Central Indiana Corporate Partnership public education program helps young people explore careers and jobs in Indiana’s advanced industries

2024-05-22T08:54:24-04:00May 22, 2024|

INDIANAPOLIS - With a dedicated focus on our state’s economic future, the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership (CICP) is showcasing See Yourself IN – a new public education program to help young people explore career and job opportunities within Indiana’s advanced industries. “Indiana is a leader in advanced industries that drive our economy’s prosperity,” said Melina Kennedy, CEO of Central Indiana Corporate Partnership. “However, many of our Gen Z population are not aware of the many career paths and opportunities in these industries so they can’t see themselves in the future and how they fit. We want to help inspire more young people to dream big and help them explore innovative companies, jobs and programs so they can see themselves in great jobs and a great life right here in Indiana.” Through See Yourself IN, Gen Z Hoosiers and those here [...]

CICP unveils AI survey results to explore organization usage and overall interest of AI adoption statewide

2024-04-19T12:05:50-04:00March 19, 2024|

INDIANAPOLIS — Exploring how key industry sectors in Indiana are using or plan to use artificial intelligence (AI), the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership (CICP) today unveiled results from its AI in Indiana survey, which was administered statewide last fall in partnership with two of its branded initiatives – Conexus Indiana and TechPoint. The AI in Indiana survey generated nearly 200 responses with 55 percent indicating the adoption of at least one AI capability—a share in-line with McKinsey & Company’s Global Survey on AI, a widely recognized survey that inspired CICP’s survey questions and has been used by economists and community leaders to track the progress of tech adoption. McKinsey & Company’s Global Survey on AI finds that, while some companies are AI leaders, it is still “early days” regarding broad-based AI adoption. The AI in Indiana survey also found that [...]

Purpose Jobs recognizes CICP and TechPoint as top economic development organizations in emerging Tech Hubs 2024

2024-02-29T09:25:49-05:00February 27, 2024|

INDIANAPOLIS (Feb. 27, 2024) – Purpose Jobs, the largest community of purpose-driven startup and tech professionals, today announced five Indiana organizations as among its 30 Best Economic Development Organizations in Emerging Tech Hubs in 2024, including the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership (CICP) and TechPoint. The list covered organizations serving Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Oklahoma and Wisconsin. Also listed from Indiana were Indiana Economic Development Corporation, the Bloomington Economic Development Corporation and the Applied Research Institute, also based in Bloomington. “The Central Indiana Corporate Partnership and TechPoint make critical connections for startups, tech workers, and investors in the growing Indianapolis tech market,” said Ryan Landau, Founder and CEO of Purpose Jobs.  “We are excited to celebrate their work and their current and future impact on the region.” Purpose Jobs described the organizations on the list as “the backbone of emerging tech hubs, providing invaluable support, resources, and [...]

New IU Indianapolis, Lilly partnership to boost talent pipelines, workforce development with support from CICP, 16 Tech

2024-03-29T13:25:57-04:00February 1, 2024|

Indiana University Indianapolis and Eli Lilly and Company are launching a new co-op partnership to enhance talent pipelines and expand workforce development opportunities for people in central Indiana. The collaboration will connect undergraduate students from several IU Indianapolis schools and degree programs with opportunities at Lilly. This hands-on training will position students to enter and grow their careers in the state of Indiana while meeting the talent needs at one of the state’s largest employers. Additionally, the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership (CICP) and 16 Tech Innovation District will join IU Indianapolis and Lilly to enhance the experience of students selected for the co-op through member events, team building, experiential learning, volunteer opportunities and more. This enhanced programming with the support of CICP and 16 Tech will build more place-based learning and networking opportunities that connect students to life in Indianapolis [...]

CICP and its talent and industry sector initiatives celebrate an impactful 2023

2023-12-06T11:19:01-05:00December 6, 2023|

For CICP and its five talent and industry sector initiatives AgriNovus Indiana, Ascend Indiana, BioCrossroads, Conexus Indiana and TechPoint, 2023 was a big year of growth with many projects and programs helping to drive Indiana's advanced industries forward. Dedication to the region’s prosperity and growth is the mission of CICP and that continued with the impactful work of the organization and the initiatives. Take a look back at some of the major milestones of the past year. [WATCH]

CICP launches See Yourself IN program with webpage, videos, podcast

2023-12-12T08:21:56-05:00November 15, 2023|

The Central Indiana Corporate Partnership (CICP) is embarking on an exciting new program, See Yourself IN, to make sure that Indiana's Gen Z population is aware of the incredible opportunities for them in Indiana after high school, trade school, or college. The program features a new webpage with videos about cool Indiana companies, jobs, resources, information about the skills young people need to succeed in jobs in the advanced industries and a podcast. Explore and learn more at See Yourself IN.    

Business Equity for Indy launches free membership program

2023-07-20T08:57:49-04:00July 20, 2023|

INDIANAPOLIS (July 20, 2023) – Business Equity for Indy (BEI), a collective of local organizations committed to advancing racial equity and driving results for Black residents and residents of color, announces a new, free membership program. Through the new, free membership program, organizations will transparently share their commitment to and progress toward advancing racial equity. It is also an opportunity to join a collective, like-minded effort to learn best practices and find new resources to support their strategies for equity and inclusion. “We are thrilled to introduce our membership program, which is a critical catalyst for change in Indianapolis. By joining forces with Business Equity for Indy, organizations can make a tangible impact in addressing racial disparities while unlocking the immense potential that diversity and inclusion bring to their businesses,” said Jeffrey Harrison, chair of Business Equity for Indy and [...]

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