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Area high school students complete internships with local employers

INTERNS: Alex Koskela, a senior at Port Clinton High School, presents his internship experience at USG to the Ottawa County Business Advisory Council.

Submitted by OCIC

The Ottawa County Business Advisory Council welcomed three high school seniors and one high school junior who successfully completed the Career Engagement Opportunities Internship Program during the 2018 school year. On April 6, each student gave a presentation to the BAC about their internship experience and how it has helped shape their future education and career vgoals, a requirement of the CEO Internship Program.

Particiapants included:

  • Alex Koskela, Port Clinton High School

Career Interest: Mechanical Engineering

Internship Site: USG

  • Tim Paradiso, Port Clinton High School

Career Interest: Marketing Research

Internship Site: The Ashley Group

  • Ana Stahl, Port Clinton High School

Career Interest: Childhood Education

Internship Site: Port Clinton City Schools

  • Ryan Gwin, Danbury High School

Career Interest: Zoology

Internship Site: The Watering Hole

The CEO Internship Program provides students with opportunities to “test the waters” of a desired occupation. Students engage in the daily work environments of local employers, practice career development and prepare for employment all while earning high school credit. The program is available for Ottawa County High School junior and senior students. If you are a student interested in learning more about the CEO Internship Program, you are encouraged to connect with your high school counselor. Businesses interested in participating in this program, contact the OCIC at

419-898- 6242.