Interns Help Businesses Boost International Sales

Dec 26, 2019 | News, Newsletter

Ohio program will pay half the wages

 

 

Dan Bowerman
Ohio Development Services Agency

 

 

The Ohio Export Internship Program helps businesses grow by expanding international marketing efforts or starting an export initiative.

The Ohio Development Services Agency is accepting company applications now for summer internships. The students involved are highly motivated and take export-focused coursework at Cleveland State University, University of Dayton, The Ohio State University and Youngstown State University.

The Development Services Agency will reimburse half the intern wages, up to $3,600. The internships will run from May through August 2020. The interns are continually mentored by Ohio export assistance staff.

Company applications are being accepted for site meetings that begin in November and run through February 2020. The final deadline to apply is February 1, 2020.

For more information and to apply, visit eip.development.ohio.gov.

Port Authority Celebrates Award-Winning SBDC Member

(Wilmington, Ohio) The Clinton County Port Authority is pleased to congratulate David Riggs, Director of the SBDC at Miami Regionals, for being named Ohio’s SBDC State Star in 2021.

America’s SBDC, the national association that represents the nationwide network of Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs), annually recognizes one outstanding SBDC employee from each of its 62 members. This outstanding employee exhibits exemplary performance, makes a significant contribution to their state or regional SBDC program, and shows a strong commitment to small business. Using a peer-based selection process, the Ohio SBDC network selected David Riggs for Ohio’s SBDC State Star.

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Tiffin Foundry and Machine to invest in new machinery and equipment

Tiffin Foundry and Machine has announced it will purchase new machinery and hire more staff with assistance from a $50,000 JobsOhio Inclusion Grant. Tiffin Foundry has eight employees in Tiffin, and has an additional operation in North Ridgeville, Ohio.

JobsOhio’s grant, secured with assistance from the Regional Growth Partnership, will support a planned $321,923 in machinery and equipment upgrades and three new jobs. In addition, Tiffin Foundry and Machine worked with Tiffin-Seneca Economic Partnership and OhioMeansJobs – Seneca County on other potential incentives to support the company’s growth.

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