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Student Internships

This web page provides students with additional access to the information that comes into Levin College. Current CSU students are encouraged to utilize Handshake, through the University’s Office of Career Services (https://www.csuohio.edu/career-services).

Levin College occasionally receives internship announcements which may be of interest to Urban Affairs students. As announcements are received, they will be posted below. For more information about a particular position, please contact the associated organization directly. Older internship postings are archived and can be viewed here.

All internships are posted for informational purposes only and at the discretion of the College. Postings may be denied or removed without notice. Levin College makes no guarantee as to the completeness / correctness of the information listed below.

Levin College students interested in taking UST 490/690 Urban Internship should complete this internship application and contact the Center for Public & Nonprofit Team at urbaninternships@csuohio.edu / 216.687.9222.

If your organization has an internship you would like to have posted on this page, please complete the internship posting form.

Also see our Career Information and External Scholarships and Student Opportunities listing pages.


Posting Date: 09/21/2020
Position: Leadership Development Intern
Company: Cleveland Foundation

The Leadership Development Intern will report to the Program Director for Leadership Development to assist with planning and implementation of the Cleveland Foundation Public Service Fellowship, outreach and management of the Summer Internship Program, data collection and analysis of scholarship recipient metrics, and research assistance for ongoing initiatives. The position will work as a part of an internal, cross functional team to meet program and grant making objectives.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with planning and implementation of the CF Public Service Fellowship.
  • Assist with TCF Summer Internship program.
  • Serve as a research and writing assistant to help gather information and conduct analysis.
  • Compile updated grant making histories, reporting, trending of specific funds and/or interest area.
  • Conduct additional research, data compilation, and attend convenings related to ongoing initiatives such as Encore Cleveland.

Application Deadline: 10/04/2020

For more Information about this position click here.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


Posting Date: 09/16/2020
Position: Law Clerks
Company: City of East Cleveland City Hall

Duties:

  • Law clerk(s) work a minimum of 20 hours per week must have reliable transportation or the ability to move freely to meetings and other assignments.
  • Reviews current legislation and ordinances for modification; to determine conflicts in the law; and to assist in revising or writing new legislation that is not conflicting with state or federal laws and regulations.
  • Researches law by studying laws, statutes, constitutions, regulations, court opinions, including precedents and reasoning, and trends using standard print texts and computers; preparing legal memorandum.
  • Ability to effectively write briefs and filings as needed.

Application Deadline: N/A.

For more Information about this position click here.​​​​​​​​


Posting Date: 08/25/2020
Position: Programs & Data Analyst Associate Intern
Company: The Presidents’ Council

The Presidents’ Council, located in downtown Cleveland with convenient access to public transportation, seeks to hire a high energy Programs & Data Analyst Associate Intern who is comfortable supporting the translation of complex ideas into digestible data presentations. It is necessary for the Intern to have strong communication skills and the ability to juggle multiple projects while meeting timeline expectations.

Responsibilities:

  • The ideal candidate will have an extraordinary commitment to making a difference in the community we serve and chasing delegated tasks. (No excuses.)
  • Provide data management and analysis for studies and maintain assigned projects
  • Use data source to identify and report programmatic needs
  • Participate in strategic planning regarding program development and improvement
  • Perform data validation and quality control checks to ensure adherence to program goals
  • Design, produce, and implement distribution plan of data reports providing performance insights and recommendations for improvement; escalating identified risks appropriately
  • Facilitate broad collaboration with clear communications and documentation
  • Develop and manage relationships with stakeholders.

Application Deadline: N/A.

For more Information about this position click here.​


Posting Date: 08/25/2020
Position: Administrative Intern
Company: The Presidents’ Council

The Presidents’ Council, located in downtown Cleveland with convenient access to public transportation, seeks to hire a high energy Administrative Intern to assist the Office Administrator with daily office functions. As an intern you are expected to work 15-20 hours a week.

Responsibilities:

  • Answer phones and direct all incoming calls to the appropriate party promptly and efficiently
  • Retrieving mail
  • Bank deposits
  • File
  • Assist staff as assigned on special projects such as fundraising events, golf outing, annual meeting and other organizational events
  • Copying, mailing and faxing
  • Ensure office organization and cleanliness
  • Other tasks as assigned 

Application Deadline: N/A.

For more Information about this position click here.​


Posting Date: 07/29/2020
Position: Grant Writing Intern
Company: MajorCare Ministries

MajorCare Ministries is looking for a grant writing intern. It is their mission to empower individuals and families to take authority over their lives through education, recreation and prevention. It is their vision to eliminate Illiteracy, Hopelessness and Unhealthy Mental Health.

Responsibilities:

  • Accurate and timely production of final proposals.
  • Initiate and maintain relationship with grantors. Track and document communications.
  • Assist with updating and maintaining MajorCare donor database.
  • Research potential major donors.
  • Assist with donor outreach and cultivating.

Application Deadline: N/A.

For more Information about this position click here.​


Posting Date: 07/23/2020
Position: College Intern/Co-op
Company: Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency

NOACA is looking for a civil engineering or transportation planning college intern/Co-op. This position involves learning and applying basic planning and engineering skills to assigned tasks, under close supervision in an office environment. The College Intern/Co-op is a temporary. The College Intern/Co-op is responsible for learning and applying the skills needed to perform assigned tasks and assisting other staff members with assigned tasks. The College Intern/Co-op may work on transportation and/or environmental planning efforts, as assigned at the time of hire, in furtherance of the mission of the Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA) as a metropolitan planning organization (MPO) and areawide water quality management agency. Engineering interns/Co-ops will work under direct supervision of a licensed professional engineer.

Application Deadline: N/A.

For more Information about this position click here.​​​​​​​


Posting Date: 07/23/2020
Position: Grant Writing Intern
Company: MajorCare Ministries Inc.

MajorCare Ministries is a 501c3 non-profit organization. Serving the communities of Cleveland, Ohio. They empower individuals and families to take authority over their lives through education, recreation and prevention. 

Responsibilities:

  • Accurate and timely production of final proposals.
  • Initiate and maintain relationship with grantors. Track and document communications.
  • Assist with updating and maintaining MajorCare donor database.
  • Research potential major donors.
  • Assist with donor outreach and cultivating

Application Deadline: N/A.

For more Information about this position click here.​​​​​​​


Posting Date: 07/20/2020
Position: Social Media Intern
Company: After-School All-Stars

ASAS Cleveland is seeking a Social Media Intern to work with their staff and students to help tell their story. The Social Media Intern must be energetic, youth-focused, and passionate about sharing ASAS Cleveland’s story with their audience. The successful candidate will be a self-starter with a great personality, passionate about serving youth, and the ability to build relationships with K – 8th grade students. The Social Media Intern’s mission is to ensure ASAS Cleveland is telling their All-Stars’ stories in a safe and healthy environment. The Social Media Intern will work to share their stories to their current audience and continuously strive to reach more individuals, companies, organizations, and followers while also having the opportunity to share their media outreach background with All-Star students!

Responsibilities:

  • Identify, evaluate and choose the most relevant social media channels for ASAS Social Media postings.
  • Monitor and analyze social media analytics such as reach and engagement.
  • Encourage community partners, other organizations, staff, students and families to participate in social media conversations.
  • Raise brand awareness and protect brand equity by administering a social media marketing campaign using appropriate social media channels.
  • Identify and document social media best practices.
  • Assist the Development & Marketing Manager in developing and managing strategic partnerships online.
  • Use software or online tools, like Canva, to create engaging and eye-catching social media posts and visuals.
  • Visit school sites to teach our students about social media outreach (dependent on schedule).
  • Visit school sites to teach our students about post-secondary education and careers in social media (dependent on schedule).

Application Deadline: N/A.

For more Information about this position click here.​​​​​​​


Posting Date: 06/23/2020
Position: Urban Planning Intern
Company: City of Lakewood

The City of Lakewood is seeking an Intern to work directly with planning department staff to gain hands-on practical experience working on residential, commercial and planning projects within the City. It is our objective to provide the intern with a multi-disciplinary experience using the latest technology to support his or her work. The intern will spend their time working individually and collaboratively to complete assigned projects within a given timeline. This is a paid internship and a 30 hour work week is preferred.

Application Deadline: N/A.

For more Information about this position click here.​​​​​​​


Posting Date: 4/7/2020
Position: Strategic Planning Intern 
Company: A Pause 4 the Cause

The Internship:

Working with the Executive Director, the Intern will research and report on the following and write the agency’s strategic plan:

  • Internal Assessment - comprehensive review of operational factors (strengths and weaknesses) impacting the organization’s capacity to meet goals
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Market/Customer Profile
  • SWOT Analysis
  • Identifying strategic issues facing AP4TC
  • Updated mission/vision/values/statement
  • Strategic/Action Plan for 3 to 5 years and budget

Application deadline: N\A

For more information about this position please click here.


Posting Date: 4/6/2020
Position: Multiple Position 
Company: American Civil Liberties Union

American Civil Liberties Union is looking for the next generation of leaders who dare to create a more perfect union. At the ACLU, they have been dedicated to expanding their fight for civil liberties and civil rights for nearly 100 years. Join them in building a better future for everyone in America for the next 100 years.

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 3/30/2020
Position: Internal Audit Intern
Company: Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority
 
The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority is seeking an Internal Audit Intern to assist the Internal Audit Department. This is a temporary summer intern position.

Responsibilities:

Under the supervision of the Executive Director of Internal Audit, the Internal Audit Intern will perform auditing tasks as assigned. Audit work will include a mix of independent projects and working in teams. The Internal Audit Intern will receive the opportunity to attend seminars, conferences and other training opportunities related to Audit.

Application Deadline: N/A

For more information about this position please click here.


Posting Date: 3/26/2020
Position: Student and Volunteer Attorney Internships
Company: EEOC Cleveland Field Office

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Cleveland Field Office has internship opportunities for undergraduate students (who have completed their sophomore year of college), law students, and graduate students starting in May 2020.

The EEOC is the federal agency charged with enforcing federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination, including the Equal Pay Act of 1963, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA).

The Enforcement Unit investigates charges of discrimination filed against private employers. The Hearings Unit adjudicates claims of employment discrimination involving federal agencies. The Hearings Unit only accepts law students as interns.

Internships are unpaid volunteer positions, but we will assist students with their applications for academic credit, externships, or external stipends.

Open positions:

  1. Enforcement Internship
  2. Hearings Unit Internship

Application Deadline: Applications for 2020 summer internships must be received by April 10, 2020.  Applications for the fall semester 2020 must be received by July 1, 2020. Applications for the spring semester 2021 must be received by November 2, 2020. However, positions may be filled as needed so students are encouraged to apply earlier.

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Posting Date: 3/26/2020
Position: Project Based Interns
Company: Rock Hall

Rock Hall is looking for talented career driven undergrad and graduate school students to support Rock Hall initiatives. The Rock Hall offers project based internships which allows their interns to apply the skills they have learned at college in a fast paced and exciting work environment during the summer and fall and spring semesters.

To learn more about a specific internship, please click on the following links to read an internship description:     

Application Deadline: N/A


Posting Date: 3/20/2020
Position: College Intern Database
Company: City of Akron

This is training-level work in conjunction with a college or university baccalaureate or graduate program. An employee in this class performs work in support of professional personnel as part of a coordinated program of employment and instruction with a college or university leading to a baccalaureate or graduate degree.

Responsibilities:

  • Receives training and performs duties in support of professional personnel within an assigned department or division of the City  
  • Performs tasks to acquire knowledge of methods, procedures and standards required for successful performance
  • Provides assistance with assigned projects
  • Contacts other City departments, divisions, outside agencies, or citizens to gather information as needed
  • Collects, compiles, and analyzes data.  Assists in the preparation of reports
  • Specific activities vary by department/division.  
  • Performs related work as required

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 3/12/2020
Position: Summer Special Events Intern
Company: North Coast Harbor

A Summer Special Events Intern needed to coordinate summer programming at North Coast Harbor’s Voinovich Bicentennial Park.

Event Portfolio:

  • North Coast Namaste (Tuesdays June 2- Sept 29, 6pm -7pm)
  • Lakefront Leagues (Wednesdays May 13- Sept 30, 6pm-9pm)
  • Ship Shape Running Club (Thursdays May 21-Sept 24, 6pm-7pm)
  • Kids Fish CLE for Free (July 21) • North Coast Inaugural Bocce Tournament (June 12 & 13)
  • North Coast Harbor 15K, 10K & 5K Run (October 19) ** • Ice Fest at North Coast Harbor (January 2021)

For more information about this position please click here.​​​​​​​


Posting Date: 3/3/2020
Position: City Management Intern 
Company: The City of Cleveland Heights

The City of Cleveland Heights City Management Intern works with the City Manager and the executive leadership team to gain an understanding of local government management over a period of 10-12 weeks. The goals for the intern will be to: 1) apply the principles of public administration in a local government management setting; 2) become comfortable with the underlying public service ethics and values evidenced in good local government management to include a high degree of respect for elected officials, community building and ethical leadership; 3) gain an understanding of how to work collaboratively to accomplish strategic goals and effectively communicate progress to the community; and, 4) engage in regular interactions with the City Manager, City staff, elected officials, and community partners to provide a wide range of experience in local government management. As a part-time, temporary position, the intern will work an average of approximately 20 hours per week, which may fluctuate up or down by mutual agreement.

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 2/20/2020
Position: PR & Community Development Marketing Intern
Company: Greater Cleveland Aquarium/Splash Fund

Greater Cleveland Aquarium/Splash Fund is seeking a PR & Community Development Marketing Intern to assist the marketing department with creating an active presence within the community by becoming a Splash Fund/ Greater Cleveland Aquarium brand ambassador. Collaborate with and learn from experienced Greater Cleveland Aquarium employees while expanding marketing skills, knowledge and experience. This is a unique opportunity to learn what goes into marketing at a young city attraction. This program covers a variety of marketing experiences, with a heavy focus on PR and media. 

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 2/20/2020
Position: Education Department Intern
Company: Greater Cleveland Aquarium/Splash Fund

Greater Cleveland Aquarium/Splash Fund is seeking a Education Department Intern to bring together the love of teaching and love of science at the Greater Cleveland Aquarium. Here an intern can shadow aquarium educators to gain hands-on experience in the areas of education program delivery, program development, and classroom management. Intern will gain valuable experience for a career in informal science education or formal classroom teaching.

Requirements:

  • Be currently enrolled in a college or university
  • Major in elementary education, biology, environmental science, or related field
  • Have a minimum of one year of course work in the major field of study
  • General knowledge of education fundamentals and basic science – knowledge of aquatic life preferred
  • Must be motivated to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Take and carry out multiple instructions in a timely manner
  • Previous experience working with children preferred
  • Complete a final project
  • Pass required background check

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 2/19/2020
Position: Development Intern
Company: After-School All-Stars (ASAS)

After-School All-Stars (ASAS) Cleveland is seeking a Development Intern to work with the Development & Marketing Manager to assist with development and fundraising events and projects. The Development Intern must be energetic, youth-focused, and passionate about sharing ASAS Cleveland’s story with current and potential new donors. The successful candidate will be a self-starter with a great personality and passionate about serving youth. The Development Intern’s mission is to ensure ASAS Cleveland is successful in their development and fundraising efforts. The Development Intern will assist with the core job functions of the ASAS Cleveland Development team. The Development Intern will be given a minimum of one project that will contribute to the success of fundraising and development projects. They will gain experience working directly with ASAS Cleveland fundraising. Duties will include assisting in the execution of major fundraising projects and events, such as the TopGolf Fundraising Event, Cleveland Kickball Tournament Event, Annual Appeals, etc. They will aid the Development & Marketing Manager and perform duties as needed. The objective of this internship is to foster the development of the intern by working with all levels of the office to complete projects and learn both professionally and personally about ASAS Cleveland and the non-profit industry.

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 2/14/2020
Position: Transportation Planner Intern
Company: Planning & Development

Planning & Development seeks 2 interns to work with a local governmental planning office that participates in a broad range of community planning aspects such as transportation systems, land use regulation, community planning, grant administration, housing rehabilitation, and floodplain & stormwater planning. One internship position will have an emphasis on GIS projects and tasks and the other will have an emphasis on transportation data, including traffic counting, and other generalized planning projects. In addition the interns may have opportunities to work on projects involving Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (aka drones), event planning, and special projects.

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 2/7/2020
Position: Administrative Intern 
Company: Cleveland Transformation Alliance

Cleveland Transformation Alliance (CTA) seeks an energetic person to engage with our staff, board, and contractors. The Administrative Intern will be asked to work with the next Executive Director to help organize the office, perform data entry, and engage in other administrative    functions such as communicating with the public by electronic communication and phone. The Administrative Intern will be considered an important member of the CTA team, and may be called upon to help with other administrative tasks. 

Responsibilities:

  • Work with Executive Director to move and organize office assets
  • Create an inventory of office assets, and files
  • Organize electronic files
  • Assist in instituting and updating a relationship database
  • Assist efforts to grow the organization’s social media profiles and email lists
  • Assist in creating content for organizational newsletters, brochures, and other educational materials
  • Assist in updating website content
  • Other duties as needed to support the Executive Director 

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 2/6/2020
Position: Community Outreach Intern
Company: Courage to Caregivers

Courage to Caregivers is looking for dynamic and enthusiastic team members to join them. This is an exciting opportunity for you to partner with a growing organization and to contribute to their success. If you have a professional, positive attitude with a growth mindset and entrepreneurial spirit, read on.

The competencies that Courage to Caregivers is looking for in this position are planning and organizing, results orientation, communication, and problem solving. This is an un-paid internship with anticipated need for 15-20 hours each week. Hours are flexible based on your needs and the needs of the organization.     

Responsibilities: The Community Outreach Intern will report directly to the Community Outreach Coordinator and will work
collaboratively with the Community Outreach Coordinator and Executive Director to provide:

  • Communications and Marketing Support

o Distribute marketing materials
o Participate in community meetings and events as a team member
o Execute strategic marketing plan
o Attend Community Outreach Committee meetings
o Assist with implementation of strategic stakeholder engagement process
o Contribute with implementation of editorial calendar including weekly emails and social media 

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 2/6/2020
Position: Nonprofit Management Intern
Company: Courage to Caregivers

Courage to Caregivers is looking for dynamic and enthusiastic team members to join them. This is an exciting opportunity for you to partner with a growing organization and to contribute to their success. If you have a professional, positive attitude with a growth mindset and entrepreneurial spirit, read on.

The competencies that Courage to Caregivers is looking for in this position are planning and organizing, results orientation, communication, and problem solving. This is an un-paid internship with anticipated need for 15-20 hours each week. Hours are flexible based on your needs and the needs of the organization.     

Responsibilities: The Nonprofit Management Intern will report directly to the Executive Director and will work collaboratively with the Program Coordinator and Executive Director to provide:

  • Program Support

o Support to Breathing Meditation and Support Group programs
o Assist in development of virtual programing
o Research of trauma-informed best practices for future programing
o Explore and create a timeline for future accreditation process

  • General Nonprofit Support

o Grant-writing
o Strategic planning
o Special event fundraising
o Streamlining of technology      

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 2/4/2020
Position: Congressman Anthony Gonzalez Internship
Company: United States House of Representatives

In the Washington, DC office, internships run throughout the fall, spring or summer semesters for college students. The hours are flexible to accommodate students' hectic course schedules, but generally run 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. when Congress is in session, and 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. when not in session.

In Washington, DC, interns' responsibilities will vary. They may be asked to answer phones, run errands, research legislation for the Member and legislative staff, attend hearings and briefings and answer constituent letters on various issues before the House. As a result, interns learn about the legislative process and the many other functions of a congressional office.

In the District office, interns may be asked to do a variety of things, including day-to-day office work such as answering phones, writing letters and assisting with media clips. In addition, interns may be assigned to assist in various constituent case work or work on District-based projects of importance.

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 2/4/2020
Position: Senator Sherrod Brown Internship
Company: United States Senate

Interns in Senator Brown Ohio offices work on a wide range of projects. Interns work with Senator Brown's staff in an administrative capacity to address constituent requests and concerns. In the Ohio offices interns will spend time speaking with constituents on the phone or at special events, and assist the staff with casework requests.

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 1/31/2020
Position: Non-Profit Summer Intern
Company: My Inner Warrior Foundation

My Inner Warrior Foundation is looking to hire 1-2 interns for the summer of 2020.

  • To learn the ins and outs of running, managing, and engaging with a non-profit organization.
  • To have a strong understanding of social media promotion.
  • To have strong communication skills in working with: event attendees, business partners, and community leaders.
  • To have strong written skills in composing outreach both with business partners and community members.
  • To have the willingness to learn and take risks in a new environment.
  • To have proficiency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Office 365.
  • Intern will be expected to work (2) days per week between Monday-Thursday (never Friday).
  • Expected time commitment is 8+ hours per week.
  • Intern will be expected to attend ALL summer events (June 24, June 29th, July 14th*, and July 27th).
  • My Inner Warrior is hosting an event in Miami, FL on July 14th, this would potentially provide the intern with a 3-day trip to Miami to engage with our event.
  • This opportunity is unpaid but will allow the student to receive credit for required course.

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 1/31/2020
Position: Graduate Associate Consultant Intern
Company: WSP USA

WSP is currently initiating a search for an Associate Consultant Intern for our New York City, Washington, D.C., Chicago, Seattle, San Francisco, Miami, or Denver offices.
 
The successful candidate will be part of a team working on national and international engagements. You will work mainly on engagements to advise public sector clients on the funding, finance, and delivery of major capital projects and a variety of related infrastructure management and policy issues. This position will entail tasks such as analyzing needs and opportunities, evaluating alternatives and priorities, developing the business case for infrastructure investments, analyzing project and program funding and financing options, developing funding strategies, reviewing and interpreting federal legislation and guidance, helping clients understand and meet grant requirements, performing quantitative analyses, and providing strategic support in all phases of infrastructure planning and project development.

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 1/31/2020
Position: Undergraduate Associate Consultant Intern
Company: WSP USA

WSP is currently initiating a search for an Associate Consultant Intern for our New York City, Washington, D.C., Chicago, Seattle, San Francisco, Miami, or Denver offices.
 
The successful candidate will be part of a team working on national and international engagements. You will work mainly on engagements to advise public sector clients on the funding, finance, and delivery of major capital projects and a variety of related infrastructure management and policy issues. This position will entail tasks such as analyzing needs and opportunities, evaluating alternatives and priorities, developing the business case for infrastructure investments, analyzing project and program funding and financing options, developing funding strategies, reviewing and interpreting federal legislation and guidance, helping clients understand and meet grant requirements, performing quantitative analyses, and providing strategic support in all phases of infrastructure planning and project development.

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 1/24/2020
Position: Research Intern
Company: Fair Housing Center for Rights & Research (formerly known as the Housing Research & Advocacy Center)     

Fair Housing Center for Rights & Research (formerly known as the Housing Research & Advocacy Center) is accepting applications for a part-time Research Intern. The Fair Housing Center is a notfor-profit fair housing organization whose mission is to protect and expand fair housing rights, eliminate housing discrimination, and promote integrated communities.

General Responsibilities: Assist with fair housing research and report writing, dissemination of research. Reports to the Senior Research Associate.

Duties:

  • Assist Senior Research Associate in researching housing patterns and laws in Northeast Ohio for production of reports on housing and/or lending discrimination.
  • Participate in the development of research projects, compile demographic and housing data; collect community input through survey development, interviews and focus groups.
  • Write and present research findings in clear and compelling manner.
  • Staff outreach events.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Hours/Pay: 18-20 hours per week (flexible); $12.00/hour

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

For more details about this position and other positons with the Fair Housing Center please click here. 


Posting Date: 1/14/2020
Position: Several Internships
Company: Mario Clopton-Zymler

Finance/Fundraising Intern
This intern will: help manage candidate call time, donor databases, coordinate fundraising events in consultation with the campaign staff, and staff the candidate at events and meetings as needed. The best candidate will have good verbal, written and electronic communication skills and the ability to connect with people is a must. 

Communications Intern
This intern will ensure all public communication adhere to the campaign’s  mission, vision and message. This intern will: assist in managing the campaign website and social networks, develop campaign literature and coordinate messaging in consultation with the campaign staff. This intern will be expected to staff the candidate at various events and meetings as needed.  Writing and organizational skills are a must. The best candidate will have campaign experience, experience in basic website development, and social media competency. 

Field Intern
This intern will design and manage a voter contact plan. They will manage the operations of phone banks, canvassing, house meetings, and visibility. They will assist with tracking numbers, data collection and entry, volunteer trainings, document production and overall organization. This intern will staff the candidate and meetings and events as needed. 

Volunteer Coordinator Intern
Manages the volunteer "intake" in the field office, making this intern the first point of contact for volunteers. Will know where to direct volunteer efforts on any given day, whether it be phone banking, canvassing, attending an event, sign-making, etc. These interns will really set the tone for enthusiasm and productivity in the offices. Must be personable, responsible and a self-starter. This position could be combined with the field intern position. 

Application Deadline: N/A. 

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Posting Date: 1/14/2020
Position: Spring/Summer Intern
Company: Northeast Ohio Hispanic Center for Economic Development

NEOHCED is home to Northeast Ohio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and Small Business Development Center. The Center provides technical assistance training to individuals looking to start or grow their businesses while encouraging economic development. NEOHCED has grown into a comprehensive business support center, serving over 400 clients annually. NEOHCED has earned a reputation for quality programming, serving and appealing to not just Hispanic/Latino-owned businesses but to the broader business community as well. To help alleviate neighborhood blight and poverty, NEOHCED has engaged in community development efforts to stabilize and revitalize the retail district within the community. Our approach is done on a hyper-local scale, to help encourage the economic growth of La Villa Hispana. La Villa Hispana is part of a place-making initiative that gives cultural identity to a neighborhood located in the Clark-Fulton district on Cleveland’s near Westside. The Clark-Fulton neighborhood contains the highest density of Latinos in the State of Ohio.

Responsibilities:
• Provide support to program staff on day to day operations and special projects
• Assist with social media and marketing campaigns
• Assist with fundraising and grant writing
• Support with special event planning & coordination
• Provide community outreach and engagement support
• Gain experience in the community development, business development and non-profit fields
• Special projects and other duties as assigned

Application Deadline: N/A. 

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Posting Date: 1/7/2020
Position: Marketing Intern
Company: Famicos Foundation 

Famicos Foundation, Cleveland’s oldest nonprofit community development corporation, is searching for a marketing intern for the spring 2020 semester and/or beyond. In 2020, Famicos Foundation is celebrating its 50th anniversary of incorporation. The Marketing Intern will assist the Marketing Manager in creating marketing materials for the 50th Anniversary festivities, which will include a fundraising campaign and events. Materials will be both digital and print. The intern will also be photographing events, posting on social media channels, creating YouTube videos, and creating email campaigns.

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 10/31/2019
Position:  Project Star Intern
Company: Cleveland Rape Crisis Center

The Project Star Intern is responsible for providing support to the Project Star Manager through research, directly working with clients, and outreach. 

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Attend and successfully complete Volunteer training
  • Direct outreach to CRCC clients, including referral calls, check-ins, and updates
  • Coordinate and attend meetings in regards to client cases
  • Attend court hearings and support clients through the criminal and civil justice systems with a trauma informed approach
  • Research best practices in regards to programming, interventions, trends, and new legislation around issues of human trafficking
  • Attend outreach events to educate the community about Project Star and CRCC services 
  • Facilitate Human Trafficking Training by end of internship

Qualifications:

  • Working toward an Associate’s degree or above in Criminology, Sociology, Psychology, Criminal Justice, or related field
  • Bilingual preferred
  • Committed to the mission of CRCC to prevent sexual violence, serve, and advocate for survivors
  • Ability to connect with others, quickly establish rapport, and forge strong relationships
  • Ability to follow up and follow through when faced with communication and partnership challenges
  • Skilled at remaining calm and clear-headed in stressful or unanticipated situations
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Possess the ability to have cultural humility while working with unserved, underserved, inadequately served, marginalized and vulnerable populations
  • Self-starter, highly motivated, keen attention to detail
  • Adaptability
  • Excellent organizational skills and skilled in Microsoft Office
  • Valid OH driver's license and reliable transportation

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 10/31/2019
Position:  Training Institute Intern
Company: Cleveland Rape Crisis Center

We are seeking a highly motivated intern at Cleveland Rape Crisis Center that is dedicated to supporting survivors of rape and sexual abuse. Under the direction of the Chief Advocacy Officer, this successful individual will assist with the marketing, procurement and logistics for the agency’s Training Institute. This will include, but is not limited to:

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Attend Internship training, including Ambassador training
  • Research and promote training opportunities locally and nationally
  • Research material for trainings by gathering content (i.e. images, video clips, peer-reviewed articles)
  • Handle logistics and administrative tasks associated with trainings, including CEU materials
  • Submit proposals for trainings and speaking engagements
  • Market existing trainings and trainers by calling coalitions and other organizations 

Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in a college/university pursing a degree in training & development, business, marketing, communication, media or gender studies, or a related field.
  • Committed to the mission of CRCC to prevent sexual violence, serve, and advocate for survivors
  • Skilled in online research and analytical skills
  • Highly motivated and a creative thinker
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong project management and follow-up skills
  • Proficient in MS PowerPoint and other Microsoft Office applications
  • Extremely organized and thorough attention to detail
  • A self-starter with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 10/31/2019
Position:  Social Media Intern
Company: Women’s Business Center (WBC)

The Women’s Business Center (WBC) housed within the Economic Community Development Institute (ECDI), is looking for a savvy, confident, and enthusiastic Social Media Intern. You will responsible for creating brand awareness for the WBC, which includes developing strategic marketing materials tailored to increase memberships to our Center. Managing day to day posts on Facebook, Instagram, and developing a presence on Twitter is also necessary. You will be maintaining the website along with adding events and maintaining the calendar. Excellent writing and communications skills are essential. This position will also manage the reception area. Welcoming guests with a positive and friendly disposition is imperative. Individuals with a good sense of humor, follow-through, go-with-the-flow attitude, and creativity are welcome to apply.

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 10/31/2019
Position: Service Management Intern
Company: Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA)

The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority is seeking an Service Management Intern to assist the Service Management Department.

Duties: Under the supervision of the Service Planning Team Leader, the Service Management Intern will assist with a wide variety of professional service design/delivery planning activities including updates to the Bus Stop Inventory, processing and analysis of Bus Stop and Route data, and various mapping tasks. Fieldwork will be required as a part of these activities.

Minimum Requirements:  Applicants must have completed at least two year's worth of college credits. Interest in public transit and urban planning is desired. Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and other mapping software experience is preferred. Applicants must be organized and able to work independently with a close attention to detail. Applicants must demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills. Applicants must have experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Applicants must have a valid driver's license. Work will generally occur during weekday business hours.

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 10/21/2019
Position: Alumni Engagement Internship
Company: Neighborhood Leadership Institute

Neighborhood Leadership Institute is looking to hire a self-motivated, detail-oriented student intern for Fall 2019 through Spring 202 to assist with programming pertaining to Neighborhood Leadership Cleveland (NLC), our flagship program, now in its 25th year of building leaders from the ground up! In addition to coordinating aspects of NLC, the intern would work collect information and news from our NLC Alumni Network, and share that information across our social media platforms and e-newsletter.

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 10/08/2019
Position: Tutor and/or Teaching Assistant Intern
Company: Henry Johnson Academy

Put your skills and knowledge to good use! Our high school students are preparing for graduation. They need help in Math, English, Social Studies, & Science. If you are interested in helping with tutoring, teaching, and/or all other duties as assigned, contact us today! This unpaid training is 16 weeks. College students will receive college credits if desired. Located in Euclid, Ohio. May lead to a paid position. Please submit resumes by email.

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 10/08/2019
Position: Business Management Intern
Company: Henry Johnson Academy

Tired of fast food or factory jobs? Or need a site for your college internship? The Henry Johnson Academy & Center is seeking business management interns to assist our staff. We're willing to train the right person. Duties will include: assisting with the planning and coordination of school board meetings, scanning paperwork, making phone calls, making copies, filing paperwork, and all other duties as assigned. This unpaid training is 16 weeks. College students will receive college credits if desired. Located in Euclid, Ohio. May lead to a paid position.

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 10/08/2019
Position: Case Manager Intern
Company: Henry Johnson Academy

The Henry Johnson Academy & Center is seeking Case Manager Interns. We're willing to train the right person. Duties will include: conducting client intakes, meeting with clients weekly, maintaining and submitting client documentation in a timely manner, shadowing counselors, and all other duties as assigned. Located in Euclid, Ohio. Position is unpaid. College credit is available for college students. May lead to a paid position. Please submit resumes by email.

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 10/03/2019
Position: Sports & Recreation Intern 
Company: After-School All-Stars Cleveland

ASAS Cleveland is seeking a Sports & Recreation Intern to work directly with elementary and middle school students in an engaging after-school program. The Sports & Recreation Intern must be energetic, youth-focused, and passionate about providing high quality health and
fitness services to Cleveland youth. The successful candidate will be a self-starter with a great personality, passionate about serving youth in a recreational setting, and the ability to build healthy relationships with 1st – 8th grade students while ensuring a safe environment. The Sports & Recreation Intern’s mission is to ensure that youth have a positive and healthy afterschool experience, and are crucial to a successful after school program. The Sports & Recreation Intern will not only introduce a variety of sports and recreation activities, but will also mentor our students about proper nutrition.

Responsibilities:

Planning and Development:

  • Assist in administrative procedures, policies and curriculum delivery which directly affect the health and wellness of students.
  • Communicate with the Program Coordinator to assess the recreational, health and fitness needs of students
  • Develop recreational and fitness curriculum to administer to students
  • Demonstrate proper fitness techniques and skills
  • Direct Program Leader during recreational and fitness classes 

Student Interaction:

  • Build healthy and safe relationships with students in order to build a sense of community during recreational activities and team activities
  • Encourage students to advocate for their health and fitness well-being
  • Educate students on how to safely participate in recreational activities
  • Assist students who need help in developing recreational skills
  • Educate students about proper sports conduct

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 10/03/2019
Position: Behavior Support Intern
Company: After-School All-Stars Cleveland

ASAS Cleveland is seeking a Behavior Support Intern to work directly with elementary and middle school students in an engaging after-school program. The Behavior Support Intern must be energetic, youth-focused, and passionate about providing high quality youth services to Cleveland youth. The successful candidate will be a self-starter with a great personality, passionate about serving youth in an educational setting, and the ability to build relationships with 1st – 8th grade students. The Behavior Support Intern’s mission is to ensure that youth
have a positive and healthy after-school experience, and are crucial to a successful after-school program. The Behavior Support Intern will work to expose ASAS students to new concepts in learning and help them develop a stronger sense of social responsibility and civic awareness. 

Responsibilities:

Planning and Development

  • Enhance student achievement, help students develop as leaders, and inspire participants to engage in their communities
  • Communicate with the Program Coordinator to assess the needs of students
  • Come up with solutions for students based on individual student needs
  • Assist Program Leaders during the planning period to incorporate SEL to further the quality of programming we provide to our All-Stars based on assessed need

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 10/01/2019
Position: Department of Economic Development Internship
Company: City of Cleveland

The City of Cleveland, Department of Economic Development is seeking to hire paid interns to work within different sections of Department including Small Business, Economic Development & Technology and Brownfields and Special Projects. We are seeking interns who can commit one year with at least 30 hours per week.

An individual’s internship will work on a variety of tasks that may include Brownfield Redevelopment, Land Assembly and Business Attraction, Small Business Development, Entrepreneurship Support, Economic Development Finance and/or GIS projects. The selected individual will gain valuable experience in developing sites for new businesses as well as marketing those sites and putting together customized incentive packages. The intern will be introduced to financial underwriting, preparation of contracts, preparation of legislation, grants writing, and project management.

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 09/11/2019
Position: Intern - City Manager's Office
Company: The City of Cleveland Heights

Description:
The City of Cleveland Heights City Management Intern works with the City Manager and the executive leadership team to gain an understanding of local government management over a period of 10-12 weeks. The goals for the intern will be to: 1) apply the principles of public administration in a local government management setting; 2) become comfortable with the underlying public service ethics and values evidenced in good local government management to include a high degree of respect for elected officials, community building and ethical leadership; 3) gain an understanding of how to work collaboratively to accomplish strategic goals and effectively communicate progress to the community; and, 4) engage in regular interactions with the City Manager, City staff, elected officials, and community partners to provide a wide range of experience in local government management. As a part-time, temporary position, the intern will work an average of approximately 20 hours per week, which may fluctuate up or down by mutual agreement.

Responsibilities:

  • Collects information for use in policy and program development by the City Manager or other members of the executive leadership team
  • Assists the leadership team with reporting on strategic goals and Master Plan initiatives 
  • Performs special projects for the City Manager including research and reports
  • Attends City Council meetings, executive leadership team meetings, and related management discussions on occasion
  • Responds to general inquiries as directed by the City Manager
  • Performs background research on a variety of topics as assigned 
  • Maintains regular attendance and punctuality 
  • Performs other duties of a similar nature or leve

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 09/05/2019
Position: Policy Intern
Company: Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA)

Description:

The Policy Intern plays a critical role in the efficient administration of assisted housing and client service programs for low-income households served by the Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA). The Policy Intern leverages policy expertise, technology and creativity to collect, analyze, format and present information to residents, voucher holders, AMHA leadership, community stakeholders and policy makers. The Policy Intern’s work improves daily business functions and informs the AMHAs short and long-term decision-making, work plans and business system evaluations. Reports to the Executive Office.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for collecting, analyzing and presenting data and information from all AMHA program areas for use in various plans, reports, and informational collateral including but not limited to various internal and external communication products. 
  • Assist in creating and maintaining Monthly Reports for the AMHA Board of Trustees.
  • Assist in creating and maintaining monthly Dashboard Reports for Executive Director.
  • Contributes in producing Annual and Five-Year Plans including but not limited to creating timelines, drafting, proofing, managing the public process and submitting to HUD.
  • Contribute towards production of Annual Reports.
  • Create/contribute towards production of regular and special projects, publications and reports.
  • Develop and execute regular needs-assessments of data collection and data aggregation to maximize impact of data analysis on the AMHA’s strategies, policies and procedures.
  • Perform impact analyses of proposed policy and/or program reforms.
  • Perform other duties as assigned and/or required.

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 08/23/2019
Position: Marketing Intern
Company: MidTown Cleveland

Description:
MidTown Cleveland is seeking a Marketing Intern with the diverse skills set and flexibility to work on implementing a variety of projects by deploying MTC’s “Town” brand throughout the community. The Intern will be responsible for creating compelling content and report to the Manager of Community Engagement and Marketing.

Responsibilities:

  • Write daily social media posts
  • Contribute to website and MidTown E-newsletter content development
  • Assist with basic graphic design for flyers, website materials
  • Assist in coordinating various marketing methods including direct mail, print ads, and social media
  • Promote and acquire new subscribers to our MidTown newsletter and social accounts
  • Manage and update video and photography content 

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 08/19/2019
Position: Marketing & Advancement Intern
Company: Old Brooklyn Community Development Corporation (OBCDC)

Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Advancement Team with daily tasks
  • Sample tasks include: managing and tracking performance of social media platforms, creating visual and written content for the OBCDC digital channels, provide support and assist with the organization’s publications
  • Assist in the drafting, editing, and vision for digital communications including an e-newsletter, OldBrooklyn.com
  • Assist in the drafting and editing for the Old Brooklyn News, a quarterly magazine
  • Coordinate and assist in content creation for social media management in partnership with outside marketing agency
  • Assist the Board’s fundraising committee with execution of the organization’s annual fundraiser
  • Evaluate programs both current and potential for OBCDC to implement
  • Introduce and provide the organization with strategies to increase brand awareness in the neighborhood and beyond
  • Perform all other duties as assigned

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 08/05/2019
Position: Zoning Analyst Intern
Company: Millman National Land Services

Millman National Land Services is the nation’s leading direct provider of ALTA/NSPS Land Title Surveys and Zoning Compliance Reports for the commercial real estate market.

The Zoning Analyst Intern will learn about such things as:

  • The specific zoning designation of the site, as established by the current municipal code. 
  • The uses allowed under the zoning designation established by the zoning ordinance and whether the present use of the subject site is legally permitted. 
  • The minimum yard or setback requirements and a review of the survey for compliance.
  • The building height requirement, whether by number of stories or actual height above ground level, and a review of the survey for compliance.
  • The bulk or density restrictions of the property, and a determination of compliance.
  • The formula for determining the minimum parking requirements, and a comparison of the required parking count to the actual site count. Special circumstances to be considered would include: legal non-compliance of any of the above factors, the issuance of zoning compliance letters from the municipalities, the existence of variances, council minutes, and certificates of occupancy, building inspections and the effect of site plan approval.

Application Deadline: N\A

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