Xtern Finalist Day combined with Orr Fellowship Finalist Day to help strengthen Indiana's talent pipelines

Young tech pros, Allegion, Eli Lilly & Company and Infosys honored at Xtern Finalist Day

University students from around the country gathered in downtown Indianapolis on Friday, November 18, 2022, to interview with Indiana tech employers for internships and the chance to join the heralded Xtern program.
Through this $300,000 investment from the IEDC startup companies will get easier access to top intern talent with Xtern

IEDC-TechPoint partnership means 50 new Xterns for Indiana startups for summer 2023

Fifty Indiana tech startups will get a discount on hiring talented young professionals as Xterns next summer thanks to a $300,000 investment from the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) into TechPoint’s signature career development program.  The Xtern program, which is entering its tenth year, has primarily seen company participation from established employers. Startups – which […]
Xtern and Orr Fellowship partner for joint-finalist day events at Lucas Oil Stadium

Deadlines fast approaching for first-ever combined Xtern and Orr Fellowship Finalist Day at Lucas Oil Stadium

For more than two decades, Indiana’s entrepreneurial and tech community has relied on the Orr Fellowship and TechPoint’s Xtern program to find and develop young talent. For the first time, those initiatives will come together Friday, November 18, 2022, at Lucas Oil Stadium to make it easier for more than 100 Indiana companies to find […]
Xtern Finalist Day

Startups tap unique tech internship program to speed, advance growth 

Being proactive and thinking long term for talent needs is a crucial strategy for today’s tech leaders, and programs like TechPoint’s Xtern program are proving value by addressing talent needs for companies large and small. Recruitment is already underway for the internship program’s 10th summer. We spoke with three first-time employers from the Xtern class of […]

TechPoint set them on tech career paths: How you can follow

For much of the last decade, the talent programs organized by TechPoint have worked to strengthen the state’s talent pipelines, helping the best and brightest find their way to exciting careers in Indiana’s  growing tech ecosystem. These programs include Xtern and the Summer Opportunities for Students ( S.O.S.) Challenge (now known at The Pitch), both […]
Xtern Leaders from the Xtern Class of 2021

Reflections On Xtern 2021

Thoughts on a summer like no other from student leaders Every year in the Xtern program the TechPoint Team selects a handful of students to serve as Xtern Leaders. Their purpose is to create meaningful and intentional opportunities, strengthen communication lines and keep a close pulse on overall engagement and sentiment throughout Xtern’s ten-week program.  […]

Xtern talent program exceeds expectations for upcoming 2021 session

Applications to take part in TechPoint’s Xtern program hit an all-time high this year, which means Indiana’s tech community is in for a spectacular Finalist Day on November 13. Student applications to participate in the coveted internship program totaled 2,035, which is an increase of 12% over previous years. Taking the usual recruitment efforts to […]

3 ways to stand out at your internship (or job) in a digital environment

On Thursday, May 28, we held a virtual Coffee Connect for the 2020 Xterns. The group chatted and shared their favorite morning drinks, most of them not being coffee. The students also summed up their feelings on their summer and internships in gifs.  During the event, TechPoint’s Talent team gave the Xterns tips to stand […]