Internships and Careers


High School and College students may apply for unpaid internships throughout the year. If your school has a structured internship program, we can work with you and your school to create an appropriate learning/work experience.


Are you passionate about Cleveland, its people and its neighborhoods? Are you looking to use your research, program development, and analytical skills in ways to help make our city even greater?  The Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development is a small, collegial, and multidisciplinary research group which uses data and research to aid organizations in institutions in Cleveland and throughout Cuyahoga County in improving programs and policies that aid its most vulnerable residents.   Come join us!

Open Positions 

Research Associate - Poverty Center 

Posted 11/16/21

We’re looking for an early-career researcher/programmer to join our team. The Poverty Center is a trusted community partner that provides rich data infrastructure and research expertise to address the challenges associated with poverty, its causes, and its impact on communities, families, children, and neighborhoods. Over more than 30 years, our work has centered upon conducting research and evaluation to address poverty, pioneering the use of integrated data in social policy, and providing community responsive analytics.

This position will provide you with an opportunity to build your career in applied research and data science. You can be part of our mission to use data and evaluation to address poverty, its causes and consequences to contribute to a more equitable and just society.

All Other Inquiries

If you wish for us to have your resume with a cover letter on file for future job opportunities at the Center, please send to:

Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development
Case Western Reserve University
10900 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44106-7167
Fax: 216.368.8592