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Internship Placement Sites


Here is a sampling of current sites

Alzheimer’s Association of WNY

Amherst/Williamsville Schools

Buffalo General Hospital

Buffalo Psychiatric Center

Buffalo Public Schools

Cantalician Center for Learning

CHC Learning Center

Children’s Hospital of Buffalo

Community Action Organization – DART Program

Community ActionOrganization – Headstart Academy

Community Services for the Developmentally Disabled

COURTS (Court Outreach Unit/Rehabilitation and Treatment Services)

Crisis Services

Elderwood Senior Care

Erie County Medical Center

Erie County Child Protection Services/Erie County Dept. of Social Services

Family Justice Center

Gateway-Longview, Inc.

Horizon Health Services

Moving Miracles

PASS/Special Friends Program – North Tonawanda Schools

People, Inc.

Planned Parenthood of Buffalo & Erie County

Prevention Focus, Inc.

Roswell Park Cancer Institute

The DePaul Group

Weinberg Campus

WNY Children’s Psychiatric Center

WNY United Against Drug & Alcohol Abuse, Inc.



NYS Office of Attorney General

NYS DEC – Environmental Permits Division

Great Lakes United

Buffalo Environmental Management Council

Allegheny Defense Project

Buffalo Niagara Riverkeepers

Citizen’s Environmental Coalition

New York Public Interest Research Group

Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy

Buffalo Weed and Seed

WNY Land Conservancy

Clean Communities of WNY

UB Green Office

Erie Co. Department of Environment and Planning

The Nature Conservancy

Grassroots Gardens of Buffalo

W.N.Y. Public Broadcasting Association


NYS DEC Law Enforcement Division



US Fish and Wildlife Service-Lower Great Lakes Office

NYS DEC Wildlife Division

NYS DEC Forestry Division

NYS DEC Hazardous Waste Division

NYS Department of Transportation

NYS Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation

Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service

Erie Co. Soil and Water Conservation District

Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge – Resources Management

Buffalo Zoo – Animal Curator

New York Aquarium

Aquarium of Niagara

Empire Geo-Services

Gladstone Gardens

Environmental Education Associates

URS Corporation

Hawk Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation Center

Erie County SPCA – Wildlife Division

Northtown Animal Hospital

Waste Management of Chaffee

Outokumpu American Brass

Delta Environmental Consultants

McMahon and Mann Consulting Engineers

Arcadis Consultants

Florida State Parks – Fakahatchee Preserve

Ecology and Environment, Inc.



NYS Parks – Niagara Region

NYS DEC Reinstein Woods Preserve

Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge – Interpretive Programs

Buffalo Audubon Society – Beaver Meadow Environmental Education Center

West Seneca Youth Bureau – Americorps/Vista

Buffalo Zoo Education Department

Earth Spirit Education Services, Inc.

Charles E. Burchfield Nature and Art Center

Essona Organics, Inc.

Town of Orchard Park Department of Parks and Recreation

Science Firsthand

Rogers Environmental Education Center

Sagamore Institute of the Adirondacks



Local Law Firms

Court Outreach Unit Rehabilitation and Treatment Services

Erie County Surrogates Court

Neighborhood Legal Services

New York Supreme Court Chambers

Volunteer Lawyers Project

US Secret Service

US Probation and Parole

NY State Police

County, State and Federal Legislators

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