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Export Internship Program

Posted on: December 16, 2014
Tags: Importing

The Opportunity

The Ohio Export Internship Program is designed for companies looking to export for the first time or to

improve their current export initiatives. The program, created by the Ohio Development Services Agency

and the Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University, will match companies with highly motivated

students who have taken export-focused coursework, while providing a 50 percent reimbursement for the

intern wages. This exciting internship program will offer a mutually beneficial relationship to students and

companies alike by providing real-world experiences where both can learn and grow.

The Advantages

Up to $3,600 reimbursement for intern wages

Trained, full-time summer interns will focus on export development

A uniquely tailored scope of work with specific deliverables

Students are mentored and closely supervised by the Ohio Development Services Agency and other partnering export assistance providers

The Results

Building export readiness

Identifying new markets

Market-specific research and analysis

Streamlining current export processes and procedures

To Apply: development.ohio.gov/bs/bs_oxip.htm

The Commitment

Companies participating in the program must provide

the following:

Strategic commitment to grow an export market

Compensation for internship position

Managerial guidance for the intern

Existing or planned export budget

Participation in program evaluation

2015 Program Timeline

For additional information, please contact:

Wes Aubihl, Export Assistance Manager

Phone: (614) 644-9759

Email: Wesley.Aubihl@development.ohio.gov

or

Thien Bui, College Intern

Phone: (614) 466-4996

Email: thien.bui@development.ohio.gov

The State of Ohio is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Provider of ADA Services

January 15 Deadline to apply (rolling acceptance)

March 6 Companies notified of acceptance

March 9 – 20 Companies introduced to interns

May 11– August 7 Students internship

June 29 – July 3 Internship break

August 6 Showcase event

 

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