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From Textile to Tech-Style: Tech Jam 2012 

Published June 28, 2012 at 7:49 a.m.

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champlain-mill.jpg & MyWebGrocer present the 6th Vermont Tech Jam

This two-day job fair and tech expo will feature some of Vermont's fast-growing and most innovative companies. They'll be recruiting staff and interns and demonstrating their products and services. This is your chance to meet the scientists, engineers, programmers and entrepreneurs who are shaping the future of Vermont's economy.

Looking for a job or an internship?

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Many of the companies exhibiting at the Tech Jam are hiring or looking for interns. Check exhibitors' websites for current job openings in advance. Click here for the list of exhibitors.

HR directors from several of the sponsor companies will explain who and how they hire during panel discussions on Friday and Saturday. Click here to see the schedule.

Want to train for a high-tech career?

Representatives from several Vermont schools will attend the Jam to discuss training opportunities for high school students and career changers. If you've been thinking about going back to school, this is a great opportunity to size up your options. Click here to find out which schools will be attending.

Bringing tech-savvy teens?

The Tech Jam is also a great opportunity to get middle and high school students excited about math, science and technology, and to give them a glimpse at the kinds of careers they could pursue — right here in Vermont — after graduation. This year, we have lots of dynamic, hands-on activities, including robotics demonstrations, video games, a 3D printer, an ultrasound machine and a station where kids can program LEGO MindStorm robots.

Teachers: Bring your students on Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Click here for the Field Trip RSVP form.

Parents: Bring your kids on Saturday! We hear from parents every year who rave about this event.

Want to know what the Jam is really like?

The Tech Jam has received lots of media coverage over the last five years. The best way to find out what it's really like is to watch Eva Sollberger's videos of the event. Eva is the multimedia producer for Seven Days, the independent newsweekly that organizes the Tech Jam. Click here to see stories and videos about past Tech Jams.

Wondering where to park and eat in Winooski?

Check out the logistics page to find out about free parking and the delicious Tech Jam restaurant discount

What do sponsors and exhibitors like about the Tech Jam?

They say it's a great place to find new employees, and to connect with the community. Hear them speak for themselves in these testimonials that will air on local radio stations in advance of the 2012 Tech Jam.

Click a link below to hear the radio spot:

Seven Days (tech jam - Logic Supply - october 26th and 27th - october, 2012)

Seven Days (tech jam - C2 - october 26th and 27th - october, 2012)

Seven Days (tech jam - Greensea Systems - october 26th and 27th - october, 2012)

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