Increase your marketability to recruiters with real experience in exporting

The Ohio Export Internship Program (OEIP) is offered by The Institute for Global Business in partnership with the Ohio Development Services Agency. The OEIP combines a Spring Semester export-focused course with a paid summer internship centered on expanding a company’s international market. The opportunity provides a way for undergraduate students to obtain real global business experience right here in Ohio.

The Benefits

  • Hands on experience working with senior executives at dynamic Ohio companies
  • Acquire in-depth knowledge about new export market opportunities
  • Paid compensation for internship
  • Networking opportunities with participating companies and industry experts
  • Access to faculty and government experts
  • Specialized export class during Spring Semester


  • Interest in exporting and international business
  • Detailed organization and planning skills
  • Attend a Spring Semester course on the YSU campus each Monday
  • Commitment to working with a company 40 hours/week for 12 weeks during summer
  • Graduation date later than Summer 2016
  • Minimum of 3.0 GPA