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Diversity & Inclusion Technology Internship Program

The application window for students and companies is currently closed

Key Dates

  • Student Applications:
    Summer 2018: Deadline April 23
    Fall 2018: August 21 – September 4, 2018
  • Company Profile Application:
    Summer 2018: Deadline April 30

    Fall 2018: September 5 – 19, 2018

  • Internship Period:
    Summer 2018: beginning June 1, 2018 (ending no later than December 31, 2018)
    Fall 2018: TBD


David Glass
Program Manager, Technology and Talent Initiatives
(614) 752-9227


The Diversity and Inclusion Technology Internship Program seeks to recruit highly motivated college students and place them at early-stage technology companies or companies with a technological need. This Program offers exciting opportunities for students to gain real-world entrepreneurial and business experience. Companies that select and hire interns will be reimbursed for two-thirds of the intern wages.

If you are a College Student

The application window for students is currently closed.

To be eligible for the Program, a student must be attending an Ohio institution or be an Ohio-resident, enrolled in degrees from Associate to the Doctoral level. We are looking for students in all disciplines, with a focus on STEM, business and finance, marketing and design. This Program emphasizes outreach toward students from minority populations (O.R.C. 184.17) to engage in technology and startup companies.

If you are a Company

The application window for companies is currently closed.

Host companies, located in Ohio, must be able to demonstrate that they can provide a meaningful entrepreneurial experience for one or more interns. Companies must pay an intern(s) a minimum hourly rate of $15/hour and will be reimbursed for two-thirds of intern wages up to $10,000 per internship. Companies chosen to participate must be an early-stage technology company or a company with a technological need. Companies will be provided with a list of interns who can be hired for part-time and/or full-time internships over summer and/or fall of 2018. The internships will last between three to six months, ending no later than December 31, 2018.


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