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The Mill Code School: Deadline to Apply

May 5, 2021

Dimension Mill Bloomington, IN

Local entrepreneurship and coworking center The Mill, nationally ranked startup accelerator gener8tor, and the nation’s largest singly accredited statewide community college system, Ivy Tech are partnering to help individuals get new digital skills in IT Administration. This partnership builds on The Mill and gener8tor’s partnership called The Mill Code School, a gener8tor program.

The program is focused on quickly getting people into jobs in the digital economy, and is tailored to individuals seeking to develop new skills or become proficient in a variety of in-demand technologies and programs associated with IT Administration.

Program participants do not need any prior experience or degrees. Eligible participants do not need to pay any fee if they meet the following criteria:

  • Indiana residents

  • Have a high school diploma or GED/High School Equivalency

  • Have not previously received an associate degree or higher (bachelors, masters, etc.)

  • Have not previously used Next Level Jobs funding (if you have a question about this, please email bloomington-workforcetraining@ivytech.edu)

gener8tor team members will guide participants through the IT Administration learning modules that are available at no cost via the LinkedIn Learning platform.

This 10-week, cohort-based program will include:

  • Self-paced virtual curriculum from Microsoft and LinkedIn;

  • One-on-one concierge support from the gener8tor team on the skills content, plus career coaching on resume and cover letter writing, LinkedIn profile creation and interviewing;

  • Technical support and mentoring from Ivy Tech faculty and professional staff;

  • Virtual access to a network of peers for support and community;

  • Access to The Mill’s coworking space and community-wide tech network during the program;

  • Opportunity to earn LinkedIn certifications, gener8tor Upskilling certification and industry-recognized CompTIA Network+ certification;

  • Upon program completion, participants will qualify for an exam voucher for the CompTIA Network+ certification, retail value $338;

  • Participants who successfully pass the CompTIA Network+ exam and would like, may crosswalk into Ivy Tech’s IT program;

  • And interviews with companies ready to hire candidates with skills taught during the program.

Job seekers will earn LinkedIn certifications, gener8tor Upskilling certification and industry-recognized CompTIA Network+ certification (upon passage of exam) to advance their career while simultaneously working on the tactics needed to secure a new job.


May 10th – July 16th, 2021


May 5th, 2021


May 5, 2021