Leverage UB’s talented pool of students to solve your business challenges

The Business & Entrepreneur Partnerships team, the Career Design Center, and the School of Management Career Resource Center welcome businesses of all sizes to engage with University at Buffalo student talent through experiential learning opportunities. Our diverse student body investigates progressive, complex research in cutting-edge focus areas, including artificial intelligence, materials design and health sciences innovation. These insights can strengthen your business strategy and approach while contributing to workforce training. 

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UB students are ready to work with you

Hiring student talent is a critical component of any long-term recruiting strategy. Our students are ready to prove themselves as your future employees, helping to diversify your workplace and bringing in new perspectives.

On occasion, funds may be available to eligible companies to cover the costs for student assistants.
Ask about career experience paid internships that may also be available.



In a technology, engineering or life sciences industry sector?


Interested in engaging with your future workforce and get a head start?


Local to Western New York? Global? Mature or a Startup?


  • Internships – Work with individual students for pay or credit
  • Class Projects – Provide real challenges or data for applied learning experiences
  • Job Shadowing – Host students for a half day to highlight your company
  • Campus Involvement – Visit the campus to promote your company to students both in and out of the classroom
  • Innovative Sprints & Hackathons – Pose a challenge to groups of students to gain innovative solutions
  • Sponsored Graduate Student Research – Sponsor a UB student to research your project as their thesis

Learn how a UB student influenced a startup company