Monthly Archives: July 2012

Urban Innovation21 Celebrates the Largest Innovation Economy Internship Program in the Region

PITTSBURGH, July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Urban Innovation21 announces the largest and most diverse innovation economy based internship program in the region. Having placed 45 interns just this summer, the organization anticipates providing 80 paid internship opportunities this calendar year. This initiative provides students from Carlow University, Community College of Allegheny County, Duquesne University and Point Park University with work experience, helping young professionals to find opportunities within our region. As a public-private partnership, Urban Innovation21 boosts regional economic development through 21st century innovation-driven entrepreneurship. Its flagship program is the Pittsburgh Central Keystone Innovation Zone, which offers a variety of incentives to promote the growth of startup clusters in…