Events

Application Deadline: Monday, January 29, 2018

Would you like to spend a year after graduation researching, teaching or earning a master’s degree abroad?  The Fulbright provides funded opportunities for undergraduates to travel for a year after they graduate. There are more than 150 countries to choose from.*

Fulbright applications are due almost a full year before your dates of travel. In order to travel the year after you graduate, you’ll have to submit your application in September of your senior year so now’s the time to start thinking about your application!

To help you prepare a competitive application UB will be hosting a series of Fulbright workshops this spring.  You will learn more about Fulbright, how to select the country to which you’ll apply and how to propose the required cross-cultural engagement project.  These sessions will be hosted by the Office of Fellowships and Scholarships and UB’s Fulbright Program Advisor, Dr. Colleen Culleton.

Sessions will be held on Thursdays: 

  • February 8 
  • February 22
  • March 8
  • March 29

-The sessions will be offered from either 9:00am-10:00am or 3:00pm-4:00pm on each of these days.  Students are required to commit to all 4 sessions which include beginning preparation of the personal statement and project proposal.  

To be considered for this program, students must complete a brief online application by 5 pm EST on Monday, January 29: https://universityatbuffalo-wgtck.formstack.com/forms/fulbright_development_program_for_juniors.

If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact the Office of Fellowships and Scholarships at fellowships@buffalo.edu.

* To qualify for Fulbright U.S. student programs, applicants must be U.S. citizens and have a bachelor’s degree by the time their Fulbright year starts.

Location: Student Union - Room 220    
Date: 2/5, 2/7, 2/13, 2/15
Time: See below
Sponsor: WNY Prosperity Fellowship Program
Contact: Hadar Borden, hborden@buffalo.edu

Seeking students with an entrepreneurial drive who want to make a difference in Western New York

Application Deadline: March 1, 2018 continuing UG/GRAD students & April 1, 2018 for all new GRAD applicants.

All students will be awarded a paid summer internship; scholarship support will be awarded during the academic year will vary in size and may be up to $25,000 based on a student’s unmet financial need.  This fellowship program will assist undergraduate and graduate students who are actively preparing for careers that further economic development and growth, especially in the Western New York region. Open to all undergraduate majors and select graduate programs including students in the School of Management, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and School of Architecture and Planning.

Fellowship eligibility: 

  • current sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate students are eligible to apply
  • should have minimum 3.0 cumulative UG GPA / 3.5 cumulative GRAD GPA
  • have an interest in bolstering the WNY economy through job creation
  • complete the 2018-2019 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by the advised deadline
  • open to US Citizens or students holding permanent residency. Not intended for international students

For full details, visit the fellowship website at: http://www.buffalo.edu/content/www/entrepreneurship/programs/wny-prosperity.html

Candidates are encouraged to attend Fellowship Application Information sessions (all held in 220 Student Union):

  • Monday, February 5..........................................4PM
  • Wednesday, February 7...................................11AM
  • Tuesday, February 13.........................................5PM
  • Thursday, February 15........................................1PM

Location: Student Union
Date: Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
Contact: studyabroad@buffalo.edu, 716-645-3912

Learn how you can earn UB credit studying overseas! Attend the Study Abroad Fair to learn about 80+ UB programs, meet with UB faculty to learn about their unique faculty-led programs, talk with study abroad alumni to learn about their experiences abroad, gather information on financial aid and available scholarships, and find the program that is right for you!

Location: Student Union
Date: Thursday, February 15, 2018
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Sponsor: Career Services

It's like internship boot camp but with really nice trainers. A full day of internship opportunities, tips for breaking into the internship world and building your confidence. Plus, the coffee is on us. 

Location: Center for the Arts
Date: Thursday, February 15, 2018
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Sponsor: Career Services 

Meet experienced alumni who understand what you’re going through, and are ready to help you. You’ll get real-world advice, and could even make a connection that may lead to an internship or job.

Applications due Monday, February 19
Event Date: Saturday, April 21, 2018 at Monroe Community College
Sponsor: CURCA

An excellent opportunity is available for UB undergraduate students conducting research to present their projects within the SUNY community. The SUNY Undergraduate Research Conference (SURC) is an annual conference devoted to student presentations (oral, performance, artistic displays, and poster). SURC 2018 will be hosted by Monroe Community College on Saturday, April 21, 2018. Abstracts are now being accepted for the conference and can be submitted here. The deadline to submit an abstract is February 19. UB undergraduate students accepted to present at the conference will have accommodations available to them through CURCA. CURCA will cover registration fees and provide transportation for all students accepted to attend the event.

Location: Online Application
Deadline: Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Time Due: 3:00 p.m.

UB’s Center for Undergraduate Research & Creative Activities, through the support of the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education, is pleased to offer undergraduate students the opportunity to apply for Undergraduate Research Awards. Awards are granted to University at Buffalo undergraduate students who exhibit a need for funding to perform meaningful research and/or creative activities during their undergraduate enrollment at UB. Award applications will be reviewed by a team of UB faculty and staff that will give consideration to applications that show a true need for financial support to purchase supplies, attend conferences, etc. Application procedures and instructions can be found below.

*This funding is for spring semester projects or early summer session applicants ONLY. Seniors graduating in spring 2018 may NOT apply for this funding.

Location: Student Union Lobby
Date: Registration deadline: Wednesday, February 28
Sponsor: Student Engagement & Intercultural and Diversity Center
Contact: 716-645-6469, leadub@buffalo.edu

The LEAD UB conference will take place on Saturday, March 3 from 9:30am-3:30pm and consist of expert keynote presentations, educational workshops, and small group discussion. The conference is free and open to all UB students. Lunch is provided.

Registration is required.  Register today via UBLinked.

Location: Student Union
Date: Saturday, March 3, 2018    
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Sponsor: Student Engagement

Registration will close February 28 or when capacity is reached.

The 4th Annual LEAD (Leadership, Engagement, Advocacy, & Diversity) UB Conference is a one-day (held on March 3 from 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM) conference designed to bring students from across campus together to learn about and engage in topics related to leadership, service and diversity. The conference will consist of expert keynote presentations, educational workshops and small group discussion.

The conference is free and open to all UB students. Lunch will be provided!

 

Location: Alumni Arena (main gym)
Date: Thursday, March 8, 2018
Time: 12:20 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Sponsor: Career Services 

The job and internship fair of all job and internship fairs is here–and you're invited. 100+ employers, 1,000+ students, four hours, and countless success stories, held annually in early March.

Location: Online 
Deadline: Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Time Due: 3:00 p.m. 

UB’s Center for Undergraduate Research & Creative Activities, through the support of the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education, is pleased to offer undergraduate students the opportunity to apply for Undergraduate Research Awards. Awards are granted to University at Buffalo undergraduate students who exhibit a need for funding to perform meaningful research and/or creative activities during their undergraduate enrollment at UB. Award applications will be reviewed by a team of UB faculty and staff that will give consideration to applications that show a true need for financial support to purchase supplies, attend conferences, etc. Application procedures and instructions can be found below.

*This funding is for summer session ONLY. Seniors graduating in spring 2018 may NOT apply for this funding.

 SUNY Undergraduate Research Conference (SURC)

  • A multidisciplinary spring semester event hosted each year by a different SUNY institution.
  • SURC 2018 will be on Friday, April 20, 2018, at SUNY Oneonta.

Stay tuned for details on how to apply!  SURC brings together undergraduate students and faculty mentors from across the SUNY system for a full day of activities:

  1. Sessions devoted to student presentations (oral, performance, artistic displays, and poster)
  2. luncheon with keynote speaker(s)
  3. A SUNY Graduate School and Career Fair
  4. Professional development workshops for students and for faculty. 

*CURCA will provide all accepted presenters funds to attend and limited transportation will be available.

The 14th Annual Celebration of Student Academic Excellence will be taking place on Thursday, April 26, 2018. Come join the UB community as we gather to recognize and celebrate the outstanding academic contributions of our students, faculty, and research mentors. The event will feature presentations from students participating in research and creative works followed by a formal recognition ceremony with President Tripathi honoring select individuals for their contributions to academic excellence. Stay tuned for further details!

Questions, comments and concerns can be directed to the CURCA Graduate Assistant, Meghan Lipinoga, at prov.mllipino@provost.buffalo.edu