Why Career Connections?

College students and recent graduates can get a jump-start on their future in Cleveland, learn essential career skills from Cleveland’s leaders, and make valuable connections.

Community leaders

Meet with highly motivated and talented students from across the country who are excited about exploring, living and working in Northeast Ohio during the networking portion of the event. Community leaders attend for free. Email Nick Aylward or call (216) 592-2226 to sign up.


Join us and launch the career of your dreams.

Networking skills
Breakout sessions designed to build your ability to network and make connections. Learn tips on how to polish your personal brand and develop relationships with leaders to jump-start your career.

Leadership development
We all have the skills necessary to be a leader in our field and in our community. Work with other participants to practice and implement leadership concepts with engaging activities and challenges.

Connect with top leaders
Top Cleveland Leaders will join you for a networking event. Gain advice, connect, and chart your path forward in CLE. Leaders will be looking to develop relationships, fill their talent pipeline, and offer internships and jobs to participants!

Stay tuned for the next Career Connections event.