YPB is able to host events and connect with professionals in the community in thanks to our annual sponsors. Ivy Tech Bloomington is one of these greatly appreciated sponsors for YPB.
Serving over 10,000 students annually and in 8 different counties, Ivy Tech Bloomington has been able to fulfill the mission of providing accessible and affordable world-class education and adaptive learning that empowers students to achieve their careers and transfer aspirations.
They certainly work towards their vision of economic transformation inspired by the education and earnings attainment of citizens, the vitality of Indiana's workforce, and the prosperity of unique and diverse communities through support for YPB and the Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce.
Currently, Ivy Tech Community College is offering free training as a way to support Hoosiers seeking their next-step job and career solutions. You can find more information about these courses here: https://www.ivytech.edu/10kclasses/.
Additionally, the Bloomington campus offers over 50 degree programs where you can earn an associate degree, a technical certificate, or a certificate. You can find more details about all of their programs here: https://www.ivytech.edu/27420.html#bloomington.
Many of Ivy Tech's degree programs are available free through Indiana’s Next Level Jobs program that provides free state-wide training in high-paying, in-demand industries and also provides employers with reimbursements up to $10,000 per employee or $100,000 total to train employees in these high-growth fields. This program is based on workforce needs in fields where demand is high but the number of qualified candidates is low. For eligibility requirements and detailed information on the types of training available can be found here: https://www.ivytech.edu/19511.html.
To find out more about how to apply, get enrolled, or learn about Financial Aid, please reach out by email to askBloomington@ivytech.edu or check out their website https://www.ivytech.edu/apply-now/index.html. Ivy Tech has classes starting every 8 weeks. Their next class session begins on August 24th!
Additionally, Ivy Tech Bloomington holds virtual Next Level Jobs info sessions at 6 pm on the last Tuesday of every month. For more information check out their site ivytech.edu/bloomington/NLJ.
Thank you Ivy Tech Bloomington for your support for Young Professionals Bloomington and for the Greater Bloomington community.
YPB is able to be an engaging presence in the community thanks to our sponsors each year. One our sponsors this year is Cook Group, who is also a collaborative presence and a community leader.
Cook Group holds the trusted small town values of integrity, quality, respect, and transparency to guide their work and relationships with their employees, customers, and communities. They innovate by listening first, then looking for the best solutions based on the needs expressed. They believe that when employers, employees, and communities collaborate, everyone is able to achieve more, which is why they are such an appreciated sponsor of YPB.
Apart from supporting YPB, Cook Group is involved in many other community organizations. One of these organizations is Stone Belt, also a member of the Chamber. Cook Group is proud to partner with Stone Belt, an organization that connects people with disabilities to opportunities in the community.
In the video below, you can see this collaboration at work and learn about one individual, Anna. Anna is an expert at working with catheter connectors. She also has autism and a congenital eye condition. See how clients like Anna from Stone Belt are making an amazing difference working with the medical device manufacturing teams at Cook Group.
Thank you Cook Group for being such a supportive force in the community and for YPB!
It is that time of year to sit back and reflect on everything we have accomplished in 2019. What a great year YPB has had!
We were able to host an event every month, increase our membership, and engage in the community in meaningful ways all thanks to our wonderful sponsors. Thank you to each of these partners above who helped make 2019 such a terrific year for young professionals.
We look forward to 2020 and all the opportunities it brings.
YPB is able to do all that it does thanks to the support of our amazing sponsors. One of our sponsors that made 2019 so great is Author Solutions.
With the Author Learning Center, iUniverse and more than 10 other supported self-publishing imprints around the globe, Author Solutions has helped more than 225,000 authors bring 300,000 titles to readers. From idea to book, their vision is to help authors by providing services that make publishing easy, affordable and available to anyone.
It is this spirit of creativity and support that inspires others, such as us Young Professionals of Bloomington, to go out and make a difference. Thank you, Author Solutions, for your support this past year!