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Summer Experience

We offer two paid fellowship programs in Buffalo, NY offered in June and July - High Road Fellowships and Democracy Summer Fellowships. Students are immersed in a dynamic model of collaborative outreach and extension that drives innovative, sustainable and equitable economic development in a global economy.

High Road Fellowships

Explore engaged learning and applied research fellowships for Cornell students in Buffalo, NY

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2019 High Roaders at Northland Workforce Training Center
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Careers in Public Service

Careers in Public Service will provide coursework, internships, programming, engaged learning, policy forums and networking activities to generate interest and appreciation for civil society, democracy and public service for Cornell students.

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Ithaca Campus Courses

Take courses with Buffalo practitioners who are experts in the field of community development.

For Spring 2021, take ILRLR 3045/6045 Resetting the Table: Community Participation in Policy Negotiations taught be Andrea Ó Súilleabháin and Miles Gresham.

Other courses: ILRLR 4052, ILRLR 3052

Learn more about our visiting scholars.

Research Opportunities

Community Research Exchange
A service of Buffalo Commons

Community Research Exchange connects community partners with researchers or graduate students ready to use their skills to help find local solutions to achieve their goals.

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Digital Collections@ILR
The Buffalo Commons Online Resource Exchange

This online repository of public knowledge connects researchers, practitioners, partners and communities with ideas and tools for citizen engagement.

It is a modern expression of a democratic ideal—a shared space in which every member of the community has an equal interest.

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See recent submissions