A competitive job market and rising costs of living can be the greatest obstacle for students starting their career.
With over a thousand tech employers in the state and one of the most affordable housing markets in the country, Indiana is a great place for students looking for a career in tech.
At the forefront of this is TechPoint, a non-profit, that offers a suite of programs designed to help students start their career in Indiana’s tech ecosystem.
Our suite of programs to help your student start their career.
Learn about tech-aligned grants available to educators.
Last year’s winner of the Mira Award for Educator of the Year.
Six years ago, Jake Simons started a robotics team of 10 fifth grade students at Woodview Elementary, a rural Amish community in Nappanee, Ind.. Two years later, his program beat out 6,000 teams from 40 different countries to be crowned World Champions. Since then, his focus has been on growing the robotics initiative in his community and around the globe. Now, as Director of Robotics for Wa-Nee Community Schools, he oversees 15 teams with more than 100 students.
If you have students looking for a way into tech, TechPoint has a variety of programs to connect them with employers.
Education Readiness Grants help Indiana secondary schools prepare students for careers in the fast-growing technology industry. Awarded grants enable school corporations and/or individual school sites to implement Information Technology programs that are defining the future of digital innovation.
Have an upcoming career fair or looking for other career resources for your students? Connect with TechPoint’s talent team to set up a college visit, discuss membership opportunities for schools and other resources.