The GGP Internship program now in its third year continues to grow. Through this competitive program, qualifying high school juniors and seniors get the chance to work for companies who teach them employee soft skills and prepare them for the real world work place. For 2014, twenty-eight Geauga companies offered thirty-six paid summer internships.
Funding for our career and internship program is provided in part by The Cleveland Foundation – Lake/Geauga Fund.
The Geauga Growth Partnership works to retain and grow jobs, contribute to business growth and strengthen the local economy. GGP Key Action Areas include:
- Serving business needs as a trusted advisor, facilitator, and advocate
- Sponsoring internships and other workforce and career education initiatives
- Supporting entrepreneurs
- Addressing key issues such as health care, shale oil and gas, and utilities
- Assisting with commercial real estate needs
HomeGrown Geauga: Partnering People, Products and Produce
Saturday September 13th
The Federated Family Life Center
6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Sponsored with the support of the Geauga County Farm Bureau, HomeGrown benefits Geauga County’s High School Summer Intern and Career Education programs. With the goal of “Preparing Tomorrow’s Workforce Today”, these programs provide soft skills, and real world employment experience, to increase knowledge of employment opportunities with Geauga County employers, as well as to improve intern understanding of workplace expectations.
Event includes a host of activities as well as an exquisite buffet dinner that showcases Geauga County produce and products.
GEL/ GGP Breakfast
7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.KSU Geauga, 14111 Claridon Troy, Burton, OH 44021
GGP’s David Kraninger to Discuss “Improving Your Business” at GEL Breakfast
To register https://gel-ggp-kraninger.eventbrite.com
2nd Annual HomeGrown Geauga Event
6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.The Federated Family Life Center, 16349 Chillicothe Rd, Bainbridge, OH
For tickets and information visit http://homegrowngala.eventbrite.com