Students kayaking on Lake LaSalle on UB's North Campus.
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Experiential Learning

Through our summer experiential learning offerings, students have the opportunity to learn through volunteering, career development and research. Learn more about these opportunities below.

Student and professor

Career Development

Career Services offers summer learning opportunities to promote student career development. Our office provides extensive services to students across all academic disciplines, as well as lifetime resources to alumni. Career Services supports the objectives of the university and other departments/offices through educational programs and knowledge in the area of career development.

Students participating in the Field Ecology Adventures

Volunteer and Community Engagement Opportunities

The Office of Student Engagement provides students with volunteer and community engagement opportunities. Our office develops in students an understanding and appreciation of self, others, and community by inspiring students to explore a life of active citizenship. Through our programs, services and the process of leadership development, students cultivate a personal philosophy to make a positive change within a group, community or global society.

Student working with faculty members on research project

Research Opportunities

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. We are open to students from all majors: from the sciences, to the social sciences, to the arts and humanities.

Student presenting his research

The Collegiate Science & Technology Entry Program (CSTEP)

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.