Redefining Career Readiness for Students

isha pandey, former student employee and u b alum

Student Life's Here to Career program is designed to provide you with intentional and meaningful work experience regardless of your major or position on campus.

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College educated. Career ready. Set yourself apart.

Our comprehensive student employee program for career readiness is based on feedback from actual employers that hire students like you. It’s more than just a job – it’s an opportunity to grow and be better prepared for future employment.

Through the Here to Career program, Student Life is committed to providing real world skills to compliment your work assignment. This additional training will ultimately set you apart in the highly competitive workforce.

Learning While Earning

Offering Diverse Employment Opportunities

Here to Career on-campus jobs can range from Resident Assistants (RAs) and Campus Dining and Shops associates, to lab assistants and peer mentors. Every department is required to post their openings on Bullseye powered by Handshake, therefore giving you the most comprehensive list of on-campus student jobs. Each posting will include specific competencies intended to be developed in that particular position.

Inspiring Success in Others

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A Passion Realized

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Finding Your On-Campus Job

When to Apply

  • Positions are posted on the Career Services (Bullseye powered by Handshake) website on a rolling basis throughout the year, with the majority of positions being posted in the fall semester.  Simply use the "on campus employment" filter to narrow your search.
  • New students: once you have paid your admissions deposit, a Bullseye powered by Handshake account will automatically be created for you with your UBITName by Career Services. Login using your UBITName to begin your search process.

Campus Employment Eligibility

Our program is for currently enrolled UB students working in Student Life units. Eligibility requirements vary by position type:

  • Student Assistant:  Open to any eligible* student.
  • Work Study: For U.S. citizens and permanent residents only. Students must receive financial aid indicating work study eligibility to be considered for these positions.
  • Graduate/Research/Teaching Assistants:  Typically reserved for eligible* graduate/doctoral students and may or may not relate to the area of study. These positions are limited in number and are very competitive.
  • Internship: Students gain practical experience, sometimes with pay or while earning academic credit.

* Learn more about eligibility requirements for paid campus positions.

Where Do I Apply?

Online via Bullseye

Ready to find your Here to Career on-campus job? Bullseye powered by Handshake will help guide you through the process. All you need is your UB login to get started.

On Campus Job Fair

Our On Campus Job Fair is a chance for you to meet with offices and departments looking to hire students for work study and student assistant positions. This event happens once a year at the beginning of the school year – the Friday of Welcome Weekend.

Are You Eligible to Work On Campus?

Our program is for currently enrolled UB students working in Student Life units. Eligibility requirements vary by position type:

  • Student Assistant:  Open to any eligible* student.
  • Work Study: For U.S. citizens and permanent residents only. Students must receive financial aid indicating work study eligibility to be considered for these positions.
  • Graduate/Research/Teaching Assistants:  Typically reserved for eligible* graduate/doctoral students and may or may not relate to the area of study. These positions are limited in number and are very competitive.
  • Internship: Students gain practical experience, sometimes with pay or while earning academic credit.

* Learn more about eligibility requirements for paid campus positions.

Here to Help

Career Services

UB’s Career Services is your one-stop source for help with networking, interviewing and getting a job or preparing for graduate school.

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Our events are designed to advance your career by exploring your options, build new skills and meet people who can help you find opportunities.

Professional Development

Through Life and Learning workshops, UBLinked clubs and activities, you will be able to network with other students who are developing similar competencies. Establishing working relationships early on in your career will foster lifelong learning and professional development.

UB Human Resources

Everything you need to know about payroll, how to submit your timesheets and the rules specific to student employees.

For more information on Here to Career, contact:

University at Buffalo
223 Student Union, North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260

Phone: (716) 645-6469