Companies Can Apply Now for Ohio Export Internship Program

Jan 19, 2022News, Newsletter

Dan Bowerman
Ohio Department of Development

 

The Ohio Export Internship Program matches businesses interested in growing exports with highly motivated college students who have taken export-focused coursework. The Ohio Department of Development offers participating small to medium-sized businesses a 50 percent reimbursement for the wages of the intern.

This year, there were 44 student/company matches across the state. The program is a partnership between the Department of Development, The Ohio State University, Youngstown State University, Cleveland State University, and the University of Dayton.

The internships have a track record of helping businesses achieve export success. In the 10 years of the program, 359 student-company matches were created, resulting in 114 internship extensions, 57 new job positions, and 365 new international markets, distributors, or customers.

Companies can apply now. Development’s Export Assistance Office is reviewing applications through Feb. 1. Internships will run from May to August 2022.

For more information and to apply, click here.

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