Statewide —With the many changes brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, now may be the right time for you or someone you know to make a career change or skill-up for your current position. As part of Indiana’s Next Level Jobs initiative, Hoosiers can earn a free certificate through Ivy Tech Community College to prepare for a career in five in-demand fields where employers are currently looking to fill positions.The Governor’s Workforce Cabinet recently announced eligibility changes, temporarily allowing Hoosiers with two- and four-year degrees to apply for short-term Workforce Ready Grant programs. Previously, Hoosiers with associate degrees and higher degrees were not eligible.To be eligible for the program, you must be an Indiana resident who holds a high school diploma or GED/High School Equivalency and have not previously received a certificate in a Next Level Jobs program. Face-to-face, online and virtual classes start Monday, Aug. 24. For more information and to apply, click here.