Careers and Education

Buffalo Niagara Area Is Home to Some of the Best U.S. Colleges

If you care about getting a great education, you’ll be in good company according to a recent study done by the data insights firm College Factual. Universities in the local area received high rankings for their first-rate degree programs and their dedication to providing a quality education. Attracting Students to the Area Local residents aren’t the only ones drawn to nearby colleges. Students fro... »

Univera Seeks Applicants for Summer Internships

Univera Healthcare and its corporate parent are seeking a total of about 90 college student interns for Summer 2019 positions at locations in Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse and Utica. The 10-week paid internships are offered through the health insurer’s Diversity & Inclusion Summer College Internship Program, and run from June to August 2019. Find details online at »

Internships Available at Univera Healthcare

About 60 summer internship positions available at Univera Healthcare and its Corporate Parent Univera Healthcare and its Rochester-based parent have about 60 summer internship positions available for college students at its locations in across upstate New York. Summer internship positions include jobs in information technology, marketing, customer operations, finance, human resources, corporate co... »

Trocaire College Launches Brewing, Distilling, and Fermentation Science Program

Trocaire College is pleased to announce its new Brewing, Distilling and Fermentation Science program, officially launching its first course on Sept. 20 under the Workforce Development arm of the college. The five-course program provides the knowledge and hands-on experience needed to enter into the ever-expanding and exciting industry of brewing, microbrewing, and distilling, with courses running ... »

Health Care Lunch and Learn

Lunch and Learn for Prospective Healthcare Students October 22nd Free event targets people interested in healthcare careers; featuring a distinguished panel BUFFALO, NY –   A lunch seminar has been scheduled for prospective healthcare students by Bryant & Stratton College, established in Buffalo in 1854. The “Lunch & Learn” event will be held at the Buffalo headquarters of Health Now/Blue ... »

Americans Spending More for College Out-of-Pocket

(StatePoint) The Bank of Mom and Dad is open for business, as parent out-of-pocket spending has become the number one source of college funding. In fact, 62 percent of families did not borrow to pay for college last year, according to a new report. The national study, “How America Pays for College 2015,” from Sallie Mae and Ipsos, now in its eighth year, found that parent income and savings covere... »

Food Tech Careers Made in NYS With Delicious Benefits

Interested in a Fall Scholarship at GCC for One of the Region’s Hottest New Career Opportunities? by Annette Pinder When Genesee Community College (GCC) surveyed local employers as to the skills required to fulfill their job openings, an overwhelming number talked about food processing technology. It prompted GCC curriculum planners to accommodate the need by creating wonderful opportunities to st... »

Nursing: A Profession in Transition

The Demand for Nurses Continues to Rise The healthcare industry is changing rapidly, and nurses, the largest group of healthcare professionals in the nation, are at the forefront of these changes. Despite the difficult economic conditions of recent years, the nursing profession has thrived, particularly when compared to other professions. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that job growth for... »

A Tribute and a Thank You To Nurses: Five Things You Didn’t Know About Nurses in Your Community

By Beth O’Keefe RN With so many changes in healthcare the expanded role of nurses nurses has become vitally important to a health care team’s success. Managed Long Term Care Nurses, as well as Home Health Care visiting nurses, are often the unsung heroes who keep our aging population living safely and independently at home or in the least restrictive setting possible; helping them preserve their d... »