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NEWS: Nomination Deadline for The Expys 2018

DECEMBER 31, 2017

The Expys 2018: Submit your nominations 
for the best experiential learning programs
in Northeast Ohio 
DEADLINE: December 31, 2017

CLEVELAND — Presented by the Northeast Ohio Council on Higher Education (NOCHE) and Contempo Communications, The Expys is a unique awards program honoring the best internship programs in Northeast Ohio and the people who make them great. The Expys celebrates and recognizes top performers in six categories:

  • Best Intern
  • Best Supervisor
  • Best College Advisor
  • Best Small Company Internship
  • Best Large Company Internship
  • Coolest Internship

Nominations will be accepted through DECEMBER 31, 2017 at Category descriptions and eligibility information may be downloaded from the nomination page. A panel of independent judges will review the hundreds of nominations and narrow the field to four finalists in each category (ten finalists in the Best Intern category). Winners will be announced at the awards luncheon at Windows on the River on April 11, 2018 (event registration will open after December 31, 2017).

For more information, contact Brenda Davis Smith, NOCHE associate vice president for programs at 216-302-3242 or** To download details about exciting opportunities to partner with NOCHE and Contempo on The Expys 2018 visit

**Ask about special rates for graduate school vendor table sponsorships.

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About the Northeast Ohio Council on Higher Education (NOCHE): Founded in 1951, NOCHE ( serves as the backbone organization to engage higher education, industry, community leaders and others in a strategic collective that improves educational and employment outcomes for all Northeast Ohio citizens. Highly regarded as a leader in internship management, NOCHE provides education, training and talent acquisition services to employers throughout the region.

About Contempo: Founded in 1996 by Renée DeLuca Dolan, Contempo ( is a full-service design and communications firm providing visual branding, environmental graphic design and digital creative for businesses and organizations throughout Northeast Ohio.


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