Job Opportunities

Current Opportunities

The Schubert Center for Child Studies (SCCS) hires graduate and undergraduate students from various disciplines, including law, social work, public health, psychology, and anthropology, to assist in research and other support on child and youth-related topics.  Case Western Reserve University is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging excellence through diversity.  Qualified women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.


Policy Research Associate (PRA)  

The Schubert Center for Child Studies (SCCS) is looking for a graduate-level student (law, social work, public health, psychology, anthropology, etc.) to join our team as a Policy Research Associate (PRA) in 2022. The PRA is part-time (up to 10 hours/week) and is integral to advancing the mission of SCCS through research, communications, and administrative support. In addition, the PRA will contribute ideas and skills toward implementing a high-impact policy strategy to improve child well-being at the state and local levels.

The primary responsibility of the PRA is to support the SCCS's policy strategy by providing policy research and writing, as well as social media and other communications, support on child and youth-related topics. These topics include issues related to justice-involved youth (i.e., diversion programming, youth safety and policing), child and adolescent health (i.e., child lead poisoning prevention), child welfare and foster youth (i.e., alternative crisis response), education and school discipline practices (i.e., social-emotional learning), and other issues (i.e., safe and stable housing) as part of the policy engagement activities of our center.  

For a complete description of this position, please visit this link. For inquiries or to apply, please send your resume to

Graduate Research Associate (GRA) - filled

The Schubert Center for Child Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences invites graduate students interested in a remote Summer (~20 hours/week) and Fall (~ 10 hours/week) position to apply for Graduate Research Associate. 

The job includes collaborating with a program evaluation team in evaluating a local K-12 after-school youth development program in the greater Cleveland area with the possibility of publication opportunities. Flexible schedule outside of required 2-hour weekly team meetings.

For more details, please visit this link or email

To apply, email the following materials to

  • Letter of interest in the position ( no more than 1 page)
  • Current resume
  • Contact information for two professional references (at least one faculty member).