SPPS Career Services

SPPS provides excellent Career Services preparation and resources in partnership with UB’s Office of Career Services. 

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Meet with Advisors and Mentors

Begin thinking about your career path as soon as you start the program. Talk with your faculty advisor and others about how to best prepare to make yourself competitive. 

In addition, all students may benefit from meeting with a Dean's Student Ambassador Peer Mentor. Visitors and current students are encouraged to stop by during drop-in hours to meet with a volunteer.

Meet with a Career Counselor

To schedule an appointment with Lauren Johnson, manager of counseling at UB Career Services, call 716-645-2231. Appointments will be held in 1 Diefendorf, South Campus, and are available:

  • Tuesdays: 1:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Fridays: 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

If the South Campus hours are not convenient, you may also call 716-645-2231 to schedule an appointment at 259 Capen on UB’s North Campus.


Most jobs are found by making connections with professionals and alumni. We strongly encourage students to network at events, through our alumni mentoring program, through relevant online networking websites, and getting involved in student organizations and activities.   

CV Critique and Interview Prep

Bring your CV to your advisor for help. Take advantage of professional staff and resources at UB's Career Services who can assist with practice interviews, resume critiquing, job searching assistance and more. There are also outside resources to help you prepare.

Job Search and Information

Research job opportunities and see what employers are looking for.

Get Involved - CV Building Activities

The secret to student satisfaction and persistence as well as future success is getting involved, early and often! Students should be networking and demonstrating their involvement outside the classroom. 

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