Check out the easy steps you can take to help build the next generation of Hoosier talent.
Everyone has a story about how they got to where they are today – and every story holds lessons. That’s why a coalition of partners in Indiana are collaborating with Roadtrip Nation to share the stories of hard-working Hoosiers who followed their aspirations to create fulfilling careers in industries powering our state’s growth. With Roadtrip Nation’s “Share Your Road,” you can share the path you’ve taken to get where you are to help young people find their way too.
2. Support Returning Adult Students
Over two million Hoosier adults need additional skills to compete in the 21st century workforce. To help more Hoosiers gain these skills, Indiana has two financial aid opportunities for working-age adults: You Can. Go Back. and Next Level Jobs. Whether you’re a Hoosier looking for a better-paying job or an employer looking for a better-skilled workforce, You Can. Go Back. and Next Level jobs are here to support adult students and Indiana’s economic growth.
3. Host an Intern
Data show that internships are the number one college experience that leads to a job. If you’re looking to host an intern, check out Indiana INTERNnet. Their site matches your requirements with students looking for an internship in your community. And, consider hosting an EARN Indiana intern. EARN Indiana is the state’s work-study program. Students with financial need have access to resume-building, paid internships, while employers receive state matching funds—50% of the student’s hourly rate—for hiring these students.
4. Get Connected in your Community
Learn More Indiana’s College Success Coalitions are a network of state and local oganizations—including employers—working to increase college access and success across the state. Member organizations serve a variety of audiences, but share the common goal of increasing postsecondary education attainment in their community.