Who should apply?

ILR undergraduates who . . .

want a meaningful summer experience with an innovative grassroots NGO, where you can try on a job in the growing nonprofit sector of the economy, and work hard in a team environment to help revitalize a great rust belt city.

ILR undergraduates who . . .

want to live this summer immersed in the challenges and excitement of urban development, with opportunities for real community service, skill development and applied research, exploring the link between theory and practice in promoting the common good.

Applicants must be in good academic standing. Previous field experience is not required.


Faculty and staff from the program will be on campus for informational sessions during the beginning of the spring semester.

Important Dates

Application Due Date Wednesday, February 1st, 2017


Lou Jean Fleron: - (716) 852-4192

Megan Connelly: - (716) 852-4193