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.


Information about this summer's program is available in the 2015 High Road Project Descriptions (PDF, 736 KB)).

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

Important Dates

Summer 2015 Information Session: Thursday, March 5 at 4:30pm in Ives 108

Application Due Date March 15, 2015


Lou Jean Fleron: - (716) 852-4191 x118

Megan Connelly: - (716) 852-4191 x110