It is possible to complete your field training with a state,
federal or international agency with whom UB does not have an
affiliation agreement; however, only after consultation with and
approval from your faculty advisor.
Possible sites include:
AARP offers internship opportunities in a
wide array of areas for undergraduates, graduates and post
graduates. Internships are available throughout the organization,
including the national office in Washington, D.C. and offices
located in the states and U.S. Territories. AARP offers internships
to students who are currently enrolled in degree seeking programs.
Summer internships typically last 8-12 weeks. Year round
internships can extend up to 12 months.
Service Corps - A nonprofit international volunteer
organization providing service-learning opportunities for people
worldwide to live and work abroad in Thailand and Tanzania.
Programs include HIV/AIDS prevention, agriculture and food security
and community development.
International - Paid internships for students in research and
operations. Some experience in economics, health policy, social
policy, public policy, or related fields; report preparation;
knowledge SAS, STATA, and/or other statistical or applications
Margaret E. Mahoney Fellowship Program - Paid
summer internship focused on health care delivery transformation
for vulnerable populations and/or early childhood health and
development, with an emphasis on policy implications.
National Institutes of Health - Typically, the
summer program begins May 1 and ends Sept. 30. Students should plan
to spend a minimum of eight weeks during this interval. Online
applications are due by March 1, but it is always good to complete
The University at Buffalo will receive a major, $7 million award
to address a casualty of the national opioid epidemic: the spread
of hepatitis C virus (HCV) among drug users who share needles. The
funding award is from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research
In the world of working out, weight loss is the 800-pound
gorilla in the room. The topic is unavoidable, particularly
for obese women, who often struggle with exercise for a variety of
reasons. Learn about a new program aimed at changing the
focus from the battle of the bulge to the other benefits exercise
For most people, cortisol, the vital hormone that controls
stress, increases when they wake up. It’s the body’s
way of preparing us for the day. But in police officers
who’ve experienced intense stress on the job, cortisol
functions much differently, according to recent research from the
University at Buffalo.
How do the lungs of e-cigarette users differ compared to
non-smokers and people who smoke traditional cigarettes? A pilot
study awarded to a University at Buffalo epidemiologist seeks to
provide some answers to that question.
A new report presents nearly 100 conclusions related to the
health effects of cannabis and cannabinoid use, and makes
recommendations for an agenda to help expand and improve cannabis
research efforts, and better inform future public health
It is one of the only research centers in the world that allows
scientists to study extreme environments, from a mile of ocean
depth to nearly 23 miles into Earth’s stratosphere, and
everything in between. And it is back up and running in its home at
the University at Buffalo.