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Ivy Tech Community College Lafayette is partnering with Indiana Next Generation Manufacturing Competitiveness Center (IN-MaC), West Central Indiana Career & Technical Education, and local industry to create the Industrial Career Academy (ICA) at our Crawfordsville Satellite Location. Earn college credits from Ivy Tech in high school and access opportunities for on-the-job training and paid internships through participation in the ICA.
Providing a unique educational experience utilizing hands-on learning with on-the-job training to prepare students for upward career mobility and to support economic growth for their communities.
...like to work with your hands?
...like to interact with machines?
…like paid industrial career experience?
Get hands-on with learning with the Industrial Career Academy. Students in the ICA will explore industry 4.0 technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), human to robot collaboration, big data, safety, electrical, sensors, digital integration, fluid power, robot operation, measurement, CAD, CNC, additive manufacturing, print reading, and technical mathematics. Emerging technologies that make the manufacturing world ever-changing will be introduced to students. These technologies include mechatronics robots, programmable automation, cloud technologies, networking, big data, and analytics.
During the duration of the career academy, students are connected with industry partners for exclusive opportunities for on-the-job training and paid internships.
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“Ivy Tech is pleased to work with our partners in the creation of this career academy. We are proud to help power the workforce development initiatives in Montgomery County.”
–Dr. Aaron Baute | Chancellor, Ivy Tech Community College Lafayette
“Providing students with a supervised training plan at each partnering industry will give them the foundational skills to understand a manufacturing career fully. We aim to increase the hands-on experience while focusing on the academic, technical, and durable skills needed for a successful future.”
–Lisa Deck | IN-MaC Program Manager Education Workforce
“We know that maintenance technicians are in high demand with our area employers, and are excited that Ivy Tech is creating a Career Academy in Crawfordsville to prepare residents for careers that will meet the need of employers, while providing a high quality, well-paying career for those completing the program.”
–Todd Barton | Mayor, City of Crawfordville
“This partnership with Ivy Tech Community College Lafayette and IN-MaC is a valuable opportunity for West Central Indiana CTE students to gain hands-on experience and foundational skills for a successful future in manufacturing careers. We are thrilled to be a part of this initiative to connect high school students with industry and post-secondary opportunities, and excited to see the positive impact it will have on our community.”
–Sara Nicodemus | West Central Indiana CTE Director
Interested in learning more about the Industrial Career Academy and our partners? Email Sara Nicodemus at email@example.com to get more information and sign up for the program.
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