Getting the workforce connected to Ivy Tech

Did you know Ivy Tech has a variety of programs to train and educate northeast Indiana’s workforce? Here are our offerings–and who you can call to learn more and get involved.

Achieve Your Degree

What it’s about: Employees earn a college credential through online and on-campus coursework
Eligibility: Full-time, benefit-eligible employees at Achieve Your Degree-participating companies
How it’s funded: A combination of student financial aid and company-sponsored tuition reimbursement
Program benefits: Develop your skills on a higher level
Your next step: Contact Jennifer Krupa, 260-481-2269, jkrupa@ivytech.edu

Apprenticeships

What it’s about: Apprentices “earn and learn” between on-the-job training and related classroom instruction
Eligibility: Apprentices must have employer sponsors
How it’s funded: A combination of student financial aid and employer funding
Program benefits: Develop a highly skilled trade
Your next step: Contact Stephanie Hilton, 260-480-4241, FW-apprenticeship@ivytech.edu

Next Level Jobs

What it’s about: Participants complete a certificate in a high-demand field, such as advanced manufacturing, construction, health sciences, business and information technology, and transportation and logistics
Eligibility: Indiana residency, high school diploma/GED/HSE, and no previous college degree or certificate in a high-wage, high-demand field
How it’s funded: A combination of student financial aid, state aid, and Workforce Ready Grant funding
Program benefits: Upskill your talents with a college credential and pursue living-wage employment
Your next step: Contact Robyn Boss, 260-480-4211, rboss1@ivytech.edu

Ivy Works: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

What it’s about: Participants complete a short-term certificate with the benefit of wrap-around support
Eligibility: Income and residency qualifications
How it’s funded: Federal and state funding
Program benefits: Earn a college credential and pursue living-wage employment
Your next step: Contact Chris Douse, 260-480-4229, cdouse@ivytech.edu

TechHire Partnerships

What it’s about: Participants complete a computer networking, security, and troubleshooting certification
Eligibility: Age 17–29 and underemployed, unemployed, or economically disadvantaged
How it’s funded: Federal grant
Program benefits: Earn a college credential and pursue living-wage employment
Your next step: Contact Kassandra Flanagan, 260-480-4214, kflanagan9@ivytech.edu

Check out this handy one-pager for an easily printable rundown of these programs. 

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