SEAS 360° Certificate of Professional Development

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The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at the University at Buffalo offers undergraduate and graduate students an opportunity to receive free professional development training through the SEAS 360° Certificate of Professional Development program.

This cost free program is designed to help undergraduate and graduate students develop and improve “power skills,” which are in high demand from employers around the world. To earn a SEAS 360° Certificate of Professional Development, which you can add to your resume, you must complete 25 hours of training. Training hours can be obtained by attending workshops, seminars, online professional development programming, and through approved experiential learning opportunities. Most workshops are typically 1 to 1 1/2 hours in length.

While participation in this program is optional, students interested in pursuing this certificate program must first opt-in.

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IELTS USA Best Practices Award Recipient

IELTS USA is proud to announce the SEAS 360° program at the University at Buffalo (UB), The State University of New York's (SUNY) School of Engineering and Applied Sciences as the 2020 recipient of the Best Practices in International Enrollment Management Award!

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In Person Events

Join us for our on campus professional development workshops throughout the 2020 - 2021 academic year.

In order to receive credit for SEAS 360°, students must first register through the email link for each workshop (you must opt in to the program to receive the link). When you arrive to each session, you will sign in to verify your attendance. You will be required to track your own training hours on your SEAS 360° tracking form. If you have any questions regarding workshop registration or tracking, please contact us at

*Please Note: Due to the ongoing COVID-19 global pandemic, our regular in-person workshops will now be held via Zoom. There is no limit to the number of Zoom workshops that are listed below.

October 15, 2020

Leadership and Teamwork, Valuing All Perspectives - Via Zoom

October 16, 2020

3MT Workshop: Communicating to a Non-Specialist Audience - Via Zoom

October 19, 2020

3MT Workshop: Presentation Zen, Pitch + Presence - Via Zoom

October 20, 2020

Grad School 101 (Undergraduate Only) - Via Zoom

October 21, 2020

Aligning Your Skills and Success with the Labor Market - Via Zoom

October 27, 2020

DISCover Your Leadership & Communication Style - Via Zoom

October 28, 2020

Career Perspectives Speaker Series: Career Conversations with Sean Cunningham from Intel - Via Zoom

November 4, 2020

Grad School 201 (Undergraduate Only) - Via Zoom

November 5, 2020

Professional Communications - Via Zoom

November 10, 2020

Grad School 301 (Undergraduate Only) - Via Zoom

November 11, 2020

Finding Your Fit: from UB Engineering to Amazon Product Management - Via Zoom

November 17, 2020

Etiquette in the Workplace - Via Zoom

November 19, 2020

Diversity Series: Power, Privilege and Oppression - Via Zoom

December 3, 2020

Diversity Series: Implicit Bias - Via Zoom

Online Training

Earn credits toward your certificate online through the UB Career Connectors Network.

In order to receive credit for SEAS 360° students must first register in the UB Career Connector Network. Once registered, you will then have the ability to select from a database of online training sessions by clicking on “Webinars.” Please note, only the online webinars listed below are approved for SEAS 360° training hours. Hours obtained via online webinars will be tracked and monitored electronically based on your login information but should additionally be included in your SEAS 360° tracking form. You may only use three (3) online training hours from the Career Connectors Network towards completion of your SEAS 360° Professional Development Certificate.

All webinars earn one (1) online training hour each.

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