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Winter Experiential Learning

Through our winter experiential learning offerings, students have the opportunity to learn through volunteering, career development and research.

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Alternative Winter Break

Alternative break programs engage students in experiential learning through community service and volunteerism during their fall (Thanksgiving), winter or spring break.

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American English Pronunciation

Are your spoken English skills getting you down? Don’t be left out in the cold! The English Language Institute’s American English Pronunciation course runs from January 4-24. The course includes instruction and practice in stress and intonation, fluency, listening and production of American English sounds. Learn more (PDF).

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Career Services

Career Services offers winter learning opportunities to promote student career development.

Real Experience and Leadership Mentoring (REALM) Program group photo

The Real Experience and Leadership Mentoring (REALM) Program - New York City

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Applications are taken on a rolling basis and the final due date is TBA. All students must apply via UBLinked and complete a brief 15-20 minute interview as part of the selection process.

Shortly after receipt of application, applicants will be contacted to set up an interview with a staff member in the Office of Student Engagement.

If you have any questions, please contact Jude Butch, Assistant Director in the Office of Student Engagement at jcbutch@buffalo.edu.

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Center for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities

The Center for Undergraduate Research & Creative Activities (CURCA) serves as a hub for undergraduate students interested in finding challenging research and creative opportunities that match their academic interests and career goals.

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Collegiate Science & Technology Entry Program

The Collegiate Science & Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) is a grant-funded program sponsored by the New York State Department of Education to support talented underrepresented students pursuing science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), licensed professions and health-related professions. CSTEP offers key preparation, resources, and opportunities critical to student success.

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

Join us in honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by participating in a day of service. UB faculty, staff and students are invited to volunteer for a half-day on various project in the WNY community. Transportation is provided.

"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about the things that matter."
- Martin Luther King Jr.

Please RSVP on UBLinked

Questions? Please contact Office of Student Engagement