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Husted Announces Pilot Program Linking High School Students to Tech Internships

04/20/2021 4:18 PM | Kaitlin Regan Quellhorst (Administrator)

High School Tech Internship Pilot Program - Ohio Businesses.pdf

The High School Tech Internship pilot program is an opportunity for Ohio employers to hire high school interns and receive reimbursement for their wages.

The High School Tech Internship Pilot Program will connect 100 Ohio high school students with technology careers and businesses in Ohio. Businesses can hire summer interns by contacting one of 12 pilot sites across the state. Visit Workforce.Ohio.gov/HSTechInternship to learn how to participate in the program. Interns should be placed in technology roles that focus on software, data, cloud and IT infrastructure, and cybersecurity. Students will be expected to perform job duties similar to what would be expected in an entry-level position.

Wage Reimbursement: 

To qualify for wage reimbursement, employers must submit documentation proving that the individual was employed for a minimum of 150 hours and was paid at least $12 per hour. Employers will receive a higher wage reimbursement for younger students to help more students experience technology careers at an earlier age.

Questions? Please contact the High School Tech Internship team via email: High_School_Tech_Internship@Development.Ohio.gov


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