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Talent & Workforce

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#2

HOSPITAL
SYSTEM IN
THE U.S.

CLEVELAND CLINIC

TOP

25

RESEARCH
MEDICAL
SCHOOL

CASE WESTERN RESERVE

76%

INCREASE IN
COLLEGE GRADS
SINCE 2000

WALL STREET JOURNAL

TOP

10

IN U.S. CITIES
FOR GRADUATE
GROWTH RATE

WALL STREET JOURNAL

A Critical Mass of
Qualified Candidates

Anchor institutions including The Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals, Case Western Reserve University, and CSU employ more than 100,000 highly talented individuals across the medical and tech fields, drawn from in and out of state each year.

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When I started telling people that we would be hiring 50+ highly specialized bioscience professionals in Cleveland, I was told we were nuts. Six months later, we had successfully recruited and on-boarded 65 new team members of which 25% were from outside the region. The talent we added, represented several well-known biotech and pharma companies from around the world

Ron Laneve

Director, Talent Acquisition (2018)

ABEONA
(NASDAQ: ABEO)

Young & Emerging Talent

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Venture for America

Venture for America is a fellowship program that matches the country’s best and brightest college graduates at startups in cities with emerging startup ecosystems to build businesses, create jobs, and make an impact. VFA expands to cities with burgeoning entrepreneurial ecosystems and a low cost of living (support for VFA in the community is also taken into consideration).

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JumpStart, Inc.

JumpStart’s entrepreneurial talent support services fall into four main areas: 1. Building a foundation of knowledge and best practices around all aspects of entrepreneurial talent; 2. Implementing programs that train entrepreneurs to spot, recruit and retain talent; 3. Providing transactional and financial support to accelerate the matching process between entrepreneurial companies and job seekers; and 4. Attracting the best entrepreneurial talent and teaching companies how to retain talent.

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EnRICH Program

AT CASE WESTERN

The CWRU School of Medicine’s EnRICH (Enhancing Research and Industry Career Horizons) Program provides career guidance and support to PhD and Master’s students pursuing biomedical science degrees and simultaneously develops partnerships with organizations and mentors who recognize the skills of such students. PhD and Master’s students explore future career opportunities, and employers network with and mentor talented and highly skilled students.

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BioEnterprise

Phase I: CSU and BioEnterprise have entered into a partnership to place students directly within companies in BioEnterprise’s network with the intention of identifying meaningful workplace experiences in the biomedical and health IT industry for local students.

Phase II: Under the guidance of an experienced BioEnterprise professional, the Business Development Associate Intern provides services such as market research, financial modeling, business planning, and property analysis.

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If you walk out the front door into the Health-Tech Corridor, within a half mile you find three world-class research clinical institutions – what you find here you'd have to go to the coasts to the density of resources we have here.

Aram Nerpouni

President
& ceo

BIOENTERPRISE

CODING & TECH WORKFORCE

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Tech Elevator

Tech Elevator is a 14-week coding bootcamp for students who want more out of their careers.  They are invested in rapidly developing students’ abilities to code, and they fully support any career goals through their hiring network and Pathway Program™.  They help individuals learn to code, define their career path, and connect them to the greater tech community, especially in Cleveland.

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We Can Code It

We Can Code IT is expanding diversity in Technology and Engineering. They have computer and engineering workshops for kids and adults, and coding boot-camps for adults looking to join the lucrative IT industry. They provide education and mentorship to those who are underrepresented in the area; they focus on empowering women, African Americans, and Hispanic Americans.

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Cleveland Codes

Cuyahoga Community College's software developer's academy, Cleveland Codes is a 28-week immerisive program that provides students with the skills necessary to pursue a career in web application and development, learning to program C# within the .NET framework. Cleveland Codes provides grants for those who qualify in order to participate in the program.