Why Campus Cleveland?

Campus Cleveland highlights Cleveland’s urban core renaissance and gives you an eye-opening view of the city’s vast opportunities for young professionals.

Campus Cleveland Summer 2024

The cost for the summer experience is $250 per intern and includes: three full-day sessions, four lunchtime sessions, and the capstone event.

Full-day sessions

Discover some of the innovative projects and companies helping to re-imagine Cleveland and some of the gems of Northeast Ohio’s vast recreational and entertainment scene. Explore downtown and other various Cleveland neighborhoods to learn what they can offer young professionals. Learn about local social and civic issues and hear from organizations addressing them, plus engage in hands-on service projects at local community organizations.

Lunchtime sessions

Gain first-hand insight into a variety of career opportunities and industry sectors across the city by connecting with local business and nonprofit leaders. Make invaluable professional connections with Cleveland’s business and community leaders, hear candid professional and civic insights, and gain career tips.

Capstone event

Cap off the experience at a deconstructed career fair where you can:

  • Practice your networking skills with local leaders
  • Have your resume reviewed by local professionals
  • Gain new skills from TED Talk-style mini talks/workshops
  • Get a complimentary professional head shot
  • Enjoy cocktail/mocktail bar and passed hors d’oeuvres
  • Summer 2024 Schedule

    Full-day sessions
    8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  | Two cohorts available

    • Cohort A (Fridays)
      • June 7
      • June 21
      • July 12
    • Cohort B (Fridays)
      • June 14
      • June 28
      • July 19


    Lunchtime sessions

    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  | Both cohorts combined (Wednesdays)

    • June 12
    • June 26
    • July 10
    • July 24


    Capstone event

    Mid-July

The CC difference

At the end of each program year, participants indicate their level of agreement with a series of statements before and after the program. The charts below indicate the percentage of participants who agreed or strongly agreed with these specific statements.

I know about Cleveland’s civic assets, issues, and stakeholders.

I am able to think critically about how relationships between civic assets, issues, and stakeholders impact the health of the community.

To learn more about CLC’s evaluation process, visit our Impact page.


To learn more about CC, email Nicole Canitano or call (440) 476-7423.