Our Response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak

As a precaution to help limit the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) and care for our community, Just Buffalo Literary Center has postponed a number of events, and we will follow the guidance of Buffalo Public Schools in terms of Just Buffalo Writing Center programming.

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Internships at Just Buffalo

Just Buffalo’s internship program is highly competitive, typically accepting only one high school, undergraduate, or graduate student intern per semester. Intern applications require a résumé and writing sample, and interviews are conducted in August and December for the following semester. Applicants must be responsible and independent with strong writing and communication skills. A familiarity with contemporary poets and writers is considered a plus.

Apply for an Internship

If you’re interested in applying for an internship, please complete the online internship application below to give us more information, including your interests and availability. We will contact you to schedule an interview.

If you wish to discuss the internship opportunities at Just Buffalo, or if you have any questions, please call (716) 832-5400 or email us at info@justbuffalo.org.

    1. Contact Info

    Full Name

    E-mail Address

    Phone Number




    Zip Code

    2. Educational & Work Background

    High School


    College Degree(s)

    School Currently Attending (if applicable)

    Advisor's Name (if applicable)

    Advisor's E-mail Address (if applicable)

    Advisor's Phone Number (if applicable)

    Current Occupation (if applicable)

    Supervisor's Name (if applicable)

    Supervisor's E-mail Address (if applicable)

    Supervisor's Phone Number (if applicable)

    3. Additional Info

    Why are you interested in an internship at Just Buffalo Literary Center?

    What do you hope to learn or gain from your internship experience?

    Do you have any past experience with Just Buffalo—as a member, workshop participant, audience member, donor, etc.?

    Please check any of the following interests and abilities that pertain to your internship:

    Tell us about a great book you recently read.

    Do you write?
    If yes, please check all kinds of writing that apply.

    Are you proficient in a foreign language?
    If yes, which one(s)?

    4. Internship Info

    Desired Start Date

    How many hours per week do you wish to intern?

    Are you completing a set number of hours?

    Desired End Date

    Please indicate the days and times you anticipate being able to intern:


    5. Emergency Contact Info


    Phone Number

    6. Required Attachments

    Please submit a sample of your original writing.
    Maximum file size of 2MB and Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx) or Adobe PDF only.

    Please submit your résumé.
    Maximum file size of 2MB and Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx) or Adobe PDF only.