NewsLocal News / July 6, 2020

Indyfluence Continues To Connect Future Business Leaders With Indy Despite COVID-19

Indyfluence Continues To Connect Future Business Leaders With Indy Despite COVID-19

Indyfluence

Many Indianapolis companies and organizations teamed up this year for a virtual summer immersion program.

Through various digital platforms — more than 550 interns will be able to intern in the city through the program Indyfluence.

Amy Green leads recruiting and staffing at Eli Lilly and says the group turned to a virtual program to preserve the recruitment opportunity, despite COVID-19.

“The reason we are coming together is to try and ensure these students  get a flavor for what Indianapolis really has to offer with the goal of retaining them in the state of  Indiana after they graduate.”

Andrew Walther is a student at DePauw University and an intern at Roche. 

“A lot of the activities that we have been doing have been surrounding the Indianapolis community and what it has to offer. And diving into that has been really, really fun and it’s been interesting in a virtual setting.”

Other participating Indianapolis companies include Anthem, OneAmerica, IU Health, Century 21, Allison Transmission and JP Morgan Chase, along with leading economic and civic development organizations like Indy Chamber, IndyHub, and Ascend.

Indyfluence is a 4-week program from June 24 - July 22.

For more information go to http://indyfluence.com/

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