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

Operations Associate

Be the FIRST Say Yes scholar to intern with Teach for America Buffalo!

Operations Intern

Apply for this full-time Summer ’19 internship!

Outreach & Engagement Intern

Do you have a knack for event planning? Apply to this internship today!

Part-time Page

Note: This is NOT an internship, but scholars can contact us for help with the application!

Part-time Senior Page

Note: This is NOT an internship, but scholars can contact us for help with the application!

Program Assistant

Interested in healthcare? Be the first Say Yes scholar to intern with Erie Niagara Area Health Education Center!

Programs Intern

Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity! Apply today!

Public Radio Intern

Be the FIRST Say Yes Scholar to intern with WNED | WBFO! Apply NOW!

Say Yes Summer Camp Intern

Submit your application today!

Summer Intern

Interested in banking? Apply to spend the summer with Northwest!

Summer Intern

Be the FIRST Say Yes scholar to intern with the Law Offices of Nancy Saia!

Summer Kindness Camp Assistant

Be the FIRST Say Yes scholar to intern with the SPCA Serving Erie County!

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