BEP Team.

Careers with Impact

Advancing innovations that grow businesses and nurture our community

Business and Entrepreneur Partnerships (BEP) is the catalyst for innovation and entrepreneurship at the University at Buffalo. We work to connect startups and mature companies with technical expertise, incubation space, technology, talent, mentoring, funding resources and networks to start and grow businesses. We’re a mission-driven team working together to provide opportunity for all.

Open Positions

Join the exciting and fast-paced startup world as BEP adds team members to support our business incubator and startup operations, programs and administration. We are building our team to increase our impact, with more positions coming soon. If you don’t see an open role that’s right for you now, keep checking back.

Communications & Project Coordinator

Research and Economic Development

The Communications & Project Coordinator is responsible for developing, editing, managing and implementing content across various communications channels, digital platforms and initiatives for the Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development (VPRED). The successful candidate is highly motivated, creative and eager to learn; thrives in a fast-paced, enterprising environment; has a passion for storytelling and demonstrates sharp organizational and project management skills.

Marketing Content & Writing Manager

Business & Entrepreneur Partnerships

UB's Business & Entrepreneur Partnerships team seeks a Marketing Content & Writing Manager within its established marketing team. Our team is service-focused, team-minded, and values creatives who are ready to contribute within our fast-paced, dynamic world of startups, entrepreneurship, and innovation. 

In this role, you will be responsible for strategizing, developing, and implementing integrated marketing communications for BEP's life, health and physical sciences promotions and business development initiatives, working in the dynamic world of innovation and discovery. Your love of writing, eagerness to learn, and sharp organizational skills are keys to your success as you create, deploy and manage B2B marketing communications that build awareness and reputation, engage and inspire, and drive inquiries.

Senior Digital & Graphic Design Associates

Research (VPRED) and Economic Development (BEP)

The University at Buffalo seeks multiple Sr. Digital & Graphic Design Associates.

  1. One role will focus on designing strategic Internal Communications and developing creative solutions to promote UB’s Research Enterprise externally and across the university to increase the visibility of flagship research and economic development activities. This role reports to the Research and Economic Development unit.
  2. One role will focus on designing B2B marketing communications, with the goal of increasing visibility of the Business and Entrepreneur Partnerships (BEP) brand, capabilities, services and offerings. This role reports to the Business and Entrepreneur Partnerships unit.

Diversity, Community and Belonging

At BEP, we celebrate our differences as strengths.

We know that diverse teams not only perform better based on access to diversity of ideas, perspectives and experiences, but also due to richer information processing — producing better decisions, more creative ideas and, ultimately, achieving higher levels of innovation and success. We believe that innovation is change and are committed to making change happen as we continuously work to grow a more diverse team that makes impacts in Buffalo and beyond.

Whoever you are, we welcome you as you are. Join us and help shape our future.

Employee Groups

Learn more about UB’s diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives.


Working at UB BEP comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. Each day, we contribute to our community and make a difference.

Health insurance.

Comprehensive health plans


Retirement plans with contributions


Ample vacation and sick time



Generous parental and family leave

Learning and dev.

Learning and development


Volunteer opportunities

Team building.

Team building activities


Healthy work-life balance