Build Your Resume this Summer with Remote Projects

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Explore our expanding series of remote projects and continue your learning and professional development from wherever you are.

Start or Continue a Project

  1. Start a project from the list of featured projects below by emailing the project mentor OR continue a project that you have already started.
  2. Work on the project and digital badges from wherever you are at your own pace. 
  3. Ask questions or customize a project by making an appointment with an ELN staff member! 
Meet Virtually with ELN Staff

Have questions about remote experiential learning over the summer? Make an appointment with an ELN staff member and we will send you a link to connect virtually.

Remote Projects

These collaborative projects can be done remotely and at your own pace. Simply reach out to the mentor to get started. 

5/27/20
How to strengthen your resume to make it more compelling? Students will be guided through facilitated exercises toward clarifying areas for growth, creating related plans, and developing compelling narratives (both internal and external).
5/29/20
We will design and develop "classroom kits" for schools throughout the Mara Region of Tanzania, and create a strategy for piloting and distributing the kits.
5/27/20
Inviting UB students to connect with American Women for International Understanding (AWIU) on mentored projects.
6/1/20
Students interested in social science, helping professions (e.g., psychology, counseling, social work), and/or public health can participate in federally-funded studies examining close relationships and substance use.
5/27/20
We invite UB students of all levels and majors to develop their own projects that align with individual interests, passion and sense of purpose. 
5/29/20
Students will help develop a Community Bicycle Lab through Hope Revival Children's Organization (HRCO) in Mara, Tanzania in collaboration with Spoke Folk Community Bicycle Project in Dunkirk, NY.
5/29/20
Seeking students to transform UB's study abroad itinerary into an invitation for other campuses and communities to visit, collaborate with, and invest in women's empowerment and social innovation in Mara, Tanzania.
5/27/20
Work with Hope Revival Children's Organization (HRCO) and  Friendly Water for the World to expand access to low-cost, clean water technologies and information about health and sanitation.
5/27/20
Enhance the knowledge and skills related to menstrual health management in secondary schools in the Lushoto District of Tanga, Tanzania.
5/27/20
Not all failures are best failures. If we are able to identify and explore our most powerful failures, we can reap the many benefits, releasing us from stagnation and stuckness, and leading us to growth and success.
5/27/20
Explore and contextualize specific challenges associated with UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through mentored research and virtual engagement with partners and leaders from featured sectors and global geographies.
5/27/20
Work on an online cookbook to support Blue Table, UB's new food pantry for students. Build a sense of community, culture and support through celebrating food and cooking.
5/27/20
Assist UB's global partners in finding quality, free or low-cost information and data by becoming information search experts.
5/27/20
Do you have plans to engage in a study abroad course, or have recently returned from an international experience? Or perhaps you are interested in immersing yourself remotely in a new geography or culture. 
5/27/20
Students will work with members of Crowd2Map Tanzania and Hope for Girls and Women Tanzania to improve the map of rural Tanzania so that girls can be better protected from FGM (Female Genital Mutilation).
5/27/20
Collaborate with community partners around the world to help prepare for the spread of COVID-19 through the design and production of masks.
5/27/20
Share your college experiences and strategies for success as a mentor to students at the Buffalo Academy of Science Charter School.
5/27/20
Help ensure that elderly community members are healthy and safe in Oyo State, Nigeria, through partnering with PriHEMAC organization. 
6/1/20
Students will work with experienced members of the student body to develop a new user-friendly database using coding, programming and web design.
5/27/20
Support the development of a reusable sanitary pad project started by UB student, Danielle Nerber (2018).
5/27/20
Share your journey as a student in STEM to spark curiosity, creativity and passion in K-12 students as they explore professional and academic pathways. You'll partner with Belouga.org, a digital platform connecting people in 98 countries, to inspire the next generation of college students.
5/27/20
We invite students to develop their soft skills through exploring leaders and industries of interest, and contributing to the development of a digital soft skills catalog.
5/29/20
Work with Tanzanian partners to design new website celebrating community development projects and opportunities for collaboration 
5/29/20
Working to solve the challenge of transporting goods across international boarders efficiently and cost effectively to increase the economic capacity in rural Tanzania.
5/27/20
Through this project, students will learn about the tourism reform initiative and its impact on the economic vitality of Inuyama, Japan.
5/29/20
Help leverage the power of technology to support Chilblenders Green, a woman-led social enterprise in Nigeria, that is eliminating food wastage and promoting health and well-being 
6/1/20
Contribute to core technologies that fuel spatial reasoning in future robotics and augmented reality applications. 
5/27/20
Calling all emerging scholars. Become a contributor to the most visited information website in the world: Wikipedia.
5/27/20
Students will engage with ongoing and evolving projects in Mara, Tanzania that empower local women through the making and distribution of textiles, reusable sanitary pads, and other handiwork

Reflection Project Series

These mini projects (about 1-week) feature facilitated reflection to leverage experiences and support academic and professional goals.

4/21/20
Clarify your academic plans through exploring your interests and goals as they relate to emerging professional fields, academic programs and experiential learning opportunities. 
4/6/20
Has your experiential learning course been disrupted by the recent transition to online teaching? Explore this project with your instructor as a potential option for completing your course credit.
3/30/20
Gain a deeper understanding of exciting innovations and research in your area of study or interest. This is a great way to learn more about research as an undergraduate student before getting started on a project of your own.
4/21/20
Prepare for career and internship opportunities through readying your application materials and creating compelling narratives about your experiences and achievements