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Get hired — and inspired!

Join us for Vermont's 8th annual job and tech expo.

Careers

Apply for a job or internship in Vermont's tech industry.

Education

Learn how you can train for a tech job.

Networking

Meet some of Vermont's fastest growing and most innovative firms.

Fun

Explore robotics, game demos and more!


Looking for a tech job in Vermont? Want to connect with fellow techies?

The Vermont Tech Jam is a two-day job fair and tech expo that gathers dozens of Vermont's fastest growing and most innovative companies and organizations all under one roof. It's an opportunity to talk with recruiters, attend panel discussions and workshops and find out about educational opportunities available right here in Vermont.


Ready to rock? It's time to...

Talk to recruiters: HR representatives from dozens of Vermont's fastest growing and most innovative companies will be on-hand to accept resumes and answer questions.

Be inspired: Meet representatives from local colleges and job training programs. Try on an Occulus Rift headset and walk through a building that hasn't been built yet. Evolve your own robots on screen in a new educational video game. Tour Burlington's new maker space, the Generator, and find out how to plug into the local maker scene.

Get your hands dirty: Learn about game theory or assemble a basic, BeagleBone computer during hands-on demonstrations.


Dive into the "Tech Tank"

At the Tech Tank seven local companies with innovative approaches to technology and business deliver 10-minute talks designed to deepen your understanding of Vermont's tech ecosystem. Catch the action on Friday, October 24, 1-2:30 p.m. at 242 Main.


Meet Your Makers

Generator, Burlington's maker space, is located in the basement of Memorial Auditorium. According to its mission statement, Generator is "a combination artists' studio, classroom and business incubator focused on the act of making things." It provides low-cost access to tools and studio space for entrepreneurs, engineers, artists, students, software developers and other creative types. Generator will be open and accessible to the public during the entire 2014 Vermont Tech Jam.


Addicted to the Internet?

On Friday, October 24 at 3 p.m. the Vermont International Film Festival hosts a free screening of the new documentary Web Junkie, which premiered this year at the Sundance Film Festival. China is the first country to consider internet addiction a clinical disorder; the government describes it as the greatest threat facing its youth. The film follows Chinese teens sent by their parents to a rehab center in Beijing, and intimately chronicles their relationships with their parents, health care professionals and each other. It's followed by a panel discussion featuring gaming professors from Champlain College.


Award Finalists Announced

The Vermont Technology Alliance, an industry trade group representing Vermont's tech businesses, is proud to announce the finalists of the 2014 Vermont Tech Jam Awards, sponsored by Merchants Bank. The Innovation Award is presented to the individual or business with the most innovative new product, application of technology, or way of doing business. The Ambassador Award is presented to an individual or business whose leadership and actions positively represent Vermont as a home for technology business, and whose efforts help put Vermont "on the map" as a place for technology businesses to start, succeed and grow.


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