Encouraging tomorrow's innovators
Industry partners can support iDEW through student mentorship, company site visits, field trips, internships, and job opportunities. You can be an iDEW classroom guest speaker, or serve as a juror for robotics demos or other end-of-semester projects.
Industry professionals from these companies have served as jurors for the end-of-semester projects or visited iDEW classrooms to interact with students:
- Angie’s List
- Code Black Indy
- Eli Lilly and Company
- IU School of Medicine
- Interactive Intelligence
- pi lab
- Speaking College
Industry visitors talk to students about their careers— job satisfaction, following one’s passion, college readiness, and career trajectories. Presentations cover topics including:
- Business analysis
- Data Analytics
- Design Thinking
- Global markets
- Marketing and social media
- Project management
- User accessibility
- User experience design
Scholarships, internships, and hope for hundreds of promising young students
The breadth and depth of iDEW student experiences are key to the program's success and will serve as a national model for future programs of its kind. Those experiences largely depend on external resources.
Your investment in iDEW supports
- Participation incentives for students, including scholarships, support for attending summer workshops, and traveling for field trips
- Faculty who create the curriculum, and college students who serve as mentors
- Student internships
- Teacher training
Together, we can continue to build this unique partnership among the university, high schools, industry, and the community. We can create an IT workforce that strengthens our economy and keeps our state and our nation in step with technological innovation. And we can transform the lives of countless bright young students.
Partner with Us
Contact us to explore your opportunities for financial investment or dedicated employee support for iDEW.