services.

Full-Time Job

Launch Your Career by:

  • Drop-in for an appointment to review your resume and online profile.
  • Uploading your resume in your Bullseye powered by Handshake profile.
  • Making your Bullseye powered by Handshake profile "public" for employers to see.
  • Exploring jobs on Bullseye powered by Handshake.
  • Checking out Hoover's in Bullseye powered by Handshake (under Resources) to explore a directory of more than 60 million companies.
  • Using LinkedIn to follow companies and to join industry focused groups.
  • Asking family, friends and professional friends if they are aware of any job/internship opportunities.
I'm Ready!

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Opportunities with Career Services

Career Peer Coach

The Career Peer Coach is a paid part-time position for undergraduate and graduate students within Career Services. This position is designed to help develop new skills that employers want while getting a real-world experience in today’s job market.

Start building skills by:

  • Becoming one of the best. You'll build the best resume, cover letter and online profiles (LinkedIn and Bullseye powered by Handshake) that will show recruiters why they should pay attention.
  • Helping other students develop eye-catching resumes, cover letters and online profiles, as well as mastering the art of job and internship searching.
  • Conquering your fears. Coaching others is just not your thing. Don't worry! As a career peer coach you'll learn tips that will make you a pro in no time.

Application Deadline:

Date information will be posted in December 2019.

Did we mention that Career Peer Coaches will get paid?

What Do Career Peer Coaches Do?

Career Peer Coaches will work one-on-one with students

  • Reviewing resumes, cover letters and online profiles
  • Assisting with job and internship searching
  • Support the building of professional friends
  • Giving basic interview tips
Graduate Students

An added bonus to all the skills that you'll be learning is that you’ll be able to lead by example and mentor other Career Peer Coaches.

What's Next

Put your game face on.


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