Bloomington — Ivy Tech Community College Bloomington and Warrant Technologies have partnered to provide Information Technology students and graduates with career opportunities, while creating a talent pipeline for Warrant.
”This invaluable partnership with Warrant Technologies is giving Ivy Tech Bloomington IT students in-depth experience with a local Department of Defense contractor,” said Michael Waterford, Talent Connection Manager, Ivy+ Career Link. “As Warrant grows, they look to bring on Ivy Tech IT graduates and we know they’ll be provided with a fantastic start to a long, rewarding career.”
Warrant is directly engaging Ivy Tech Bloomington students and graduates with internships, mentorship programs, career fairs, and exclusive recruitment events.
“By joining forces with such a prestigious institution, we aim to bridge the gap between education and industry, ensuring that Ivy Tech graduates have a smooth transition into the real-world job market,” said David Dixon, Warrant Technologies.
During a recent internship initiative, Warrant mentored IT graduate, Drew Tomey.
“I chose the internship with Warrant because I wanted to challenge myself, while gaining practical experience in the industry. Warrant Technologies has allowed me to do that, and more,” Tomey said. “It is exciting to contribute to real projects with a talented team of professionals.”
At the conclusion of his internship, Tomey was offered and secured a full-time position with Warrant.
“Ivy Tech is renowned for its exceptional educational programs and dedication to preparing students for successful careers,” said David Dixon, Warrant Technologies. “Through this partnership, we are not only creating employment opportunities but also playing a pivotal role in the economic development of the region.”
Ivy Tech is the largest contributor to the Indiana workforce in the state, awarding more than 20,000 associate degrees and certificates a year. The Ivy+ Career Link team works with employers to develop a customized talent pipeline plan to engage with students, identify qualified candidates, and hire graduates.
For more information, visit ivytech.edu/about-ivy-tech/college-operations/ivy-career-link/.
Ivy Tech Bloomington offers more than 40 career and four-year transfer programs, with courses that start multiple times per year for quick entry and graduation. To get started, apply for free online at ivytech.edu, call 812-330-6013, or email askBloomington@ivytech.edu. For information on free training programs at Ivy Tech Bloomington, visit ivytech.edu/bloomington/NLJ.
About Ivy Tech Community College
Ivy Tech Community College is Indiana's largest public postsecondary institution and the nation's largest singly accredited statewide community college system, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana and also serves thousands of students annually online. It serves as the state's engine of workforce development, offering associate degrees, long- and short-term certificate programs, industry certifications, and training that aligns with the needs of the community. The College provides a seamless transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana, as well as out of state, for a more affordable route to a bachelor's degree.