Graduate Fellowship Position: Northeast Greenway Initiative (NGI) Fellow

Join our Community Development research team!


The UDCDA Community Development Department is seeking a graduate-level research-focused student fellow interested in greenspace and community planning! As a part of our Northeast Greenway Initiative (NGI), supported by funding through the Ralph Wilson Legacy Fund and administered by the Community Foundation of WNY, the student fellow will provide research and design capacity, and assist the Community Development team with exploratory planning for a Rail Trail extension from NFTA LaSalle Metro Station to the William L. Gaiter bicycle track located at the intersection of Kensington Avenue and William L. Gaiter Parkway.

For more details about the fellowship position, please click on the image to the left or click here.

To apply, send a letter explaining your interest and your resume–including at least one academic and one professional reference–to by August 16, 2019. Also send a writing sample (no more than 5 pages; excerpts from previously published work or school assignments are fine) that demonstrates your ability to advance an argument rooted in evidence. Include “Northeast Greenway Initiative Fellow Fall 2019” in the subject line of your email.

Expected hire date is August 23, 2019.