IT Sector Partnership: Talent Connections for Work-Based Learning


The IT Sector Partnership for the South Bend - Elkhart Region is currently driving two initiatives to increase the number of tech talent in our region. One is through talent sourcing from Purdue and IU career fairs and the other is through our training programs at Ivy Tech. If you're still looking for summer interns or entry-level employees in technology, the IT Sector Partnership has created a talent database that is accessible to all employers in our region at no cost. For access to our talent database, please visit

If you're interested in training, the IT Sector Partnership is currently running the Technical Support and Software Development pathways at Ivy Tech and planning to launch Data Science and Information Security pathways in June. These 1-year technical certification programs occur every Saturday with access to financial aid, job search training, wrap-around services, and self-learning resources. For scheduling an informational session, please visit

For any questions regarding the IT Sector Partnership initiatives, please contact Shabbir Qutbuddin at or Gabrielle Gardner at