Signature Offerings

Student intern standing next to their research poster.

Student Presenter at the 2023 CSTEP Summer Research Symposium 

CSTEP offers robust programming, resources and opportunities with a focus on student success and career readiness, connecting our students with resources that make a difference. Here is how:

  • Paid research experiences. Gain career and research experience, work with a faculty mentor and receive a stipend from us.
  • Graduate School Preparation. Our support includes personal statement review; application fee waivers to select schools (including UB); and Kaplan Scholarships for standardized exams, including the GRE, MCAT, LSAT, PCAT, OAT and DAT prep courses.
  • Funding opportunities for conferences. Let us cover your transportation and travel expenses for conferences and programs that build your skills and your resume.
  • Workshops and seminars. Learn from the experts from UB, industry and the Buffalo community.
  • Summer Research Program. Immerse yourself in the culture and rigors of research in this intensive 8.5-week program.
  • Academic and career support. We’ll help you set goals, prioritize, find solutions and overcome difficulties.
  • Free tutoring. Gain an academic edge with tutoring services, offered through Tutoring and Academic Support Services. Individual and group sessions are offered throughout the year.
  • Educational trips and tours. Academic, professional and cultural opportunities are provided.
  • Campus Health Educators (CHE). Partnering with ConnectLife for this service learning opportunity, Campus Health Educators (CHEs) raise awareness and educate the UB community on the importance of blood and organ donation.
  • CSTEP Connect. A unique opportunity that brings together CSTEP scholars and CSTEP alumni for one day of job shadowing/mentoring in our alumni’s workplaces. Our alumni network is located throughout New York State and beyond. Read more about CSTEP Connect.