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Growing Your Experience

About the program

Fortune 1000 companies, and many others, now put a high value on employees involved in their community and with a broad range of interests. Employees that enjoy and participate in their environment build a strong commitment not just to their employer but to their co-workers, their communities, and themselves. Designed to be informative, engaging, and demonstrating practical application, the workshop will cover topics including:

  • Knowing your surroundings
  • Understanding your community
    • Civil engagement and involvement
  • Experiencing art and culture of environment
    • Museums, art galleries, theatre, etc.
    • Local ethnic groups
    • Non-profits
    • Meet-up groups
    • Sister cities
  • Staying informed
    • Literature, trade publications, journals
    • Attending events
    • Developing relationships
    • Developing a leisure art
  • Understanding the value of diversity
    • Diversity engagement exercise

Learning objectives

  • Participants will learn and apply various soft skills needed for success in the workplace.
  • Participants will learn how to become more involved in their community and many of the benefits of active participation.

Designed for:

  • Students currently enrolled in a college or university with little or no work experience.
  • Individuals preparing to enter or re-enter the workforce.
  • Individuals currently employed and looking for an edge to succeed and job satisfaction


*UIndy students must register via the Professional Edge Center.

Start the registration process and learn about schedules and pricing below, or, if you're a currently enrolled UIndy student, contact the Professional Edge Center to register. For more information or for registration assistance, please contact the Division for Professional Engagement at or call 317-788-3393.

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