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M&T Bank Talent Acquisition Campus Recruiter in Buffalo, New York



Manage recruitment for all aspects of the Summer Internship Program (bank-wide), the Operations Development Program (serving the Banking Services & Customer Asset Management divisions) and other campus-related hiring as assigned. Develop relationships with target schools across the footprint and beyond. Manage the candidate lifecycle including identifying, qualifying, interviewing and managing targeted candidates to produce a best-in-class, diverse slate of talent to meet / exceed M&T’s internal client expectations, in a fast-paced environment.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Attract talent to M&T Bank’s Campus Programs at targeted colleges/universities

  • Build/maintain relationships with campus personnel to ensure career placement offices have a thorough understanding of M&T and our Campus programs

  • Collaborate with M&T Bank's business line managers on talent needs and proactively guide the business line towards executing a successful recruitment strategy

  • Develop and maintain talent pipelines with skill sets appropriate for Campus programs

  • Utilize a broad spectrum of recruiting tools and techniques including vendors (Handshake, Symplicity, etc.), networking (in person and online), major diversity partners and conferences, employee referrals, email blasts, and more

  • Apply advanced behavioral interviewing techniques and utilize assessments to ensure talent has the right skills, competencies and motivation to succeed at M&T

  • Pre-select, interview and identify talent for career opportunities throughout the corporation’s footprint

  • Facilitate Summer Internship programming (onboarding, orientation, guest speakers, events, etc.)

  • Develop solid working relationships with candidates, line managers, program alumni, Training & Development, outside vendors, as well as peers

  • Manage campus promotional events (e.g., career fairs, lunches, receptions, and other campus events)

  • Ensure applicant information in the candidate database is compliant with bank policies

  • Develop reports and special projects as assigned

  • Counsel line managers on recommended compensation packages

  • Negotiate, extend offers and effectively close the candidate

  • Adhere to government regulations, organizational policies, and system/data integrity

  • Understand and adhere to the Company’s risk and regulatory standards, policies and controls in accordance with the Company’s Risk Appetite. Identify risk-related issues needing escalation to management

  • Promote an environment that supports diversity and reflects the M&T Bank brand

  • Maintain M&T internal control standards, including timely implementation of internal and external audit points together with any issues raised by external regulators as applicable

  • Complete other related duties as assigned

Scope of Responsibilities:

The role is responsible for establishing and maintaining relationships with M&T management, employees, external applicants and community contacts

Education and Experience Required:

  • College Degree or applicable progressive experience in recruiting may be considered in lieu of education

  • Minimum two years total recruitment experience and/or relevant business line experience

  • Strong sales ability, persuasion and negotiation skills

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and engagements simultaneously

  • Ability to function in a high volume, fast-paced environment

  • Proactive approach and proven ability to remain diligent on searches

  • Experience with identifying passive job seekers

  • Sound experience showing fast response time, consistency and success

  • Strong knowledge of personal computers and related software programs with internet experience

  • Superior consultative skills and ability to influence decisions

Education and Experience Preferred:

  • Experience working for Human Resources within a corporate environment, or higher education/career center/admissions environment

  • Demonstrated ability in cold calling, name generation and networking

  • Experience with Human Resources applicant tracking systems a plus

  • Demonstrated recruitment success in acquiring niche talent


Buffalo, New York, United States of America

At M&T Bank, we make a difference in people’s lives . For more than 160 years, we’ve been providing our customers with guidance and financial solutions, leading our communities through challenges and growth opportunities, and empowering our employees to build purpose-driven careers.

Our talent and culture set us apart. Our core values drive the work we do – integrity, ownership, collaboration, curiosity, candor. We seek to further build upon our record of success by bringing in diverse talents and fresh skill sets while supporting the growth and development of all team members. At M&T, we are a talent and people driven organization. Take a peek inside M&T’s Human Capital Report ( to learn how it feels to be one of our 17,000+ employees.

We are constantly renewing. Our future success relies on our ability to understand what’s important to our customers and use that understanding to build new and innovative customer experiences.

We support our employees every step of the way.

  • Competitive compensation

  • Full medical & dental benefits, Heath Savings & Flexible Spending Accounts, and life/disability insurance

  • Generous paid time off (PTO) plus 11 paid holidays and an option to buy additional PTO

  • 401(k) match at 5% with options for Roth and discretionary employer contributions

  • A deep commitment to equity, including 14 resource group charters, a D&I sponsorship program, 40 annual paid volunteer hours and more

  • Various options for tuition assistance, paid parental leave, stock purchase, wellness and employee discounts

We need you. Are you ready to join us? Apply today to start the journey.

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M&T Bank Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, including disabilities and veterans.

M&T Bank Corporation has policies and procedures in place to promote a drug free workplace.