The Career Services Fee, a component of UB’s Comprehensive Fee, is charged to all UB students (with some exceptions) and supports the staff, services and programs provided by UB’s Career Design Center, which are available to all UB students regardless of major.
Students will have the capacity to engage in designing their life after college through early discovery and ongoing exploration. Guided by peer and professional career design consultants, students will have expanded opportunities to discover their interests and build future-focused skills together with other students, alumni and industry experts through robust career communities.
The Career Services Fee was charged for the first time in fall 2020. Increasing students’ access 24/7 to career and life design through a virtual career design studio, as well as an active learning space to support student exploration and expansion of social capital. Students utilize expanded technologies to better prepare for life after college and connections with top local, national, and international employers.
Who is charged the Career Services component of the Comprehensive Fee?
The Career Services component of the Comprehensive Fee is charged to all UB students except:
*School of Management students are charged a single fee that supports career-related services. This fee, called the School of Management Professional Development Career Services fee, supports operation of the School of Management’s Career Resource Center, which is available exclusively to School of Management students, and UB’s central Career Design Center, which is available to all UB students.
When should I come to Career Services?
We believe in engaging you in designing your life and career early in your UB experience so that your choices can be intentional, thoughtful and impactful. By starting early in the design process and then continuously accessing the resources your success is enhanced. We recommend engaging with us early and often.
What if I want to explore a major or change my major?
Most students change their major-many change several times. Exploration is a good thing. We are here to assist you as you discover options. In addition to coaches, there are a number of assessments that can inform your choices, your direction and your design.
How can I get a job after graduation?
Your prospects for getting a job after graduation are enhanced by building a strong resume of experience during your time at UB and building your network. Securing an internship or two and making connections with alumni contributes to your success.