Other Engagement Opportunities

Through the Corporate Partners Program, the Kelley School of Business collaborates with local companies and community organizations to build a talent pipeline. Kelley Indianapolis Corporate Partners offers companies hiring solutions by building brand recognition on campus and through recruitment events and custom student experiences.

For more information, connect with us at

Business Connect is a support network for students who have experienced educational disadvantages and are historically underrepresented at Kelley Indianapolis.

Become a mentor.
Support Kelley students by becoming a Business Connect mentor. Contact Derrick Williams-Bacon to learn more at

Join a panel.
Participate in “What Are Employers Looking For?” panel in October. This event offers Kelley Indianapolis students exclusive employer insights into the most frequently asked questions students have as they prepare to enter the job market. Email Derrick Williams-Bacon to learn more at

I-Core is a semester-long project in which student teams use marketing, operations, finance, and leadership to collaborate on a feasibility study for partner organizations. We invite central Indiana businesses to partner with our student teams to explore new product opportunities. In this partnership, the students will bring fresh perspectives and creative minds, guided by the Kelley Indianapolis faculty.

Questions? Reach out to Danny Cagnet at

Learn more about the I-Core Partnership

Apply to be an I-Core Partner 



Coming April 2025!

The Kelley Challenge is a pre-college program that offers engaging, case-style opportunities for high school students to learn about business professions. The Kelley Challenge gives high schools and community programs access to Kelley employer partners, company-developed cases challenges, and Kelley Career development professionals.

When they participate in the Kelley Challenge, high school students have a career-focused opportunity to learn more about the Kelley School of Business and get ot know Indianapolis-based employers and post-secondary business pathway options.

To participate, connect with Kelley Indianapolis Career Services at


If you have questions about any of these events, contact Kelley Indianapolis Career Services.

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