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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: 11/17/2020
Position: Arts & Museum Internships
Company: Studio Institute

Studio Institute is looking for Arts & Museum Interns. The Interns will get $15 per hour. The Intern will gain career experience at a museum or other cultural organization in Cleveland. Internships are available in departments such as: curatorial, collections, marketing, education, and archives.

Application Deadline: N/A.

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


Posting Date: 11/02/2020
Position: Key Intern
Company: The Cleveland Orchestra

The Cleveland Orchestra is currently accepting applications for our 2021 Key Intern Program. The Key Intern Program provides a paid internship opportunity for an African-American, Hispanic, Latino, or other ethnic minority college student who is interested in gaining hands-on experience in arts management. The internship offers the student a unique opportunity to work with a world-class Orchestra and gain valuable experience in areas such as Development, Marketing, Communications and Education.  The internship will take place between January and March and requires a 7-8 week (sequential) commitment, with approximately 10+ hours each week in a flexible schedule that accommodates the student’s studies. The internship will be a combination of remote and on-site work. A flat stipend of $2,500 is provided, in two payments. The internship is awarded through a competitive application process. 

Application Deadline: 11/25/2020.

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


Posting Date: 10/21/2020
Position: Intern
Company: U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown - Ohio offices

Interns in U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown's Ohio offices work on a wide range of projects with staff in an administrative capacity to address constituent requests and concerns. 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.

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


Posting Date: 10/21/2020
Position: Fundraising & Development Intern
Company: After-School All-Stars Cleveland

ASAS is currently seeking a passionate and talented Fundraising & Development Intern. The Fundraising & Development Intern is responsible for assisting the Development & Marketing Manager with development and fundraising events and projects. The intern will assist the core job functions of the ASAS Cleveland Development Team. The Fundraising & Development Intern will be given a minimum of 1 project that will contribute to the success of the Cleveland Chapter’s fundraising and development projects and events.

Application Deadline: N/A.

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


Posting Date: 10/21/2020
Position: Social Media Intern
Company: After-School All-Stars Cleveland

ASAS Cleveland is seeking a Social Media Intern to work with our staff and students to help tell our story. The Social Media Intern must be energetic, youth-focused, and passionate about sharing ASAS Cleveland’s story with our 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 our stories to our 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 our All-Star students!

Application Deadline: N/A.

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


Posting Date: 09/28/2020
Position: 2021 Summer Scholar: Community Development (Economic Research & Outreach)
Company: Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

Requirements:

  • Currently pursuing Bachelor’s or Masters degree in Economics, Public Administration, Public Policy, Urban Studies or related field (Masters preferred). Minimum GPA of 3.0. 
  • Strong writing and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong computer/technical skills required. Experience collecting, manipulating and analyzing large datasets (Excel required, SAS or STATA a plus).
  • Ability to work in a deadline driven environment and have ability to multitask.
  • Problem Solving Skills: 1) Interpersonal communication: Requires communicating well with people at different levels, frequently sharing information with others while listening to and understanding their points of view. 2) Logical analysis: Requires thinking through and solving problems step by step, often looking beyond the obvious solution to a problem and digging deeper for the best solution.

Application Deadline: N/A.

Job # 265341

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


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: 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.​​​​​​​