Another year down and another great set of students introduced to the local tech industry!
Congratulations to Bill Waldrep of the University of Chicago, Jessie Taylor from IIT, and Garrett Padera from University of Illinois at Chicago, who are the top 3 Undergraduate students. PhD student Murph Finnicum from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is the top finisher for Advanced Degrees.
We are wrapping up 2012 and thinking ahead to 2013. The ITA remains committed to bringing great talent to the local tech industry. Want to join us?
The ITA Fall Challenge!
The Fall Challenge is a programming skills tournament for technology students at targeted Illinois universities, inviting participating companies to connect, meet, and interview the next group of technology talent.
Participation is limited to ITA member companies and is sponsorship based. We thank the 2012 ITA Fall Challenge Sponsors Backstop Solutions Group, presenting sponsor; ADP, kCura, Nokia, and redbox, Supporting Sponsors; Applied Systems, Centro, ChannelIQ, MBX Systems, and Nxt Team, Participating Sponsors for their support to bring the Fall Challenge back.
2012 marks the 3rd year of the ITA Fall Challenge. To date, we have met with 1,700+ technology students across Illinois and the local region, introducing them to the growing local tech industry. Nearly 20 positions have been filled with students sourced from the Fall Challenge who otherwise would not have known their eventual hiring company. We are gearing up for 2012 program and invite ITA member companies to develop the awareness of their company with this in-demand group of upcoming professionals.
With the support of the Illinois Innovation Council (IIC), the ITA is doing even more.
We visited these outstanding Illinois universities are part of the 2012 ITA Fall Challenge:
- Bradley University
- DePaul University
- Illinois State University
- Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT)
- Loyola University
- Northern Illinois University
- Northwestern University
- Southern Illinois University
- University of Illinois – Urbana-Champaign
- University of Illinois - Chicago
- University of Chicago
If you are looking for the best and brightest, and if you believe that the future of Illinois technology is contingent on talent, we encourage you to join us in the ITA Fall Challenge.
What to Join the Effort? Contact us at email@example.com to find out more!