Tech Interns Can Help Companies Grow

Aug 2, 2020 | News, Newsletter

Dan Bowerman
Ohio Development Services Agency

 

 

The Diversity & Inclusion Technology Internship program places highly motivated college students at early-stage technology companies or companies with a technological need. The Ohio Development Services Agency operates the initiative through the Ohio Third Frontier.

Companies that select and hire interns will be reimbursed for two-thirds of intern wages, up to $10,000. Companies can hire up to three interns. The application period for companies is from Aug. 11 to Sept. 8, 2020.

Students can apply from Aug. 25 to Sept. 22. The internship period is Fall 2020/Winter 2021.

For more information, click here.

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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