Education & Workforce DevelopmentBrainpower is Indiana’s greatest business generator, and a well-trained workforce is Indiana’s most powerful energy supply. IU educates more of the state’s nurses, teachers, dentists, IT professionals, surgeons, lawyers, and police officers than any other Indiana college or university. More than 250,000 IU graduates live in Indiana. We’re committed to recruiting Indiana’s best and brightest and preparing them for great jobs here at home.
Your current and future workforce is right here. Find them through our internship programs and placement offices.
- IU Bloomington
- IUPUI (Indianapolis)
- IU East (Richmond)
- IPFW (Fort Wayne)
- IU Kokomo
- IU Northwest (Gary)
- IU South Bend
- IU Southeast (New Albany)
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Teacher preparation and professional development are critical for the strength of our schools and Indiana’s citizenry. Our programs and services are designed to support Indiana’s teachers. The new Indiana Center for P-16 Collaboration and Partnership is working with Indiana schools, industry, and local communities to improve student achievement. The East Asian Studies Center offers programming for elementary school students and professional development for middle and high school teachers who are teaching students to speak and read in Japanese or Chinese.
IU remains committed to providing a range of educational opportunities on our eight campuses across the state, as well as keeping Indiana’s students here at home. Prospective students: Find the right IU campus for you.
- IU is creating new degree programs in human biology, new media, informatics, international management, and many other high-growth fields.
- There are currently 101,727 students enrolled at IU’s eight campuses, and enrollment at IU Bloomington hit an all-time high of 40,354 students this year.
- The IU Bloomington 2008 incoming freshman class set records with a 30-point increase in the average SAT composite score.
- The newly established Degrees of Excellence program was created to increase graduation rates on all IU campuses.
- IU Bloomington introduced three new scholarship programs that invest $10 million per year to reduce the cost of attendance for eligible Indiana students.
- An unprecedented $2.1 million initiative at IUPUI was launched in 2008, and will help pay college expenses for eligible incoming freshmen.