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Graduate students conducting feasibility studies on new business concepts

EDGE Fellows Summer Intern Program

The EDGE Fellows Program provides business leaders with affordable due diligence in a confidential manner by a proven program that has helped leaders make informed business decisions in pursuing new markets or opportunities, assess data more effectively and launch multiple new ventures.

This two-month paid summer internship identifies talented primarily graduate-level students that are interested in business development and innovation to conduct feasibility and data analyses on new business ideas submitted by business leaders across Northeast Ohio. Group Shot

The EDGE Fellows Summer Program:
  • Pairs graduate student teams with experienced business mentors.
  • Assigns teams to work on business ideas with local business executives.
  • Drives value for participating businesses and their leadership teams.
  • Provides students with a meaningful educational experience.

Students leave the EDGE Fellows program with great practical experience, new opportunities and relationships professionals throughout the region.


  • EDGE Fellows consistently rate their overall experience very highly.  Consistently rated at “9.0” or above (out of 10).
  • About 50% of projects studied lead to new investments and often new revenue for Northeast Ohio within 2-3 years.
  • Nearly 70% of EDGE Fellows choose to stay and work with Northeast Ohio companies following graduation.
  • A fantastic network of former EDGE Fellows is driving new opportunities in a variety of industries and businesses.

Special Thanks to the Program Sponsors:

  • Burton D. Morgan Foundation
  • Harvard Business School Club of Northeast Ohio
  • The participating companies, too.

Interested candidates – See EDGE Fellows ExperienceVisit To Apply