UB student Elizabeth Kaplan at her internship at the Niagara Aquarium in Niagara Falls, NY. Photographer: Meredith Forrest Kulwicki.

Throughout UB, you’ll find countless ways to get hands-on learning, apply your skills, build your network and prepare for a successful career. 

Study Abroad

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Travel the world as you learn about other cultures, have fun and make new friends. UB has study abroad programs to fit your major and schedule.

Experiential Learning Network

Pemba Sherpa (left) and Hemanta Adhikari, undergrad students, have created “Scholars of Tomorrow.” Through their program, they will deliver jackets and school supplies, paid for through a GoFundMe campaign, to Shree Janasewa Basic Secondary School in remote Nepal in December 2019. The pair are photographed in the Experiential Learning Netowrk office in Capen Hall in November 2019. Photographer: Meredith Forrest Kulwicki.

Find hands-on research and mentored projects—including ways to earn Honors Experience credits—through the Experiential Learning Network (ELN) Project Portal.

Earn Honors Experience Credits

Many of the opportunities on this page also qualify for Honors Experience credits.

> Learn more about Honors Experiences

Compete for Major Fellowships & Scholarships

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The Spark Program is a nine-week program that offers select students the opportunity to learn about competitive external fellowships and provides them with the tools to develop a competitive profile.

Jobs & Internships

A grand opening event celebrates the renovated and renamed Career Design Center in March 2022 in Capen Hall. Photographer: Meredith Forrest Kulwicki.

UB’s Career Design Center can help you find internships and jobs on campus, throughout Western New York, and beyond.

Ways to Get Involved with Honors

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From being a peer mentor to joining a student group, there are many ways to have new experiences—and have fun—right here in the Honors College.