2016 Cleveland Internship Summit Highlights

 

In February 2016, Northeast Ohio employers and educators convened to discuss how we as a region can improve our talent pipeline development.

The Summit featured experts who have successfully implemented and maintained internship programs and discussed what that meant to their organization and to the community.

To learn more about our 2016 event, please click here to visit our resource page.

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Ronald F. Ferguson, Harvard Kennedy School joined us as our Keynote Speaker.

Plenary Sessions

From Internship to Leadership

Current C-suite professionals that got their start as an intern, discussing their experience as an intern and the importance of internship programs. Speakers include:

  • Jeff Malbasa, President & CIO, Spero-Smith Investment Advisors

  • Andrew Miller, Senior Vice President, Strategy & Business Analytics, Cleveland Indians

  • Moderated by: Joe Roman, President & CEO, Greater Cleveland Partnership

Retaining Proven Talent in Our Region’s Companies

Discussion highlighting how to keep interns in the company/region after their internship is over. Speakers include:

  • Ed Evans, SPHR, Human Resources Director, Maloney + Novotny LLC

  • Evan Ishida, Board Member, Engage! Cleveland

  • Margy Judd, President, Executive Arrangements, Inc.

  • Moderated by Richard J. Batyko, APR, Fellow PRSA, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Communications and Development, Team Northeast Ohio

Breakout Sessions

  • The Changing World of Work

  • Learn from the Pros: How Employers Create and Maintain Successful Internship Programs

  • Engaging High School Interns: Tailoring Your Program for a Positive Experience

  • Legal Aspects of Internships: Legal Issues Employers Should Know

 
Engaging High School Interns: Tailoring Your Program for a Positive Experience

Engaging High School Interns: Tailoring Your Program for a Positive Experience