ODSA to Host Ohio Export Internship Program

Jul 19, 2017 | News, Newsletter

The Ohio Development Services Agency and its partners at The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business and Youngstown State University Williamson College of Business Administration invite you to attend the 2017 Ohio Export Internship Program Showcase on Thursday, August 10, 2017 from 2 – 4 p.m. in the Ohio Statehouse Atrium, 1 Capitol Square, Columbus, Ohio 43215.

The event will highlight the accomplishments of the Class of 2017 and demonstrate the positive impact of partnerships between the state of Ohio, its universities and private industry. The Showcase will highlight speakers and presentations by:

  • Matthew Peters, Assistant Director of the Ohio Development Services Agency
  • Bruce A. McPheron, Executive Vice President and Provost of The Ohio State University
  • Jim Tressel, President of Youngstown State University

For more information about the Export Internship Program, click HERE.

 

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