International Hiring 101: Tap into New Talent Pools

Join Global Cleveland, MidTown and Health Tech Corridor for an informational session on how to grow your business and impact your hiring goals by bringing on international talent. Did you know? International students in STEM fields can work for a period of up to 3 years after graduation under OPT (optional practical training) which does … Continued

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An International Student Guide to Job Searching in Cleveland

Most Effective Job Search Methods: Networking 75-80% of jobs are found through networking! Networking is the ongoing process of growing personal contacts to gain information about careers. Networking does not involve asking anyone for a job! Your goal is to continually build a network that reaches within your career field until you uncover employer needs. … Continued

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Newcomer Spotlight: Hannah Chauvin

Cleveland newcomer Hannah Chauvin relocated from balmy New Orleans, Louisiana to tackle the role of Manager of Alumni Leadership and Community Partnerships at Teach for America (TFA), an organization that places a diverse group of leaders in low-income communities to teach for two years. Hannah says, “Being raised in the south, I had no concept of … Continued

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Find Your Next Opportunity Online

The NEO Talent Exchange has launched – just in time to find your summer internship, co-op or job. The Northeast Ohio Council on Higher Education (NOCHE) and Global Cleveland have partnered with WorkFountain to implement the cutting-edge matching technology. NEO Talent Exchange transforms the recruitment process and streamlines how employers and jobseekers connect with each … Continued

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International Student Resources

Northeast Ohio is home to 28 colleges and universities with a total student enrollment of more than 210,000 students. As part of its mission to increase the flow of population into the region, Global Cleveland works to inform international students about immigration options and engage them in life beyond their school. For this reason it … Continued

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Industry Spotlight: Engineering

The Cleveland Engineering Society (CES) is a non-profit professional development organization that provides speaker series and conferences, professional certification test review sessions, and networking and leadership opportunities to engineering and technical professionals across Northeast Ohio. In addition to professional development, CES has an active community outreach program that promotes interest in engineering and technology.  

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Company profile: Sherwin-Williams

Sherwin-Williams offers a number of internships that provide hands-on, real world experience to undergraduate and graduate students. There are a range of options available, including programs that focus on retail sales, information technology, research and development, and global supply chain management. Eligibility and requirements vary by program, so please check the internship and co-op websites for … Continued

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Lubrizol: One of Greater Cleveland’s Global Employers

David M. Barlaam, Tom Tomasula Global Cleveland recognizes the critical economic and cultural contributions of immigrants and works hard to make newly arrived Cleveland area residents feel welcome in our communities. Currently, the organization is developing initiatives that will target retaining international students by connecting them to local employers. Our Talent Coordinators will provide resources for … Continued

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Immigrant Spotlight: Entrepreneur Cesar Sandoval

Entrepreneur Cesar Sandoval is the creator of EthnicQuest, an online advertising company that connects Cleveland-based ethnic and immigrant-owned businesses with anyone seeking international products or services. Explore EthnicQuest on Global Cleveland HERE. Cesar Sandoval’s family is originally from Spain, but he grew up in Mexico. He arrived in Cleveland with a student visa in 2001 to … Continued

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MetroHealth Opens Innovative Language Access Center

To provide social and medical services to Cleveland residents in need of translation assistance MetroHealth will soon open a Language Access and Communication Center, which will provide medical and social services to Cleveland residents with limited English proficiency, hearing or sight impairments, and illiterate or low- literate native English speakers. Many organizations that provide social … Continued

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