Seeking INTERNS Deadline Feb 6

Submitted by lmcshane on Mon, 01/05/2009 - 10:47.
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The Cleveland Foundation is seeking undergraduate, recent college graduates and graduate students to apply to our summer internship program. This program offers students meaningful career-related work and knowledge about the Greater Cleveland non-profit community (see below for list of 2009 host sites). Interns are paid $12 per hour for full-time work and attend a weekly seminar highlighting key organizations and programs being conducted in the local nonprofit and public sectors.

The application form can also be accessed through our website at The application deadline is February 6, 2009. Personal interviews with select applicants will be conducted by early March. Interns will be notified of their acceptance into the program on or around April 1. The internship program begins on June 1, 2009 and ends August 14, 2009.

All applicants should meet the following criteria:

Be an undergraduate or graduate student in good standing or a recent graduate of a local accredited college or university who resides in the Greater - Cleveland area such as Lake , Geauga and Cuyahoga counties.

* Have a strong academic record (3.0 grade point average or above).
* Have strong research, computer, and verbal and written communication skills.
* Interest in the non-profit or public sector.

A selection committee will review applications, conduct interviews and select the interns. Every effort will be made to match the interns and host sites according to the interests of the interns and needs of participating nonprofit or governmental agencies. If you have any questions about the program, contact Nelson Beckford , program officer at (216) 615-7259 or nbeckford [at] clevefdn [dot] org.


America SCORES Cleveland ’s mission is to empower students in urban communities using soccer, writing, creative expression and service-learning.

Art House Inc.’s mission is to nurture involvement in the arts and culture, providing opportunities for people to create, learn, and communicate ideas while encouraging self-expression, thereby strengthening the community.

Arts Collinwood is a community based arts organization and a multi-purpose art center that houses a fine arts gallery with exhibits by local and national artists.

Asian Services in Action, Inc. provides linguistically and culturally relevant information and services to the Asian American and Pacific Islanders in Northeast Ohio .

Buckeye Area Development Corporation’s mission is to plan, organize and coordinate resources and activities that will empower the community at large to enhance the quality of life through positive revitalization, stabilization and growth in the Buckeye area of the city of Cleveland .

Cleveland Clinic is a not-for-profit multispecialty academic medical center that integrates clinical and hospital care with research and education.

Cogswell Hall, Inc. is a non-profit charitable corporation that provides safe, affordable housing and supportive services to women of limited income who might otherwise be homeless.

Entrepreneurship Preparatory School is dedicated to providing a premier educational experience to students throughout the city of Cleveland , and emphasizing individual educational growth resulting in above proficient test scores, graduation and acceptance to a four-year college or university.

Greater Cleveland Film Commission’s mission is to promote increased production of film, television, video and other types of media in NE Ohio to generate economic benefits for the region and increased job training and job opportunity for its citizenry.

JumpStart’s mission is to accelerate the growth of innovative early stage businesses and ideas into venture ready companies through providing a continuum of resources to entrepreneurs and the community

Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage’s mission is to introduce visitors to the beauty and diversity of that heritage in the context of the American experience.

MOCA Cleveland is a major producer of original and compelling exhibitions, fueling its reputation as a visionary leader, and as a gathering place for experiencing contemporary art and culture and pushing the boundaries of innovation, creativity and expression.

Old Brooklyn Community Development Corporation’s mission is to facilitate development and revitalization of the Old Brooklyn and Brooklyn Centre neighborhoods, including planning and implementation of programs which promote social, economic and civic improvements for its residents, businesses and institutions.

St. Clair Superior Development Corporation is a performance-driven community development organization serving Cleveland ’s near east side St. Clair Superior neighborhoods

The Beck Center for the Arts is a not-for-profit performing arts and arts education organization dedicated to enriching the quality of life for Northeast Ohioans .

University Settlement’s mission is to enhance the quality of life for all people within the community by providing opportunities for enrichment and growth in the lives of participants of all ages.

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CWF deadline April 3rd

Announcement for Cleveland Workforce Fellowship.

$20,000/yr for artists living within Cuyahoga County.


Jan. 16: Post Intent to Apply, Guidelines, Application, and publicly announce

Jan-Feb: Conduct 5 CWF Informational Workshops

Feb. 16: Intent to Apply deadline

Fri. Apr 3, 5:00PM EST :Deadline for all Applications and all Documentation

Apr.3-May1: Process Applications and Documentation

May 18 & 19: Panelist Adjudication

June: Contracts issued, CWF orientation

July 1: 1st Cycle CWF year starts, research and publication