Jobs & Internships

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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 the Career Design Center for advice and connections throughout your search.

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Where To Find Opportunities

The secret is out! We're sharing our hacks to finding the right job or internship for you.

πŸ‘‡ Here's how. 

The 3 P's


The first P is easy. You can find and apply to positions posted in Bullseye powered by Handshake, Interstride and Beyond the Professoriate.

Bullseye powered by Handshake

Bullseye powered by Handshake is not just another job board. There are more than 200,000+ employers that are looking to hire you right now. No experience is required!

Sign in using your UBIT name and password.

"Handshake How-To: applying for jobs" video from Handshake.

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When you complete your profile and share your career interests, recruiters can find and message you in Bullseye powered by Handshake about the roles you want.

Start filling out your profile now >>

"Success beyond boundaries." video from Interstride.

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Interstride gathers all the information and resources you’ll need in one simple platform to help you find both domestic and international internship and job opportunities. You'll also find advice, insights, and tools you'll need for a successful abroad job search.

Beyond the Professioriate

Beyond the Professoriate's Career Training Platform helps graduate students, postdocs and PhDs successfully transition into academic or nonacademic careers.


Prospecting is the process of identifying potential employers that you'd like to work for and targeting your research to see if that company is the right fit for you.

Key things you might want to research
  • Skills and experiences the company values
  • News and recent events
  • Company's mission, goals, and values
  • Get a sense of the company culture
  • Employee benefits
  • Clients, products, and services
  • Location
  • Job roles

3 tips for finding awesome companies to work for in Bullseye powered by Handshake

"How to find employers" video from Handshake.

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πŸ’‘ Pro Tip:

 All top employers, including Fortune 500, start-ups, nonprofits and more, are hiring students like you on Bullseye powered by Handshake! So, find and β­️ follow companies you're interested in to stay up-to-date on jobs, events and interviews.

Discover employers to follow >>


After you find postings and different employers, you can work on finding people. This is also known as networking, or as we like to call it, making professional friends.

Making professional friends means finding and reaching out to people, especially UB alumni, who work at companies with opportunities or companies where you would like to work.

Ways you can connect with UB alumni and professionals

3 ways to get helpful career advice from peers and alums

"How to get helpful career advice" video from Handshake.

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πŸ’‘ Pro Tip:

80 percent of jobs are landed through networking and personal relationships. So if you're only applying to postings, you're missing a bunch of opportunities.

Join a career community to start connecting with people >>

What's Next

I'm Ready!

Start searching for opportunities in Bullseye powered by Handshake, Interstride, or Beyond the Professoriate.

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