Levin College of Public Affairs and Education

External Scholarships and Student Opportunities

The Levin College of Public Affairs and Education occasionally receives announcements of external scholarships and other opportunities of interest to students and graduates. As announcements are received, they will be posted below. For more information about a particular opportunity, please contact the associated organization directly. All items are posted for informational purposes only and at the discretion of Levin College. Postings may be denied or removed without notice. Levin College makes no guarantee as to the completeness / correctness of the information listed below. For older postings please see the Opportunities ArchiveAlso see our Career Information page. 


Communication | Criminology & Sociology | Education | Urban Affairs


Posting Date: 03/15/23
Position: Social Media Intern
Company/Organization: Clevelawn

• Conduct interviews with CleveLawn staff and community partners
• Create and curate engaging content for our social media platforms (Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Website, etc.)
• Monitor and respond to comments and messages on our social media accounts
• Develop and implement social media campaigns to promote our products/services
• Analyze and report on social media metrics to measure the success of our campaigns
• Collaborate with our marketing team to ensure social media content aligns with our overall marketing strategy.
• Stay up-to-date with social media trends and best practices

Application Deadline: N/A

Learn more about this position.

Posting Date: 02/03/23
Position: 2023 Summer Internship
Company/Organization: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is dedicated to making a difference. We intentionally foster a diverse & equitable museum that encourages & embraces creativity & innovation. As a community leader, we value, empower, & respect all people. We provide all team members equal access to information, development, & opportunity. We acknowledge historical inequities & purposefully create an environment where each person feels accepted, appreciated, & safe to utilize their unique experiences & perspectives. Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, & Inclusion is more than just a policy. It supports our mission and defines our future.

Application Deadline: N/A


Posting Date: 02/03/23
Position: 2023 Summer Intern - Communications
Company/Organization:Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

Develops and coordinates communication tactics for projects and programs to promote engagement and understanding of Bank or department goals, high-priority initiatives, and overall Bank strategy.

Knowledge and skills:
· Familiarity and interest in communications, marketing, media relations, or content strategy
· Strong written and verbal communication skills
· Technical skills in one or more of the following areas: social media, web content management systems, video editing, multimedia
· Problem solving and analytical skills

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 02/24/23
Position: Teacher Job Fair
Company/Organization:Reynoldburg City Schools
Virtual interview to join the Reynoldsburg City Schools' teaching team. 
Interview Timings: Wednesday, March 22, 2023, from 4-6:30 p.m.
Type: Scholarship Opportunity for Graduate Students
Posting Date: 02/24/2023
Company/Organization: ETS

Dr. Lillian M.Lowery Scholarship

This annually awarded national scholarship was established to support a student pursuing a master's degree in education who embodies a spirit of commitment to furthering opportunities for all students.

The inaugural scholarship is named in honor of the late Dr. Lillian M.Lowery, a passionate teacher and education leader who championed education reform throughout the united states before joining ETS, where she served as Vice President of Student and Teacher Assessments.

Application Deadline: 04/03/2023


Urban Affairs

Posting Date: 03/21/2023
Scholarship: Lenora M. Green Scholarship
Company/Organization: ETS
Scholarship Award: $20,000
Who Is Eligible to Apply?
Any student who:
  • is enrolled full time as a freshman, sophomore or junior at a public or private four-year U.S. college or university during the 2022–2023 academic school year
  • has a current GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • demonstrates leadership abilities and commitment to community service
  • demonstrates financial need
  • is a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident with a valid permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551

Application Deadline: April 3, 2023

Learn more about the scholarship here. Apply here.

Posting Date: 03/06/2023
Position: Neighbor2neighbor Cleveland Community Engagement Specialist
Company/Organization: Cleveland Neighbourhood Progress 
The N2N Community Engagement Specialist at CNP will recruit and manage community ambassadors as they canvass the Collinwood and Lee-Harvard neighborhoods in their survey collecting efforts. They will be housed at CNP and collaborate with CDC partners at Greater Collinwood Development and Harvard Community Services Center.The Community Engagement Specialist will focus on concentrated areas for data collection. They must be a problem-solver, good listener, and patient. This person should also enjoy developing relationships, working with diverse groups of people, and helping residents work though challenges they are facing. N2N Community Engagement Specialists will report to the Manager of Organizing and Community Engagement at Cleveland Neighborhood Progress (CNP.)
Application Deadline: Until Filled

Posting Date: 03/06/2023
Position: Community Engagement Specialist
Company/Organization: Canalway Partners
The Specialist reports to the Executive Director and collaborates with the staff, board and partner organizations. The position is based in Cleveland, OH with extensive WFH options.
The Specialist is expected to engage in all aspects of community engagement from establishing & expanding partnerships, communicating with stakeholders, and identifying & supporting opportunities to support Canalway financially.
Application Deadline: Until Filled

Posting Date: 03/06/2023
Position: Rehab and Repair Manager
Company/Organization: CHN Housing Partners
The Rehab and Repair Manager will provide oversight for programmatic operations within the Department of Single-Family Preservation. The Position will lead a team responsible for intake and eligibility determination of applicants to CHN’s home repair and acquisition rehab programs, as well as be responsible for interdepartmental coordination with SFP’s construction management staff and extradepartmental coordination with other departments within CHN that provide complimentary services. The position will also be responsible for program monitoring and periodic reporting, as well as developing operational solutions when necessary to increase efficiency and program outcomes.  As a newly created position within the SFP department, this position will also be integral in creating systems and processes to maximize the impact of CHN’s home repair and acquisition rehab activities in multiple markets.
Application Deadline: Until Filled

Posting Date: 03/06/2023
Position: Pre-Construction Manager
Company/Organization: CHN Housing Partners
The Pre-Construction Manager will report directly to the Director of Construction Services (Single- Family Preservation) and lead the pre-construction team. They will be responsible for producing estimates and job specifications, as well as forecasting costs for all home repair and acquisition rehab activities within the Department. Once developed, they will use those detailed specifications and scopes of work for bidding and post-bid scope reviews with subcontractors, in coordination with the Senior Construction Managers and Construction Managers within the Department.
Application Deadline: Until Filled

Posting Date: 03/06/2023
Position: Make Ready Technician
Company/Organization: CHN Housing Partners
The right candidate will be able to prepare and paint residential units, make minor wall repairs as necessary, minor electrical and plumbing repairs, carpet removal, ensure properties meet lead safe standards and clean properties for market-ready condition.
You will also be responsible for maintaining general maintenance inventory and report outstanding issue to manager to ensure timely repair as well as following proper safety procedures when cleaning up after injuries involving chemicals, solvents, blood, and bodily fluids.
To be successful in this role, you will schedule and complete preventative maintenance programs, and be able to maintain, repair, or have the ability to communicate and contract outside sources to complete preventative maintenance programs, when needed.
Application Deadline: Until Filled

Posting Date: 03/06/2023
Position: Regional Inventory Manager
Company/Organization: CHN Housing Partners
In this role, you will work within current inventory systems to re-establish all necessary stock rooms/warehouses, develop itineraries of items needed for each individual stockroom/warehouse, and perform initial audits of all current stockrooms/warehouses.
You will consistently establish and maintain all stock quantities needed for each individual stockroom/warehouse, and work with managers and directors to establish a CHN standardized product base, while also performing weekly visits to each location to verify stock needs and usages. In addition, you will utilize your outstanding attention to detail skills to undertake monthly and quarterly audits of all stockroom/warehouse items.
Application Deadline: Until Filled

Posting Date: 03/06/2023
Position: Business Development Manager
Company/Organization: Famicos Foundation
This exciting role is responsible for providing timely technical assistance to businesses in our service area. Other responsibilities include assisting businesses in finding essential financing including loans and grant programs though the Department of Economic Development and other organizations. In addition you will have a seat at the table at table to promote businesses and business development in our service areas. Report management and development of effective strategies to attract new businesses to our service area.
Application Deadline: Until Filled

Posting Date: 03/06/2023
Position: Maintenance Technician
Company/Organization: Famicos Foundation
These first-shift positions with occasional on-call responsibilities. You will work closely with the Property Site Manager to ensure the safety and comfort of residents while preparing for HUD and REAC inspections.
Application Deadline: Until Filled

Posting Date: 03/06/2023
Position: Purpose Built Communities Project Manager
Company/Organization: Famicos Foundation
This NEW position will be responsible for collaborating with leadership of the CLE Purpose Built Communities Initiative. The successful candidate will also serve as cochair of the committee for local housing initiative to align with CLE PBC strategies. Other responsibilities include operationalizing the local housing initiative plan within the PBC framework, participating as an active member of the CLE Purpose Built Communities’ project management team, serving as a the liaison with our community partners, and providing monthly progress metrics and reports.
Application Deadline: Until Filled

Posting Date: 03/06/2023
Position: Senior Staff Accountant
Company/Organization: Famicos Foundation
Under the supervision of the Chief Financial Officer, (CFO), the Senior Accountant of Famicos Foundation this position performs Accounting functions as designated by the CFO. As a senior accounting and financial reporting specialist within Corporate Financial Reporting, you’ll execute highly complex GAAP financial reporting including reviews related to journal entry preparation, account reconciliations and company close analysis. You’ll be responsible for monitoring changes, researching and ensuring compliance for accurate financial reporting, and updating company accounting policies and procedures. In addition, you'll partner with a variety of departments and business units, providing expertise to internal and/or external customers and reviewing items of high importance/materiality.
Application Deadline: Until Filled

Posting Date: 03/06/2023
Position: Planning fellow
Company/Organization: Greater Cleveland Partnership
The Planning Fellow is responsible for supporting the Major Project’s team in the management and implementation of large scale, catalytic real estate, and economic development projects in Downtown Cleveland and along Cleveland’s Waterfronts. The Planning Fellow will help support the development of sustainable and equitable places in Cleveland, specifically, they will assist in strategy development through regular coordination with public sector and civic partners on key infrastructure, planning, and development projects – such as the North Coast Lakefront - that catalyze economic growth in Greater Cleveland. The Fellow shall also provide support in real estate data research, GIS and other mapping, updating the digital Cleveland Development Model, and other visual communication needs. The Fellow reports to the Senior Director, Major Projects and supports other members of the Major Projects team. The Fellow may also work collaboratively with Cleveland Development Advisors (CDA) and local public, private, non-profit, and philanthropic entities in the community.
Application Deadline: Until Filled

Type: Red Cross volunteer
Posting Date: 02/24/23
Company/Organization: American Red Cross Northeast Ohio

Volunteers are needed throughout the Northern Ohio Region and counties served by the Red Cross Heartland, Stark and Muskingum Lakes to support our lifesaving mission. For your convenience, consider joining the Volunteer Information Session virtually should you reside in a geographic location outside of Stark and the surrounding counties.  
Application Deadline: 03/03/2023
Type: 2023 Graduate Scholarship Opportunity
Posting Date: 01/17/23
Company/Organization: The American Public Works Association (APWA)
The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to worthy individuals who are seeking a Graduate Degree in Civil Engineering or Public Administration (or a closely related degree) which will be applicable to performance in the Public Administration/Public Works fields. The American Public Works Association (APWA) Ohio Chapter Board of Directors intends to award two graduate scholarships for the 2023-2024 school year in the amount of one-thousand dollars ($1,000.00) each.
Application Deadline: 03/03/2023

Type: GIS - Pro 2023 Conference - October 16-19, 2023 
Posting Date: 02/17/2023
Company/Organization: URISA Fostering Excellence in GIS
Why Should You Present at GIS-Pro 2023?
  • GIS-Pro is the conference for GIS professionals by GIS professionals.
  • Get recognized for your achievements and enhance your professional profile. Presenters at all stages of their careers (from students to seasoned professionals) are invited to submit.
  • Increase the visibility of your organization and your projects.
  • Help somebody else who is facing similar challenges.
  • Receive valuable Contribution Points toward your GISP certification or renewal.
  • Discuss your work in a meaningful way with individuals from a variety of disciplines.
  • Receive valuable feedback from your peers. Are you on the right track?
  • Help us celebrate exemplary applications of innovative GIS technology!

Proposal Submission Deadline: 04/03/2023


Type: 2023 Scholarship Opportunity for Environmental Studies Students
Posting Date: 01/24/23
Company/Organization: FRIENDS OF EUCLID CREEK

The Friends of Euclid Creek (FOEC), a grassroots, non-profit organization advocating for the health of the Euclid Creek watershed, is pleased to announce the availability of its 2023 annual $1,000 scholarship in environmental studies. This scholarship aids one deserving college or high school student in his/her pursuit of a degree or certificate in environmental studies, or environmental field related to watershed health. There may be a second $1000 scholarship awarded to another deserving student with Board of Director approval.

Application Deadline: 04/01/2023