Field School Fellows
As an Upstate Institute Field School Fellow, students are responsible for building relationships in the local and regional community. Through this experience, students complete independent work on innovative projects that provide a community benefit and in so doing develop a deeper understanding of the issues facing the Upstate region and a strong appreciation for what the region has to offer. Responsibilities
Fellows work approximately 35 hours a week for 8–10 weeks over the summer with a partner organization. Students provide a variety of services to the organization, which may include:
- conducting research projects;
- developing training programs;
- working with clients;
- participating in program development;
- and, writing or researching grants.
In addition, fellows participate in a weekly seminar on campus in which they share information and ideas about their projects, develop specific skills, and delve into regional issues.
Apply to be a part of the Upstate Institute 2014 Summer Field School. Students should read the Field School Fact Sheet
, then access the Field School Application below.
Application for Students (.doc format)
Application for Students (.pdf format)
Community partners interested in hosting a student and proposing a project should read the Information Sheet
then access the Community Partner Field School Application below.
: Friday, March 7