Knox County Internship Fair - Register Your Business!

The Knox County Internship Fair is a free WorkDev event designed to connect Knox County employers with talented students from local colleges.

The business must have a location in Knox County to participate. Registered employers commit to having a representative present at the fair on Thursday, March 23rd from 10am-1pm.

The 2023 event will have students from Central Ohio Technical College, Kenyon College, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, and other schools.

There will be students looking for internships in Business, Computer Science, Design, Education, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Finance, Government, Healthcare, Mathematics, Marketing, Social Services, and More!

Knox County Internship Fair – Employer Registration Link

Questions? – call Julia Suggs @ 740-507-4108 

Knox County WorkDev 2022 Annual Report

With consultation from local businesses and collaboration between local organizations, WorkDev has multiple programs designed to support opportunities for job-seeking individuals to find quality employment at a Knox County company. 

Open the WorkDev 2022 Annual Report to learn more about programming.

WorkDev 2022 Annual Report Link

Knox ASPECT

Knox ASPECT is designed to prepare students for careers in manufacturing by teaching necessary skills for the industry. The curriculum focuses on a variety of topics ranging from technical skills and safety to soft skills like teamwork, conflict resolution, and interview skills. Students that complete the course have a guaranteed interview with each employer partner.

Fall 2022 Employer Partners:

  • Ariel Corporation
  • Burrows Packaging
  • Coyne Graphic Finishing
  • Diemaster
  • Eagle Engineered Solutions
  • Jeld Wen
  • Kokosing
  • Mauser
  • Owens Corning
  • Schafer Driveline
  • Ver-Mac

Next Session: April 2023 – for high school seniors

Why Knox County?

Our community offers a rural lifestyle and connects with the Columbus metropolitan area – plus we have some of the finest landscape views in Ohio!

The Area Development Foundation’s understanding of Knox County’s high-quality workforce, shovel-ready commercial & industrial properties, and sophisticated economic development deal-making will impress you.

Real Estate

Since 1957, the Area Development Foundation has helped develop commercial real estate in Knox County.  We help market commercial and industrial properties including high-quality “shovel-ready sites” for immediate development by industrial end-users.

In October 2017, the Knox County Land Bank was created, with the Foundation providing operations support and management over its activities.

Knox ADF: Monthly Radio Hour

WMVO/ADF Radio Interview: Economic Development & Cooper Park Update

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WMVO/ADF Radio Interview: Workforce Development & Cooper Progress Park Update

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WMVO/ADF Radio Interview: Childcare and Workforce Solutions tional Workforce Dat

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WMVO/ADF Radio Interview: National Workforce Data

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WMVO/ADF Radio Interview: National Workforce Data

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WMVO/ADF Radio Interview: Knox County 2021 Housing Study

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