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Dec 8, 2018

Episode 10: Next Level Jobs


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In this episode, Anne Valentine, VP of Workforce Partnerships at Ivy Tech, and Zach Smith, Associate Commissioner for the Indiana Commission for Higher Education provide a great overview of “Next Level Jobs”, a program announced by Governor Eric Holcomb in the Fall 2018 semester.  

Through this program, Hoosiers can complete short term certificates in high wage, high demand jobs in five career areas: advanced manufacturing, building & construction, health & life sciences, IT & business services, and transportation & logistics.  


Call To Action

Learn more about Next Level Jobs at across Indiana or specifically at Ivy Tech via Ivy Tech’s web site at  Let us know ways you think we can better support students or employers who might wish to take advantage of this opportunity.  Reach out using any of the contact methods below.


Get In Touch!

  • You can reach out to our panel:

o   Zach Smith, Legislative and Program Manager with the Indiana Commission for Higher Education.  Follow the Commission for Higher Education on  Twitter @HigherIN

o   Anne Penny Valentine is the Ivy Tech VP for Workforce Partnerships, and our amazing producer.  You can follow Anne on twitter @indypenny

  • You can connect with Kara Monroe on twitter @KNMTweets
  • You can connect with Anne Valentine on twitter @indypenny
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  • Thanks as always to Jen Edds at The Brassy Broadcasting Company. Jen provides our theme music, recording, and post production services.