Preparing for Your Career

Career development programs and resources to ensure you are workforce-ready upon graduation.

Experiential Learning Programs

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The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Experiential Learning Programs allow our students to “engineer today” in addition to attending class. Experiential learning expands students’ technical competence and prepares them for their future careers.

Experiential learning initiatives include:

Career Services and Bullseye

Visit the Career Services website for information on internship opportunities, resumes and cover letters, developing a LinkedIn profile, networking information, interviewing skills, job search tips, career fairs and more.

BullsEye is a virtual tool to connect employers with UB students for jobs, internships and networking opportunities. 

Internships

Students may obtain practical experience by enrolling in CIE 496 (Civil/Env. Engineering Internship), which may be used as a technical elective if taken summer after junior year, or later. The internship will involve working on an engineering project in a practical setting (private design, consulting and/or construction company office, governmental agency office, construction site, etc.) under the joint guidance of a practicing engineer and a faculty advisor. Students must have a "Good Senior Standing" (senior with overall and engineering GPA above a 2.0). Projects shall involve applying knowledge acquired in course work to practice civil or environmental engineering.