Cleveland Talent Alliance Intern - Fall 2024

Destination Cleveland

Destination Cleveland

People & HR
Cleveland, OH, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024


As unapologetic promoters of Cleveland, the Destination Cleveland team works every day to attract visitors, inspire both visitors and locals alike to explore, and connect people to experiences that illustrate Cleveland’s diversity, creativity, and contagious passion. We’re in the business of equitably growing the region’s economy through travel and tourism while also cultivating a passion for Greater Cleveland.

As the only organization charged with marketing Cleveland outside of the region, we never stop talking about the city. We know the region inside and out. We roll up our sleeves and get the job done for The Land. We’re a group of expectation-exceeding, fun-loving, innovative professionals.


Destination Cleveland leads a local collaborative of fourteen regional non-profits focused on growing the population, known as the Cleveland Talent Alliance (CTA). The CTA intern, employed by Destination Cleveland, will assist the CTA director with ongoing efforts, including the Resident Ambassador program and the creation/implementation of a Campus Ambassador program at Northeast Ohio colleges and universities that aims to keep college students in the region post-graduation.

  • Mandatory Start Date & Orientation: September 11, 2024
  • 15-22 hours/week in office or required hours for internship course credit (flexible)
  • $15/hour rate of pay
  • $50/Month Stipend
  • Internship duration: FALL (Sept. 11 – Dec. 31)


  • Founding member of a first-of-its-kind campus ambassador program in region.
  • Build relationships with high-level leaders in the Greater Cleveland non-profit and higher education communities.
  • Enhance program development and project management skills.
  • Receive one-on-one mentoring.
  • Gain exposure to a variety of professions within the travel, tourism and hospitality industry.


  • Assist with regular communication to existing Resident Ambassadors.
  • Connect Resident Ambassadors to potential newcomers, adhering to an established standard operating procedure
  • Assist with the ideation and creation of a new Campus Ambassador program alongside CTA members and a college student focus group
  • Help schedule and organize meetings with college student focus group
  • Attend regularly scheduled CTA meetings
  • Additional duties as assigned related to CTA efforts that improve perceptions of Cleveland as a place to live and work

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Ability to take initiative and be highly self-motivated.
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to professionally handle stressful situations.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment.
  • Ability to prioritize workload.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite preferred, familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite or content creation platforms like Canva is helpful but not necessary.
  • Ability to work flexible hours when required.

The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Viewing computer monitors
  • Sitting
  • Standing for community functions, presentations, etc.
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds.

On-site position. Office environment; moderate noise.

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