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

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Where To Find Opportunities

You can find job or internship opportunities in a couple different ways.

We suggest you start πŸ‘‡ here first. 

Opportunities

Events and Fairs

Events and Career Fairs are a great way to discover job and internship opportunities.

Tips for Virtual events

3 tips for signing up for a virtual recruiting event
"How to attend a virtual recruiting event" video from Handshake.

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3 tips to get ready for a virtual fair
"How to prepare for a virtual fair" video from Handshake.

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3 tips for making a great impression with employers
"How to stand out at a virtual fair" video from Handshake.

πŸŽ₯ Video Length: 2:01

Online Discovery

Did you find a posting for an opportunity that is prefect for you? Well before you go too far, dig around and see if the organization is the right fit for you. 

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

Using Bullseye powered by Handshake and Versatile PhD are great ways to start your research and discover new opportunities.

Bullseye powered by Handshake

There are more than 200,000 employers are looking to hire you on Bullseye powered by Handshake. Search for employers to learn more about the company, see reviews from past employees, interview tips and open positions. Start now! πŸ‘‰

Sign in using your UBIT name and password.

Pro tips to get you started! πŸ‘‡

3 ways to get better job recommendations
"How to improve your recommendations" video from Handshake.

πŸŽ₯ Video Length: 1:52

3 tips to find awesome companies to work for
"How to find employers" video from Handshake.

πŸŽ₯ Video Length: 1:44

3 ways to get useful career advice from peers and alums
"How to get helpful career advice" video from Handshake.

πŸŽ₯ Video Length: 1:32

Versatile PhD

PhDs go many places. They're in academia, government, non-profits, industry. They use their skills, their knowledge, their agile minds, their expertise. They're happy, successful, and feel rewarded by what they're doing. But how did they get there? The Versatile PhD (VPhD) helps you answer that question.

VPhD is the largest online community dedicated to non-academic and non-faculty careers for PhD graduates in humanities, social sciences and STEM fields. Best of all, its free to UB students, faculty, staff and post-docs.

Before you can access Versatile PhD, you must authenticate with your UB credentials. Once you've authenticated, you can then log in (or sign up) to access the Versatile PhD portal.

What's Next

I'm Ready!

Start searching for a job or internship on Bullseye powered by Handshake.

What to Watch Out For

Fake Job Scams. Learn more on how to recognize and avoid common online scams designed to steal money or your identity.

>Visit the UB Information Technology Fake Job Scams page.

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Get professional advice for writing your resume, interviewing, finding a job and so much more at our popular “skillshops.”

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