Independent Colleges of Indiana and Ascend Indiana form strategic alliance to prepare Indiana college students and employers for the state’s changing workforce demands

2021-04-05T16:44:36-04:00July 17, 2019|

INDIANAPOLIS (July 17, 2019) ─ Independent Colleges of Indiana (ICI), the state’s association of 30 private non-profit colleges and universities, and Ascend Indiana are announcing the formation of a strategic alliance that will enhance connections between students and employers in order to meet the changing demands in the Indiana labor market. Ascend Indiana, the talent and workforce development initiative of the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership (CICP), will work with ICI member institutions to guide students through their internship and job search process, while helping them understand how their skills align with the opportunities available at employers across the state. ICI and Ascend have agreed to: Assist students in navigating the Indiana labor market through the Ascend Network, a one-of-a-kind online talent platform that combines technology and personalized guidance to support students through their internship or job search. Support from the [...]