01-28-11

Cleveland Foundation Internship Opportunity

logo041607In case you haven’t seen this internship opportunity yet, or set it aside for later and forgot to finish your application, the deadline for the Cleveland Foundation’s 2011 summer internship program is Friday, February 4, 2011. Here’s more information on the internship:

The Cleveland Foundation is seeking undergraduate, recent college graduate students and graduate students to apply to their summer internship program. This program offers students meaningful career-related work and knowledge about the Greater Cleveland non-profit and public sector community. 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 non-profit and public sectors.

The application deadline is February 4, 2011. Personal interviews with select applicants will be conducted by early March. Interns will be notified of their acceptance into the program in early April. The internship program begins on June 6 and ends on August 19, 2011.

The application form and additional information can be accessed through the Cleveland Foundation website.

If you have any questions about the program, contact Nelson Beckford, program officer at (216) 615-7259 or nbeckford(at)clevefdn.org.

01-11-11

The Dreamer’s Lounge (A Pop-Up Library)

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The Dreamer’s Lounge (a pop-up library)
The Broadway Free Library
, 5437 Broadway Ave.
(Slavic Village neighborhood)
Cleveland, OH 44127

Monday, January 17, 2011
(MLK Jr. Day)
6:00 p.m - 9:00 p.m.

We’re excited to announce the upcoming Pop Up City sponsored event — The Dreamer’s Lounge. This one night only pop-up library will transform the currently vacant, yet architecturally stunning, Broadway Free Library with an evening of art, chess and, of course, reading. Please join us on MLK Jr. Day and help bring this library back to life!

We’re planning to fill the shelves with books to be donated to the Cleveland School District’s new Thomas Jefferson School for Newcomers. In addition to a friend or two, bring a new copy of:

From the Mixed‐Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsburg
The Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling
The Twilight Series by Stephanie Meyer
Ramona Series by Beverly Cleary
The Giving Tree, Where the Sidewalk Ends, and The Light in the Attic by Shel Silverstein
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor
Number the Stars by Lois Lowry
Matilda and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl
Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech
Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls

The event is organized by HandsOn Northeast Ohio, with additional support from Target, Medical Mutual of Ohio and the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service. Click here to download the event flyer pdf.

Contact Jen Palmejar-Takaki at jen@handsonneo.org or 216.432.9390 for more information.

Check out more pictures of the library on our Pop Up City event page.

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