Career Prep Featured 

Help Build An Even Better Indiana

By Bryana Schreiber Where do we start? Experts offer some ideas: JOIN—OR CREATE—AN ADVOCACY ORGANIZATION If you see a need, there’s likely an organization you can find that is already working in that space, but you can also start your own. While studying at Indiana University, Sneha Dave founded the Health Advocacy Summit (healthadvocacysummit.org), a nonprofit organization that facilitates advocacy events and yearlong programming for adolescents and young adults with chronic and rare illnesses across the U.S. and abroad. Dave lived with severe ulcerative colitis since the age of six…

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Colleges & Schools Featured 

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Eleven Fifty Academy

Could a tech bootcamp help turn a career around? The founder of Eleven Fifty Academy thinks so. Why did you start Eleven Fifty Academy? A: It was evident that the Midwest was well behind in tech-trained talent. With my previous post for many years as the Chairman of the prodigious statewide Indiana Technology Partnership (predecessor to Techpoint), I realized that growing talent was one of Indiana’s most important and biggest challenges. I had spent years on both coasts hiring and helping create top tech talent in the world. Eleven Fifty…

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Colleges & Schools Featured 

7 SPECIAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR ADULT LEARNERS

Indiana has more than 100 choices of colleges and universities to choose from, and even before the worldwide pandemic forced classrooms to close in 2020, most offered online education options, part- time programs and special options for working adults. In addition, the State of Indiana has several initiatives aimed at adult learners and career changers. There are so many, we only listed seven—if you don’t see what you’re looking for, check with your local community college or any university in your area. Indiana’s Adult Programs: Indiana wants to help you…

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