Say Yes Buffalo

Modified: May 10, 2016 2:02pm

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The mission of the Say Yes Buffalo partnership is to strengthen the WNY economy by investing in the education of Buffalo’s future workforce. The primary goals of the partnership are to convene the schools, parents, teachers, administrators, governments, higher education, community based organizations, businesses and foundations to increase high school and postsecondary completion rates.

Our vision is that every student can graduate high school and college when given the proper supports, resources, and opportunities.

Students: Interns Needed

  • Sign up online for the Say Yes Buffalo Internship Program TODAY!
  • Who is eligible - Say Yes Buffalo scholars who have completed an Associate’s Degree or will be entering their junior or senior year of college in Fall 2016
  • What you get - Paid internship in your field and the opportunity to network with professionals who can connect you with a job when you graduate
  • How to apply - Apply online at

Employers: Provide an Internship

Students: Want a mentor

  • Who is eligible: Buffalo public high school seniors who are eligible for Say Yes Buffalo and attending a local college
  • What you get: Matched with a professional who has similar interests, and has gone through the college process, and will help you find your way
  • How to apply: Apply online at, or call 716-247-5310 ext. 215.

Employers: Be a mentor

  • The Say Yes Buffalo Scholar Mentoring Program, in partnership with Compeer of Greater Buffalo, matches Buffalo public high school seniors who plan to attend a Western New York college with a mentor to help guide them through the transition from high school through their first year of college.
  • To learn more, visit, or contact Daniel Robertson at or (716) 247-5310 x215.

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Phone: (716) 858-7690

Fax: (716) 858-8701

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