Dubuque Collegiate Information Technology Fair

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February 25 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Diamond Jo - Harbor Room
301 Bell Street
Dubuque, Iowa, Iowa 52001
United States
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Cost
Free for Students to Attend

Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Tuesday, February 25th, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Diamond Jo Casino, Harbor Room 
301 Bell Street, Dubuque, Iowa

FREE to attend

Open to college students who have an interest in working in fields related to Computer Science and Information Technology; open to high school students taking IT classes who have a teacher or staff sponsor.

Attendees under the age of 21:
Enter through the Front entrance facing Bell Street and take escalator to 2nd floor OR
Enter from parking ramp and take elevator to 2nd floor (Bowling/Events)

 

 

What is it?!

Learn how you can launch your IT career right here in the Greater Dubuque area. Start with an Innovation Session with pros from Creative Adventure Lab. Over lunch, hear from a panel of IT professionals on what it's like to work here in the Greater Dubuque area. In the afternoon, check out employer booths with info on how you can start or grow a career in IT or Computer Science with local companies. Walk away with a program of potential future employers, internship sponsors, and new connections in your field!

 

Tentative Schedule

10:00 to 11:45 a.m. Innovation Training Session hosted by Creative Adventure Lab

11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Lunch (provided at no cost), featuring professional IT panel

12:30 to 2:00 p.m. Employer Booths
 Learn about career pathways at area companies as well as internships or jobs available after graduation! 

 

Participating Employers

Cartegraph City of Dubuque Dupaco Community Credit Union
Flexsteel Industries, Inc. Grand River Medical Center Hirschbach Motor Lines
HODGE Honkamp Krueger & Co., P.C. IBM
ImOn Communications LLC Kendall Hunt Publishing Company Medical Associates Clinic, P.C.
PBS Systems Group RSM US, LLP Sedona Staffing Services

Check back as we will continue to add employers to this event! AccessDubuqueJobs company profiles are a great place to see current openings and learn more about the company in advance. 

Are you an employer who would like to participate? See the Employer Information page.

 

Registration

Please register in advance with your College or University. 

 

Clarke University: Josh Moris, Asst. Professor of Management Information Systems, by email at joshua.moris@clarke.edu.

 

Dubuque Community School District: David Moeller, Work-based Learning Coordinator, by email at dmoeller@dbqschools.org

 

Emmaus Bible College: Contact Stephen Elliot, Chair of Computer Studies, by email at selliot@emmaus.edu.

 

Loras College: Contact Jeff Roberts, Career Services Coordinator, by email at jeffrey.roberts@loras.edu.

 

Northeast Iowa Community College: Contact Joanie McDonough, Computer Science Instructor, by email at mcdonoughj@nicc.edu or 
Patricia Oberbroeckling, Computer Science Instructor, at oberbroecklingp@nicc.edu

 

University of Dubuque: Contact Ann Mauss, Assoc. Professor of Computer Information Systems, by email at amauss@dbq.edu.

 

University of Wisconsin–Platteville: Contact Lisa Landgraf, Assoc. Professor in Computer Science & Software Engineering, by email at landgraf@uwplatt.edu.

 

Transportation & Parking

The Jule bus system is a free way to get to the Diamond Jo Casino. Use Google Maps on your smartphone and select the bus icon to find the nearest route. You can also use The Jule's Trip Planner website. There are no direct bus routes to the Port of Dubuque. Taking the bus will require walking the last few blocks, over the 3rd Street Pedestrian Bridge.

Clarke University: Orange or Blue Route

Emmaus Bible College: Grey + Blue Route

Loras College: Blue Route

University of Dubuque: Orange or Blue Route

University of Wisconsin–Platteville: Bus transportation is provided to and from campus for all attendees. 

 

Ample parking is available at the free City of Dubuque parking ramp in the Port of Dubuque, connected to the Diamond Jo Casino.

 

For questions, contact Anna Roling, Workforce Solutions Coordinator for Greater Dubuque Development, at annar@greaterdubuque.org.