Internship and Career Pathways Program

Say Yes Buffalo, the Buffalo Niagara Partnership, area businesses and organizations and local colleges and universities have partnered to create a paid internship program specifically for Say Yes Buffalo Scholars. Thanks to a generous grant from CitiFoundation we are expanding the program to include more opportunities and programming for Say Yes Scholars.


To be eligible for a Say Yes internship opportunity you must:

  1. Be a Say Yes Buffalo Scholar. Learn about eligibility here.
  2. Have developed a professional resume and cover letter and worked with staff in your college’s internship or career services office to gather expert feedback and guidance to polish both (Click here to find contact information for your college’s career center)
  3. Choose the internship opportunities in which you have interest. Positions are limited – we encourage you to apply for multiple internship opportunities.

Want to apply but need help with transportation?

If you are awarded a paid internship and need help traveling to/from the work site Say Yes will provide you with bus/train tokens for the duration of your internship.

How to apply:

Email your resume and cover letter to buffalointernships@sayyestoeducation.org, with the position (s) for which you would like to apply in the email’s subject line.

If you apply for a Say Yes Internship Program opportunity, you are agreeing to have Say Yes Buffalo forward your application materials (e.g. your resume) to both the organization to which you are applying as well as your college career center.  You are agreeing that your college career center has permission to follow up with you to help assist you in the application/interviewing process.

If you have questions about the status of your application or the process, please contact buffalointernships@sayyestoeducation.org – we are here to help!

Internship Opportunities

Education and Community Engagement Intern

APPLICATIONS DUE APRIL 8TH! Be the FIRST Say Yes Scholar to intern with the Albright-Knox Art Gallery!

Education Intern

Do you love theatre? Apply for this internship today!

Emerging Talent Intern

Be the first to snag this brand new internship with Delaware North!

Engineering Internship

Applications accepted on a rolling basis. Apply TODAY!

Financial Planning & Analysis Intern

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Don’t miss out!

Fresh Food Fellow

Passionate about sustainability? Public health? Community-based agriculture? Apply to be a Fresh Food Fellow! Applications due April 1st!

Graphic and Mobile Graphic Design Intern

Be the FIRST Say Yes scholar to intern with Graspie! Get your application in today!

Healthy Communities Events & Placemaking Intern

Be the FIRST Say Yes Scholar to snag this internship with BNMC! Applications due April 8th!

Horticulture Intern

DEADLINE EXTENDED – Be the FIRST Say Yes scholar to intern with the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens!

Job Development Intern

Passionate about reentry and reform? This may be for you!

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